Geographic Information Systems Specialists

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Geographic Information Systems Specialists

Geographic Information Systems Specialists - Working Conditions

In a typical work setting, geographic information systems specialists:

Interpersonal Relationships

  • Have a medium level of social interaction.
  • Are somewhat responsible for the work done by others.
  • Communicate with others primarily via e-mail, telephone, and in person.
  • Usually work as part of a team.

Physical Work Conditions

  • Usually work indoors, but may occasionally work outside.

Work Performance

  • Must be extremely accurate when performing the job.
  • Usually do not consult a supervisor before making decisions or setting tasks and goals.
  • Make decisions weekly that affect other people or the reputation of their employer.
  • Must meet strict weekly deadlines.
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  • Repeat the same physical and mental tasks throughout the day.


  • Work schedules are generally established.
  • May work overtime when trying to meet a deadline.
  • May travel to construction sites.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.