Job: GIS Officer Position (4-6 months), The South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute (SAERI)
Role: GIS officer (4-6 month duration)
Location: Stanley, Falkland Islands
Salary: starting at £24,872 per annum, pro-rata
Applications due: 14 August
The South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute (SAERI), based in the Falkland Islands, is seeking a GIS Officer. This exciting short-term position is an excellent opportunity to kick-start or continue your GIS career and join a dynamic research team in a wildlife wonderspot.
The ideal candidate will have GIS experience and have completed a university degree in GIS or related discipline. Experience with QGIS and data management is a must and an understanding of webGIS and CKAN would be advantageous. The successful candidate will be able to work independently, and have excellent communication skills.
For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.south-atlantic-research.org/jobs/
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Under general supervision, performs routine and semi-complex cartographic and property ownership tasks, preparing ownership maps; corrects existing maps and records, or re-maps existing areas; determines and verifies land ownership; does related work as required.
Works under the general supervision of the Chief Deputy Assessor who assigns work as necessary and reviews performance. May also receive technical and functional direction from the Sr. Cartographer/GIS Technician who may assign and review work.
May be assigned to provide technical and functional direction to co-workers, and to new or temporary employees.
Typical Duties - Duties include, but are not limited to the following
Requirements for the Position
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of cartographic principles and practices involved in the preparation of appraisal maps; working knowledge of computer-based mapping and processes to develop maps utilizing ESRI Geographic Information Systems (GIS); demonstrated knowledge of using GIS software to provide limited training for other users; ability to make simple to moderate computations using arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry and geometry necessary for cartographic activities; ability to interpret legal descriptions and survey data; ability to work from written and oral instructions and to carry out assigned tasks under supervision working towards independent work; ability to provide a positive working environment to other staff and ability to carry own workload; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other employees and the general public.
Stands; sits; moves about the work area; bends forward; stoops; climbs 1 flight of stairs; reaches overhead; lifts and carries up to 20 lbs.; pushes and pulls up to 35 lbs.; operates a keyboard; uses rapid-mental/hand/eye coordination; speaks clearly and audibly; reads a 10 pt. font; distinguishes colors; hears a normal level of speech; works in areas that may be exposed to blood and/or body fluids. Daily or frequent exposure to common chemical elements such as those found in fabrics, carpeting, building materials, paints, solvents, finishes, fragrances, perfumes, toiletries, cleaning supplies, office supplies (including toner), animals or animal dander, and other organic or synthetic materials or compounds which may produce an allergic reaction to people with chemical sensitivities.
Faculty Research Assistant | Oregon State University | Corvallis, OR
Closing Date 08/14/2020
The Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Department Head.
The College of Forestry at Oregon State University actively develops new techniques for interpreting remotely sensed data from a variety of space-based platform, and applies those techniques to better understand forest ecosystems. Particular areas of interest include: forest structure mapping; forest carbon estimation; species distribution modeling; quantifying forest fragmentation; lidar; mapping historical fires and harvests; deforestation hotspot warning systems; and forest albedo. This position will provide a range of geographic programming services supporting the above research interests. The Faculty Research Assistant will develop automated workflows with remotely sensed imagery to track the condition and trends of forests around the world. The position involves statistical analysis, contributing to and writing manuscripts, and collaboration with a variety of partners.
100% – Research:
• Develop code to process a variety of remote sensing data, including Landsat and spaceborne lidar and radar sensors. Processing may occur locally or on cluster- or cloud-based platforms.
• Analyze alternative mapping approaches, quickly summarizing diagnostic information related to map accuracy and model properties.
• Use geographic information systems to summarize ecological implications of new maps and other satellite-derived datasets.
• Implement species distribution models and mapping at broad spatial scales.
• Manage forest inventory and geographic data across a variety of platforms.
• Suggest creative improvements to current procedures.
• Create user interface resources for newly developed information.
• Contribute to or lead writing manuscript for research findings.
• Documentation of the above.
• B.S. in computer science or B.S. in a natural resource field with strong, demonstrated record of geographic programming.
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
• M.S. or Ph.D. in computer science or a natural resource field with strong, demonstrated record of geographic programming.
• Experience in database management
• Experience in developing user interfaces.
• Experience with Google Earth Engine.
• Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Swan Island Networks has been developing situational awareness and alerting software for over a decade. Swan Island's TX360® software platform helps companies make faster, better informed decisions in mission critical situations. Our SaaS products are used by corporate security groups on a day-to-day basis for monitoring physical threats. They have been used around the world in situations such as the Egyptian Revolution, the Fukushima nuclear melt-down and the West Africa Ebola crisis. Swan Island Networks began as a software engineering lab working with the US government, focusing on R&D programs. Today our primary focus is on incident and crisis management for the large enterprise market. A career at Swan Island Networks will give you insights into the world of corporate security and risk management. Position
Entry-Level Intelligence Analyst Responsibilities
The ideal candidate is a news addict that loves following current events, breaking news and social media drama, but anyone with a strong familiarity with internet searching, news and social media can be successful in this role. Each member of our small team wears many hats and is comfortable testing and increasing our respective skill sets. You should be, too. Easy, no-drama collaboration is crucial to maintaining our fast pace, so affability is a big asset!
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Job title: Project Development Specialist
Who We Are:
The Urban Greenspaces Institute <https://urbangreenspaces.org/> is a
twenty-year-old nonprofit organization based in Portland, Oregon with a
mission to advance urban conservation and green infrastructure. UGI works
across sectors to integrate nature into the urban fabric, and make nature
accessible for all. The organization has a staff of three, a board of
eight, and an annual budget of $150,000. UGI does policy advocacy, works in
coalition with other organizations to affect change, and leads several
regional collaborative conservation initiatives.
Required experience and technology
Compensation and work arrangements
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Please no phone inquiries. All inquiries will be handled confidentially, and please use this email to request an accommodation. The Urban Greenspaces Institute is committed to be a diverse and inclusive organization and workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Application review begins August 15, 2020.
Discovery Management Group has a project where they need a GIS (or computer science) person who can develop a mobile app in Esri's App Studio environment. Their Esri mobile and AGOL/Pro skills are pretty good but we're lacking capacity as we grow.
The person would learn a lot about high-accuracy GPS and laser rangefinders, and there's a solid opportunity for a permanent position.
They are located in Portland/Lake Oswego area. The person doesn't need to be physically at our office.
If interested contact:
Discovery Management Group LLC
15688 SW 72nd Ave
Portland, OR 97224
In August we start Week 3 of the SCGIS 2020 Virtual Conference Series, with panel discussions on GIS careers and GIS for Land Trusts, demos of ArcGIS StoryMaps and a management system using Collector and ArcGIS Online, as well as talks from individual local members of the local D.C. SCGIS Chapter!
Registration and more details for all sessions can be found on our Eventbrite Page, where we will be continuing to add new offerings from our International Chapters and others over the coming weeks. You can also follow us on Eventbrite and be alerted when we post new offerings.
Of note, we are still accepting talks and abstracts from individual spatial conservation practitioners through August 14th. Now is your time to shine! Please consider sharing your work at the Conference. You can submit talks and find more information here, under User Presentations.
FREE SESSIONS (Open to All)
All presentation sessions listed above are open to everyone - members and non-members alike - for free, and will also be recorded and available to SCGIS Members in the future. If you are not already, consider becoming a member today!
We are excited and grateful for everyone who is donating their time to provide meaningful content, and to organize these events. We hope you will come support our speakers, engage with them, and be part of the conversation. Register now.
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Example of Duties
Good Knowledge of:
Ideal Candidate should possess:
Douglas County Public Works Department
Full Time Position works 40 hours per week, includes excellent benefit package, PERS/OPSRP retirement and availability of deferred compensation retirement savings program.
This classification is responsible for performing computer-aided or digital drafting (CAD), supervising the development, maintenance and accessing of mapping information in the Geographic Information System (GIS) and serving as the technical resource for computer hardware, software and peripherals in the engineering division of the public works department.
Education, experience and training: Bachelors degree in computer science, engineering or electronics and two years experience in engineering and/or computer operations OR a satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience or training.
Considerable knowledge of automated equipment and systems; considerable knowledge of computer work stations, logic and operations; considerable knowledge of engineering principles and automation requirements; considerable knowledge of mapping practices and standards; considerable knowledge of programming languages and operating systems; considerable knowledge of mathematics, including trigonometry.
SCREENING & EVALUATION
While not part of initial applicant screening, the finalist for this position may be required to pass a criminal history background check as part of a contingent offer of employment. Conviction of a crime may not necessarily disqualify an individual from employment.
To learn more about this position, please review the position classification (Download PDF reader).
Questions? Contact Human Resources by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or ph: (541) 440-4405
Douglas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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If you require any special assistance at any point during the application or selection process and would like to request an accommodation due to a disability, please e-mail a description of your request to Human Resources.
The URISA Vanguard Cabinet has an exciting opportunity for your GIS students at the GIS-Pro 2020 conference. We are hosting our fourth annual Digital Competition, and I was wondering if you would be able to send out information about this competition to your students.
Here is the description for the Digital Competition:
URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet is proud to host the fourth annual Digital Competition to promote the GIS profession and attendance of young and emerging professionals at GIS-Pro 2020. The competition will be held virtually prior to the conference, and participants selected to present will receive a one-year URISA membership. The top three presenters will also be awarded a GIS-Pro registration and the opportunity to present their work in conjunction with GIS-Pro 2020.
The competition is limited to projects that utilize web and mobile platforms, such as ArcGIS Online, Tableau, Mapbox, or Power BI. Projects should showcase the visualization functions of these platforms while also demonstrating knowledge and proficiency in spatial analytics, cartographic design, and/or geospatial techniques.
To enter the competition, participants submit a link to their virtual project and include a 150 to 300-word project abstract detailing the project design, analysis, and implementation. Selected entries will deliver an ignite-style presentation via Zoom on their project’s use of an online visualization platform, geospatial technology, and spatial thinking. The presentations will be judged by a panel of URISA leaders, and based on the judges’ assessments, three presenters will be selected to present their work in conjunction with GIS-Pro 2020.
Please visit: https://www.urisa.org/vanguardcabinet for full details on participant eligibility, submission requirements, and selection criteria. Abstracts are due on July 31st, so don’t miss this chance to get recognized for your work!