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Geographer at US Census Bureau

Posted: 7/18/2017 (Employment)

This vacancy is for multiple Geographer positions in the Associate Director for Demographic Programs (ADDP) directorate located in Suitland, Maryland. The Census Bureau is accessible from the Metro Rail Green Line – Suitland Station.

The individual selected for this position will:

  • Plans, researches, and implements the full scope of investigative projects requiring application of geographic concepts, approaches, and a broad understanding of geographic relationships throughout the United States.
  • Analyzes findings, evaluates geographic patterns, and delineates the range of plausible explanations.
  • Reviews and edits, for completeness, consistency, accuracy, and validity, a variety of geographic materials that may include maps, imagery, coordinates, tables, reports, technical specifications, presentations, and other documents and similar items. Applies knowledge of characteristics of maps and interrelationships of geographic entities and features to defining and uncovering problems and to determining adherence to specifications; takes appropriate steps to resolve errors and inconsistencies.
  • Develops specifications, manuals, reference guides, procedures, presentations, and/or analytical reports for geographic projects, as well as the maintenance of portions of a topologically integrated geographic information system, including creation, update, and edits of content and base map features.
  • Prepares drafts and/or final versions of specialized maps, tables, and lists of geographic data as needed for periodic censuses, surveys, and geographic projects.

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Deadline: 07/20/2017

Location: Suitland, MD