NPS Seeks GIS Specialist

Open & closing dates:  07/08/2019 to 07/22/2019

Service: Competitive
Pay scale & grade: GS 7
Salary: $47,016 to $61,122 per year
Appointment type: Term – 4 years
Work schedule: Full-Time

1 vacancy in the following location: Hagerstown, MD1 vacancy

Relocation expenses reimbursed: Yes, you may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.

Telework eligible: Yes, as determined by agency policy

This position is located in Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, in the Resources Management Division.

TERM positions do not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed thirteen months, with possible extensions up to a total of four years without further competition.


  • Uses geographic information systems (GIS) and geospatial technologies to accomplish natural, cultural, and lands resources management needs.
  • Maintains geospatial data and non-spatial attribute data in organized formats with appropriate metadata standards.
  • Provides geospatial data and non-spatial attribute data to contractors, park staff, regional NPS, WASO NPS, and researchers as requested.
  • Combines geospatial data, historic deed research, and legal documentation to enhance and make more effective park management of resources and lands.

Travel Required: Not required

Supervisory status: No

Promotion Potential: 7

For more information, including qualifications and application instructions, visit the position’s official USAJOBS posting.