Position is imbedded at the TCEQ-Austin
To perform entry-level professional scientific research assignments related to the field of geography, geology, and geographic information system (GIS) technology. Responsible for evaluation, selection and application of standard engineering and/or scientific techniques used in routine research.
Makes and records observations and measurements. Compiles data, sets up and operates apparatus or equipment, and analyzes samples. Conducts specified phases of research projects. Performs related duties as assigned. Collects and organizes information for various reports, and in particular utilizes GIS System technology. Reviews maps, graphs, or diagrams using geographic information software and related equipment. Reviews geographic data from various sources. Digitizes and maintains spatial databases of relevant information, document procedures, validates data for accuracy and completeness, completes approved metadata forms, and produces maps of the resulting information. Evaluates information and data from outside sources, determines the quality of the data, and converts data to assist users. Imports, creates, re-formats, and processes data to produce spatial distribution maps. Writes programs and develops user interfaces, menus, and macro-level commands to meet user needs. Develops geographic information systems that may link parcel maps or orthophotos with environmental data. The position may also provide some consulting services.
Other functions as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in the field of assignment, to include major course work in one of the following areas: Computer science, computer information systems, geography, geographic information system technology, management information systems, geology, physical science, environmental studies, or a related field. No experience required. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: If no high school diploma or GED, list highest grade completed; If some college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Criminal background check conducted.