Photogrammetrist/Cartographer 1- Location/Cartography

Company Name: Nevada Department of Transportation

Location:  Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Description: Photogrammetrist/Cartographer’s perform remote sensing work in the preparation of contour maps, terrain models, profile sheets; digital animated fly-through and related mapping materials requiring the application of photogrammetric or cartographic techniques. This position is located within the Location Division, Carson City. The incumbent will primarily produce high-quality cartographic products using graphic design software, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), survey data, mapping grade Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and aerial photography. The incumbent will prepare final printed files for map sales or digital files for web distribution, archive projects to ensure safe storage and retrieval, collaborate with colleagues and clients on projects, track project progress and maintain records. Travel up to 10% of the time may be required to conduct map checks. The selected candidate will demonstrate the ability to work independently, effectively and efficiently to produce presentation quality maps and accurate geospatial data. Good communication skills and the ability to interact with the public are a must
Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or sexual orientation.

Key responsibilities: See Description

Minimum Qualifications:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in photogrammetry, cartography, physical science, geography, civil engineering, or related field; OR an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in photogrammetry, cartography, physical science, geography, mapping, surveying, civil engineering, or related field and one year of experience which included completing digital map files from aerial photography and survey data and operating manual and computerized photogrammetric or cartographic equipment; OR graduation from high school and two years of experience as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Preferred Qualifications: N/A

Desired Majors: Geography, Geological Engineering, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type: Full Time

Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: Approximate annual salary: $39,191.76 to $57,503.52

Application Process:  Apply online at


Application Deadline: 5/15/18