GeoSearch, Inc.
July 28, 2022
Remote, Remote
Job Type
  • Contract
  • Mid-Level (5-10 years)


We are seeking a GIS Specialist to work directly with federal government clients. The successful candidate will provide support to technical experts for geospatial data management, geospatial application testing and user support, configurable web app support, and data and web service publication support to the client’s Enterprise Geospatial Operations. This includes support to national programs (e.g., Abandoned Mine Lands, Hazardous Materials, Planning) and national initiatives (e.g., American Broadband Imitative), Geospatial Modernization, and other enterprise program activities.


  • Work with Task Manager and Data Stewards to develop business requirements for geospatial products, data requirements, geospatial web services, and geospatial web applications (e.g., Story Maps, Experience Builder, and Web App Builder) for use in interacting with the LHR geodatabase
  • Work with Task Manager and other specialists (e.g., GIS Developers, GIS Systems Specialists, Data Management Specialists) to translate business requirements into technical requirements to meet project objectives
  • Work with Task Manager and other specialists to review and document the integrity of data and system functionality after data loads or system upgrades in development, test, and production environments
  • Work with the client’s Public Affairs Specialist and other subject matter experts to ensure consistency with existing "look and feel” guidance while creating appropriate symbology and other cartographic standards for the internal and external display of LHR data
  • Support the build and maintenance of configurable and custom geospatial web applications, including story maps, web app builder, and experienced builder
  • Support the management of geospatial files, file geodatabases, and enterprise geodatabases
  • Maintain data in the Landscape Approach Data Portal (geoportal), ArcGIS Portals, File/Database Servers, ArcGIS Servers, and ArcGIS Online (including ArcGIS Hub)
  • Publish data, geospatial web services, metadata, web maps, web applications, and project-related products from these environments using ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, and Web Portals and Web Applications
  • Work with Task Manager to document the quality of Land Health Reporting data
  • Maintain project documentation, and review, create, and maintain metadata quality to the client’s specifications
  • Generate digital map products and summary reports in downloadable and printable formats such as PDFs
  • Perform data sharing and GIS/data management activities within the federal government’s organization, with partner organizations, or with the public and perform GIS activities such as quality control
  • Coordinate and conduct the review of geospatial data products as directed by the Technical Lead
  • Participate in the planning and development of future tools for user creation of LHR data and integration with other datasets


  • Demonstrate professional expertise in general GIS activities, highlighting experience with ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Server, and ArcGIS Online/Portal
  • Demonstrate professional experience documenting GIS system requirements and working with a development team to turn these requirements into a custom or configurable application to meet a business need
  • Demonstrate professional experience building web maps, configurable web applications, and web-based GIS Products
  • Demonstrate professional experience developing best practices or considerations for managing, uploading, sharing, or mapping data in a web environment where collaborators may not be in the same team, agency, or department, or not in the same AGOL space
  • Demonstrate professional knowledge in applying geospatial technologies to address natural resources, land management, broadband/communications infrastructure, or land management business requirements
  • Demonstrate professional knowledge by providing support to a user base that may not be GIS specialists using GIS applications for data entry, discovery, or reporting
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