[gis_info] FW: Position at USGS National Geospatial Technical Operations Center (NGTOC) Elevation/Lidar QA/QC Supervisor

Smith, Rachel SmithRaL at wsdot.wa.gov
Mon Mar 30 13:09:01 PDT 2015

FYI…See job announcement below from USGS.

Rachel L. Smith, GISP
Environmental  Services IT/GIS Project Manager

Washington State Department of Transportation
Environmental Services Office
P.O. Box 47331  |  Olympia, WA 98504-7331
(360) 705-7429 direct  |  (360) 705-7483 main
(360) 701-8920 cell

From: Sugarbaker, Larry [mailto:lsugarbaker at usgs.gov]
Sent: Monday, March 30, 2015 10:08 AM
To: Bill Burgess
Cc: Ian Madin; Morgan, Hope; Smith, Rachel; David Saghy; Kari Craun
Subject: Position at USGS National Geopatical Technical Operations Center (NGTOC) Elevation/Lidar QA/QC Supervisor


We have a position open at the NGTOC that some of the NSGIC membership may be interested in. It is on a short fuse as it closes on April 6th. A number of the states have excellent lidar/elevation programs and we would like to see some applications from them interested individuals.

Position Duties:

As a Interdisciplinary Supervisory Cartographer/Geographer within the National Geospatial Program, some of your specific duties will include:
·         Supervises and directs a workforce of geospatial specialists in the management and quality assurance of elevation data collected by Lidar, Ifsar, and similar technologies and datasets.
·         Defines policies and operational procedures for quality assurance of Lidar, Ifsar, and similar remotely collected elevation data, and for derived elevation products. Collaborates with contractors for continual improvement of data quality.
·         Coordinates with other National Geospatial Program experts and projects to ensure appropriate consistency between policies, procedures, and data management.
·         Serves as technical advisor and geospatial subject matter expert.
·         Manages a section of 10-30 employees.
The full position description is at:




Larry J. Sugarbaker
Senior Advisor
National Geospatial Program
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 810
Reston, VA 20192-0002

Office: (703) 648 5741
Cell: (571) 230 7716
E-mail: lsugarbaker at usgs.gov<mailto:lsugarbaker at usgs.gov>
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