Salary/Pay Rate:$12.00 – $18.00/hour, DOQ
Deadline to Apply:03/29/2019 5:00 PM
The City of Wenatchee is seeking qualified candidates for the positions of GIS Intern.
For a complete job description and application requirements, see link below. Paper copies of the application packet are available at City Hall, 301 Yakima Street, 3rd Floor, Wenatchee, WA 98801.
Closing Date: 5:00 P.M., Friday, March 29, 2019.
POSITION: GIS Intern (2)
WAGE RANGE: $12.00 – 18.00/hour, DOQ
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
DESCRIPTION: Performs data collection and validation, supports initiatives of the Water, Sewer and Storm Comprehensive Plans and assists with Engineering Vault scanning and organization.
QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of a college level course in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geography or Computer Science or comparable experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) preferred. Good working knowledge of computers and Microsoft programs. Must possess a valid Washington Driver License
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Social Science Information Specialist w/ USFS Pacific NW Research StationRead Now
Pacific Northwest Research Station
Social Sciences Information Specialist
Portland Forestry Sciences Laboratory
620 SW Main Street
Portland, OR 97205
About the position
The U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station is seeking to hire a Social Sciences Information specialist with a duty station in Portland, Oregon in the near future. The full performance level of this Social Sciences position is GS-101-11. Background in one of the social science fields (e.g., anthropology, sociology, geography, political science, human dimensions of natural resources, economics) is preferred.
The Incumbent will reside in the Station’s Goods, Services and Values Program (PNW 2665). The mission of the Program is to conduct and communicate research to advance understanding of relationships among people and forest and rangeland ecosystems. The unit conducts interdisciplinary research in five problem areas:
1: Improve knowledge of fundamental social and economic processes and their interactions with the natural environment.
2: Examine the roles of policies, programs, and other institutions in interactions between people and natural resources.
3: Describe and analyze the implications of changing demographics, socioeconomics, and technology on natural resources and their management.
4: Describe the capacity of dynamic landscapes to provide for evolving human wants and needs.
5: Conduct and use integrated multidisciplinary research to support development of management approaches that account for interactions among socioeconomic, ecological, and physical factors.
Program scientists conduct research that is regional (Alaska, Washington, and Oregon), national, and international in scope, and work in partnership with other Forest Service researchers, university scientists, policy makers and managers. The ultimate goal of this research is to improve understanding of the effectiveness, efficiency, and equity of government natural resource management policies, decision-making processes, and programs; and to contribute to the scholarly literature and theory about human and natural resource interactions. To achieve these goals, researchers work closely with policymakers, managers, and the public to help them understand a variety of available options associated with natural resource management and policy decisions, and their implications for people and natural resources. They also work closely with scientists inside and outside the Forest Service, and are active participants in university activities and professional associations.
The Incumbent will be expected to:
The duty station for this position will be at the Portland Forestry Sciences Laboratory located in down town Portland, Oregon.
IF YOU’RE INTERESTED...
The purpose of this Outreach Notice is to determine the potential applicant pool for this position. Responses received from this outreach notice will be relied upon to make this determination.
Interested applicants should complete the attached form and return to Simon Kihia at email@example.com. Those desiring further information about the position may inquire via the email address listed above.
About the Pacific Northwest Research Station
The PNW Research Station is one of seven research units in the USDA Forest Service’s Research and Development Branch. The USDA Forest Service conducts the most extensive and productive program of integrated forestry research in the world. The scientific information produced by the Station has application on public, private, and tribal lands in the Pacific Northwest (Alaska, Oregon and Washington) and elsewhere in the United States and other parts of the world. The Station’s programs reflect the changing character of the questions that science is being asked to help answer.
The PNW Research Station has approximately 270 permanent and temporary employees in professional, administrative, research, technical, and clerical positions. There are six Program Managers that oversee research program organizations, and nine laboratories that provide research. The laboratories are located in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. The Station is also involved in international work with foreign governments, agencies and universities in many research areas. The research activities of the Station attract considerable interest from Congress, special interest groups, and the public. The Station Director’s Office is located in downtown Portland, OR.
The City of Portland is located in the northwest part of the state of Oregon, bordering Vancouver, Washington. The major highways intersecting the city are I-5, I-84, I-205, and US-26. The population is around 538,180 in the city, and 1.95 million in the metropolitan area. The community is often referred to as “America's Best-Kept Secret.” This “City of Roses” is vibrant and energetic, while, at the same time, laid back and easy-going. Breathtaking natural beauty of the Cascade Mountains provides the perfect backdrop for a city that has architecturally and spiritually merged the past with the present with great success. Portland has character and personality epitomized in its unique and varied neighborhoods. Despite its size, the city has a small-town feel where people know their neighbors and are active in community issues. Commuting is easy, whether it be by the public transportation system, car, or bicycle. Despite what you may have heard, our weather is pretty good as well. Slowly the secret is getting out, and individuals, families, and companies are discovering for themselves just what makes Portland, Oregon, a great place to live, work, and play.
For more information about Portland, Oregon, visit http://www.portlandonline.com and http://www.travelportland.com/visitors.
To be considered, applicants must be U.S. citizens.
Thank you for your interest in this position
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD). To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD).
Chelan-Douglas Transportation Council (CDTC) is recruiting candidates at the Assistant or Associate Transportation Planner level to work alongside internal staff and external partners on the 2020 Regional Transportation Plan and to support subarea and corridor transportation studies. The individual in this position oversees the agency’s data programs and GIS system, with responsibility for collecting, analyzing and summarizing technical and financial information with high-quality visualization materials in mapped and infographic format.
Along with broad knowledge of multimodal transportation planning practices and contemporary urban planning concepts, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the following specific knowledge and abilities:
•Cultivate positive working relationships with coworkers and external partners and work as an effective member of multi-agency and multi-discipline project teams.
•Proficiency using ArcGIS, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud and other software to convey technical information in visual format to both technical and non-technical audiences;
•Apply mapping and cartographic techniques, including spatial analysis and geoprocessing using the ESRI ArcGIS suite;
•Apply design principles in the preparation of charts, tables, graphs and maps;
•Proficiency managing and manipulating databases;
Experience & Education
The ideal candidate will possess a masters degree from an accredited urban planning graduate program with an emphasis on transportation. Other education credentials and training will be considered if accompanied by
demonstration of the required knowledge and skills through prior work experience.
See attached or below for more information:
Are you a student looking to get some work experience? The Quantum Spatial's Portland office is looking for 2 interns. The descriptions are in the links listed below:
Hyperspectral Imagery Intern
Message from Alicia Milligan @ PSU regarding GIS In Action conference:
Are you wanting to go to GIS In Action 2019 for FREE? We are looking for student volunteers who can commit to a minimum of FOUR hours of volunteer work during the conference in trade for FREE admission. If you are interested, please follow the steps below:
GIS IN Action Conference
Smith Memorial Student Union - Ballroom and other rooms
Monday, April 22 - Tuesday, 23
Volunteer Times for both days: 7:00am to 4:30pm (5:30pm on Tuesday)
Volunteer Sign Up Instructions:
1) We will need a maximum of 5 volunteers enrolled in each school, PSU, PCC, OSU, and UO. If by April 15th a school has not filled it's maximum volunteer openings, those spots will be open to all students from any school.
2) You must be able to fulfill your volunteer requirements of a minimum of FOUR hours volunteer service over the course of the conference. The sign up link includes a spreadsheet of the conference workshops and sessions with times listed and a sheet called "Volunteer Sign Up". Please look at the GIA schedule sheet, then sign up using the "Volunteer Sign Up" sheet with your affiliated school including your name, email, dates and times available, and any other information that would be helpful (ex: sessions interested in volunteering for).
GIA Volunteer Schedule
3) Duties will include registration check-in, volunteers in each workshop or session, and map gallery. If there are particular sessions you are interested in volunteering for, please list those in the additional info section when signing up. On the day of your shift, you will check in with registration to receive your badge and log your hours. You will need to sign in/out when volunteering to make sure you are fulfilling your required hours. A week prior to the conference, you will receive an email from myself with your schedule and responsibilities. I will also serve as your point person throughout the conference if there are questions.
4) MOST IMPORTANT: Don't forget to register for GIS In Action! GIS In Action Registration
Make sure to choose student registration. In the comments say student volunteer and then choose payment method of "send check in mail".
Multnomah County has two GIS Analyst job opportunities, apply here. Closing date is April 7, 2019.
Who We Are & What We Do: The Division of Assessment, Recording, and Taxation (DART) exists to ensure the stability and quality of life of our community through tax administration services that fund and direct local priorities.
Find out more about us on our Public Webpage: https://multco.us/assessment-taxation
How We Engage: We commit to exemplifying an attitude of inclusiveness and congeniality. We aim to be innovative, yet at the same time are skilled in being resourceful.
How We Succeed: Being mindful of our strategic anchors of reliability and responsiveness in every decision to fulfill our commitments, not only to those who work here but also to provide better service to our customers.
Who We Are Seeking: A dynamic GIS Analyst with an advanced level of knowledge who is committed to the organization, to our co-workers, and to the citizens of Multnomah County. Someone who is solutions and customer focused, who thrives in a collaborative, team environment, and who strives for organizational and process improvement. Someone who will develop and deliver GIS products & solutions ensuring that customer needs are met. Priding themselves on forward thinking and collaborative approaches, and is excited to be leading all aspects of the product development life-cycle (specifications, development, testing, rollout, documentation, etc).
More About the Job: This position will work to increase accuracy and create efficiency in the assessment and taxation processes, by increasing organization and project management, creating datasets, analysis tools, maps and map products, building and maintaining GIS tools and products, as well as performing analysis and reporting. This position will also assist to provide and maintain current, accurate cadastral maps and GIS database.
More About Us: Located in the Portland metro area, directly across the river from downtown, Multnomah County's Division of Assessment, Recording and Taxation (DART) strives to be viewed as a well-managed, professional organization by which all other Assessment & Taxation organizations may be measured, while: being recognized for providing the highest possible quality of services; meeting its mandated responsibilities; exercising conscientious stewardship of public resources by using efficient business practices and innovative technology; actively partnering with internal and external customers and stakeholders; and valuing and respecting its diverse workforce and providing opportunities for development and professional growth in a safe and positive work environment.
Clackamas County’s Assessment and Taxation Department is currently seeking an entry level GIS Cartographer 1 or a journey-level GIS Cartographer 2 to join its team in a temporary capacity. This temporary position will prepare tracings, drawings and maps of limited complexity; to correct existing maps and records; to perform various office support activities; and do other work as required. The level of supervision required, and difficulty of tasks assigned, will depend on the experience of the successful candidate and what level of the GIS Cartographer classification (1 or 2) the candidates qualifies for.
Full job description and how to apply:
Quantum Spatial is hiring 2 Technical Specialist. Check on the job description below and consider applying!
GIS Data Analyst in Climate/Global Change w/ National Audubon Society's Science DivisionRead Now
The GIS Data Analyst, Climate/Global Change will apply advanced skills in data management, geoprocessing, spatial analysis, processing of global change and climate data, and map design to support regional, national, and hemispheric bird conservation initiatives. This position will support Audubon Scienceâ€™s conservation and climate science groups by assembling relevant spatial datasets, conducting spatial analyses including ecological risk assessments and spatial prioritizations, and generating spatial data products such as geodatabases and maps. This position will also aid in data visualization using tools such as ESRI or Tableau webmapping applications and storymaps, and dashboards. The work will involve close collaboration within both the conservation science and climate science groups and communication with internal and external Audubon partners.
The job posting is located here: