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Title TOPONYMIST – JOURNEYMAN
Category Intelligence Community (IC)
Location(s) Springfield, VA or St. Louis, MO
Type Full Time
Clearance Yes
Job Information

Company:
PGLS is a small minority owned business with both domestic and international experience. We are
the convergence of former technology, business, medical, and law professionals. We possess the
vision, backgrounds and skill sets necessary to be one of the leaders in this industry for the next 100
years…
Responsibilities:
Scan and geo-reference hardcopy maps, research, and order geospatial data sources and
commercial imagery to use as reference sources. Georeferenced maps and imagery must be
conflated with the GNDB. Interpret and apply national and international policies governing the
treatment of and general guidelines emanating from the US Board on Geographic Names (US BGN),
the Department of State (DoS), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and other related
organizations.
Required Experience:
 Journeyman level; 3 to 10 years’ experience as a Toponymist
Required Skills:
 Proficiency skill level 2 (or higher) for Reading is required as defined by the Interagency
Language Roundtable (ILR) Proficiency Levels or the equivalent that meets or exceeds the ILR
skill level 2
 Experience using ArcGIS or GeoMedia Pro software and common office business software
(e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, and internet browsers)
 Expertise in research and information gathering
 Knowledge of regularly used NGA GEOTNT Sources
 Experience with native maps, secondary source maps, historic maps used for extraction and
comparison, mapping imagery for stereo and mono extraction at various resolutions
 Experience creating shapefiles, geo-databases, and features including data retrieval/storage
 Knowledge of standard NGA products is also necessary to accomplish these services
Desired Skills
 Specific experience processing geographic names following NGA policies and procedures

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Title TOPONYMIST
Category Intelligence Community (IC)
Location(s) Springfield, VA or St. Louis, MO
Type Full Time
Clearance Yes
Job Information

Company:
PGLS is a small minority owned business with both domestic and international experience. We are
the convergence of former technology, business, medical, and law professionals. We possess the
vision, backgrounds and skill sets necessary to be one of the leaders in this industry for the next 100
years…
Responsibilities:
Scan and geo-reference hardcopy maps, research, and order geospatial data sources and
commercial imagery to use as reference sources. Georeferenced maps and imagery must be
conflated with the GNDB. Interpret and apply national and international policies governing the
treatment of and general guidelines emanating from the US Board on Geographic Names (US BGN),
the Department of State (DoS), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and other related
organizations.
Required Experience:
 Apprentice level; 1 to 3 years’ experience as a Toponymist
Required Skills:
 Proficiency skill level 2 (or higher) for Reading is required as defined by the Interagency
Language Roundtable (ILR) Proficiency Levels or the equivalent that meets or exceeds the ILR
skill level 2
 Experience using ArcGIS or GeoMedia Pro software and common office business software
(e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, and internet browsers)
 Expertise in research and information gathering
 Knowledge of regularly used NGA GEOTNT Sources
 Experience with native maps, secondary source maps, historic maps used for extraction and
comparison, mapping imagery for stereo and mono extraction at various resolutions
 Experience creating shapefiles, geo-databases, and features including data retrieval/storage
 Knowledge of standard NGA products is also necessary to accomplish these services
Desired Skills
 Specific experience processing geographic names following NGA policies and procedures

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Title LINGUIST (CAT III), various languages
Category Intelligence Community (IC)
Location(s) OCONUS
Type Full Time
Clearance Yes
Job Information

Company:
PGLS is a small minority owned business with both domestic and international experience. We are
the convergence of former technology, business, medical, and law professionals. We possess the
vision, backgrounds and skill sets necessary to be one of the leaders in this industry for the next 100
years…
Requirments:
 Native proficiency in the SCRL language is preferred, but not required
 Must meet at a minimum the criteria of ILR level 3 in both the SCRL and English
 Ability to understand the essentials of all speech in a standard dialect and have broad enough
vocabulary that he/she rarely has to ask for paraphrasing or explanation
 Ability to follow accurately the essentials of conversations between educated native speakers,
reasonably make and answer telephone calls, understand radio broadcasts, news stories
similar to wire service reports, oral reports, some oral technical reports and public addresses
on non-technical subjects
 Fluency in English
 Must be a U.S. Citizen
 Possess a TOP SECRET Security Clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented
Information (TS/SCI), or for US citizens who, after prescribed counterintelligence security
interview, have been granted by the US Government an interim TS clearance with interim
access to SCI. (non-transferable to other Government contracts or agencies)

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Title LINGUIST (CAT II), various languages
Category Intelligence Community (IC)
Location(s) OCONUS
Type Full Time
Clearance Yes
Job Information

Company:
PGLS is a small minority owned business with both domestic and international experience. We are
the convergence of former technology, business, medical, and law professionals. We possess the
vision, backgrounds and skill sets necessary to be one of the leaders in this industry for the next 100
years…
Requirments:
 Proficiency in the SCRL of an ILR level 3
 Working proficiency (ILR level 2+) in English
 Must be a U.S. Citizen
 Ability to be granted an interim access to SECRET level clearance (non-transferable)

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Title LINGUIST (CAT I), various languages
Category Intelligence Community (IC)
Location(s) OCONUS
Type Full Time
Clearance Yes
Job Information

Title: Linguist (Cat I)
Category: Intelligence Community (IC)
Location(s): OCONUS
Type: Full Time
Clearance: Yes

Company:
PGLS is a small minority owned business with both domestic and international experience. We are
the convergence of former technology, business, medical, and law professionals. We possess the
vision, backgrounds and skill sets necessary to be one of the leaders in this industry for the next 100
years…
Requirments:
 CAT I: Linguists shall have a proficiency in the SCRL of an ILR level 3
 Working proficiency of (ILR level 2+) in English
 Must be a U.S. Citizen
 Ability to be processed for a clearance

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