The City of Portland is seeking a Surveying Aide II to join the Portland Bureau of Transportation!
About the positions: A Surveying Aide II assists a Survey Crew leader working on mapping, construction, monitoring and boundary/right-of-way projects for multiple City Bureaus. This position operates survey instruments, downloads field data into a computer, interprets construction plans, assists a Survey Crew Leader in setting up and organizing jobs and continues project work in the absence of the Survey Crew Leader. A Surveying Aide II and crew members often work in high traffic areas and projects crossing rough terrain. A Surveying Aide II helps ensure the safety of themselves and their crew at all times.
This position must know how to operate current survey instruments and instruct others in their use. They must be familiar with office computers, standard software and file management practices. They must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with supervisors, co-workers, project team members and the public. They must be able to work well with others, particularly with people from diverse backgrounds.
What you’ll get to do:
An ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and knowledge of how to operate current survey instruments and the ability to instruct others. They will have familiarity with office computers and standard software & file management practices. They will be a team player and have the ability to work with a variety of diverse internal and external stakeholders.
Although not required, Prior public work experience; a Degree in Surveying, Geomatics or related major; or the Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) or Principles and Practice of Surveying (PS) certifications are desired.
The current vacancies are permanent full-time position located in the Portland Bureau of Transportation; however, other Bureaus may use this list to fill future vacancies.
Weyerhaeuser is recruiting for a GIS Product Owner: http://weyer.jobs/17446
This role will manage our GIS data warehouse as a product and will lead a project to investigate cloud-native data storage options. They will also be involved in supporting new initiatives related to our growing carbon business. We’re especially interested in individuals with GIS project or product management experience.
In addition, they are recruiting for a GIS Analyst: http://weyer.jobs/17447
This role provides excellent GIS data stewardship and analysis for our business partners in Recreation Lease, Timberlands, and Acquisitions & Divestiture.
Regarding location, Safety is a core value at Weyerhaeuser. The work associated with these positions will be performed remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. When employees can safely return to offices, the work will be performed in a hybrid capacity: partial telework, partial in our WY Headquarters in Seattle or one of our US Timberlands offices.
Independently performs highly skilled and difficult drafting and cartographic work in support of the City's computerized Geographic Information System (GIS); performs complex mathematical calculations, analysis and interpretation of a variety of data and source documents for entry into the GIS system; prepares, creates and maintains the full range and variety of maps, plans, tracings, drawings and other illustrative products including the utilization of complex computerized programs and the development of customized systems, procedures and techniques; and performs other related duties as required.
Series Definition: The Geographic Information System Cartographic Technician series is distinguished by its responsibility for maintaining and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the land parcel data base information stored in the City's computerized Geographical Information System, and utilizing said system to create and maintain a wide range and variety of maps, plans, tracings, drawings and other illustrative products. The work is technical in nature, requiring computerized drafting knowledges, skills and abilities.
Equivalent to graduation from high school with courses in mathematics and mechanical drawing. Responsible work experience which demonstrated the ability to perform the essential functions of the job may be substituted for education.
Four years of drafting or cartographic experience, one of which must have included the use of GIS and related software in the development, construction and/or modification of cartographic or other illustrative products.
Such experience must have demonstrated knowledge of characteristics, capabilities and requirements of GIS and computer aided drafting software and equipment, including terminology, commands and codes; nomenclature and conventional symbols of drafting and cartography; cartographic and surveying concepts, practices, techniques, instruments and equipment; and map making processes, methods and techniques; and the ability to utilize GIS, computer aided drafting, and related software to input data, layout, coordinate and create a variety of drafting, cartographic and other illustrative products; adapt or modify existing work practices and procedures in the creation of complex maps; make mathematical computations using logarithmic, trigonometric and curve data tables; and interpret maps, plans, descriptions and written materials and explain pertinent data thereon to others.
Experience in creating and editing maps using Arc GIS 10.x software systems.
1. An Associate's degree in Architectural, Engineering and CAD Technologies from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two (2) years of the required drafting experience.
2. A Bachelor's degree in Geography with course work in Geographic Information Systems from an accredited college or university may be substituted for all of the required experience.
Verification Requirement: You must submit evidence of your education within 7 days of filing this application. A reproduced copy of your diploma and/or official transcript, which shows the embossed seal, must be submitted in order to be given credit. Copies will not be returned. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted. Please attach an electronic copy of your diploma and/or official transcript which shows the embossed seal to your application. Or mail: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813.
Possession of an appropriate valid Hawaii State driver's license, as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION: In addition to meeting the above minimum qualifications, your application will be further evaluated. Your score will be based on the quality, quantity, and/or recency of your education and experience.
Lone Rock Resources, headquartered in Roseburg, Oregon, is a family owned and operated company managing more than 150,000 acres in southwest Oregon. We are a fully integrated forest management company involved in a wide spectrum of activities including: reforestation, silviculture, inventory, cruising, forest land appraisal, surveying, road construction, log sales, and logging. Lone Rock is a progressive, cutting-edge tree growing company, with highly-skilled and motivated personnel.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Salary is commensurate with experience and ability. Benefits include:
To apply: send a cover letter and resume with references to AKellom@lrtco.com or mail to Lone Rock Resources, PO BOX 1127, Roseburg, OR, 97470. Closing date for application is 03/04/2022.
Lone Rock Resources is a drug free workplace.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Technical Support Specialist is a professional GIS position in the City’s Engineering Department. The person in this position performs a variety of Geographic Information System and surveying activities under the day-to-day direction of the GIS Supervisor. This is a full time position and is represented by the Lake Oswego Municipal Employees Association (LOMEA), American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
The Ideal Candidate will:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Education and Experience RequirementsEducation and Experience: A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is with a Bachelor’s degree in geography, computer science, and engineering or a related field or one to two years of work experience with GIS computer systems. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a thorough criminal background check. Candidates will be selected based upon their job related training, education, experience, skills and an oral interview.
For a complete list of the essential duties, knowledge, skills and abilities required, and physical and mental demands please review the complete job description at www.ci.oswego.or.us (Download PDF reader).
Supplemental InformationThis position is subject to mandatory participation in electronic funds transfer (EFT) for payment of net wages (i.e., Direct Deposit or PayCard).
Application Process: You may visit our web site at www.ci.oswego.or.us to access the online application process. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed job application. The City application must be submitted to by: 5:00 P.M. Friday, February 18, 2022
The City is seeking a diverse pool of applicants that can bring a variety of skills, expertise and life experience to our workplace, including those who may come from a non-traditional background. The City will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education and experience that meet the minimum experience qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability for which a reasonable accommodation can be made or any other status protected by law. If you need modification of the selection process in order to accommodate a disability, please make your request in writing at firstname.lastname@example.org and submit it before the application deadline.
Research Experience for Undergrads: Portland State University Center for Climate and Aerosol ResearchRead Now
Applications are open to the Portland State University Center for Climate and Aerosol Research REU program in summer 2022.
The program, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, is focused on undergraduate student conducted research projects related to climate and atmospheric sciences. The REU is designed for students majoring in the natural & physical sciences but students are not expected to have a background in climate or atmospheric science.
PSU supports a diverse community of scholars and this REU strongly encourages Indigenous and rural Northwest student applicants. They also seek to recruit students from community colleges and other small regional colleges.
Application information for summer 2022 can be found at our homepage:
We are making every effort for the 2022 Summer CCAR REU program to be on-campus at PSU this year.
Please feel free to direct questions about the PSU CCAR REU program to Andrew Rice (email@example.com).
Snohomish County Surface Water Management (SWM) is seeking a creative GIS Analyst to join our team.
SWM desires a well-qualified GIS analyst to support our service areas by providing essential GIS services to a dynamic group of engineers, scientists, planners and technicians. We use GIS services applied to asset database management, floodplain mapping, flood control infrastructure, storm water infrastructure, wetlands and streams, and natural resource planning.
Successful applicants will have a background and experience in environmental sciences, geography, cartography and GIS. They will be able to work independently and as part of a team. We value the ability to analyze issues, develop solutions using creativity and ingenuity and clearly communicate complex data to varied audiences. Come join our team and build a career in the great northwest!
About Surface Water Management
SWM is a stormwater utility that provides services to unincorporated Snohomish County. These services are funded primarily by service charges paid by property owners in the unincorporated county. SWM is the largest division in Snohomish County’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. With an annual budget of $35 million, SWM maintains 95 full-time positions filled by dedicated professionals in their field. SWM works in partnership with other local and regional agencies to improve Snohomish County now and for future generations. SWM provides a variety of programs and services for reducing road and property flooding and preserving and improving the health of Snohomish County's water resources and natural systems. We focus on four core areas of service:
You can find us responding to water-quality problems and complaints, monitoring river levels during flood season, maintaining drainage systems, managing habitat improvement projects and more. For further information on Snohomish County Surface Water Management's programs, please go to www.surfacewater.info. Our 2020 Highlights report is available here.
About the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)
The Snohomish County Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) includes the Division of Surface Water Management, the Division of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, the Office of Energy and Sustainability and the Office of Agriculture and aims to achieve high-priority environmental sustainability goals. Some of the greatest assets we have in Snohomish County are our unparalleled beauty and abundant natural resources. From the Puget Sound and five watersheds, to forestland, lakes, farms, ranches and parks, our quality of life, economic prosperity and future sustainability are dependent on protecting and improving our environmental resources. Visit the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources web page to learn more.
About Snohomish County
Snohomish County, north of Seattle, is located in northwest Washington between the Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains. The county has rich scenery, numerous activities and a thriving economy. Snohomish County is a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family. When joining SWM, you will work in an environment where innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement is highly encouraged and supported. We are proud to offer an outstanding benefit package to employees and their dependents. We are invested in your success and growth and offer competitive wages, job flexibility and stability, employer paid ORCA (transit) cards, and a friendly, diverse team atmosphere where employees are appreciated and make a real difference providing services for our citizens. We strive to not only provide a meaningful job, but a lifelong career. Unfamiliar with Snohomish County? Learn more here.
Declaration of Emergency
Snohomish County is currently under a Declaration of Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The County has put in place initiatives to protect the health of its employees, and as a result, this position may temporarily be assigned to telework. There may be occasions when this position may be required to come into the office to perform certain job duties. Safety guidelines in compliance with the state, CDC and Snohomish County Health District are required to be followed during those times.
Snohomish County will be invested in your success and growth. We demonstrate this by offering a generous compensation package to our employees. Your salary is only part of your Total Compensation Package. Our benefits include:
STATEMENT OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
STATEMENT OF OTHER JOB DUTIES
Bachelor's Degree in GIS, geography, computer science, engineering, planning, natural resources or related field; AND one (1) year of GIS or automated mapping experience; OR any equivalent combination of training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. Must pass job related tests.
A valid Washington State Driver's license may be required in some divisions for employment.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Employees receive supervision from a supervisor or manager, while team members provide guidance. The employee carries out assignments on his/her own initiative and receives additional, specific instructions when relevant. Work is performed with considerable independence and may be checked to assure adherence to instructions and conformance with established departmental policies, procedures, and quality assurance standards.
The work is performed in an office environment with some field trips to locations throughout the county for the purpose of data collection, quality control, and to increase understanding of projects. Prepares for and provides GIS support during emergency situations including floods, earthquakes, and storms. When on call, employees may be required to carry a County mobile phone, have connectivity and be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Snohomish County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.
Accommodations for individuals with disabilities are provided upon request.
EEO policy and ADA notice
Students will get some real world experience in using ArcGIS applications like Collector and Field Maps to collect ecological data on tablets and transmitting the data to our lab. This often requires some prep work in using ArcGIS Online web maps and other map sources (e.g., onX) for trip planning, but also troubleshooting when the apps aren’t cooperating and having to use other tools, i.e., a map and compass or GPS to navigate.
The Northwestern Bat Hub at Oregon State University-Cascades in Bend, OR is hiring for seasonal student field technician positions to assist in conducting acoustic monitoring as part of our North American Bat Monitoring (NABat) effort in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. The student technician will be working with a crew lead to assist in deploying ultrasonic bat detectors often in remote locations throughout the Pacific Northwest. This position requires a large amount of time in the field: applicants must be flexible in when and where they will be working given changing field conditions and project needs; camping the entire summer; fieldwork often occurs in difficult weather conditions, sometimes involving tough hikes with heavy packs containing recording equipment and deployment gear.
For more specific information regarding requested qualifications and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/112735. You can also reach out to me for further questions. Please note the deadline to apply is 2/18/2022.
The City of Salem has an opening for a limited-duration Stormwater Inspections Technician (Engineer Technician II) in the Stormwater Quality Group of Public Works. While this position comes with the same benefits as a career position, limited-duration positions cannot exceed eighteen months from date of hire.
This position performs moderately complex, technical, sub-professional engineering and drafting work. Work involves responsibility for skilled use of engineering and related skills for assisting Stormwater Quality staff with inspections of private and public stormwater treatment facilities and conducting field data collection to inventory potential stormwater retrofit sites. The position will also be providing technical support for the Operations and Maintenance, Outreach, Natural Areas, Stream Cleaning, and Environmental Monitoring programs.
Successful applicants possess strong knowledge of green stormwater infrastructure, water quality facilities, and engineering concepts including reading and interpreting maps, plans, and specifications; the ability to read and interpret construction plans, as-built drawings, and engineering maps and records; the ability to use handheld GPS devices, smart phones, and computerized inventory systems; and knowledge of traffic laws, occupational hazards, and safety precautions. Successful candidates will also demonstrate their ability to follow verbal and written directions, to keep accurate daily time/material logs, to prepare clear and concise written reports, and their proficiency in the use of ArcMap and other GIS software packages.
The Public Works Department values employees and their professional development. If you are someone that takes pride in collaborating on innovative ideas, proactively responding to community needs, and being a good environmental and financial steward, we look forward to meeting you! The Public Works Department promotes a healthy work life balance, while maintaining the utmost dedication to the health, safety and welfare of our community, including our team!
What are the minimum qualifications?
Where can I find out more about the position?
Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for Engr Tech, II or view by clicking here.
How can I apply?
The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.
To apply, click on the green “Apply” button to complete your application. Hiring managers do not have access to view resumes as part of the application review process, please make sure to include how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification in your application.
Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.
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For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs.
Geographical Information Systems Analyst
Pacific Northwest or Remote
Are you looking to put your GIS skills to use on project work that makes a meaningful impact? ICF is seeking a passionate GIS Analyst with 3+ years’ experience (educational experience can substitute) who is ready to strengthen our growing team. Position is based in Portland, with options to work remotely in the Pacific Northwest.
We are the Environment & Planning Division. We are passionate about doing what’s right for our clients, our people, the communities where we live and work, and the environment. We are planners, scientists, program managers, communicators, economists, technologists, and strategists. We are collaborative, curious, and committed to excellence—these are qualities we value that make us who we are and inspire us to grow. If you perform well in a fast-paced, engaging and collaborative environment, and would like to work with a diverse team of industry professionals, we encourage you to learn more about ICF (www.icf.com) and consider applying to join our team.
What You Will Do
This role presents you with the opportunity for innovative project work for a diverse clientele, developing solutions across a variety of disciplines including climate adaptation, health and equity, disaster management, species recovery, environmental restoration, and transportation planning. You will work in a multidisciplinary environment with data scientists, designers, biologists, conservation planners, archaeologists, and transportation experts. You will join our analytical team which includes software developers, data modelers, and geographic information system analysts. This will afford you the opportunity to broaden and enhance your existing skill set as well as train others in a collaborative environment, implementing technology that interests and excites you!
What You Must Have
What We’d Like You to Have
This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces and hires dimensions of differences.