AECOM GIS Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia

Business Line Water

Position Title GIS Specialist

United States of America - Georgia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated GIS Specialist for employment in the Atlanta, GA. office.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

Responsibilites may include:

  • Works as member of the Preliminary Issuance Team completing reports using both GIS and communication skills.

  • Serves as an outreach specialist, preparing reports on behalf of a FEMA contractor for communities.

  • Utilizes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and associated software to produce, display, and analyze geographic information.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Minimum Requirements

  • Working toward a four-year degree in GIS or Communications

  • Proficiency with ESRI desktop mapping and analysis tools (or the willingness to learn)

  • Customer service oriented, able to work with diverse audiences and groups

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to communicate in both verbal and written form

  • Ability to perform consistently at a highly functioning level in a stressed and ever changing environment

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the FEMA Regulatory Mapping process and FEMA Guidelines and Standards for Flood Risk Analysis and Mapping

  • Ability to obtain a Certification as a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM)

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Communications

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 183578BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.