The Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition (ENLC) in Ely, Nevada is currently
seeking at least two temporary/full-time vegetation mapping technicians for
the 2016 field season. Technicians will continue work started in 2015 on a
landscape-scale shrubland vegetation mapping project for the purpose of
characterizing Sage-grouse habitat for the Ely District BLM office.
DUTIES: Under supervision of ENLC staff ecologist, technicians will
delineate and ground truth lower-elevation shrubland communities by dominant
species and height class. Technicians will use ArcGIS to create
preliminary maps with satellite imagery and existing GIS layers. Maps and
GPS units will be used to navigate large shrubland landscapes on unpaved
roads by vehicle. (Vehicle is provided by ENLC.) Technicians will stop
along roads to collect vegetation and geographic data. Back in the
office, technicians will be responsible for processing data and using data
to digitize vegetation polygons in ArcMap.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Applicants should either be currently enrolled in or
graduated from a program in geographic information systems, natural resource
management, environmental sciences or a related field. The applicant should
have training and current practical experience with ArcMap 10.1-10.3
software, general knowledge of Great Basin vegetation, and be proficient
with computers and handheld electronic devices. Applicants must be capable
of reading maps and navigating backcountry terrain with GPS units and
topographic/satellite imagery maps. Experience driving 4WD vehicles on
backcountry roads and a clean driving record for the past 3 years is required.
SALARY: $15-$17/hour, depending on experience (plus $34/day per diem when
SCHEDULE: Mapping technician position will begin in April and end in
September, 2016. Initially, work will be done from the office, then
alternate to the field when weather and road conditions allow. Technicians
will be expected to work 40 hours per week and obtain housing in Ely for the
season. One or two nights of camping per week is allowed when working in
remote parts of the project area.
Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and the contact information
for at least three references to Julie Thompson at email@example.com.
Materials should be emailed by February 15, 2016. Please write “2016
Shrubland Mapping Technician” in subject line.
ENLC is a non-profit conservation organization comprised of public, private,
and non-profit partners dedicated to the restoration of Western ecosystems
through collaborative teamwork.
For more information, please visit our website (http://www.envlc.org) or
email Julie Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TriMet is recruiting Mobile Surveyors for the 2016 Fare Survey project. Please let your students know about this job opportunity. Benefits are a flexible work schedule, good starting pay, free monthly bus passes, and involvement in an important data collection project.
These students will use mobile devices to collect on-board survey responses from TriMet riders. The qualifications we are looking for are:
Surveyors will need to be able to get to and from any point in the TriMet transit network at the start time and end time of a route. Those bilingual in Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Russian and ASL are encouraged to apply.
We would very much appreciate your student recommendations. Please have them email an introduction and resume with subject line titled: “TriMet Mobile Surveyor” to Meredith Rider, email@example.com.
The Baldwin Group, Inc. (TBG), a contractor to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management (OCM), is announcing a exciting/dynamic opportunity for an enterprising professional to apply their geospatial expertise to critical ocean and coastal management challenges, working with a federal agency known for its cutting edge geospatial technologies.
TBG seeks an exceptional individual to provide geospatial coordination as well as technical support in the West Coast region (California, Oregon, and Washington). The position will be located at OCM West Coast office in Oakland, CA. The successful candidate will serve as the West Coast regional geospatial specialist assisting in the development and implementation of regional activities, coordinating and providing direct technical assistance in the region, and participating in other Office for Coastal Management geospatial and remote sensing projects. Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following tasks:
Travel is required on an as-needed basis throughout the region, as well as to Charleston, South Carolina, and Silver Spring, Maryland.
Apply online at http://tbgva.net
Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro-Disabled and Pro-Veteran Employer
Portland State University is recruiting for a Community GIS Project Leader. The position is open until filled. Apply by Februrary 8 for priority consideration. Here is the link to the job announcement:https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/18054
Position Number: D93397
Working Job Title: Community GIS Project Leader
Rank: Senior Research Associate 1
Department: Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, College of Urban & Public Affairs
Job Classification: Unclassified, AAUP Represented
FTE: 1.0 benefits eligible
The Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies (IMS) is a program within the College of Urban and Public Affairs at Portland State University (PSU). IMS convenes regional partners, curates credible information, and conducts objective policy research to stimulate dialogue and action that address critical regional issues. The IMS provides information in a number of formats, including Metroscape, our flagship publication for general audiences, published twice per year; Greater Portland Pulse, the regional indicators partnership; and Neighborhood Pulse. IMS works on a variety of other research and outreach projects to inform public policy, as determined by its Board of Directors. IMS is affiliated and works closely with the Population Research Center (PRC), home of the Oregon State Data Center, the Oregon Population Estimates Program, and the Oregon Population Forecast Program. IMS and PRC work with local and state government and nonprofit agencies to conduct policy and demographic research that supports public and private decision making, such as school enrollment forecasts, analysis of trends and issues related to aging and public health, economic development studies, housing needs and analysis, and small geography population estimates. Center research faculty engage in a variety of research projects that provide data analysis to decision makers throughout the Portland metropolitan region and across Oregon.
Some faculty within the IMS and PRC teach in the College’s Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning (TSUSP) or in PSU’s university studies program.
This position is an AAUP represented non-tenure track faculty appointment at the rank of Senior Research Associate 1.
Principal duties of the position:
Required Qualifications and Skills
This is a renewable, 12-month fixed-term position. The starting annual salary for this position will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Compensation includes an excellent benefits package, including 95% premium paid healthcare; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities.
The position will remain open until finalists are identified. However, for priority consideration, apply byFebruary 8 using the following link: (https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/18054).
Additional information about the Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies and the Population Research Center can be found at the following web sites:
Portland State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Institution and welcomes applications from diverse background and candidates who support diversity.
PSU ASPRS GIS Club Winter 2016 Speaker Series: "Aerial Photography in the Age of Drones" AND a next day special workshopRead Now
Friday, January 29th 3:30-5:00 pm
Cramer Hall 413
Topic: Aerial Photography in an Age of Drones:
What would an open and participatory archive of aerial imagery look like? Mathew Lippincott of Public Lab will discuss the present and future of aerial photography, discussing attempts to build open systems for archiving and sharing photo maps, such as Open Aerial Map, as well as the changing field of hardware, including new regulations on drones, and the place of poles, tethered balloons, kites, and free flight balloons. Read his latest writing on aerial photography in the New America Foundation’s Drone Primer <http://drones.newamerica.org/primer/>
Saturday, January 30th 12:00-3:00 pm
Cramer Hall 469
Topic: Low Altitude Aerial Photography Workshop: We will work with large carbon-fiber fishing poles to take low-altitude aerial photos and collaboratively brainstorm easy open source workflows for georectifying and stitching low altitude photo maps. See more work of the public Lab community Here; https://publiclab.org/tag/pole-mapping
About Our Guest Mathew Lippincott works at the intersection of design, public policy, and environmental pollution, and plays with flying machines. As Director of Production at Public Lab he oversees the development of new hardware kits for environmental data collection. On twitter as @headfullofair
Tetra Tech Inc. a leader in consulting, engineering, environmental science and technical services worldwide has a challenging opportunity for a highly motivated professional in our growing Technical Support Services Division. We are a diverse company, embracing talented individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength lies in collectively teaming together to provide integrated services delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs.
Tetra Tech Inc. is seeking a qualified entry-level GIS Analyst to support work at its Portland, OR location for GIS analysis, geospatial data processing, and figure/map generation for a variety of biological and natural resources programs.
The successful candidate will function in a support role under a Lead GIS Manager, and will be responsible for supporting a variety of our natural resources projects. A multidisciplinary science-based background is desired. The majority of work will be office-based.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
With more than 13,000 employees worldwide, 300 offices worldwide and 2.5 Billion revenue in FY 2014, Tetra Tech’s capabilities span the globe. We offer a competitive compensation package and core medical plan.
If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, for immediate consideration submit your resume to Tetra Tech, Inc., at www.tetratech.com. Please mention the position you are applying for in your cover letter and include salary requirements. A Pre-employment drug screen is required.
Tetra Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.
If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: (973) 630-8111.
Tetra Tech is an EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability employer. Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.
Conservation GIS Happy hourRead Now
First meeting in 2016!
5:30-ish happy hour on Wed 1/13/16
the Bit house saloon
727 SE Grand Ave
The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) and the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program seek a GIS Intern to assist with the development of status and trends indicators for Narragansett Bay and its watershed by analyzing and mapping geographic information system (GIS) data, writing reports, and organizing digital materials.
This is a paid position that is funded for up to 275 hours. Hours are flexible but assistance is needed between February and August of 2016. The successful candidate will have a minimum 3 years of satisfactory progress towards a Bachelor's Degree in environmental science, engineering, biology, or closely related field and proficiency with the ArcGIS desktop (ArcMap, ArcCatalog and ArcToolbox) and the preparation of metadata. Desired experience in ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Model Builder, and Microsoft Access.
How to apply
Refer to www.neiwpcc.org for full position description. To apply, send cover letter, résumé, GIS map sample, and writing sample by January 22, 2016 to NEIWPCC attn: Human Resources 650 Suffolk Street, Suite 410 Lowell, MA 01854 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference position number 16-NBEP-002 in the e-mail subject line.
Institute for Applied Ecology seeking Conservation Research Interns (paid)Read Now
CONSERVATION RESEARCH PAID INTERNSHIPS:
The Conservation Research Program at the Institute for Applied Ecology (www.appliedeco.org) will be hiring up to five interns this summer for field work and related activities. Our paid positions are intended to provide field experience to individuals considering conservation biology or restoration ecology as a career. Internships are partially supported by the Native Plant Society of Oregon, and interns are encouraged to write a short article for the NPSO Bulletin and contribute to our research blog.
Interns will work on a variety of projects throughout the state of Oregon, including rare plant habitat surveys, threatened and endangered species research and monitoring, and invasive species research. Position is based in Corvallis, Oregon, but approximately 50% of the work is conducted out-of-town/overnight, (accommodations include hotels and camping). During height of field season, crew will be expected to work 8-14 day schedule at remote field sites. Internships will start the week ofApril 11th. Internships will last until July 22nd, with the potential for an extension.
For more information about the types of projects interns work on, please visit:
Compensation: $11.00/hr, paid monthly, plus travel expenses associated with overnight field work (food and lodging). Housing in Corvallis is not provided.
TO APPLY: Applications should be compiled into a single PDF document and emailed to email@example.com no later thanFriday, January 29th, 2016. In the subject line, write: “Conservation Research Intern Application”. Include a letter of interest stating when you will be available to start work (this is a MUST), resume, transcripts (unofficial is fine), and the names and contact information for three references. AT LEAST ONE reference must be from a supervisor from a work experience. If you are applying to more than one position at IAE, you will need to submit applications in separate e-mails.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Non-U.S. residents must also include a copy of their work visa. Applications will be considered upon receipt. Please direct all inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Research Scientist I(step 4)/ESSC/RL3279
The Research Scientist I (step 4) will provide science coordination support and interface with an international hub, while working as part of the SERVIR Science Coordination Office.
Master's degree in Earth Science or an equivalent field/9 months of full-time related work experience/must have a background in Earth Science and have a demonstrated understanding of environmental concerns and needs in developing regions/must have excellent written and oral communication skills, and have experience in the capacity building processes involving regional thematic experts/must have knowledge of GIS, satellite image processing, remote sensing, programming, and statistics software/experiencing managing technical contacts and engaging international partners/fluency in written and spoken French is required.
About The University of Alabama in Huntsville:
The University of Alabama in Huntsville is a Tier 1 research university that prepares students for demanding positions in Engineering, the Sciences, Business, Nursing, Education, and the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Located within one of the largest research parks in the United States, UAH is considered one of the nation's premier research universities, and is listed in "America's 100 Best College Buys" and "The 150 Best National Doctoral Universities" by US News and World Reports. Approximately 7,350 students from almost all of the 50 states and 80 countries currently pursue degrees in over 100 areas of study. Refer to www.uah.edufor more information on the University, its academic and extracurricular programs and offerings, and the community it serves.