Job Title:         GIS Analyst

Type:               Full Time

Location:         2705 Bladensburg Road, NE, Washington, DC 20018

Posted:            January 2019

Summary Description:

The GIS analyst will have a solid knowledge base of geographic information systems.


Tasks will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Complete data and engineering analyses
  • Conduct GIS mapping and prepare written reports
  • Data development, standardization, and maintenance for all environmental GIS data
  • Ensure spatial data meets standard metadata and attribute requirements
  • Prepare documents, including spatial data gap analysis and quality assurance reports
  • Perform other duties as requested

**Please note: this job description is not designed to cover and contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, and responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. **


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Marine Science, GIS, Remote Sensing, or related field, and a minimum of 4 years of directly related experience
  • Knowledge of the methods, principles and practices used in map preparation; the basic principles of cartographic technology
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently within general guidelines and direction
  • Demonstrated history of self-motivation and use of problem solving skills
  • Ability to learn to program in GIS, relational and spatial databases, and web languages


  • Knowledge of and experience with geographic information systems
  • Experience working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration