GIS Project Manager (ARNG)
Alexandria, VA 
Posted 12 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Vernadero Group Inc. (Vernadero) is a Veteran-Owned Business founded in 1999 to provide environmental, planning and infrastructure program support to Federal, State and Regional agency projects and activities throughout the United States and its territories. Vernadero is seeking a GIS Project Manager to provide geospatial support for the US Army National Guard (ARNG). The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a small project team implementing ARNG geospatial support services. The position supporting the ARNG G9 geospatial requirements is a full-time, permanent position, located in Alexandria, Virginia. This is a hybrid work position with on-site support requirements and off-site teleworking opportunities.

Candidates should possess the following minimum qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in geography, landscape architecture, planning, environmental science, or related field
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional geospatial and geodatabase experience
  • Experience managing professional project teams
  • Proficiency with ESRI ArcGIS ArcPro and ArcGIS Enterprise
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to write and maintain spatial data metadata
  • Produce sophisticated maps for technical reports and mapping programs
  • Knowledge of federal regulations applicable to geospatial data management and control
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills including dealing with senior officials
  • Highly organized, fast learner, and able to work in a complex environment
  • U.S. citizenship and ability to travel nationwide
  • Valid U.S. driver's license
  • Ability to achieve Government security clearance

Preference will be given to candidates that possess:
  • Graduate degree in a geography, landscape architecture, planning, environmental science or related field
  • GISP Certification
  • Experience leading GIS and geospatial support training classes
  • Experience with Army and ARNG geospatial databases and infrastructure
  • Experience with the Department of Army, ARNG, and relevant ARNG policy directives
  • Experience with SDSFIE version 4.0
  • Experience with the Department of the Army databases and software packages

Specific responsibilities for the GIS Project Manager may include the following:
  • Project plan development, outlining the team's approach to geospatial objectives, including the generation of timelines and flowcharts illustrating the process
  • Communicating directly with ARNG stakeholders in multiple states
  • Creating monthly status reports and conduct in-progress review meetings
  • Manage a team of GIS Analyst in the development of common installation picture (CIP) data layers, metadata and SDSFIE migration of several terabytes of data
  • Take a direct role in the design and development of an ArcGIS Enterprise Site
  • Responsible for creating a geospatial site web design document, outlining organization and management of the ARNG-G9 ArcGIS Enterprise Portal

Vernadero is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
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