Toponymist (Mandrin-Chinese language) Journeyman
Company: Quick Services LLC
Posted on: February 10, 2024
CLEARANCE REQUIRED: TS/SCI
This job is located in: Springfield, VA.
QSL Seeks a candidate for a Journeyman Toponymist with
Mandrin-Chinese language reading proficiency candidate to support a
customer site in Springfield, VA.
The Toponymist shall analyze and conflate information associated
with feature data listed in the Geographic Names Database (GNDB)
while working closely with Intelligence Community (IC) geographic
names experts. Selected candidate will use agency guidance and
policies to respond to questions concerning the proper and correct
usage of names, various Romanization systems, and the treatment of
descriptive information on standard products. These services will
use the Geographic Names Processing Systems (GNPS), charts, imagery
and geospatial tools to refine names information for use in all
types of products and to respond to use question via the Ad Hoc
Query process. In addition, the candidate will prepare files and
maps for work, accurately entering data to maintain and update the
GNDB, including batching the completed work into the GNDB. The
accuracy and reliability of the selected candidate's work is
essential to the missions of these users.
- Selected candidate will scan and geo-reference hardcopy maps,
research, and order geospatial data sources and commercial imagery
to use as reference sources.
- Georeferenced maps and imagery must be conflated with the
- Selected candidate will interpret and apply national and
international policies governing the treatment of and general
guidelines emanating from the US Board on Geographic Names (US
BGN), the Department of State (DoS), the North Atlantic Treaty
Organization (NATO), and other related organizations.
- HS Diploma and 3 years relevant experience
- Qualified candidates will possess an ILR Skill Level Two
certification for reading (DLPT5 2/2) in the language and have a
minimum of 3 years' relevant work experience.
- Qualified candidates should also have experience using ArcGIS
or GeoMedia Pro; creating shapefiles, geodatabases; utilizing
native maps, secondary source maps, and historic maps for
extraction and comparison; mapping imagery for stereo and mono
extraction at various resolutions; and expertise in research and
Additional Desired Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree 2 to 4 years of experience.
- Specific experience processing geographic names following
agency policies and procedures is highly desired.
- Ideal candidate must be a self-starter and capable of working
independently with minimal supervision and guidance.
- Candidate must be able to multitask and deliver quality
products within specified timelines.
- Candidate should work well as part of a team effort
Why work for QSL?
Our founders, Mel Wick and Bill Cronin, retired from storied
careers in the Special Operations Forces (SOF) Community. Like many
Americans and military veterans, they felt a strong desire to
support the nation's response to the 9/11/2001 terrorist attacks on
the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in any way they could. They
established QSL to do just that, Stay in the Fight! QSL is built on
a SOF culture, emphasizing selfless-service and teamwork. Our
employees work to ensure that warfighters have every possible
resource and all necessary support to safely accomplish their
missions in defense of our nation.
QSL's Benefit Package
Because we believe our employees are our most valuable asset,
offering a competitive comprehensive compensation package is very
important to us. It is the goal of QSL to attract and retain the
highest level of experience and technical talent necessary for
successful performance. In order to accomplish this, we feel that
it is necessary to provide satisfying work, an excellent work
environment, and we continually monitor the marketplace to ensure
that our total compensation/benefit package remains
Listed below are some of our standard benefits. We combine all
traditional paid time off (Federal holidays, sick time, leave time
personal days, jury duty, bereavement, etc.) into one category
which allows employees flexibility in how they use their leave time
and enables them to better balance their career with their personal
- Combined Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Medical, Dental, Life Insurance
- Disability (Short-Term and Long-Term)
- Vision Insurance (CONUS-based employees)
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- 401(k) Retirement Plan
- Employee Referral Bonus Program
- Employee Discount Programs
- Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not and will not
discriminate in employment and personnel practices based on race,
sex, age, disability, veteran status, religion, national origin or
any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring,
and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above
listed items. EEO/AAP, M, F, V, D.
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