GIS ANALYST Full-Time
To assist the Nez Perce Tribe with management and analysis on all aspects of geospatial data for various projects.
The desired skills include a strong foundation of the principles, practices and applications of GIS. Maintenance of various GIS systems including, but not limited to ArcSDE, SQL, and VMWare for ArcGIS Enterprise License.
Skills in cartography, geospatial analysis and data management is a plus.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in related field. Related field and/or course work requirements defined in job expectations. Experience does not substitute for degree. Technical experience in related field preferred; demonstrated leadership experience preferred. “Please refer to class description/job description for further details”.
The Nez Perce Tribe is a drug free work environment, pre-employment drug testing required.
Requires a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured under the Tribe’s policy. Must provide a current motor vehicle report (MVR) where you have been licensed to drive within the last three (3) years.
A complete application includes: NPT application and resume: GIS ANALYST HR-17-129, P.O. Box 365, Lapwai, ID 83540, by 4:30 pm, 4/14/17 (208) 843-7332. Tribal preference applies. INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKETS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Nez Perce Tribe Application can be found at: http://www.nezperce.org/Official/PDF/NPTAPPLICATION.pdf
Intern, Civil Engineering
Employer Port of Portland
Location Portland, OR
Job Type: 12-month internship; full-time during summer and school breaks, part-time during school year.
Closing Date 04/12/17 05:00 PM
Are you currently attending school and pursuing a career in engineering? If you want to gain first-hand knowledge and assist the Engineering Department with design while utilizing CAD in association with Port construction projects then the Port's Civil Engineering Internship might be right for you!
Port Interns learn on the job under close supervision, receive feedback from Port staff and complete work products that align with the students learning objectives and contribute to the Port's mission. This Port Intern position will work with a dynamic team of engineering professionals engaged with interesting and challenging projects.
Eligibility: Intern must be attending school and working towards a Civil Engineering degree for the duration of the internship or, if school is not in session must be enrolled in classes for the next term (i.e., during summer term). A minimum of a 2.0 grade point average must be maintained and proof of eligibility must be submitted each term/semester.
SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with updating contract drawings and specifications with project engineer requests utilizing CAD.
Assist Project engineers with research and data collection for project development
Update GIS maps and figures for research tasks as directed by engineers
Assist other Engineering staff as required
Actively pursuing a degree in civil engineering at an ABET accredited university is required.
A valid driver's license is required.
Ability to obtain security badging at PDX and/or other Port facilities which may require a background check is required.
Working knowledge of one or more of the following Civil engineering software is preferred:
Familiarity with graphics software such as Visio and Photoshop is preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Good organization and time management skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
THPRD has several part-time and six-month seasonal Natural Resource Technician positions available.
The Tech assists the Natural Resources Department in fieldwork pertaining to the restoration of natural areas; uses knowledge of natural resources to perform trail work and natural areas maintenance, provide education for the public on the Park District and ecological issues; and lead volunteer habitat stewardship projects. The Natural Resources Tech tends to work in one of two areas; Field Technician and/or Project Oriented Technician.
The pay rate starts at $15.54/hour. For deadlines and details about applying, click here.
Graphics; Portland, OR
Posting # 50225255
March 24, 2017
Maintains and updates engineering records through operation of a GIS, CAD, or computer graphics system.
General Essential Functions:
Essential Function Requirements:
This position will be tested on:
ACT Locating Information – Level 5
ACT Applied Math – Level 4
Hourly Wage: $26.64
Application Process: To be considered for this position, submit a complete electronic application including a cover letter and a resume.
Applications will be reviewed once application deadline has passed.
Deadline: April 7, 2017
NW Natural is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also promote a drug-free work environment.
Research Experience for Undergrads (REU) Wireless Network of Bots for Monitoring Ecosystem of Forest
We are seeking applicants for an NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) position in summer 2017 to make a wireless network of bots for monitoring the ecosystem of forest at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest. This research will contribute to the location based open source sensorsproject which is currently conducted by the Cartography and Geovisualization group at College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science at Oregon State University.
The position will be based at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest (on the west slope of the Oregon Cascades near Blue River, Oregon); travel will be required for short trips to Oregon State University (Corvallis, Oregon). The Andrews Forest was established in 1948 as an US Forest Service Experimental Forest, and since 1980 is one of the National Science Foundation's Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) sites. The field station has modern apartments with full kitchens, a well-equipped computer lab, and wireless internet (seehttp://andrewsforest.oregonstate.edu/ for more information on the site, facilities and research programs at the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest). The landscape is home to iconic Pacific Northwest old-growth forests of cedar and hemlock, and moss-draped ancient Douglas firs; steep terrain; and fast, cold-running streams.
The 10-week program will fit student on either the quarter or semester systems. The REU student will conduct supervised and guided research and develop his/her own individual project related to the grant. Participants will closely work with the PIs of the project and a team of students working on the grant. Housing and a weekly stipend of $550 will be provided.
Position Requirements: Applicants should
• Exhibit proficient skills to design Arduino or Raspberry sensors;
• Understand the fundamental mechanism of wireless network;
• Familiar with GPS/GNSS receivers and interested in location based services;
• A general understanding of python, database and web mapping techniques is desirable.
The applicant is expected to mostly stay in Corvallis, and occasionally travel to H.J. Andrews Forest. To survive in the forest, applicants should have a valid driver’s license in order to commute between Corvallis and the study site at the Forest, prove her or his ability to carry a heavy pack (40+ lb) for moderate distances over uneven terrain, and be comfortable spending several days at the base in the H.J. Andrews Forest to test and deploy the bots.
Eligibility is limited to currently enrolled undergraduates that have a graduate date no sooner than fall 2017. Further, all applicants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents. Applications from women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.
To apply: Please send a brief cover letter indicating your interest, experience and professional goals after graduation, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts and the names, addresses, phone number, and email address of at least two references to: Bo Zhao (email@example.com). Review of applications will start March 13, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.
Image Processing Technician Job Announcement
At Eagle Digital Imaging we take great pride in providing a level of service and quality that is second to none. Being a remote sensing and geographic information company, the quality of the images and data we deliver is paramount. As an Image Processing Technician you will be part of the team working in the Processing Department to transform the thousands of original digital photos taken by our pilots into the final images that are delivered to our customers.
- Process digital aerial photos using several programs (Photoshop, etc.)
- Follow complex procedures with a high level of attention to detail
- Make subjective decisions about image color/quality to match customer requirements
- Help with other processing tasks as needed as time allows (i.e., new procedures, techniques, technologies, etc.)
- Work overtime as required
- Actively participate in weekly meeting providing status reports on progress
- Advanced computer knowledge/skills (file structures, moving and copying files, file extensions, etc.)
- Ability to precisely follow procedures and directions
- Ability to do repetitive work while maintaining focus and quality
- Ability to work quickly without loss of quality
- Interest in constant improvement of work quality, speed, etc.
- Very detail-oriented and maintain quality under pressure
- Ability to accept constructive criticism
- Flexible with respect to duties, techniques, task changes, etc.
- Interest in photos and photography
- Professional, self-motivated, reliable
- Ability to work in a relationship based, team environment in close quarters
- Knowledge of photography
- Experience with Photoshop and adjusting photo color
- Knowledge of GIS (Esri and/or QGIS)
- Scripting, programming, app development, and/or website experience (especially GIS/mapping related)
- $13 per hour, time and a half for overtime
- Typical office environment
- Training will be provided at the start of employment
- This will be a full-time (40+ hours/week), temporary position during the summer image acquisition season with a start date ASAP in June (no later than 6/19/2017). The job extends through the middle of September 2017.
See our website for further information about Eagle. If you are interested in this challenging opportunity, send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3/26/2017.
Please, no phone call
The Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition (ENLC) is currently hiring a GIS
specialist to work in Ely, Nevada District of the Bureau of Land Management
(BLM).Located in Ely, Nevada, ENLC is a non-profit conservation
organization comprised of public, private, and non-profit partners
dedicated to the restoration of the Western ecosystems through
Ely is located in east central Nevada, 60 miles from the Utah border. Ely
is a fairly isolated, small (5,000 people), rural town, located 250 miles
southwest of Salt Lake City, and 250 miles north of Las Vegas, Nevada.
GIS Technicial Duties: The objective of this position is to work with the
Ely BLM District to develop a GIS geodatabase of existing rights-of-ways
within the Ely BLM jurisdiction.
The GIS technician will do the following:
the remainder of the identified projects;
site, conflicts with existing maps, legal land descriptions;
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Qualified applicants should have one or more years
experience with GIS. A degree in cartography, geography or any degree that
uses extensive GIS is beneficial.
Applicants must also be experienced with 4WD vehicles and should have a
clean driving record for the past 3 years. Experience with utilizing Garmin
or Trimble GPS units and programs (Trimble units and ArcPad) are a plus.
SALARY: $18-20/hour, depending on experience.
SCHEDULE: Positions run from early May through August. This position is
currently for four months, but will likely be extended at least an
additional four months.
Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and the contact information
for at least three references to Betsy Macfarlan at email@example.com.
Insert “GIS Technician” in the subject line. Materials should be emailed by
March 31, 2017. For more information, please visit our website
(http://www.envlc.org) or email any questions to Betsy Macfarlan at
Natural Resources Specialist 1 - Intern I ODOT | Salem, OR
STATE OF OREGON
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 03/31/17 11:59 PM
SALARY: $18.17 - $26.42 Hourly
Natural Resources Specialist 1 - Intern
Come work in ODOT's Geo-Environmental Section! The Geo-Environmental Section is part of the Highway Division, Technical Services Branch of the Oregon Department of Transportation. The headquarter's office is located in the Technical Leadership Center in Salem.
The Geo-Environmental Section is committed to the protection and preservation of our state's unique environment. The section oversees environmental regulatory policy, processes and procedures, drives environmental streamlining, and serves as the agency interface with the regulatory community.
The Wetlands Program is responsible for agency compliance with the Oregon Removal-Fill Law as well as section 404 of the Federal Clean Water Act. The goal of the Wetlands Program is to ensure that wetland and water resources are accurately identified during project development and that appropriate measures are taken to avoid and minimize impacts whenever feasible as well as to compensate for unavoidable impacts.
The College Internship Program is designed to allow students matriculating through an accredited post-secondary program the opportunity to gain practical experience.
We are accepting applications from students in accredited degree programs that have completed at least their second year in an Associate or Bachelors degree program as well as students enrolled in graduate school. We are also considering recent graduates that have completed their Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral degree in May 2016 or after.
Only electronic submissions of application materials will be reviewed. Please complete the application with supplemental questions and upload transcripts at the time of submission. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted. Do not mail, fax, or hand-deliver any materials. Documents delivered separately will not be attached to applications.
This position is not represented by a union (Non-Union).
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record.
This internship is expected to last for one year with up to 1040 hours within that year.
We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The intern in this position will assist the Wetlands Program Lead and will:
To apply and view the full job posting for any opening at State of Oregon, click here:
Land Steward Intern | Columbia Land Trust | Vancouver, WA
Application Deadline: April 7th, 2017
The Land Steward Intern will support land management activities on Columbia Land Trust
conserved lands located throughout northwest Oregon, the Columbia River Gorge, and
southwest Washington. The primary responsibility of the intern will be to support the
monitoring of fee-owned lands and conservation easements. Monitoring field work will
involve traversing properties by foot, taking photos, and recording observations about
vegetation, wildlife, hydrology, boundaries, and other site conditions. The intern will be
responsible for developing monitoring reports that include written observations, maps, and
photos. In addition to monitoring activities, the intern will have the opportunity to
participate in other land management activities in the field and office such as
infrastructure maintenance, weed control, ecological surveys, data management and
analysis, and public outreach. The position will provide exposure to environmental field
work, land management practices, land conservation issues, and ecological restoration
June – August or early September (flexible start and end date)
An average of 24 hours per week, spanned across 2-4 days per week
Position requires a commitment of at least 10 weeks
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Conduct field monitoring visits to conservation easement properties and fee-owned
properties. The Land Trust monitors urban and rural properties ranging from 1-2,000
acres in size. The intern will generally be accompanied by staff, but may occasionally be
asked to conduct a monitoring visit independently. (25%)
• Preparation of monitoring materials, including maps and documents, in advance of field
• Process monitoring reports after visit: includes compiling monitoring photos and data,
composing landowner letters, entering monitoring notes into an online database,
updating maps, and filing reports. (40%)
• Support land management projects: may include mapping, infrastructure maintenance,
weed control, ecological surveys or other land management activities. These activities
will generally occur in the field with staff. (15%)
• Support other office tasks: may include research, writing management plans, data
management, or mapping and analysis with GIS software, based on the intern’s skills
and interests. (up to 15%)
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
• Background in natural resource management or natural sciences
• Interest in working outdoors and a commitment to conservation
• Field experience in biology, ecological restoration or land stewardship
• Enjoys working with a wide variety of people; interest in engaging landowners in
conservation and stewardship
• Ability to work in remote, often rugged, and adverse conditions
• Ability to use a compass and map
• Basic knowledge of Pacific Northwest flora and fauna
• Familiarity with GPS and GIS technology
• Strong communication, teamwork, and leadership skills
• Ability to work independently in the field and office
• Attention to detail and tolerance for data focused tasks
• Excellent writing and organizational skills
• Valid Driver's License and good driving record
Work Environment: Roughly 60% time spent in the office and 40% in the field
Supervision: The intern will be supervised by the Vancouver Land Steward with additional
supervision and training provided by the Stewardship Assistant. Staff will provide training
throughout the internship, establish goals and timelines, and provide on-going feedback.
Considerations: The intern will work out of Columbia Land Trust’s headquarters office in
Vancouver, WA. Reliable daily transportation to Vancouver is required. In addition, this
position may occasionally require the use of a personal vehicle to drive to distant
properties (up to 200 miles round trip). Mileage expenses incurred for this additional travel
are reimbursable. The intern’s schedule will be flexible to accommodate field work, which
may involve 10-12 hour days. There may be opportunities for occasional overnight trips,
with costs covered by the Land Trust. The intern is responsible for supplying their own
basic field gear (field clothes, rain gear, boots, backpack, etc.).
Compensation: Unpaid internship. School Credit supported.
Application: Deadline to apply is Friday, April 7th. Send a cover letter and resume to Sam
Schongalla, Columbia Land Trust Volunteer Coordinator, at
Here is a link to the announcement: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3103
Web GIS Fellow, Office of Sustainability & Climate | U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) | Juneau, AK
Specifically, the Fellow will:
The Fellow also will have the opportunity to interact with scientists in Forest Service research stations and managers in the National Forest System. While this is primarily a headquarters-based fellowship, opportunities to support field efforts are possible. The fellow may explore options for future graduate research and take advantage of additional training opportunities.
Strong candidates for the position will have: