• Geographic Information System (GIS) Specialist (U.S. Border Patrol)

    Job Locations US-VA-Crystal City
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
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  • Overview

    LMI seeks junior and mid-level GIS specialists to support the environmental planning and real estate programs of a federal program management office. Join our team of collaborative self-starters focused on delivering practical and efficient solutions to help our client keep U.S. borders safe and facilitate trade and travel. As part of our high-performing team, you will augment our vital work to provide “eyes and ears” technology to protect our nation.


    You will manage geographic and spatial data to support the environmental planning and real estate efforts of a federal program management office responsible for the planning, acquisition, deployment, and management of technologies and infrastructure to protect our borders. This entails collecting, managing, analyzing, modeling, and presenting geographic and spatial data, as well as developing maps at various scales. Specific responsibilities:

    • Manage GIS data for projects, including environmental and real estate documentation associated with geographical locations
    • Develop visualizations of information for management decision-making
    • Report metrics on project-specific data analysis


    • Ability to pass a government background investigation, including financial, criminal, residential, educational, foreign affiliation, prohibited substance abuse, and employment verifications; active U.S. Customs and Border Protection background investigation preferred. Please note that only U.S. citizens are eligible for a suitability determination.
    • Previous work with CBP’s Integrated Fixed Tower (IFT), Remove Video Surveillance Systems (RVSS), Mobile and Agent-Centric Systems (MACS), or Field Surveillance Services (FSS) portfolios is a plus.
    • Mid-Level GIS Specialist: 3–10 years of experience and a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in geography, cartography, environmental science, information technology (IT) or a related discipline; professional certification in GIS (e.g., GIS Professional, Esri Technical Certification in ArcGIS, or similar) preferred.
    • Junior GIS Specialist: 0–3 years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree in geography, cartography, environmental science, information technology (IT), or a related discipline.
    • Knowledge of GIS technologies.
    • Experience managing GIS data and using GIS tools (e.g., Esri ArcGIS).
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
    • Ability to communicate clearly with a variety of stakeholders.
    • Ability to effectively solve problems.
    • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
    • A true team player who maintains a positive attitude in a dynamic environment.


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