The GeoTech Center has opened it Geospatial Technology Skills Competition for 2014. The competition is opened to two year college students. To see the complete rules and information please follow this hyperlink: http://www.geotechcenter.org/Resources/Resource-Center/Featured-Items/Geospatial-Technology-Skills-Competition
The PSU Geospatial Information Society is hosting a colloquium this Friday, 31 Jan, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM in Cramer Hall room 413.
Our speaker will be Angie Diefenbach, a geologist with USGS-USAID Volcano Disaster Assistance Program at the Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver, WA. Her presentation will focus on using oblique photogrammetry as a tool to monitor active volcanoes.
All are welcome. Please see the attached flyer for details.
To apply for an intern position you must be a student enrolled in school during the term of employment. Spring 2014 graduates will not be eligible for this internship unless documentation of continued educational classes (graduate school) can be provided at the time of application.
HOURS: Typically 16-24 hours a week during the school year; 40 hours per week during school breaks; hours are flexible based on school schedule.
DURATION: 12 months.
Summary of Essential Responsibilities:
Skills and Abilities:
Now in its second century, Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds and other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Audubon’s mission is engaging people in bird conservation on a hemispheric scale through science, policy, education and on-the-ground conservation action. By mobilizing and aligning its network of Chapters, Centers, State and Important Bird Area programs in the four major migratory flyways in the Americas, the organization will bring the full power of Audubon to bear on protecting common and threatened bird species and the critical habitat they need to survive. And as part of BirdLife International, Audubon will join people in over 100 in-country organizations all working to protect a network of Important Bird Areas around the world, leveraging the impact of actions they take at a local level. What defines Audubon’s unique value is a powerful grassroots network of nearly 500 local chapters, 22 state offices, 44 Audubon Centers, Important Bird Area Programs in 46 states, and 700 staff across the country. Audubon is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
The Enterprise GIS Support Specialist applies an interdisciplinary approach to supporting the Conservation & Business Planning unit in implementing appropriate GIS solutions to support priority projects across the network for the National Audubon Society. S/he is an expert in creating and managing GIS web services, desktop GIS, multi-user spatial data management, and SDE creation and management. The Specialist will use basic programming skills in java script, flex, and python to support custom applications and COTS for geographic information systems.
This opportunity will be based in the US, and remote environments will be considered.
Qualifications and Experience:
For full job description and application details: https://employees-audubon.icims.com/jobs/1975/enterprise-gis-support-specialist/job?mobile=false&width=900&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false
Position: GIS Developer/Analyst
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posting Date: January 22, 2014
Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA) is a locally owned Pacific Northwest consulting firm specializing in the areas of environmental science, engineering, planning, and GIS. Since 1996, MFA has grown to more than 70 employees, with offices in Portland, Oregon, Vancouver, Seattle, and Bellingham, Washington, and in Kellogg, Idaho. As a result of MFA’s growth in GIS and data management services, FLO Analytics was created, a subsidiary of MFA. FLO provides services to clients not traditionally served by environmental consulting firms. Both MFA and FLO provide services to a diverse client base that includes private business and industry, ports, municipalities, state and federal entities, non-profit organizations, and Native American tribes.
MFA is seeking a full-time GIS Developer/Analyst for our Portland, Oregon, office. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing GIS technical support, information system design, and web and mobile application development. Primary duties include project management on a variety of information system design projects and assisting with day-to-day GIS tasks for company projects.
Desired Skills and Abilities
Salary & Benefits:
How to Apply:
Visit http://maulfoster.iapplicants.com/ to submit your resume and cover letter.
Open until filled.
Salary Grade 20: $4,718/mo - $5,735/mo (2013 rates)
Bargaining Unit: Non Represented
To apply for an available position, you must apply online or fill out and print an application form. Submit your completed application, along with a resume and cover letter telling us why you are qualified for the position to:
City of Des Moines
Attn: Human Resources
21630 11th Ave. South, Suite A
Des Moines, WA 98198
Nature of Work
Under general supervision the IT Manager, the GIS Analyst is responsible for performing a wide variety of production tasks for asset management projects, data and process modeling and database and data management relating to the City’s geographic information system (GIS). The GIS Analyst assists the IT Manager in developing, implementing, and managing GIS program policies for the City; ensuring that key GIS work elements – hardware, software, networks and databases – are managed, maintained, and enhanced to meet agreed-upon city requirements; providing oversight of all enterprise GIS operations including database management and administration, data structure and metadata development, system administration, GIS software selection, implementation and user support, GIS project management, budgeting, marketing, and training.
For full job description: http://desmoineswa.gov/index.aspx?NID=386
STATE GOVERNMENT INTERN
WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT DIVISON / HABITAT BRANCH / PHOENIX BASED
TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT / Not to exceed 1500 hours annually
FLSA – Non-exempt
Hourly rate $11.00-$12.00
REQUISITION#7727 / CLOSING DATE: 01/31/2014
Description of Duties:
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking a GIS (Geographic Information System) Intern to assist the Department GIS program. The intern will assist with GIS data collection and data management tasks associated with grasslands restoration prioritization. Prepares maps for stakeholder meetings. May assist with the maintenance and development of web-based GIS applications. Ensures data quality through QA/QC and documentation. Student will perform duties under supervision.
Tentative start date will be mid-to-late February.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The student must be currently enrolled in a curriculum leading to a Bachelor's or Post-Baccalaureate degree on a substantially full-time basis (usually 12 semester hours) and must be pursuing a major field of study closely related to GIS, geography, wildlife/fisheries or environmental studies with a demonstrated interest in GIS. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of ESRI’s ArcGIS 10.x Suite and Microsoft Office Suite. The candidate will have strong communication, mathematical and computer skills, be detail oriented, thorough and well organized. Requires possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable
driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative
All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification
program. Our work environment offers training opportunities and encourages career
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CLICK SEARCH FOR JOBS, SELECT GAME AND FISH DEPT FROM AGENCY DROPDOWN
Direct link: https://azstatejobs.azdoa.gov/ltmprod/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=B28
Geospatial Analyst, Chapel Hill, NC Office
The Southern Environmental Law Center is seeking a Geospatial Analyst to be based in our Chapel Hill, NC office. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organization that is successfully addressing some of the most important and challenging environmental issues facing the Southeast and the nation.
With offices across the region (Charlottesville, VA; Chapel Hill, NC; Atlanta, GA; Asheville, NC; Charleston, SC; Washington, DC; Richmond, VA; Birmingham, AL; and Nashville,TN), SELC uses law and policy expertise to protect the South’s natural resources—its land, air, water, coast and wetlands—and to preserve our rural countryside and community character. Although our regional focus is the Southeast, much of our work is national in scope and impact.
SELC works collaboratively with over 100 national, state, and local groups to enhance their efficacy and achieve our common conservation goals. Our legal and policy staff comprises some of the nation’s leading experts in their respective fields, and over its 27-year history, SELC has earned a reputation as one of the most effective environmental organizations in the country. We currently have a staff of over 100, including nearly 60 attorneys. Additional information regarding our work and staff is available at www.southernenvironment.org.
About the position
The Geospatial Analyst is a full-time position, under the supervision of the Senior Geospatial Analyst and will work in close coordination with SELC’s attorneys and Communications Team. This position requires knowledge of environmental law and policy, conservation strategies, and natural sciences to design and implement GIS based solutions to environmental problems. The Geospatial Analyst will implement spatial analysis, map production, research, data creation and data management to answer important environmental questions relevant to cases and depict those results to an array of audiences. An ability to travel, sometimes overnight, will be necessary.
We are seeking a Geospatial Analyst with a strong work ethic and sense of initiative. The ideal candidate will have excellent academic credentials, demonstrated GIS experience, a strong working knowledge of environmental issues specific to the Southeast US, excellent verbal, writing, and editing skills, a demonstrated ability to work well in a collegial setting, and a strong personal
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
• BA/BS degree in Geography, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, or related field and 2 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
• At least one year of GIS experience, including acquisition and management of spatial data, map
• Required proficiency with ArcGIS 10.x and extensions, MS Office Suite, and Google Earth Pro
• Familiarity with some/all the following is preferred: Statistical analysis software (R, SAS, or other), graphics programs (Adobe Illustrator/Adobe Photoshop), Web mapping (CartoDB,Mapbox, Google Maps API, ArcGIS Online), Programming language (python, CartoCSS, SQL), ArcGIS for Server
• Ability to create, manipulate, analyze and interpret geospatial data
• Demonstrated experience managing, maintaining and populating geodatabases and manual files
• Possess a strong grasp of GIS principles and methods, cartographic design, environmental law and policy, conservation strategies, and environmental science, and relational databases
• Proven effective communication skills of technical information -- graphically, orally and in writing
• Ability to work both independently and cooperatively with staff and external parties to complete projects in a deadline driven environment
The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience and includes an
If you have these qualifications and are seeking one of the most interesting, challenging, and rewarding environmental advocacy positions available, please send your letter of interest, resume,
GIS work samples, college or graduate school transcript, and at least three references to:
Southern Environmental Law Center,
601 West Rosemary Street, Suite 220,
Chapel Hill, NC 27516,
SELC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is continually seeking to diversify its staff. We strongly encourage applications from persons of all racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Check out this article in Computer World about how GIS can help with employment in a broad variety of fields/disciplines.
GEOCODING TESTING PRODUCT ENGINEER
Location: Redlands, California
Employment Type: Full time
Job ID: 9974
Are you an energetic, motivated, detail-oriented software engineer who wants to help build an amazing cloud-oriented platform and support the development of modern mobile applications? Do you like to write tests; are you crazy about data; passionate about analyzing results, discovering patterns, addressing challenges, and constantly improving quality? If so, then we want to talk to you! The ArcGIS geocoding team is seeking a product engineer who can help build the next generation of geocoding for the ArcGIS platform.
Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.
Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.
Learn more and apply online at www.esri.com/careers. Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) supporting diversity in the workforce.