Here's a great opportunity for a GIS analyst to work with the National Audubon Society on bird conservation. They are working on local and national-scale projects as part of a small, but growing, research team based in San Francisco. Analyst could work in SF, another Audubon office, or remotely.
Reporting to the Climate Initiative Research Manager, the GIS Analyst is responsible for applying advanced skills in data management, geoprocessing, landscape analysis, and map design to support regional, national, and hemispheric bird conservation initiatives. S/he supports Audubon Science’s conservation science group by assembling relevant spatial datasets, conducting spatial analyses, and generating spatial data products such as geodatabases and maps. The work will involve close collaboration within the conservation science group and ongoing communication with internal and external Audubon partners.
Calling all students:
Design it, build it and pitch it - all in one weekend!
Portland Community College is looking for students to be part of its first-ever Hackathon. Teams of like-minded makers can join together to design and build innovative products using some of the newest technology available.
These creative developers and entrepreneurs will have access to tools such as 3D printers, laser cutters, Intel microcomputers, Autodesk software, soldering equipment, and even sewing machines. Best of all, mentors from the business and education worlds will be there to help with ideas and give encouragement.
The Hackathon takes place over a three-day time period at PCC Sylvania, beginning Friday, February 27 and ending Sunday, March 1. No experience is required, but registration is limited to 50 students on a first come-first served basis.
On the final day, teams can showcase their accomplishments to professionals in the industry. Prizes, including tablets, microcomputers and gift cards will be awarded to top top winners. Individual prizes will also be raffled.
The PCC Hackathon is supported in part by Autodesk, Intel and PCC Sylvania's Maker Space. Hours are Friday and Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. and Sunday 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Food and beverages are provided.
Students can register at http://goo.gl/forms/tohtlQwMPh
Job Title: Senior GIS Solutions Specialist (00643)
Opening Date/Time: Thu. 01/29/15 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: Wed. 02/18/15 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $66,420.00 - $89,280.00 Annually
Job Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Thurston County – Olympia, Washington
Department: Dept. of Social and Health Services
For full job description:
Senior GIS Solutions Specialist (00643) - closes 2/18
Join PDX-OSGeo for the February meeting Wednesday February 18th at 6pm in Cramer Hall, Room 409
Details on Calagator: http://calagator.org/events/1250467856
Bring snippets of whatever awesome geo-stuff you want to discuss this month, and to hear Nick Martinelli talk about a very cool project that he will share that uses CartoCSS and UTFGrids for collaborative mapping.
February's 2nd Wednesday is approaching fast, sorry for the late notice here.
Let's try a new part of town and a fairly new bar for some of us.
Ex-Novo in North Portland
2326 N Flint Ave
it is just west of Vancouver and south of Russell street
Performs functions including GIS analysis, spatial data acquisition, quality control, modeling, integration; spatial database development; development of processes and solutions; support of other business systems utilizing spatial data; cartographic production; calculation and reporting of spatial statistics; and tracking of work activities. Develops and maintains operational and procedural documentation and adheres to departmental standards.
Responsibilities of this position include the following:
Requirements of this position include the following:
Preference may be given to candidates who meet that above requirements and have the following:
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.
To apply, please visit our website at www.pacificorp.com and click on the Careers tab. Reference job #141542.
At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.
It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.
Public Utility District No. 1 of Cowlitz County (better known as Cowlitz PUD) is a publicly owned municipal corporation of the State of Washington. The purpose of this municipal corporate organization is for efficient generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy. The PUD is owned by the residents of Cowlitz County and operates on revenues from the sales of its services. The PUD has waived its right to collect tax revenue despite authority to do so.
The primary purpose of this position is to provide mapping and facility asset management for the District’s GIS using the District’s ArcMap/ArcFM based Geographic Information System (GIS) and work order management systems.
The ideal candidate must have an Associate’s degree or equivalent course work from a vocational or technical school in geographic information systems, geography, planning or computer science plus a minimum of one year of progressively responsible experience providing GIS functions. Preference may be given for Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Geography or related field from an accredited fouryear college or university.
Cowlitz PUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. This recruitment will remain open until Friday, February 6, 2015. To apply for this position you must provide a cover letter, resume, completed supplemental questions, and completed Cowlitz PUD application. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.
Please Note: To be eligible for full-time, regular employment at Cowlitz PUD, you must be authorized to work in the United States when you begin your employment. If you do not have the right to work in the United States at that time, please be aware that Cowlitz PUD is not in a position to provide sponsorship, participate in Optional Practical Training programs, or support changes to your immigration status.
Please submit to: Cowlitz PUD Attn: HR PO Box 3007 Longview, WA 98632
OR Scan and email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to download the application