The University of Michigan's Stephen S. Clark Library for Maps, Government Information and Data Services is seeking someone to fill a Map and Geospatial Data Librarian position. The selected candidate will provide leadership and expertise in developing library services related to maps as well as numeric and geospatial data sets across a wide range of disciplines. This position also supports the use of GIS and related technologies in teaching and research. The full description can be found at http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/165800/map_geospatial_data_librarian
Nature & Purpose of the Position
The Resource Specialist assists property owners in Clark County to plan and apply natural resource conservation practices using the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) specifications as detailed in the Field Office Technical Guide. This position provides technical assistance to landowners to solve natural resource concerns using creativity, best practices, and establishing long-term relationships with these clients. The Resource Specialist will also work with other partner agencies, organizations, and individuals as necessary to deliver assistance to improve water quality, soil health, and endangered species recovery in a fast-growing county. This position reports directly to the Clark Conservation District Manager.
This position is part-time, 32 hours per week with the potential for full-time dependent on funding. CCD provides medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as leave (vacation, sick, and 11 paid holidays per year, all pro-rated based on full-time).
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Environmental Data Analyst - Natural Resources
Salary: $63,936.00 - $81,672.00 Annually
Location: Gresham, OR
Job Type: Limited Term (2 years)
Department: Environmental Services
Job Number: 19-35
Closing: 12/27/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
The City of Gresham's Natural Resources Program is seeking a highly motivated critical thinker with well-developed GIS skills in the area of spatial data management, automation of processes, and relational databases, and a strong educational or vocational background in botany, forestry, wetland science, environmental engineering, water resources, geology, ecology, or similar. The selected candidate will serve as part of a small project team with responsibility for ecological restoration planning, design, implementation, and monitoring. A strong commitment to public service and interest in balancing the protection of natural resources with urban infrastructure needs and public use of greenspaces is necessary. In addition to serving as part of the core Natural Resources team, the Environmental Data Analyst will work closely with the City's GIS team, Water Quality team, Parks staff, utility Operations & Maintenance staff, Development Engineering and City planning staff to ensure consideration of aquatic and terrestrial wildlife and ecological impacts during a wide variety of public and private projects.
The Environmental Data Analyst will recommend and provide the geospatial solutions and data management needed to support the City's Natural Resource restoration initiatives while also participating in field data collection, site assessments, and long-term monitoring. In addition to restoration projects, the Environmental Data Analyst will contribute to other urban ecology initiatives such as biodiversity surveys, forest health studies, slope stabilization improvements, and stream channel assessments.
What you will get to do:
For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/gresham/jobs/2285289/environmental-data-analyst-natural-resources?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Union Position Graphics; Portland, OR
Regular; Full-Time Posting # 50277402
December 7, 2018
t NW Natural, we like to say, “We grew up here.” We’ve been an energy supplier and community leader since 1859. Some of our neighbors know us through our philanthropy and volunteer programs and innovative approaches to carbon reduction.
Our customers know us because of the clean, safe, efficient, and low-cost natural gas we provide. We are a service-oriented utility, with a “Best in the West” customer satisfaction ranking. If you share our core values – integrity, safety, service ethic, caring and environmental stewardship – we invite you to apply to NW Natural.
The Role: Maintains and updates engineering records through operation of a GIS, CAD, or computer graphics system.
Day to day:
Come on your first day with:
Qualification Period: 6 months
This position will be tested on: ACT Graphic Literacy – Level 5 ACT Workplace Documents – Level 5 Hourly Wage: $28.26
Application Process: To be considered for this position, submit a complete electronic application including a cover letter and a resume. Applications will be reviewed once application deadline has passed. https://www.nwnatural.com/Careers/JobOpportunities
Deadline: December 21, 2018
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Physical Demands/Work Environment: Field work is performed outdoors in conditions that include steep and rough terrain, dense vegetation, heavy rains, and insects; to include wet, muddy, uneven or rocky surfaces. Positions require physical exertions, such as, hiking, crouching, and stooping, reaching, or similar activities and may require primitive camping and living skills for up to two weeks at a time. Individuals should be able to work alone or with other people, during day/night hours.
Responsibilities: The incumbent provides support and advice for application of geospatial technology under the guidance and direction of a higher level specialist and/or supervisor. They are responsible for a wide range of spatial information required to support the management of public lands. The incumbent must have an effective mix of technical skills in the geographic and computer science disciplines, including ARCGIS, and GPS. Duties include input into a variety of databases. Providing technical user support for all aspects of geospatial data and software. Work with a diverse group of resource specialists, planners and managers to coordinate and implement GIS activities, to include; development of project objectives, evaluation of adequacy of existing data sources, creation/modification of GIS coverage, databases, analysis, and preparation of final output products.
The Whitcom GIS Coordinator is directly responsible for the management and maintenance of emergency response related data. This includes Geographic Information System (GIS) Data and maintenance of the 911 Database, coordinating updates of street addressing and emergency response zones with Whitcom and associated public safety jurisdictions, data formatting, research and error investigation, system troubleshooting, and record keeping.
This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of the legacy 911 data and implementation and maintenance of the NG9-1-1 (Next Generation 911) GIS systems. This position resides under the direction of the Whitcom IT Manager.
OUR MISSION: To help ensure that Montana's land and water resources provide benefits for present and future generations. http://www.dnrc.mt.gov/
The DNRC believes employees are their most important asset. The DNRC empowers employees to exercise professional judgment in carrying out their duties. Employees are provided with the training and tools necessary to achieve the mission. Both team effort and individual employee expertise are supported and sustained.
WATER RESOURCES DIVISION: The Division carries out its duties for the purpose of promoting the general welfare and prosperity of the people of Montana. Sound coordination of the development and utilization of the state's waters allows the Division to protect existing uses and to promote adequate future supplies for domestic, industrial, agricultural, recreation, the conservation of water for wildlife, aquatic life and other beneficial uses.
BENEFITS: Benefits for eligible state employees include a credit union, a deferred compensation program, public employee’s retirement program, 15 working days annual leave per year, 12 days sick leave per year, paid holidays, and up to 15 days military leave with full pay.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: The DNRC may include the following factors in determining whether an applicant meets the qualifications of a position vacancy by: State of MT application form, cover letter, current resume, educational requirements, structured interview, a performance test, job-related reference checks, job-related work experience, job-related past and current performance.
SPECIAL INFORMATION: Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. A valid driver's license is required with less than 12 conviction points in the most recent completed 36 months. 5% travel time with occasional overnight travel. This is a FEMA Grant funded position.
APPLICATION MATERIALS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION ARE:
> Your online State of MT application;
> Cover letter;
> References - 3 minimum, including: from supervisor (current and/or previous), along with professional and personal character references and
> Narrative answer to the supplemental question.
HELPFUL HINT: You must check the “relevant document” box to ensure your attachments are uploading correctly to the specific application.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
The Flood Hazard GIS Specialist is responsible for the management, development, integrity, and maintenance of the DNRC floodplain mapping GIS inventory datasets and databases. The position’s duties include providing GIS and mapping information systems data management, analyzing and disseminating data, generating and quality reviewing flood hazard data, providing niche programmatic GIS knowledge/expertise, along with technical assistance, training, outreach and cross-agency collaboration. The position requires an extensive understanding and knowledge ESRI ArcGIS and FEMA’s Risk MAP program and associated standards and guidance for developing and serving flood hazard and flood risk products compliant with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
The position serves the Floodplain Mapping Section of the Water Operations Bureau (WOB) and reports directly to the Bureau Chief. The Floodplain Mapping Section is responsible for implementing the Montana Floodplain and Floodway Management Act (MCA 76-5) and the 2005 Cooperating Technical Partner (CTP) agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Provision 76-5-201 requires the Department develop a comprehensive floodplain mapping program and inventory for all watercourses and drainways within Montana. Through the CTP agreement, the Department prioritizes and performs new floodplain studies and maintenance updates in collaboration with FEMA; and in compliance with standards of the NFIP.
The incumbent supports ongoing floodplain study prioritization and scoping activities, coordinating directly with program engineering and outreach staff. Responsibilities include creation and development of spatial datasets and derivative cartographic products needed for project screening, prioritization, grant applications, and professional services contracts.
The position is responsible for the administration, maintenance, and stewardship of the state’s flood hazard mapping dataset portfolio, including the program’s Mapping Repository and FEMA’s Coordinated Needs Strategy (CNMS) geodatabase and related datasets. This includes elevation/LiDAR, structure, new-historic floodplain study and other related datasets. The incumbent oversees coordination and dissemination of data with stakeholders and partner agencies including FEMA, USGS, and the Montana State Library. Serves as the Bureau’s programmatic liaison and member for the Montana Elevation Working Group.
The incumbent serves as the technical lead and expert for GIS application and development efforts both internally and with DNRC mapping contractors. This requires an intimate acquired knowledge of FEMA standards and guidelines for generation, development and distribution of FEMA Risk MAP flood risk analysis and mapping products. The incumbent leads GIS quality reviews of floodplain mapping submittals for compliance with state and federal criteria.
This position performs a variety of other duties as they intersect or interrelate with the GIS information purveyed by the Floodplain Mapping Program both within DNRC, FEMA, other agencies and stakeholders. This includes managing special projects, representing the program at various meetings and conferences, serving on committees, creating map products, and participating in ongoing training and outreach activities as assigned.
Qualifications: Demonstrated abilities in the following:
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: The knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position are typically acquired through possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, or related field, with an emphasis, or additional training, in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or information technology, and a minimum of 3 years applicable work experience. Desirable credentials include: knowledge and experience with the NFIP and FEMA’s RiskMAP program; expertise with ArcGIS; and spatial data management and maintenance.
Education and experience equivalent and comparable to that specified above may satisfy the minimum job requirements and will be considered on an individual basis. Training assignments may also be considered and/or required if an applicant does not meet all the competencies, skills or abilities.
Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Training Assignment: This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
Job: Project/Program Management
Salary: $ 24.00 - 31.00 Hourly Benefits Package
Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 1
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-Time Shift:
Day Job Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Primary Location: Helena
Agency: Department of Natural Resources & Conservation Union: 000 - None Bargaining Unit: 000 - None
Posting Date: Nov 29, 2018, 10:01:27 AM
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): Ongoing
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume, References, Supplemental Questions (Refer to Job Posting)
Contact Name: Carol Nelson | Contact Email: CNelson3@mt.gov | Contact Phone: 406-444-0513
The City of Portland is hiring a Mapping & GIS Supervisor within the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). The Mapping & GIS Supervisor will direct and oversee the bureau's GIS program and supervise the GIS technicians. This position is responsible for the overall maintenance of the bureau's GIS, ensuring key asset data is being captured and maintained, and identifying and prioritizing tasks to enhance and further enable the functionality of the program. The position will also oversee the development and maintenance of databases, interfaces and reporting tools for a wide variety of bureau business processes related to GIS.
The GIS & Mapping section within PBOT, maps engineering as-builts, work-orders and projects, provides GIS data reporting, data design, data conversion and geo-processing services. The section provides cartographic and project mapping in support of PBOT operational and program activities, including asset management and data editing of PBOT assets and features, utilizing appropriate technologies such as custom GIS tools that integrate with PBOT's Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) system (IBM-Maximo) and provides GIS end-user support and training.
An ideal candidate will have strong GIS experience, lead or management experience, as well as the ability to present and speak in front of high level management and City council.
Why work at the City of Portland?
The City of Portland is committed to offering medical, dental, vision, basic life, and long term disability coverage that provides quality care, support and value to eligible employees and their family members. Additional benefits such as flexible spending accounts, supplemental life insurance and employee assistance program coverage is available to ensure employees have the appropriate tools to safeguard themselves and their family.
Effective December 2018 the City of Portland will adopt a new classification and compensation structure, adjusting the pay range of this role to $69,805-$126,318. Under the new structure this position will be classified as an Mapping & GIS Supervisor. An overview of the new classification and compensation structure is available here https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/77674.
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position
The Recruitment Process
An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and answers to the supplemental questions weighted 100%. A COVER LETTER IS NOT REQUIRED. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection.