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Chinese (Mandarin) Toponymist - Journeyman Level

Chinese (Mandarin) Toponymist - Journeyman Level

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US-Saint Louis

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Language Enabled Toponymist


A Chinese (Mandarin) language enabled Toponymist creates and executes effective research plans and collaborate closely with customers to ensure open source collection requirements are met in an accurate and timely manner.  Duties include: advising customers and management on collection issues, recommending options to improve collection, participating in current and future systems architecture development and new tools evaluation.  Participate and present at internal and external working groups and attend meetings and conferences involving the open source community.




  • DLPT (or equivalency) reading/listening of 2/2

Testing must be within two (2) years.

  • 3-10 Years of experience

A bachelor's degree in a field related to the support services may count for up to four years of this experience

  • Basic knowledge of geography, cartography/map reading skills and understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Basic knowledge of research gathering and library functions
  • Knowledge of DoD and Intelligence Community Missions
  • Demonstrated experience planning, prioritizing and managing assignments in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated experience using geospatial technologies (ArcGIS, Google Earth, Etc)
  • Demonstrated experience conducting open source data collection, evaluation and dissemination
  • Demonstrated experience applying knowledge and quickly delveoping new knowledge of emerging technologies regarding open source (i.e., social media, deep web searches, big data analysis and bulk data harvesting)
  • Ability to prepare, maintain, and present intelligence displays, reports, and briefings with the creation and use of visual aids (graphs, charts, etc.) and drafting, editing, and proofreading documents for publishing
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to compile, segregate, evaluate, research, interpret, analyze, and disseminate intelligence information to support operations
  • Demonstrated experience applying critical thinking and spatial thinking skills to develop and execute effective research plans
  • Experience providing customer service
  • Familiarity with ESRI suite of products
  • Microsoft Office Suite experience
  • Adobe Acrobat knowledge
  • Familiarity with the TCPED process 

Required Security, Certification, Licenses and/or Registration


  • Current TS/SCI Clearance with the ability to obtain a CI Poly 
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or possess documented immigrant status
  • Must be able to successfully pass a government security background check

 Local, CONUS and OCONUS travel may be required.




Bluehawk, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity



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