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GIS Specialist 1 (2024 New Graduates!) - Raleigh

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CDM Smith

8d ago

💼 Graduate Job


🤑 $55.4K - $83.2K

AI generated summary

  • You need a Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience, knowledge of Microsoft Office, Esri ArcGIS, GPS technology, and geospatial software tools. Be ready to travel domestically and internationally as needed.
  • You will develop and update GIS databases, perform basic GIS analysis, create map layouts, collect field data, test applications, and support end users.

Graduate Job



  • CDM Smith is looking for an excited candidate to join our GIS team in Denver, Colorado! This opportunity is perfect for new graduates looking to join a company that hires for careers, not jobs. This is a dynamic role with a variety of duties based on the project type and timeline providing GIS activities.


  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Geography, Science, Engineering, Planning, Mathematics or Government or related discipline. 0 years. Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands. Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Skills and Abilities:
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access. Basic knowledge of Esri ArcGIS 10.x, GPS technology and related geospatial software tools. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Chrome, or FireFox.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • The GIS Specialist will perform basic GIS data development activities, including developing and updating GIS databases from hard copy maps, site plans, existing electronic data sets, GPS (Global Positioning System), and field survey data. They will utilize GIS maps and data to perform basic GIS analysis and problem-solving. They will identify and account for differences in map projections and overlay of information from different sources. They will support the development of map layouts, atlas maps, and web maps. This role may also collect field data using laptops or tablets and GPS. They will perform quality control or quality assurance measures to check data, using specific methods others prescribe. They may test applications developed by others, using a testing plan, and support end users for specific applications. The GIS Specialist will develop basic geodatabase designs and make minor changes to intermediate databases/geodatabases including changes to database tables, fields, etc., with the design decisions being performed by others. They will submit technical papers and designs for publishing to technical journals with approval and review. The GIS Specialist will perform other duties as required.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





55438 - 83169 USD