About the opportunity
SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a Wetland Mapping - GIS/Remote Sensing Specialist for our Portland, Oregon office.
We are expanding our wetland mapping team and seeking on-call hourly specialists to support projects in the Pacific NW. Work hours may vary and depending on project needs and your skills. As our wetland mapping team continues to grow, additional opportunities for advancement and/or transition to a regular, full-time position could become available. In addition, this position may include collaboration and support for natural resources program.
This position is temporary, hourly. Pay is dependent on experience.
What you will accomplish
Experience and qualifications for success
SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.
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EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Job Summary/Qualifications: The City of Caldwell has an opening for a GIS Technician to provide support to the Caldwell City Mapping Department. Individual performs field data collection of City infrastructure and assists in the creation, development and maintenance of complex Geographic Information System (GIS) products and databases; provides technical assistance and support to users regarding GIS technology solutions and map generation for the City’s infrastructure, services and geographic features; performs activities related to field location of City utilities such as water, sewer, storm drain, pressure irrigation, street light, and fiber optic conduits; enters field data into GIS database; performs other duties as assigned or needed. Possession of a current and valid Idaho State driver’s license. Subject to pre-employment drug screening and background check.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree in Mapping, Geography, or other GIS related fields with a minimum of one year coursework related to GIS; or minimum of two years’ experience in GIS related activities; and working knowledge of the use of computer software and hardware related to GIS development and support; or any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Previous experience with ESRI ArcGIS, surveying and mapping is preferred.
Benefits: Exceptional Benefits
About the Position
The GIS Intern will provide temporary assistance to the Engineering Department with a variety of projects and tasks; including but not limited to field work, preparing and updating maps, accurately recording and documenting activities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Including the following. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Education and/or Experience:
Must be enrolled in an accredited college program leading to an Associates or Bachelor’s of Science degree in engineering, computer science or Geographic Information Systems. ArcGIS, AutoCAD and system modeling tool or similar experience and/or coursework preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations:
Must have a valid Driver’s license.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in MS Outlook, Excel, and Word. Experience in Geographic Information Systems software preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to walk, climb stairs, bend, reach, uses hands to finger, handle, or feel, and sit for extended periods of time. Occasionally required to lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Required to speak and hear clearly when communicating over the telephone and in person.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Many of the job duties will be in an office environment. Must dress and present yourself in a way that promotes a positive image of the District and meets the District’s dress code policy. Prolonged computer related exposure. Able to sit/stand at a workstation and operate a keyboard for long periods of time. Must be able to work for extended periods of time in a seated or standing position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outdoor environments. Outdoor settings include all types of property and site conditions including open spaces, timberlands, urban developments, flat and hilly terrain, building construction sites, and road rights-of-way.
Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District seeks an experienced Conservation Specialist. This individual will work mainly with small farms and rural/urban residential properties. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of plant material including proper placement and maintenance. A demonstrated working knowledge of urban conservation practices including bioswales and rain gardens is also desirable.
The Conservation Specialist provides technical help to landowners, collaborating to successfully implement practices that conserve natural resources. We are looking for a self-starter who can work independently and as an integral member of the District’s conservation planning team. They must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively. The Conservation Specialist is expected to provide superior customer service and to behave in a professional manner.
If you have a bachelor’s degree in an agricultural or natural resources-based field of study and one year of directly related conservation planning experience; OR five years of directly related conservation planning experience or any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education, please consider applying for this position. Details, including additional qualifications, compensation, and benefits can be found in the complete job description posted below.
Apply Today! Application Deadline is April 16, 2021
A full position description and an application form are available below. To apply, please send a completed application, resume, and cover letter to 22055 S. Beavercreek Road Suite 1, Beavercreek, OR 97004. You may also submit it electronically to District General Manager Christopher Lapp at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All application materials must be received electronically by midnight on April 16, 2021 OR postmarked by April 16, 2021 if submitting via ground mail.
Please see attached the attached flyer for our spring term PSU/SOE/USGS/OSU Water Resources Seminar Series. The Seminars are on Wednesdays at 4pm except for one that will be on May 19 at 12pm. This one will also have a separate zoom invitation.
Please visit our website for more information on each event.
Zoom meeting ID: 929 4486 8945
The City of Bend is looking for an Enterprise GIS Administrator (Senior Information Systems Analyst) to join our team! Applications received by Friday, April 9, 2021 at noon will receive preference for initial review.
The Enterprise GIS Administrator provides advanced journey technical services using the Esri platform. This position is responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of complex or enterprise-scale geodatabases, enterprise data models, automation scripts, and applications. In this role, you won’t just be working behind the scenes, but collaborating with business units and technical team members to understand their needs. You’ll recommend how to achieve desired results, whether through complex analysis, data integration, application development, or data visualization techniques, then execute projects from concept to completion.
For more information on the position and how to apply:
As a Senior Environmental Specialist, you will provide professional and technical support for the Port's Water and Land Programs in order to fulfill the organizations environmental commitments, facilitate business development, and ensure compliance with applicable environmental laws and regulations as well as Port policies and procedures. Function as lead for aspects of program planning and delivery including budgeting and consultant and contractor oversight. If you thrive in an environment of collaboration and share our passion for water and land quality, water conservation and environmental stewardship then this might be the opportunity you've been waiting for.
Summary of Essential Responsibilities
Skills and Abilities
National Park Service
Cultural Resources GIS Internship
San Francisco Regional Office
Works remotely and assists National Park Service (NPS) Cultural Resources Program staff with creating and editing spatial data for historic structures and cultural landscapes located in various National Park sites within the western United States. Duties include editing Geographic Information System (GIS) spatial data and attribute tables using the NPS Cultural Resources Spatial Data Transfer Standards. Knowledge and experience using ArcGIS and editing attribute tables required. Familiarity with cultural resources preferred, but not
The position is through Conservation Legacy (http://www.conservationlegacy.org).
Remote. Position will work with the staff at the NPS Regional Office at 333 Bush Street, San Francisco.
$23.75 per hour
Length of Position
12 weeks, fulltime.
Negotiable between May and July.
• Must be a US citizen.
• This is a youth stewardship position to be filled by a person ages 15-35, but does
not need to be a current student.
• Must pass federal background check.
• Experience with the current suite of ESRI ArcGIS software and extensions.
• Possess practical knowledge of geodatabase design principles and understanding
of geographic projection datums and geospatial data.
• Proficiency in geospatial data management, including working with
geodatabases, performing database queries, georeferencing, and data creation.
• Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
• Understanding of data quality control concepts.
Send cover letter and resume to Vida Germano at email@example.com by April 9, 2021.
The City of Cupertino's Innovation Technology Department has a part-time unbenefited job opportunity for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician. This position is part-time, non-benefited, and limited to 995 hours per fiscal year.
Under general supervision, this position performs technical work in support of the City’s GIS administration, including meeting with department personnel to discuss GIS product requests, such as maps and reports, analyzing requests, generating requested products, and maintaining data and GIS databases; and performs related work as required.
This is a single-position classification responsible for supporting the City’s GIS function and related equipment. Incumbents are expected to possess the ability to perform the full range of technical duties related to GIS, in addition to performing a variety of record keeping, research, and technical support activities. The work requires the frequent use of tact and judgment, knowledge of City-wide operations, and the ability to conduct independent projects. This class is distinguished from GIS Program Manager in that the latter has overall management responsibility for all planning projects and programs, functions, and activities of the GIS program and for developing, implementing, and interpreting divisional goals for this function.
Supervision Received and Exercised
Receives general supervision form the GIS Program Manager. Exercises no direct supervision over staff.
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various City sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Standing in and walking between work areas is frequently required. Field work is requested from time to time, so the ability to drive to site location and walk a mile at a time is required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification frequently bend, stoop, kneel, and reach to perform assigned duties, as well as push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds with the use of proper equipment.
Employees work in an office environment with moderate levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances.
Idaho Power — located in vibrant Boise, Idaho — is looking for a CAD/GIS Technician II to join our team. It’s an exciting time to work for Idaho Power. We’re working toward our goal of providing 100% clean energy by 2045, and our work plays a critical role in our customers’ lives and in communities we serve across Idaho and Oregon.
What does a CAD/GIS Technician II do for us? Under limited supervision, uses the company's GIS products (ArcMap, ArcFM, and ArcSDE) to edit database per information from field personnel and primarily uses Autodesk products (AutoCAD Civil 3D) to create new drawings and modify existing drawings to reflect "as-built conditions". Updates and revises all associated and pertinent drawings, maps and documents.
Good interpersonal communication skills, problem solving, customer service
Highly accurate and detail-oriented, meet accepted deadlines
Accept responsibility, adapt readily to new situations, work in a team environment, provide quality drafting support
High school diploma or GED
Completion of a formal drafting technology program or AutoCAD certification
Associate's degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or Drafting Technology
An equivalent combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications
Associates degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) OR Associates degree in Drafting Technology
Three or more years of experience with GIS technology or current version of AutoCAD, including a minimum of one of year experience with each
OR equivalent combination of relevant education and experience
Seven years of experience using ArcGIS, Autocad, Civil 3D, (civil, structural and mechanical)
Demonstrated experience with survey point data and legal description knowledge
This position requires working at a desk/computer for extended periods of time. It requires the use of office equipment, fine motor skills including typing on the computer, dialing phones, filing paper, and working in close proximity to other people. There may be occasional lifts of no more than 10 lbs. The above is a summary of the primary essential functions of the position. This job may require the performance of additional tasks assigned by company leaders or management. Questions regarding job requirements or accommodation requests should be directed to Human Resources.
Works with limited supervision. Accepts other duties as assigned.
Adaptability, Applied Learning, Building Customer Loyalty, Building Strategic Work Relationships, Communication, Contributing to Team Success, Decision Making, Managing Work (includes Time Management), Quality Orientation, Stress Tolerance