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Section 7 GIS Mapper

Company: Lynker Corporation
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

All work for this requirement will pertain to projects related to fishery management, resource protection, habitat conservation, or other scientific research. Using Geographic Information System (GIS) data layers, action agencies and other users can better determine whether activities may affect resources and habitat under our jurisdiction in the Southeast Region. SERO requires GIS support to update the spatial and temporal data reflecting life stages, behaviors, essential fish habitat, and critical habitat through data entry, digitizing data, and collecting geo-referenced data and metadata. GIS support enables required edits to existing or addition of additional GIS layers of the geodatabase using the best available scientific and commercial information as well as new data from peer-reviewed literature, research reports, and field observations.
Section 7 GIS Mapper Tasks and Deliverables:

Update the Section 7 Mapper Application

Review the updates and feedback tracking spreadsheet for the Section 7 Mapper to prioritize and complete updates for the next version of the mapper

Edit existing GIS layers of the geodatabase

Develop additional GIS layers and information for each ESA-listed species and critical habitat in the Southeast Region and address any delisted and new listed species and critical habitat (Meetings may be held via teleconference or videoconference)

Create and organize GIS data by ESA-listed species and critical habitat

Compile the GIS data into the Section 7 Consultation Area geodatabase populated with the unique information for each species and critical habitat

Update attribute schema accordingly

Consolidate life stages and behavior and customize report details as applicable

Identify and implement techniques to decrease rendering speeds

Develop final updates to Section 7 Mapper

Update the User Guide for the ESA Section 7 Mapper in both a Word document and on the navigation panel of the Section 7 Web Mapper if necessary based on the changes to the mapper


Hold meetings and regularly collaborate with the NOAA PLs to prioritize the feedback for the next version of the mapper

Meet with SERO staff via teleconference or video conference to review the Section 7 Mapper.

Hold meetings with NOAA PLs to review draft updates to the Section 7 Mapper

Meet with the NOAA PL via teleconference or video conference as needed to plan completing the final updates for the next version of the Section 7 Mapper, incorporating changes and addressing concerns from the review of the draft Section 7 Mapper

Monthly reports

Job Requirements:

Seven (7) years of experience directly related to the position including a minimum of five (5) years of experience using ArcGIS software for editing and spatial analysis and one (1) year of experience in creating ArcGIS Online web map applications

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Expertise with GIS, program and project management, best practices and procedures, and database management

Experience with MS Office software

About Lynker

Lynker is a growing, Hub-zone certified small business specializing in professional, scientific and technical services. Our continually expanding team combines scientific expertise with mature, results-driven processes and tools to achieve technically sound, cost effective solutions in hydrology/water sciences, geospatial analysis, information technology, resource management, conservation, and management and business process improvement.

We focus on putting the right people in the right place to be effective. And having the right people is critical for success. Our streamlined organization enables and empowers our talented professionals to tackle our customers' scientific and technical priorities - creatively and effectively.

Lynker offers a team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries and benefits, and the opportunity to work in a culture of exceptionally skilled and diverse professionals who embrace sound science and creative solutions.

Lynker is an E-Verify employer.

Lynker is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Keywords: Lynker Corporation, Leesburg , Section 7 GIS Mapper, Other , Leesburg, Virginia

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