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Company: Tetra Tech

Location: Burlington, VT

Date Posted: August 22, 2014

Source: Tetra Tech, Inc.

Tetra Tech ARD, based in Burlington, Vermont (www.tetratechintdev.com) is accepting expressions of interest for a mid-level GIS Specialist to join its Geospatial Technology Unit in the Home Office. The unit provides geospatial expertise for multiple international development projects. This position requires an individual who is extremely technically capable and experienced in the application of GIS (particularly internationally), understands that the implementation of GIS is dependent upon proactive outreach to clients and colleagues, and is capable of working around the world under challenging conditions. This position is based in Burlington, Vermont.

Responsibilities
* Collaborate with members of technical sectors and GIS unit on survey enumeration, map series creation, compilation on available geospatial data sets, and the like;
* Collaborate with project staff on short and medium term technical assignments in the home office and field;
* Collaborate on new business development efforts when assigned, as either proposal manager or technical writer;
* Assist ...

Tetra Tech ARD, based in Burlington, Vermont (www.tetratechintdev.com) is accepting expressions of interest for a mid-level GIS Specialist to join its Geospatial Technology Unit in the Home Office. The unit provides geospatial expertise for multiple international development projects. This position requires an individual who is extremely technically capable and experienced in the application of GIS (particularly internationally), understands that the implementation of GIS is dependent upon proactive outreach to clients and colleagues, and is capable of working around the world under challenging conditions. This position is based in Burlington, Vermont.

Responsibilities
* Collaborate with members of technical sectors and GIS unit on survey enumeration, map series creation, compilation on available geospatial data sets, and the like;
* Collaborate with project staff on short and medium term technical assignments in the home office and field;
* Collaborate on new business development efforts when assigned, as either proposal manager or technical writer;
* Assist with general marketing efforts and tracking of opportunities for the firm;
* Represent teh interests of teh GIS Unit internally, within Tetra Tech's International Development Services unit, and with clients;
* Assist with general marketing efforts and tracking opportunities for the firm; and
* Other complementary and necessary duties as assigned by the Unit Director.

Job Requirements :

Qualifications
* Advanced degree in GIS, remote sensing, geography, or other related field required;
* Minimum of five (5) years of experience in GIS consulting, program development, and implementation with international field experience;
* High proficiency in ESRI software (desktop essential, server preferred), a quick learner of alternate GIS or image processing software packages, and comfort with other non-spatial database systems;
* Ability to contribute technical knowledge and skills, in addition to GIS and related skills, to one or more of Tetra Techs business sectors;
* Strong record of self-direction and independent work;
* Experience training non-specialist staff on the uses of GPS, GIS and RS in support of project objectives;
* Demonstrated strong technical writing skills and capacity to synthesize high volumes of information into key messages and to various audiences;
* Outstanding interpersonal and intercultural skills;
* Very strong time management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills;
* Speaking, reading and writing proficiency in at least one foreign language preferred;
* Availability for frequent overseas travel on short- and medium-term assignments with as much as 40% international travel to developing countries; and
* U.S. citizenship or a valid U.S. work permit is mandatory.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of this online application process:
* A letter of application explaining individual qualifications for this opportunity
* A current CV in reverse chronological format
* A list of at least 3 professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference.
* A writing sample of a technical nature no more than 10 pages in length in which the applicant is the sole author.

Apply online at: https://careers.tetratechintdev.com...

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered.

No phone calls will be accepted.

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services?delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 14,000 employees worldwide, 350 offices worldwide and $2.6 Billion revenue in 2013, Tetra Techs capabilities span the entire project cycle. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

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