Job Detail

Organization: Geo 5 Designs LLC
Title: Geospatial Contractor
Location: Remote

Posted: 2020-10-28
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

About Geo 5 Designs

Geo 5 Designs, LLC (ďG5DĒ) ( is a geospatial and design firm that advocates for a better understanding of Place. Our goal is to give our customers the tools and knowledge required to be successful in managing and promoting their place-based assets and activities. We accomplish this by providing a wide range of products and services that interpret, inform, and inspire.

Scope of the Position

This is a month-to-month contract position with G5D performing specific work tasks on an as-needed basis. We are expecting to hire an individual contractor or a small geospatial firm for this work. This contract position reports directly to the GIS & Design Associate for G5D.

The primary types of work performed by the contractor may include:


Geospatial data analysis
Geospatial data editing
Data research and acquisition
Database development and maintenance
Basic map production


Assistance with graphic design work as needed, but would most likely include:
Annotation placement
Basic layout
Asset research and acquisition (e.g. photographs, fonts, etc.)

Requirements for the Contractor
These requirements are related to a specific person, but could also represent a team of people at a small geospatial firm.

Bachelorís or Masterís Degree in Geography, GIS, or related field.
Availability during typical core business hours (10:00 am - 4:00 pm ET). Some availability on weekends may be required.
Experience in any of the following fields: statistics, Python, C++, C#, HTML, JS, CSS, online mapping systems, cartography, environmental science, or related fields.
Ability and willingness to be available for task-based work with turnaround times in the 24-72 hour time frame depending on type and scope of work. Some work may have longer turnaround times.
Must possess excellent written, research, and other communication skills.
Must be a self-starter, independent, detail-oriented, and organized.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment to meet established goals and deadlines.
Must be committed to G5Dís business goals and strategies and be able to maintain strong, positive, collegial working relationships with outside professional advisors, consultants, and partners.
G5D does not provide office space or access to the internet. This is a remote position. Periodic online or phone meetings and status updates are required.
Must be willing to contribute to maintaining an ethical, smooth, and efficient work environment. A sense of humor is appreciated, even if it is not that good.

Other Terms for the Contractor

Compensation: $40.00 - $50.00/hour paid on a monthly basis.
In possession of functional computer hardware and ESRI ArcGIS licensed software updated to 10.8 that is available and can be used throughout the period of the contract.
Must provide your own access to the internet, have a valid email account, and a valid phone number.
Must provide your own transportation (if needed).

How to Apply

Please send the following to [email protected]
Cover letter detailing experience and qualifications for the contract position
Resume with current contact information
Three professional references
Three or more samples of geospatial or design work

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