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Place Associate - Full-Time Contractor

Company: Ancestry, Inc.
Location: Lehi
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

About Ancestry:

When you join Ancestry, you join a human-centered company where every person's story is important. We believe that by discovering the struggles and triumphs of our past, we can foster deeper bonds and more meaningful connections among families and communities. Our talented team of scientists, engineers, genealogists, historians, and storytellers is dedicated to empowering customers around the world from all backgrounds on their journeys of personal discovery.

With more than 27+ billion digitized global historical records, 100 million family trees, and 18 million people in our growing AncestryDNA database, Ancestry helps customers discover their family story and gain a new level of understanding about their lives. Passionate about dedicating your work to enriching people's lives? You belong at Ancestry.

Ancestry is looking for a full-time Contractor Place Associate. As a Place Associate, you will work alongside Ancestry's Content department to enrich historical geographic data. This position will assist Ancestry in verifying current and historical geographic data. As a genealogy company, geography is essential to Ancestry's goal of enhancing our user experience. You should be willing to learn, make decisions, and give special attention to detail. This position will require you to complete tasks and projects for publication and use on Ancestry's site.

What You'll Do:

  • Verify and edit current geographic data
  • Digitize new geographic data
  • Research and contribute new geographic data

Who You Are:

  • Completed a degree in Geography
  • Knowledge and experience with GIS software (One full year)
  • Attention to detail
  • Interest in history and/or genealogy research

Additional Information:

Ancestry is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. In addition, Ancestry will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

All job offers are contingent on a background check screen that complies with applicable law. For San Francisco office candidates, pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Ancestry will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Ancestry is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Ancestry via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Ancestry. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Ancestry as a result of the referral or through other means.

Keywords: Ancestry, Inc., Lehi , Place Associate - Full-Time Contractor, Other , Lehi, Utah

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