JOB TITLE: Conservation and GIS Data Analyst
LOCATION: Portland, OR
COMPENSATION: $44,000 - $52,000 starting based on experience
JOB START DATE: May 2020
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2020 (applications reviewed after this closing date)
All applications must be submitted via our application website at: http://bit.ly/xerces-jobs
Come join a growing team of conservation professionals at the Xerces Society who are dedicated to protecting some of the world’s most important animals. We are seeking a skilled and collaborative data analyst to help develop and improve how we manage and use data to accomplish our mission.
The Xerces Society is at the forefront of invertebrate protection worldwide, harnessing the knowledge of scientists and the enthusiasm of the public to implement conservation programs. We take action by helping farmers and conservation agencies develop conservation plans for pollinators and beneficial insects, producing ground-breaking publications on insect conservation, training thousands of farmers and land managers to protect and manage habitat for beneficial insects, protecting endangered species and their habitat, and raising public awareness about the invertebrates of farms, forests, prairies, deserts, creeks, wetlands, and oceans. Our methods focus on habitat conservation planning, education, scientific analysis, advocacy, and applied research to conserve invertebrates, such as bees, butterflies, mollusks, and dragonflies.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:
The analyst is responsible for improving data management systems and processes across Xerces Society’s conservation programs, and to develop and provide tools to improve external communications. This includes oversight of all GIS and other conservation data operations including data structure and metadata development, intake (procedures, tools, and data integrity policies), system administration, implementation, and user support. The analyst will report to the Endangered Species Program Director, but work across the entire organization’s conservation programs.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Data management and analysis
Communication and outreach
STATUS: Full-Time, salaried, exempt position, scheduled to work ~ 40 hours/week. Schedule can be made flexible and opportunity for partial remote work location can be made, consistent with work requirements, depending on employee preferences.
BENEFITS: This position includes a generous benefits package: eleven paid holidays including two floating holidays that may be used for a personal or religious holiday observed by the employee or other occasion preferred by the employee, paid time off, paid health, dental, and disability insurance, option to participate in a pre-tax flexible spending account for medical and dependent care expenses, participation in a 401k retirement program upon eligibility and a flexible work environment.
TERMS: The Xerces Society is an at-will employer. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
MORE INFORMATION: For more information on the Xerces Society and our programs, please see our website: www.xerces.org
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Xerces Society is proud to be an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.
It is Xerces’ policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and to administer all aspects and conditions of employment without regard to the following: race, color, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship or immigration status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth, family relationship, health insurance status, medical history or condition, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, non-conviction arrest record, wage garnishment status, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our commitment to equal employment opportunity extends to all aspects of employment, including all decisions on hiring, job assignment, training, compensation, promotion, demotion, access to benefits, transfer, leaves of absence, discipline, and termination.
Xerces is committed to establishing and maintaining diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourages individuals of all ethnicities, abilities, genders, and cultural and religious backgrounds to apply.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:
DOGAMI has done a major overhaul of their lidar viewer. They also added more lidar data to the services. And in an effort to clean up and organize, they have moved all lidar related services to this directory:
Geographic Information System Manager
Put your passion for the desert to work.
To apply, send letter of interest, C.V. or resumé and names and contact information of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax to: 480.481.8173, or mail to: Human Resources Desert Botanical Garden 1201 N. Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85008
Full-time, exempt Review of applications will begin Feb. 26, 2020
The Geographic Information System (GIS) Manager will administer Desert Botanical Garden’s enterprise geographic information system, comprised of ArcGIS Pro, ArcSDE geodatabase, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Hub, Collector app, Story Maps, survey equipment, a plotter and will support dozens of basic GIS users throughout the Garden.
The GIS Manager position contributes to the Garden’s mission “to advance excellence in education, research, exhibition and conservation of desert plants of the world.”
Desert Botanical Garden’s scientifically documented living collections of Cactaceae and Agavaceae are taxonomically diverse and among the world’s largest and are designated as National Collections by the Plant Collections Network of the American Public Gardens Association. A primary role of the GIS Manager is maintaining accurate maps of each plant in these collections on Garden property.
The successful applicant will join a strong multidisciplinary team in the department of Research, Conservation and Collections (RCC Staff) and may be eligible to obtain adjunct faculty status in the School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Garden fosters and supports workplace diversity, equity and inclusion to honor the unique perspectives, experiences and contributions of all, to celebrate successes and to cultivate individual and institutional excellence.
Gas Technical Specialist
Walnut Creek, CA, US, 94598
Requisition ID # 30725
Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Business Unit: Gas Operations
Job Location : Walnut Creek
Gas Operations is focused on ensuring the safe and reliable flow of natural gas to our customers. Gas Operations is responsible for all aspects of PG&E's gas distribution and transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, restoration and emergency response.
Provide GIS and database support for the Gas Operations and Asset Knowledge Management teams.
GIS Job Opportunity with University of Washington Tacoma, Center for Urban Waters
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for six consecutive years.
The University of Washington Tacoma is an anchor institution that is deeply invested in its local communities and in student success. As one of three campuses of a world-class university, UW Tacoma is dedicated to interdisciplinary and innovative teaching and scholarship and to engaging the community in mutually beneficial partnerships. UW Tacoma’s commitment to access and diversity is central to an environment where students, staff, faculty and South Sound residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.
PURPOSE: The Puget Sound Institute at the University of Washington is seeking a GIS Specialist to work on geospatially explicit tasks relating to the regional strategy to restore and recover valued components of the Puget Sound ecosystem. These include data acquisition, development, maintenance, mapping, and basic geospatial analysis. The position is funded by the EPA’s National Estuary Program.
Visit Uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng and search for GIS Specialist or follow this link to view the full advertisement and application.
Pacific Watershed Associates is seeking a qualified applicants for the position of GIS Specialist / Cartographer based in our office in McKinleyville, California.
PWA is seeking qualified applicants for the position of GIS Specialist/Cartographer based in our McKinleyville office. The GIS Specialist/Cartographer will work under the direct supervision of PWA's General Manager and/or Project Manager(s).
The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
PSU & PCC GIS CLUB HANG SESH!
Are you interested in getting involved in the PSU or PCC GIS Club? Already involved and just wanna hang out? Just like beverages, snacks and cool people? If yes, come on down to the Belmont Fermatorium on 600 SE Belmont Street Portland, Oregon 97214 on Friday, Feb 21st. We will be hanging from 5:30pm – 8:30pm.
All are welcome! This will be a great opportunity to network and meet folks who are learning GIS/ are in the GIS community in a casual, low pressure environment. We hope to see you there!
600 SE Belmont Street Portland, Oregon 97214
Friday, Feb 21st
5:30pm – 8:30pm
Because it’s time to hang!
HNTB has a job opening for a GIS team leader in Bellevue, WA. For anyone who may be interested, please check our web site.
This position is responsible for the successful development and delivery of GIS projects through supervising and managing a project team and providing GIS services to external and/or internal clients. We are looking for an individual who has strong communication skills, possess the ability to thrive working independently in project offices, has extensive technical data management and analyst skills using ArcGIS software, and experience in GIS web and application development.
Primary Focus Will Include:
Required Qualifications and Skills:
What You'll Need
For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.
Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at https://www.myhntbtotalrewards.com/en/public/
HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.
The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.
Applicants for U.S. based positions with HNTB Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.
Protecting people is our passion. At the Washington Military Department, we combine our unique talents to create safer communities and ensure our neighbors and loved ones can recover from whatever emergency might arise. Our agency unites civilian employees with members of the Washington National Guard, creating a team that is deeply committed to public service. We go home at night knowing that our day-to-day work supports activities that truly make a difference. Whether that's partnering with our communities to prepare for a disaster, leading an emergency response, hiring top-notch talent or supporting at-risk kids at our Washington Youth Academy - the Washington Military Department seeks to safeguard our way of life and those that call Washington home.
In addition to job fulfillment, the Washington Military Department offers an excellent benefits package which includes exceptional health care coverage, a retirement savings plan and job training opportunities.
This position works as directed by the Deputy Chief Information Office as part of a three-person team within the Applications & Development unit of the agency's Information Technology Division. The unit's primary focus and responsibility is to support and manage Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for the agency, customer support, project management, and creation of Geographical Information overlays and data used in its analysis.
This position's primary responsibility is to provide GIS analysis support to the Construction and Facilities Management Office (CFMO) Environmental Section where it receives additional leadership and guidance from the Environmental Program's Supervisor.
Data Management -
Bachelor's degree in Geographic Information Systems, geography, geographic information systems, remote sensing, land surveying, natural resources or closely related field that includes at least nine credit hours in GIS.
An Associate's degree in Geographic Information System AND two years of experience in Geographic Information Systems software, cartographic principles, coordinate system transformations, and/or Data Interoperability or similar toolset.
Four years of experience working in GIS in an environmental field.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
The City of Puyallup is accepting applications for a GIS Coordinator position. The priority application date is February 18, 2020. The job posting may close upon receipt of a qualified applicant pool.
General Job Duties:
Employees in this specialized classification perform technical geographic information system work for the City under the general direction of the Information Technology Department Head. The incumbent will obtain, develop and verify accuracy of data for GIS use; coordinate GIS data management and GIS data and mapping standards within the City; serve as point of contact between Pierce County GIS and the City; and serve as the City lead for the creation of standard and custom base maps, overlays, and thematic maps. He/she will work independently to apply established guidelines and alternatives to make standard judgments and decisions. Work involves working cooperatively with City staff and the public to create unique, customized, digital presentation maps and exhibits.
About Our City:
The City of Puyallup is situated at the foot of Mount Rainier, just east of Tacoma and about 45 minutes south of Seattle. The city has gained prominence as a regional commercial and service center for Pierce County and continues to serve its residents and neighbors with a strong, diversified economy. With a population of approximately 41,000, the city and surrounding area offer an array of recreational and community events that make Puyallup a vibrant place to live, work and play.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in GIS, Planning, Geography, Environmental Studies, Engineering (or related) and two years of GIS work experience; or an Associate's degree plus certification from a GIS program and four years of GIS work experience; or a combination of education, experience, and training that indicates the ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position listed above.
Possession of or the ability to obtain, and maintain throughout employment, a valid Washington State driver's license.
Physical Characteristics and Work Environment
Constant use of sight, hearing and speech abilities necessary to perform essential functions and to communicate with others; constant fine finger manipulation and use of hands and arms in reaching, handling, grasping while operating computers, preparing written documentation. Frequent extended sitting, bending/twisting at waist, knees, neck while working at desk; frequent standing in combination with walking; occasional lifting, carrying up to 25 pound file boxes and materials; occasional pushing, pulling force up to 15 pounds in moving materials. Requires mental acuity, analysis of situations in a fast-paced environment; work is primarily performed in an office environment with low noise levels, with occasional field site visits.
Essential Functions – The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions for this job, the level of knowledge, skills and abilities typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or to balance the workload.
Hours of Work – Normal work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with one (1) hour lunch. Occasional meetings may be scheduled outside normal business hours.
Union Affiliation – This position is a non-represented position.
Equal Employment Opportunity – The City of Puyallup is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate in any employer/employee relations based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran's status or any other basis protected by applicable discrimination laws.
Background - The City of Puyallup will need to obtain the proper background and criminal history information pursuant to RCW 43.43.830/832 for positions where the employee will or may have unsupervised access to children, developmentally delayed persons or vulnerable adults.
Disability – In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, disability will be considered only in the context of an applicant's ability to perform essential functions of the job and to determine reasonable accommodation. Accommodation to participate in the job application and/or selection process for employment will be made upon request with reasonable notice. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information. The physical demands described in this job announcement are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Identification – Applicants who are offered employment with the City are required to provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States within three days of date of hire, as required by the 1986 Federal Immigration Reform and Control Act. A list of acceptable documents verifying identity and authorization to work will be provided to those who are offered employment.
Drug-Free Workplace –The City of Puyallup is a drug-free, tobacco-free workplace.
Note – The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained herein may be modified and/or revoked without notice.