GIS/computer specialist Charleston

Laura Kracker Laura.Kracker at
Wed Mar 20 09:51:31 EST 2002

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Laura Kracker


Title: GIS/Computer Specialist

Organization:  NOAA/National Ocean Service - Center for Coastal
Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research
Position Type: Contract Position
Hourly Rate:    $14.71 per hr. plus benefits

Desirable Qualifications:
•       Strong computer skills, ability to work as part of a team, good
and written communication skills
•       Experience with GIS software and applications, Unix, Database
(e.g. Oracle, Access), SQL, C++, Visual Basic, and Environmental
•       Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and familiarity with
environmental applications OR
•       Bachelor's degree in Geography or Environmental Science and
with GIS software and applications

                The incumbent will be primarily responsible for identifying
sources and data conversion techniques, accessing commonly used GIS data
layers, and managing spatial data and metadata specific to project
needs.  The work involves managing and mapping spatial and tabular data,
performing spatial analysis using GIS, managing relational databases,
and accessing and processing data available in a variety of formats from
various sources. Data manipulation tasks may involve reformatting data,
assisting partners in meeting data format requirements, spatially
enabling tabular data, processing in-situ and remotely sensed data.
Incumbent will be responsible for documenting the source, evolution, and
quality of data.  Additional responsibilities will include developing
capabilities and applications for serving spatial data over the Internet
and computer programming in support of ecological modeling. This
position requires an understanding of GIS software and a variety of data
processing and computing tasks.

To Apply: FAX Resume to (843) 762-8700 ATTN: Nancy Davey

Laura M. Kracker, Phd.
Research Scientist/GIS Specialist
Center for Coastal Environmental Health
  and Biomolecular Research (CCEHBR)
NOAA/National Ocean Service
219 Fort Johnson Road
Charleston, SC 29412-9100
Phone:  843-762-8640
Fax:    843-762-8700
e-mail: laura.kracker at

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