The occupation code you requested, 15-1099.06 (Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists), is no longer in use. In the future, please use 15-1299.02 (Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians) instead.
Assist scientists or related professionals in building, maintaining, modifying, or using geographic information systems (GIS) databases. May also perform some custom application development or provide user support.
Sample of reported job titles:
Geographic Information System Analyst (GIS Analyst), Geographic Information Systems Administrator (GIS Administrator), Geographic Information Systems Analyst (GIS Analyst), Geographic Information Systems Coordinator (GIS Coordinator), GIS Specialist (Geographic Information Systems Specialist), GIS Technician (Geographic Information Systems Technician), Resource Analyst
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