Parsons Corporation GIS Specialist in Bowling Green, Virginia

GIS Specialist


Bowling Green, Virginia, United States

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If you are a GIS expert, skilled at creating, updating, managing, and correcting personal geodatabases, file geodatabases, Parsons has an opportunity for you! If you are interested in ArcGIS software work, GPS field work, quality control of spatial data, map creation and publishing, and GIS technical support, you could serve as our newest GIS specialist.

The GIS Specialist will be reporting to the Sustainable Range Program (SRP) Geospatial Support Center (GSC) at Fort A.P. Hill located in Bowling Green, Virginia. The GIS Specialist will be responsible for the creation, updating, management, and correction of file geodatabase and within the ArcGIS Server/SDE environment. The GIS Specialist will also have project requirements for GPS field work, instruction of GIS to military personnel and range control staff, testing of range operation tools, such as the Range Manager's Toolkit (RMTK), and providing GIS technical support. Primary duties will include ArcGIS software work, Global Positioning System (GPS) field work, data development, map development, data quality control support, and GIS technical support. The requirements of this position include a proficiency using the ArcGIS suite of products (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcToolBox, and Data Reviewer), FGDC, SDSFIE, and excellent writing and communication skills. The GIS Specialist will be required to provide a wide range of GIS support services including the development of GIS data for multiple military installations, the development of specialized map products, teaching GIS and SRP applications to non-GIS users, writing custom scripts and tools to support project requirements, and performing spatial queries and analysis. The applicant must be able to work as part of a team and MUST be a U.S. Citizen.


  • 3+years of related experience.

  • Proficiency using the ArcGIS suite of products (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, and ArcToolBox), SDE, SQL Database, quality assurance and quality control of spatial data, SDSFIE, and FGDC.

  • U.S. citizens ONLY due to government or federal requirement.

  • 4-year degree from an accredited institution in geography, planning, engineering, computer science, or related curriculum (or equivalent).

  • Prior military or previous GIS experience working with the military is preferred.

  • Experience with performing quality control using Esri Data Reviewer is preferred.

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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