Friday, May 2, 2014

Toponymist Job with Russian and Korean

Date: Apr 29, 2014

Location: St. Louis, MO, US


Key Role:

Analyze and conflate information associated with feature data within the Geographic Names Database (GNDB). Prepare files and maps for work and enter data accurately to maintain and update the GNDB. Respond to questions concerning the proper and correct usage of names, various Romanization systems, and other descriptive information related to geographic names and policies and procedures. Interpret and apply national and international policies governing the treatment of names and general guidelines coming from the US Board on Geographic Names and other related organizations. Use the Geographic Names Processing System (GNPS), charts, imagery, and geospatial tools to refine names information.


Basic Qualifications:
-2+ years of experience with regional toponymy specializing in the Russian language
-Experience with using ArcGIS or GeoMedia Pro software and common office business software
-Ability to show Korean language skill level 2 for reading
-TS/SCI clearance
-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:
-MA or MS degree preferred
-GIS Certification preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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