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AMY SMITH
123 Main Street Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235 asmith@sample~resume.com


Objective:   Seek the Position of Geographer

SUMMARY:   Highly knowledgeable and resourceful Geographer with more than six years experience in providing guidance in the area of GIS data and application projects; maintaining land status (ownership) theme in a GIS data base; preparing plats, showing locations of rights of way of record, including roads, power and telephone lines, irrigation canals or flood control channels, and pipelines; compiling data from rough sketches, surveyor's field notes, government and private land surveys, aerial photos, quadrangle sheets, and entering data in the GIS data.

Summary of Qualifications
  • Deep knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of geography in order to successfully integrate and apply the full range of GIS applications to meet program objectives.
  • Exceptional knowledge of GIS related hardware and computer requirements and techniques to develop, maintain and operate complex computer systems that include a wide range of peripherals, including digitizers, scanners, printers and associated field tools, such as GPS units, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of the principles and practices of automated mapping and remote sensing technologies including coordinate systems, cadastral mapping systems, aerial photography, geo-referencing methods and satellite image processing in order to define and use the full range of technology in creating geospatial databases.
  • Profound knowledge of real estate policies and requirements as related to mapping and legal descriptions.

Professional Experience

Department of Civil Works, Minneapolis, MN
2002 - Present

Geographer - GIS Specialist
  • Provide guidance in the area of GIS data and application projects.
  • Maintain land status (ownership) theme in a GIS data base.
  • Prepare plats, showing locations of rights of way of record, including roads, power and telephone lines, irrigation canals or flood control channels, and pipelines.
  • Compile data from rough sketches, surveyor's field notes, government and private land surveys, aerial photos, quadrangle sheets, and enter data in the GIS data base including maps Minneapolis reservations, off-reservation individual Minneapolis allotments, boundaries, subdivisions of land, sections, townships, ranges, county and state lines, town sites and special developments.
  • Analyze interrelationships between data, and determines effects of changes of one feature on others.
  • Apply statistical methods to conduct taxonomic classifications and to perform analysis for utility systems.
  • Evaluate data with regard to overall Minneapolis land descriptions and status.
  • Plot intricate metes and bounds descriptions appearing in land title and other legal documents to determine accuracy and location of land relating to other tracts using GIS and associated peripheral equipment.
  • Work with professional and technical staff in development of analytical techniques using spatial and related data.
  • Prepare base and land status maps, research and examine records including patents, deeds, rights of way, survey maps, aerial photos, probates, and microfilmed data.
  • Determine correct land description and status of lands (including individual, tribal trust and restricted land, nontrust, government-owned withdrawn surface and subsurface, etc.) that appear on land ownership maps.
  • Maintain the map classifying and filing system of all reservation base maps or maps generated by Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Geological Survey, or other public or private land surveyors.

Department of Civil Works, Minneapolis, MN
2000 - 2002

Junior Geographer
  • Assisted in the preparation of a wide variety of reports and other geographic materials, including abstracting geographic information from maps, census reports, and other sources.
  • Responded to less complex geographic problems initiated by telephone calls and correspondence from other offices in the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and various agencies and individuals outside the Federal Government.
  • Reviewed maps and geographic reference files for accuracy of geographic boundaries, names, codes, and other geographic information.
  • Performed operations associated with encoding maps into the integrated geographic information system and the less complex editing activities required to ensure the accuracy of the associated files.

Education

Masters Degree in Geography
University of New York (2000)




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