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Careers at GTAC

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Interesting, Meaningful Work

At the Geospatial Technology and Applications Center, we aim to be an employer of choice -- a place where staff are engaged and happy to come to work, and where we're excited about how our work contributes to the Forest Service’s mission. GTAC employees have opportunities to think creatively, act promptly and decisively, leverage their strengths, and apply new technologies and approaches that improve methods and workflows.

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This Is Who We Are

The mission of the USDA Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations. Grounded in world-class science and technology—and rooted in communities—the Forest Service connects people to nature and to each other. To learn more about what it means to work for the Forest Service work environment -- including the values and ethics employees collectively represent -- click the button below.

Working with GTAC

If you are passionate about exploring and developing emerging technologies, working with partners to apply technologies in land and resource management, providing solutions to inform decision making, and building capacity to support new ways of "Caring for the Land and Serving People," the Geospatial Technology and Applications Center (GTAC) may be a great career choice for you! Our team at GTAC advances the Forest Service mission through the application of new geospatial science, technology, and methods to meet business requirements.

GTAC's Technology Teams

In order to implement our unit's mission of "mapping the future together," our GTAC mapping staff is spread among several program areas. Check out the dropdown list below to learn more about our teams:

> Data Development and Cartography

> Disturbance Assessment and Services

> Enterprise Data and Services

> Resource Applications and Technology Implementation

> Resource Mapping, Inventory, and Monitoring

> Training and User Support

Jobs with GTAC

There are several ways to learn more about working at GTAC. Open the dropdown to learn more:

> Work with Us

Learn More

GTAC provides leadership in geospatial science implementation in the USDA Forest Service. To learn more:

  • Related Links - See the links in the right column.
  • Our Work - Explore examples of our work by following the links on the GTAC home page and by visiting Explore GTAC.
  • Jobs - Intrigued by the idea of working with GTAC? Want to know more about contracting? You can learn more by contacting our Program Management Office:
  • Contact - For general inquiries, you can also call: 801-975-3800.