CDM Smith GIS Specialist 4 in Fairfax, Virginia

Job Description:

CDM Smith is currently seeking a GIS Specialist to support FEMA Risk MAP (Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning) activities nationwide.

On a daily basis, the selected candidate with work closely with team members, both locally and nationally, towards the success completion of a variety of RiskMap products.

Additionally, as CDM Smith provides service at all stages of RiskMap, the selected candidate can expect involvement throughout the project life cycle. Project related responsibilities include:

•Producing high-quality geospatial and cartographic products all adhering to strict FEMA requirements.

•Lead and support both internal QA/QC procedures as well as FEMA Quality Reviews 1-7

•Facilitating/presenting/participation at public meetings and support of community engagement activities

•Independently lead and coordinate projects and delegate tasks to multiple supporting staff.

*Work may involve field investigations requiring part-time work outdoors.

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Minimum Qualifications:

A successful CDM Smith candidate will have:

B.S./B.A. or M.S./M.A. in computer science, geography, geology, engineering, planning, mathematics, government, or a related field.

Four years’ experience applying GIS technology with B.S., or 3 years’ with M.S.

Familiarity with most or all of the following tools: Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, UML Tools, ArcInfo 9.x, ArcEditor 9.x, ArcView 9.x, ArcGIS Extensions, Model Builder, ArcPad, GPS Unit, Internet Explorer, VBA for ArcGIS, ArcIMS, Autodesk MapGuide, Avenue.

Strict attention to detail where errors are not easily corrected Excellent time management skills

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

Virginia - Fairfax

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position