Serve as a subject matter expert subject matter expert in the area of aquatic natural resource data collection, analysis, and management.
Manage and summarize national- level natural resource geospatial and tabular data collected during Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) Strategy or similar field studies and links complex databases to spatial data layers.
Assist with the development, maintenance, and publication of data products and metadata for national aquatic datasets.
Develop spatial editing processes and workflow automation tools to facilitate electronic data capture and editing associated with enterprise level databases
Serve as a consultant/liaison to personnel performing field survey data capture and spatial data manipulation for aquatic applications at multiple scales.
Resolve problems with user requirements and the identification and efinition of data elements.
Develops and implements quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) procedures.
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements - please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience.
In addition to meeting the education requirement, you must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 level that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity as indicated by the following examples: Working across the data lifecycle including field data collection, QA/QC, data ingest and storage solutions, and data access for analysis for aquatic (streams/lotic or wetland/lentic) resources. Managing aquatic geospatial and tabular databases at a regional level or greater. Managing Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) data. Programming and running QA/QC scripts. Experience with ArcSDE, SQL Query language, and R or Python programming. Experience troubleshooting user needs and answering user questions.
There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-12 level.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Applicants must meet both eligibility and qualification requirements for the position of interest by the closing date of the announcement