State of Maryland

CARTOGRAPHER II (#000724)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $33,012.00-$51,835.00 Yearly


GRADE

11

CLASS ATTRIBUTES

SKILLED SERVICE      BARGAINING UNIT: G      OVERTIME ELIGIBLE     NCP

NATURE OF WORK

A Cartographer II is the full performance level of professional cartographic work in State Service.  Employees in this classification research, compile, and prepare cartographic information for inclusion into various projects, cartographic graphics, and illustrated reports.  Employees in this classification may on occasion lead lower level Drafters or less experienced personnel.

Employees in this classification receive general supervision and direction from a higher level Cartographer or other administrative official.

Positions in this classification are evaluated by using the classification job evaluation methodology. The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of the class specification.

The Cartographer I and the Cartographer II are differentiated on the basis of degree of supervisory control exercised by the supervisor over the employees.  The Cartographer I performs the duties under close supervision while the Cartographer II performs the full range of duties and responsibilities under general supervision.  The Cartographer II is differentiated from the Cartographer III in that the Cartographer III assigns, reviews and approves the work of and trains lower-level Cartographers.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Prepares layouts for and controls the drafting of new maps and updates of existing maps;

Works directly with drafters in cartographic procedures, color separation processes, negative scribing, type placement, and drafting standards;

Prepares map manuscript or base maps on which all information to be drafted is assembled;

Contacts and maintains liaison with federal, State and local government agencies to obtain and provide information used to create new and revise existing maps;

Performs other related duties.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of algebra, trigonometry, plane geometry, and English;

Ability to use all drafting equipment and specialized cartographic instruments;

Ability to operate the calculator, opaque projector, diazo reproduction machine, register punch, artist tools and equipment;

Ability to read aerial photographs, maps and highway engineering/construction plans;

Ability to work harmoniously with local government officials, their representatives, other agency officials, and managers within the Administration.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   A Bachelor’s degree in geography with a specialization in cartography from an accredited college or university.

Experience: One year of experience in cartography.

Notes:

1. Applicants may substitute an Associate of Arts degree in cartography or geography from an accredited college or university and three years of experience in cartography for the required education.

2. Applicants may substitute graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and five years of experience in cartography for the required education.

3.  Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Engineering or Imagery classifications or Cartographer, Imagery, Geo-spatial, and Survey specialty codes in the Engineering and Architecture field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Class specifications are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies.  Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

This is a Skilled Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Skilled Service positions.  Some positions in Skilled Service classifications may be designated Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.

This classification is assigned to Bargaining Unit G, Engineering, Scientific and Administrative Professionals classes.  As provided by the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded from collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.

Employees in this classification are eligible to receive overtime compensation.  An employee who works more than the normal workweek is entitled to be compensated for that overtime, as provided by the State Personnel and Pensions             Article, Section 8-305.

This classification is one level in a Non-Competitive Promotion (NCP) series.  NCP promotions are promotions by which employees may advance in grade and class level from trainee to full performance level in a classification series.  In order to be non-competitively promoted to the next level in a NCP series, an employee must: 1) perform the main purpose of the class, as defined by the Nature of Work section of the class specification; 2) receive the type of supervision defined in the class specification and 3) meet the minimum qualifications of the classification.

Date Established

Aug 1 1987 12:00AM

Date Revised

March 23, 2018

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 000724; EST: 8/1/1987; REV: 3/23/2018;

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