Continental Mapping
  • Tampa, FL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Flex Spending Accounts, 401(k), Paid Holidays, PTO and more!

Continental Mapping Consultants is hiring a Junior Cartographer! The Junior Cartographer will be part of the Defense & Intelligence sector and provide cartographic technical knowledge in support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) mission! Continental Mapping is a leader in the geospatial industry and along with an excellent benefit package, offers an employee centered work culture that fosters career growth.

U.S. Citizenship required. Active security clearance required. Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility preferred.


This position will be based in Tampa, FL with travel to Washington, DC (25%).

About Us

Continental Mapping Consultants, LLC (Continental Mapping) is a dynamic, geospatial technology and automation company providing authoritative geospatial answers for global markets. Sourcing data from earth, sky, and space, we develop actionable intelligence to enhance critical decision-making for government and private entities focused on national security, mobility, infrastructure, and environmental concerns. Proven processes and proprietary technologies augment our geospatial data collection, curation, analysis, and dissemination capabilities. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, Continental Mapping has mapped in over 180 countries and on all seven continents. We are listed on the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing companies in the US for the third year in a row!

Job Overview

This position will require the ability to offer authoritative knowledge and workflow development along with production and maintenance support for multiple scale cartographic products in support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) mission! This unique opportunity is based in Tampa, FL with 25% travel to Washington, DC.

Essential Functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

Qualifications: To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Produce specification-compliant, and fit-for-purpose NGA DHS standard and custom cartographic products.
  • Develop and support cartographic data preparation and production workflows that satisfy current requirements, as well as future needs/capabilities.
  • Develop and maintain proof of concept cartographic products to showcase improvements in situational awareness in support of Homeland Security missions.
  • Train, develop, advise, and mentor cartographic production staff.
  • Generate tool requirements for software development and automation. Review, test, and approve developed software.
  • Conduct quality checks and reviews of data provided by DHS partner agencies to include the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and Department of Interior.
  • Possess the knowledge and skills necessary to edit, merge and/or conflate geospatial content.
  • Establish and manage production goals, strategies, and processes.

Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience producing 1:50K and 1:100K Topographic Maps (TMs) and MGCP Topographic Maps (MTM), 1:250K Joint Operations Graphics (JOG), 1:500K Tactical Pilotage Charts (TPC), and other NGA NAVPLAN products.
  • Expert knowledge of and abilities with ArcGIS and Production/Defense Mapping extensions, including customization of COTS solutions.
  • Knowledge of client specifications and requirements.
  • Experience with QA/QC workflows and processes.

Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Geography, Cartography or Geographic Information Systems, or related degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience performing cartographic production, feature extraction, and content management via web-based GIS solution.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Active security clearance required. Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility preferred.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Continental Mapping
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