Title: Part-Time, Undergraduate or Graduate student, Hourly Position
Functional Title: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

Category Status: Part-Time, Term Appointment, academic year 2012-2013,
summer 2013
Location: University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) and sites in the
Mid-Atlantic Region
Salary: $11.00/hr (undergraduate rate)

Nature and Purpose:
This part-time position for the academic year 2012/2013 offers the
opportunity for the student to gain
experience as part of a scientific investigative team.  The main function
of the GIS technician will
be as the model-builder and operator of one of the two computer-assisted
decision support systems being tested.
Duties and Responsibilities:

* Become familiar with the Federal Emergency Management Agency ( FEMA)
HAZUS-MH program run in the ESRI
     ArcGIS 10 format (all software will be provided).
* Become familiar with the investigative project protocol. Training will
be provided.
* Enter local geographical/meteorological data into the HAZUS-MH program.
* During community meetings, make changes in the data to reflect (1)
present flood risk to the community and (2) various flood risk scenarios
based on flood risk mitigation strategies suggested by the meeting

For a more detailed job description, contact Beth Olsen, doctoral
candidate, UM Marine, Estuarine, and
Environmental Science Program at E-mail: [log in to unmask]