Also called: Earth Observations Chief Scientist (NASA), Environmental Affairs Corporate Director, Geographic Information Systems Analyst (GIS Analyst), Geographic Information Systems Program Director (GIS Program Director)
In the Air Force: Fusion Analyst; Fusion Analyst Apprentice, Digital Network Analyst; Fusion Analyst Craftsman, Digital Network Analyst; Fusion Analyst Journeyman, Analysis and Production; Geospatial Intelligence; Geospatial Intelligence Apprentice, Targeteer; Geospatial Intelligence Helper, Analyst; Geospatial Intelligence Journeyman, Analyst; Operations Intelligence; Operations Intelligence Craftsman; Operations Intelligence Journeyman
In the Army: Field Artillery Surveyor/Meteorological Crewmember
In the Coast Guard: Fusion Analyst; Geospatial Intelligence; LDO - Meteorology/Oceanography; Operations Intelligence; RL - Special Duty Officer (Oceanography)
In the Marine Corps: Counterintelligence/Human Intelligence (CI/HUMINT) Specialist; Fusion Analyst Apprentice, Analysis and Production; Fusion Analyst Craftsman, Digital Network Analyst; Fusion Analyst Journeyman, Analysis and Production; Geographic Intelligence Specialist; Geospatial Intelligence Craftsman, Analyst; Geospatial Intelligence Helper, Targeteer; Geospatial Intelligence Journeyman, Targeteer; Intelligence Specialist; Operations Intelligence Craftsman; Operations Intelligence Journeyman
In the Navy: Intelligence Specialist; LDO - Meteorology/Oceanography; RL - Special Duty Officer (Oceanography)
- Write and present reports of research findings.
- Create and modify maps, graphs, or diagrams, using geographical information software and related equipment, and principles of cartography such as coordinate systems, longitude, latitude, elevation, topography, and map scales.
- Gather and compile geographic data from sources including censuses, field observations, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps.
Math and Science
Arts and Humanities
Engineering and Technology
Education and Training
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Map creation software
Analytical or scientific software
Graphics or photo imaging software