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Geospatial Technician 1


Birmingham,  Alabama
GIS Technician

The GIS Analyst I is responsible for collecting, analyzing and interpreting geographic information using a variety of source material. This position will conduct research and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form. The GIS Analyst I may work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Part-time, internship, and Full time positions available.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform digital feature extraction from multiple data sources.
  • Attribute digital data accurately.
  • Understand and follow complex project specific guidance.
  • Independently use technical resource and guidance documents.
  • Perform data checks and other data quality controls including but not limited to attribution checks, and managing associated documents.
  • Clean geographic data errors and omissions.
  • Cartographic editing to include feature displacement, thinning, symbolization, and annotation.
  • Suggest and implement improved work methods.

Required Qualifications:

  • 0-2+ years of professional experience.
  • Experience with geospatial data collection, analysis, and/or conversion Experience with (ESRI products are preferred.
  • Courses in computer aided design, GIS, or Geography is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work well with a diverse team of people.
  • Must be able to multi-task and troubleshoot for technical solutions.
  • Must be punctual to all work schedules and perform job assignments in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Must be able to adjust to unexpected changes in work demand to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate and troubleshoot issues to supervisor.
  • US citizenship required.

Company Description: Wiser is a certified small business firm offering a broad range of Geospatial Products, Intelligence Analysis and Information Technology services to our customers. Wiser provides the agility and efficiency of a small business as well as the low risk of quality and performance of premier GEOINT services provider. Wiser's unique approach includes offering products and services as a single unified company. We provide a comprehensive team of skilled professionals, armed with an array of state-of-the-art equipment and techniques. Customers rely on us for support under crisis situations and during times of competing priorities knowing the Wiser team will always maintain the highest dedication to quality.

  • Excellent starting salary and compensation package - DOE/DOQ.
  • Comprehensive medical/dental/vision insurance benefits.
  • 401K Retirement Plan available after 90 days.
  • Generous vacation/personal time.
  • Life insurance provided at no cost to full time employees.
  • Short term/long term disability insurance provided at no cost to full time employees.

Wiser is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a covered veteran, or any other similarly protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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