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Job Title: GIS Mapping Specialist
Job Number:
Organization: CDC Foundation
Posted: 11/6/2018
Type: Full-Time
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Industry:
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Providence,  RI   
Compensation:
Position Description: The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the sole entity authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has launched approximately 1,000 programs and raised over $740 million. The CDC Foundation managed over 300 CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 130 countries last year.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The CDC Foundation seeks candidates for a full time GSI Mapping Specialist to support the CDC. This position will link databases and create geographic analytic maps, products and inform prevention work and interventions. Must have own computer with ArcGIS or comparable geographic software.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop/maintain GIS databases, shape/coverage/layer data, and linkages to databases Automate creation of generalized maps for routine reports Conduct drive-time and spatial analyses, including hot spots, to enhance intervention efforts (e.g., placement of naloxone boxes) Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor degree in GIS or other technically related field required. Experience working in the ArcGIS desktop environment is required. Strong GIS skills, including data analysis abilities. Highly detail oriented, works well within a diverse team, demonstrates a high degree of initiative and flexibility, able to communicate effectively in a positive and professional manner, able to prioritize activities when under tight deadlines, and possesses analytical skills. Strong technical skills including word processing, spreadsheet development and management, and database management, with a particular emphasis on proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with particular experience reviewing and editing documents. Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills; collegial; energetic; and able to develop productive relationships with colleagues, stakeholders, and partners.

Organization Description: To apply: Resumes will be accepted through November 14, 2018

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.

We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.

The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.

Relocation expenses are not included.

Closing Date: 2/6/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Davida Collins,  GIS Mapping Specialist
Contact Location: 600 Peachtree Street NW

Atlanta   GA  30308
United States
Contact Location: 600 Peachtree Street NW
 
  Atlanta   GA  30308
  United States
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: hr@cdcfoundation.org
Web Address:
How to Apply: All applicants must apply via the foundation website at www.cdcfoundation.org

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