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Geographic Information Systems Technicians

On the Job


Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technicians assist scientists design, build, or use GIS systems. GIS systems allow people to create maps that display information geographically. GIS technicians maintain or modify databases. They may also provide user support.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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