PACIFIC STATES MARINE FISHERIES COMMISSION POSITION DESCRIPTION
Title: Data Management Specialist 2 (Natural Sciences)- PMEP Assessments
Anticipated Start Date: June 2, 2014
The Pacific Marine and Estuarine Fish Habitat Partnership (PMEP) and its assessment partners (Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, National Marine Fisheries Service, The Nature Conservancy, and National Fish Habitat Board) are conducting habitat assessments for fish that use estuaries and nearshore environments on the Pacific Coast. These assessments require the collection of data that come from various fish sampling and habitat monitoring programs, which have been collected by a diverse group of scientists from a variety of organizations, including governments, tribes, consultants, nonprofits, independent investigators, and universities. Data on impacts to fish habitat in the estuary and nearshore will also need to be collected.
The PMEP seeks the services of a self-directed Data Management Specialist to contact individuals, discuss the purpose of the assessments and impact information and how the compilation of data may benefit these scientists, discuss and obtain their datasets, and assist in the compilation and geo-referencing of those datasets relevant to fish and habitat sampling. The position will be full-time (40 hours/week) for 12+ months, and pay will be commensurate with experience. The Data Management Specialist will work in close cooperation with assessment partners at the PSMFC Main Office in Portland, OR.
Specifically, the Data Management Specialist will carry out the following tasks:
At the lower end of the range, Data Management Specialists (Natural Sciences):
Mandatory Skills and Experience
Desirable Skills and Experience
The work is generally sedentary, although there may be some nominal walking or standing for short periods of time, or carrying of light loads of papers, books, reports, etc. that require only moderate physical ability and physical stress.
The works area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. The work involves the common risks or discomforts typical of office, meeting rooms, libraries, and the like.
Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
If you have a disability and need assistance completing the application form, you may call the PSMFC human resources office at (503) 595-3100 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday-Friday. Reasonable accommodations for interviews will be provided upon request to individuals with disabilities.We maintain a drug-free workplace.
Quantum Spatial, Corvallis, Oregon
Closes: Open Until Filled; Application reviewed as received
Quantum Spatial (formerly WSI, Watershed Sciences Inc) is hiring.
This position works directly under the supervision of the Process Operations Manager and Senior Scientists to lead and coordinate all processing (post-calibration) classification, QA/QC, deliverable production, reporting, and delivery to clients. Client and partner interactions should be expected. This position is broad enough to allow for areas of specialization within the Project Leads (LiDAR, Photo, Feature Extraction, etc) and will require learning methods associated with new products developed at QSI.
Looking for someone with an expressed commitment to a career in remote sensing and geodetics.
Complete job description and on-line application process are available at:
No phone calls, please. Incomplete applications and auto-reply submissions will not be considered.
Penn State is offering Maps and the Geospatial Revolution MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), for the 2nd time starting 30 April 2014 and runs for 5 weeks.
Free! An excellent learning opportunity AND an excellent opportunity to meet new colleagues from all over the world!
For short video explaining the objectives of the course and how to sign up:
GIS TECHNICIAN (#PTL1401)
Parametrix, a premier Northwest-based engineering, planning and environmental sciences consulting firm works hard to create a fun, compassionate, supportive environment. Our PORTLAND office is looking for a part time GIS Technician responsible for GIS mapping, data creation and analysis services for a variety of complex environmental, transportation and water projects.
Work responsibilities will include: acquisition and consolidation of geospatial data files, organization and maintenance of data catalogs, creation and attribution of GIS data, generation of production quality figures, and development and documentation of data analyses. Candidates must be proficient in ESRI’s ArcGIS suite of mapping software, and those with professional GIS experience are preferred. Candidates must understand principles, practices, and techniques of GIS data development, management, and analysis. We are seeking candidates who are flexible and willing to work a varied schedule depending on project needs.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, able to work independently on multiple tasks, and possess effective communication skills. Attention to detail and the ability to provide high-quality products in a fast-paced service and quality oriented environment are essential.
If the above description sounds like you, please submit a letter of interest and resume through our website to requisition PTL1401.
Inspired People… Inspire Solutions… Making a Difference
Parametrix is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.
GIS Analyst - Public Works
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 05/09/14 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $25.58 - $31.08 Hourly
$4,433.88 - $5,388.03 Monthly
$53,206.56 - $64,656.36 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Main County Campus-3000 Rockefeller Ave, Everett, Washington
Snohomish County Department of Public Works Engineering Services is seeking a team oriented GIS Analyst to primarily support the Public Works Asset Maintenance and Management System (AMMS) as well as providing essential Geographic Information System (GIS) support. This position will provide significant internal efficiencies through developing, analyzing, and maintain a wide variety of GIS information and layers important to the AMMS and Public Works Asset Inventory.
The Snohomish County Public Works Department is the largest department in Snohomish County government. The Engineering Services Division has been recognized and won many awards for projects at both the state and national level. You can read more about the department and our awards at our website: SnohomishCountyWA.gov
The selection process will be:
Check out the article in the Oregonian that announces DOGAMI's release of 46,000 landslides to the statewide database.
NASA Remote Sensing Data for Land Resources Management.
May 20 – June 17 2014
Every Tuesday, 5 webinars: one hour per week
12 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
To Register go to:
https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/4845575589179714049 or http://water.gsfc.nasa.gov
•Provide an overview of freely available NASA Earth science data and web-tools for decision making and land resources management at regional to global scales.
•The course will help professionals assess which NASA data and decision support tools are best suited to their environmental management needs.
Course Participation: This course is intended for land resources managers, NGOs, international development agencies, and private sector organizations. Space is limited, preference will be given to these and other environmental professionals. Certificates provided upon request to those who attend all 5 webinars and complete the homework assignments
For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Job Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA
Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM) is an approximately 92,000-acre military reservation located in western Washington and is a major military facility for both weapons qualifications and field training. Major land uses within the JBLM boundary fall into two principal areas: the cantonment area (approximately 11,000 acres), and training areas (approximately 77,000 acres).
Engineering and Environment, Inc. (EEI) is searching for a qualified candidate to provide GIS support to the Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) program. The ITAM Program is the Army's comprehensive approach to land management. ITAM is based on the integration of military mission, natural resource stewardship, and environmental compliance. The GIS Analyst will provide GIS support while working in an enterprise environment. This will include: data collection and management, responses to data requests, and the development and implementation of approved initiatives or actions. He/she will be responsible for documenting data development actions proscribed by the U.S. Army, Sustainable Range Program (SRP) GIS Program Data Development Strategy, and revised data standards for designated SRP geospatial datasets. In addition, updates and status information must be provided to personnel in the ITAM Program and Range Support as necessary to ensure staff remain abreast of all SRP GIS activities. Briefings/presentations on SRP GIS requirements will be prepared and presented, and an annual work plan and report for the SRP GIS component will be developed.
The candidate shall perform the following, but not limited to:
o Verify CON for equipment
Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree in Geography or applicable field of study from an accredited university.
The following skills and abilities are desired:
Using GIS based tools, assist the Public Works Department maintain and improve the assets that it maintains. Primary responsibilities will involve updating GIS asset information through a combination of office research and field collection, and helping to maintain the department’s asset and work order management system. In addition, the position will assist in other Public Works projects as needed, and interface with engineering and planning department technical staff to coordinate asset data entry.
For full job description and application details:
Application deadline is May 2, 2014.
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