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GIS Analyst

  • Job reference: NA-001582
  • Sector: Emergency Management, Environment, Water
  • Location: Calverton
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Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

At Atkins, we offer our employees more than just a job; we offer an opportunity to shape the world for generations to come through innovative and sound design. Few companies can rival the size and diversity of our projects - we plan, design and enable solutions.

Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our FEMA flood hazard mapping group in Calverton, MD as a GIS Analyst

In this role you will apply your knowledge of geospatial and mapping processes and technologies to floodplain mapping, emergency management and disaster related services. Our ideal candidate will have education and experience with geospatial analysis and mapping processes and GIS software and technologies.

Job Details:

Perform work which involves conventional GIS tasks requiring the use of analysis, interpretation, and deductive reasoning to carry out diversified projects or phases of a single project.

Produce GIS databases and maps to represent hydrologic and hydraulic data into FEMA’s Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).

Produce maps and related materials for various meetings; Ability to research key information from client and corporate databases and prepare consistent production files for flood mapping projects.

Utilize a variety of computer software, especially GIS, to reconcile information from various sources and produce FEMA Risk MAP draft and final products.

Perform spatial analysis for flood hazard risk assessments.


Familiarity with GIS technology and ArcGIS software packages required.

Good interpersonal and computer skills and capable of developing technical writing and communication skills.

Willingness to travel for an extended period of time during a disaster response period is preferred.


As the successful candidate will be providing services on a federal contract, you must be a US citizen to apply for this position.

You will also need to pass the Public Trust background check including credit and criminal history.


B.S. or B.A. in Geography, Computer Science or related GIS Environmental Discipline, commensurate with hiring discipline. Minimal experience is required of incumbents with directly related Bachelor's Degree; no experience required with a Master's degree.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability. Please view Atkins

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