Key Competencies * Analytical Thinking * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Achievement/Effort * Integrity * Persistence * Initiative * Adaptability/Flexibility * Independence * Cooperation
Representative Tasks * Analyze geographic distributions of physical and cultural phenomena on local, regional, continental, or global scales. * Create and modify maps, graphs, or diagrams, using geographical information software and related equipment, and principles of cartography, such as coordinate systems, longitude, latitude, elevation, topography, and map scales. * Teach geography.
IndustryManufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Construction, Government,
Job Family Life, Physical, and Social Science
Sample Job Titles Biogeographer, Earth Observations Chief Scientist (NASA), Economic Geographer, Environmental Affairs Corporate Director, Geographer, Geographic Information Systems Analyst (GIS Analyst), Geographic Information Systems Program Director (GIS Program Director), Geomorphologist, GIS Geographer (Geographic Information Systems Geographer), GIS Physical Scientist (Geographic Information Systems Physical Scientist), Glaciologist, Imagery Analyst, Natural Resources Specialist, Physical Geographer, Political Geographer, Research Coordinator, Scientist, Supervisory Geographer.