Continental Mapping
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Summary of Position: 

Our Geospatial Summer Help positions are temporary, paid summer positions. They will extract geospatial feature data from a variety of sources and conduct research to fully prepare the data for our clients. They are entry level positions where project specific training will be provided.  They will be producing data and products in accordance with customer's requirements to be completed on time and within budget. Geospatial Summer Help positions are required to learn the tools needed to complete assigned tasks and demonstrates a willingness to improve their workflow and quality.  


Essential Functions and Responsibilities 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.


  • Extract geospatial feature data from a variety of sources
  • Conflate and adjudicate vector sources
  • Conduct research to fully prepare and populate attribution from available sources
  • Assist in work procedures/checklist updates and/or creation
  • Perform cartographic product finishing tasks to client content and quality specifications
  • Conduct peer review of data prior to QC where applicable
  • Awareness, adherence, and enforcement of corporate policies and procedures.
  • Promote positive atmosphere internally.



  • Attention to Detail: ability to recognize the component parts of a procedure or object and to verify the correctness or error in an individual part or procedure
  • Commitment to the Job: motivation from within oneself to stay focused and committed to a task
  • Data Management: experience of checking all available data to get a more complete picture; using the data to propose effective solutions and identifying potential risks
  • Initiative: identifying what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or before the situation requires it
  • Interpersonal Skills: treats others with courtesy, sensitivity and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feels of different people in different situations
  • Methodical Approach: breaking complex tasks into manageable segments; ability to identify possible problems or stumbling blocks
  • Planning and Organizing: establishing courses of action for self to ensure that work is completed efficiently; prioritizes, determines tasks and resources, schedules, leverages resources and stays focused
  • Problem Solving: ability to identify the cause and effects of problems in the workplace; analyzing existing information to come up with appropriate solutions
  • Results Oriented: ability to identify actions necessary to achieve task completion and to obtain results; ability to meet schedules, deadlines, goals
  • Self-Management: ability to prioritize and complete tasks in order to deliver desired outcomes within allotted time frames
  • Technical Credibility: understands and appropriately applies principles, procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to specialized expertise


Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of:
    • Software such as but not limited to ArcGIS, ESRI Production Mapping suite, Microsoft Office suite, Data Reviewer, Workflow Manager, Task Assistant Manager extensions, GAIT, Socet Set, Conflation Technologies, Map Compilation, Arc SDE, Database Schema Mapping, Open Source research techniques
  • Ability to:
    • Carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and respond to problems as they occur with diplomacy, common sense, and a positive attitude.
    • Work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, recognizing problems and finding solutions.
    • Establish and maintain project priorities.
  • Strong understanding of spatial relationships, in the real world and databases.


Experience and Education:

  • Entry level temporary summer position with minimal job, college or professional experience required. Progress against an Associate and/or Bachelor's degree in Geography or related geospatial degree preferred.

                                                                           Equal Opportunity Employer

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