American Conservation Experience:
BLM Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail - Wilderness GIS Internship
Summary: American Conservation Experience, a nationwide Non-Profit Conservation Corps based in Flagstaff, AZ, in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Bakersfield Field Office, is seeking one intern to dedicate 6-months to the management, restoration and protection of the area's diverse and significant natural and cultural resources. This opportunity is intended for enthusiastic young professionals with a deep interest in advancing their career goals by further developing this dynamic program.
Start Date: March 5, 2012
End Date: August 2012 (end of 24-week internship)
For full job description & application details: http://www.conservationjobboard.com/JobListingDetail.php?id=11045045
Register now for the upcoming joint GIS in Action/PLSO conference March 13 & 14, 2012.
Please mark your calendars for the TWENTIETH Annual GIS In Action Conference, hosted by the Columbia River Region of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) and the Oregon-Southwest Washington Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA). This year, we will be hosting a JOINT CONFERENCE WITH PLSO! Each year ASPRS and URISA collaborate to hold this informational conference on current issues in the Geospatial Information Community. Join us for what will surely be another successful opportunity to meet with colleagues in the geospatial industries and organizations, to learn about emerging topics and recent advances in GIS applications, and to discuss our problems and solutions together. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to meet and network with GIS AND PLSO professionals from the region. Find out who is doing what, and how.
Preliminary Conference Program available
Visit the GIS In Action Website for more information. To download the preliminary program, click here.
Click here to register from the PLSO website
Broadband Data Collection & Mapping positions w/ Oregon Geospatial Enterprise officeRead Now
The State of Oregon's Geospatial Enterprise Office (GEO) is recruiting for two Limited-Duration (LD) positions, supporting broadband data collection and mapping (2102-2014) under a federal grant.Please note that alhough the recruitments below state that these limited duration jobs are only through June, 2013, funding is currently available through December, 2014.
To see the full job descriptions: http://www.oregon.gov/DAS/EISPD/GEO/jobs/geo_jobs.shtml
GIS Analyst w/ Tetra TechRead Now
"Tetra Tech, Inc. is a U.S. based leading consulting, engineering, remediation, restoration, and construction firm. We provide our clients with a full range of traditional and innovative services, that are delivered cost effectively, timely and in compliance with applicable regulations and requirements. We distinguish ourselves to our clients by proactively incorporating, Client Service Quality®, Do It Right®, and Shared Vision® principles through our work processes, operating procedures, and execution methods. We consistently meet or exceed client expectations. For projects small or large, we work together with our clients to achieve a shared vision of the project objectives: scope, budget, schedule, and level of quality.
We currently have an opportunity for a Full Time GIS Analyst. Candidates who are interested in joining our dynamic team should submit a resume to Tetra Tech Inc, at ECI.email@example.com. Resumes should include salary requirements. Pre-employment drug screen required."
For full job description: https://tetratech.tms.hrdepartment.com/jobs/11804/Full-Time-GIS-AnalystPortland-OR
Lets keep a good think going....
The last two happy hours we've had quite the turn out at Produce Row, out back on the covered and I believe heated patio.
So let's start the 2012 off at the same local we ended 2011..
204 SE Oak street
Wednesday January 11 (after 5)
hope to see you there
This highly regarded conservation and natural heritage conference highlights the crucial role that biodiversity science plays in our global society. Join conservation leaders, thinkers, and practitioners April 22-26, 2012, in beautiful downtown Portland, Oregon, to exchange knowledge, discuss issues, share innovations, and network. BWB attendees range from scientists, natural resource managers, and environmental consultants to planners, environmental advocates, and corporate and public policy-makers. The unifying commitment of this diverse audience? Tackling urgent and emerging international conservation needs through science, collaboration, and leadership.
BWB’s in-depth sessions explore a full spectrum of conservation issues and solutions:
On the Job: CartographyRead Now
David Imus's winning US Wall Map is getting a lot of press. To listen to the OBP interview with Mr. Imus, go to this Think Out Loud episode:
The Best American Wall MapRead Now
"American mapmaking’s most prestigious honor is the “Best of Show” award at the annual competition of the Cartography and Geographic Information Society. The five most recent winners were all maps designed by large, well-known institutions: National Geographic (three times), the Central Intelligence Agency Cartography Center, and the U.S. Census Bureau. But earlier this year, the 38th annual Best of Show award went to a map created by Imus Geographics—which is basically one dude named David Imus working in a farmhouse outside Eugene, Ore."
Click here to read the full article and see the wall map.
PacifiCorp is looking for two GIS supervisors; one position is open now (see www.pacificorp.com/car/op.html) and the other will be opening soon. Each position heads up the two separate groups in GIS that report to the Director of GIS Support Services. The Production group is responsible for keeping the distribution system and connectivity updated. For now, this is predominately a CAD shop. The solutions group does more traditional GIS analysis, map production, data requests/reporting, etc.
The winter edition of ArcNews Online is now available. This issue features news on ArcGIS software, Esri user stories, training opportunities, and event information. Look for these articles and more: