GIS Specialist & GIS Administrator w/ Umatilla Electric Cooperative (Hermiston, OR)Read Now
Umatilla Electric Cooperative
Umatilla Electric Cooperative, located in Hermiston, is hiring for a GIS Administrator position and adding an additional GIS Specialist position.
UEC offers a competitive wage and benefits package and a 4 day, 10 hour a day work week. We are heavy users of GIS and work on fun projects.
GIS Specialist: https://www.umatillaelectric.com/jobs/gis-specialist/
GIS Administrator: https://www.umatillaelectric.com/jobs/gis-administrator/
Columbia Land Trust currently has numerous jobs open including a position for GIS Coordinator. See info here: https://www.columbialandtrust.org/about-us/careers/
GIS Coordinator: Columbia Land Trust is seeking a full-time GIS Coordinator who will be responsible for providing GIS technical, planning and cartographic support for conservation, stewardship, and communications teams. Primary duties include assisting with day-to-day GIS tasks with members of all teams within the organization, including creating cartographic products, supporting GIS data management, spatial data analysis, report generation, and providing training and support for staff GIS users. This position is based in our Vancouver, WA office. Learn more and apply.
Save the date and join ESRI for the Esri Imagery and Remote Sensing Educators Summit on Thursday, March 31st. This 1-day, virtual event will focus on bringing together students and educators to share stories and learn from one another.
During the summit, there will be a number of lightning talks, sessions and panels, providing the opportunity to collaborate, discuss challenges, and learn what’s next for Imagery and RS.
Registration is open!
"Great data informs great decisions." Metro, a regional government in Portland, OR works with communities, businesses and residents in the Portland metropolitan area to chart a wise course for the future while protecting the things we love about this place. Metro serves the nearly 1.7 million people of the region by providing services for land use and transportation planning, housing and homeless services, GIS and research, natural areas, parks and trails, solid waste and recycling and visitor venues like the Oregon Convention Center and Oregon Zoo.
Data plays an important role in understanding and guiding policies, programs and decisions that our community members make. In recognition of this, Metro’s Data Resource Center collaborates with local partners to develop and deliver the Regional Land Information System (RLIS). RLIS provides more than 150 layers of spatial data that supports strategic decision-making for governments, businesses and organizations across our region. RLIS is a valuable public asset, and we use it to inform our choices and decisions.
The Geospatial Data Specialist performs a variety of geospatial data tasks in support of developing and maintaining RLIS and in the use of RLIS in planning activities and policy development. This is an entry-level position, and we are looking for someone who is familiar with the development and maintenance of data and who also has skills in data analysis and cartography. The position will support creating, maintaining and improving datasets that are part of Metro's enterprise data in RLIS, focusing on the GIS needs of the transportation planning team. Example datasets include the bike network, emergency transportation routes, crash data and high crash corridors. Significant support will be needed on a number of upcoming Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) efforts, and this position will work closely with transportation GIS staff to prepare data and maps for analysis, public review and inclusion in reports.
This person will work on a supportive team of GIS data professionals housed within Metro’s Data Resource Center (DRC) in addition to working directly with planners, other GIS professionals and geospatial developers to deliver data that help both Metro staff and the public. Supervision is provided by the DRC Manager.
If this sounds like you – someone who wants to take on a job to excel in support of Metro’s transportation programs with opportunities to grow into the position as part of an interdisciplinary team – this is the job for you.
Essential Job Duties:
Knowledge, skills and abilities
We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant.
Metro is committed to ensuring the health and safety for our employees and our community. As a part of this commitment, Metro has implemented a vaccine requirement policy for employees, paid and unpaid interns and volunteers. Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is considered a minimum qualification requirement for Metro job applicants and this proof will be requested during the hiring process. View: Metro COVID-19 Vaccination policy (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader)
If you require an accommodation under this policy for a medical condition or disability, or sincerely held religious belief, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
If I was terminated for cause, or resigned in lieu of termination, I understand I may be ineligible for rehire for a minimum of 3 years.
Preferred Qualifications: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications.
Make sure your application is complete, missing any part of these items could result in an incomplete application and will not be moved forward in the recruitment.
(1) Complete the electronic application; and
(2) Answer the supplemental questions.
Metro offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits program. Based on our internal equity review and candidate's qualifications the appointment will typically be made between $63,190.40 - $73,1536.60 annually. The salary range for this position is $63,190.40 -$84,739.20 annually.
This position is represented by AFSME 3580 and is classified as an Assistant GIS Specialist (click to read the full classification). Classification descriptions are typically written broadly and do not include the specific duties and responsibilities of the positions.
Join us for International Women's Day and celebrate with us the third anniversary of Women+ in Geospatial!
About this event
We want to celebrate with you International Women's Day 2022 and the third anniversary of Women+ in Geospatial. What started with a tweet in 2019, has grown into a global professional network of more than 3600 women+ working in the geospatial domain. And we are certain that the best is yet to come.
During this event, we want you to get inspired, united and empowered to break the bias and to actively challenge the status quo. Together, we are strong and are able to embrace change.
The event is moderated by Denise McKenzie and she is joined by a great set of speakers and panelists.
About Women+ in Geospatial
Women+ in Geospatial is a global professional network to promote diversity and gender-equality in the geospatial industry and academia. We connect, support, empower, and enable all women+ in geospatial to become strong leaders and changemakers.
Our vision is: Forging a geospatial community where all genders can thrive.
Find more information about the network on our website and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Women+ in Geospatial | Inspire, Unite, Empower
Lecture: Meet a Cartographer & Bathymetrist w/ National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (March 1, 2022)Read Now
National Geospatial Intelligence Agency: Meet a Cartographer & Bathymetrist
Tuesday, March 1 (1-1:50 PM PT)
Register on Handshake Here.
Direct Zoom link for faculty or advisors.
Find out what a bathymetrists and cartographers do to help keep mariners around the world safe and navigating with the most up-to-date products. The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency's Maritime Safety Office invites you to attend an exciting virtual informational session. Learn more about the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency's mission, people, and products. Learn how to apply to this federal agency. Learn how your skills in areas like geography, GIS, and earth sciences could apply in a unique industry. Hear from real people in the field talking about what their jobs are like. We will devote time to your questions and a presentation from the bathymetrist and cartographer.
For more on careers, see job examples under “Intelligence Analysis”, “Intelligence Collection” and “Engineering and Physical Sciences” at:
2022 College Scholarship available through the Clackamas Conservation District (April 3 deadline)Read Now
The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District (CSWCD) is pleased to announce our scholarship for the 2022-23 school-year.
The District is committed to supporting local students who care about our natural resources, want to promote conservation, and can impact future natural resource decisions. This year, one $3,000 scholarship will be offered to a college student majoring in the field of agriculture, natural resource science, or a related discipline.
Why Offer a Scholarship?
Clackamas County ranks in the top five Oregon counties in agricultural sales. It is well known for its abundance of natural resources, including popular recreation areas. It is also a drinking water source for the Portland metropolitan area. The CSWCD Board of Directors wants to provide financial resources to help support future conservation professionals. This scholarship is a win-win for students and the future of natural resources in our District.
Who is Eligible?
NATURE OF POSITION
Assist in maintaining the Geographic Information System (GIS) and support the GIS operations for the City; supply related GIS information to internal and external customers.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in GIS technology or related field. Four years increasingly responsible experience with GIS, GPS, and CAD technology, including mapping GIS utility assets and networks. Demonstrated knowledge interpreting legal descriptions and converting to COGO. Consideration may be given to any combination equivalent to training and/or job experience that provides the required knowledge and skills. Valid State driver’s license.
Passion or interest in public works utilities. Experience in the following areas: drafting or interpreting
engineering CAD drawings; converting CAD to GIS; application support; enterprise asset management systems; database analysis (SQL); mapping GIS utility assets and networks. Bilingual in Spanish.
General direction and oversight is provided by the GIS Supervisor.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Employees of the City of Walla Walla are expected to model and foster the City’s core values:
Service - Integrity - Collaboration - Equity - Leadership – Community
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
GIS software (ESRI ArcGIS 10.x or higher), ArcGIS enterprise database in a versioned environment on SQL Server Computer-aided drafting software (Autodesk), Office 365 MS Office suite, Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Systems.
Sitting and standing for extended periods of time; seeing, hearing, and speaking to exchange
information; repetitive hand movements; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer
keyboard; intermittently stand, walk, kneel down, stoop, bend at the waist and lift up to 20 pounds.
Indoor environment; driving a vehicle to conduct work; subject to seasonal heat and cold or adverse
GIS & Mapping Technician CBMA w/Green Diamond Resource Company (Bingen, WA)Read Now
Who we are: We grow and nurture forests, a renewable resource to build homes, schools, and household necessities, harnessing carbon every single day we operate. We’re a family-owned company that is guided by our values of environmental stewardship and supporting our local communities. We do what’s right, even when it is the harder path to follow. We focus on the health and safety of our people first – by taking care of all of our resources, we plan to be here for another 130 years.
Who you are: You value collaboration and have a curious mind. You want to own your work and will approach it with dedication. You will bring your whole self with your unique ideas and perspectives to make us better. You also take pride in working for a company that aligns with your values of environmental stewardship through smarter forestry practices.
What you get by working here: You get a team that is more collaborative than competitive, one in which every person can have an impact. With about 350 employees in total, your voice will matter. You receive great benefits, excellent training and professional development. If outdoor recreation is your thing, you’ll have access to our 2.1 million acres of SFI- and FSC-certified timberlands across ten states for hiking, forest bathing, hunting (including mushrooms), mountain biking, fishing, camping, or just picnicking.
Provide Geographic Information System (GIS) updating and mapping support for the Columbia Basin Management Area. Provide support for the Timberlands Management Information System (TMIS) and ArcMap mapping systems.
Senior Technician Step Progression:
In order to be considered eligible for a lead technician position, there must be a business need for the position to be filled.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 1.
You will serve as a Geospatial Information System (GIS) expert to accomplish the following: