Geospatial Mapping Technician

The University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Type: Full Time

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Experience: 1 - 2 Years

The University of Vermont is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are required to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Posting Summary            

Manage, edit, manipulate, and display geospatial data in support of research projects. Assist in development of geospatial workflows. Train, review the work of and give feedback to mapping technicians. Operate Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and process UAS data into photographic, video, and geospatial projects.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)         

Bachelor’s degree or higher.

– One year’s experience using GIS in professional environment.

– Experience successfully training others in the use of ArcGIS and image interpretation.

– FAA licensed Part 107 UAS operator.

– Driver’s license.

– Experience operating fixed-wing and multi-rotor UAS platforms.

– Knowledge of photogrammetric image processing workflows.

– Demonstrated proficiency in the use of a variety of geospatial software packages.

– Knowledge of principles, practices, terminology, and trends in geospatial technology.

– Experience using vector, raster, and point cloud datasets.

– Expertise in manipulating geospatial datasets using heads-up digitizing techniques.

Desirable Qualifications              

Other Information

Special Conditions           Bargaining unit position, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required, Occasional evening and/or weekends required (if non-exempt position, may result in overtime), Travel to and from worksites required, This position is eligible for a hybrid schedule with an option to split time between campus and elsewhere, in accordance with the university telecommuting policy, Background Check required for this position

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