WestWater Research is actively seeking a motivated GIS Specialist for immediate employment. The qualified applicant will have a minimum of 2 years of full-time professional experience in GIS. The individual should be organized, able to work independently and be highly motivated in their career. The incumbent must have a strong background in GIS theory and proficient with the ESRI ArcGIS suite of products and applications. In addition to supporting the company's GIS needs, the position also includes collaborating in the development of several proprietary company databases and the management of contracted IT Managed Services agreements.
The City of Puyallup is hiring for a part-time IT GIS Internship. The position will be 20 hours per week, lasting 8 weeks. The work schedule will be determined with input from the successful candidate. The internship will be a combination of in person training and then primarily remote work the remainder of the time.
This internship will provide mapping and technical support to the IT Department with primary technical guidance provided by the GIS Coordinator. The work requires compliance with frequent deadlines. Normal attention to work is required to prevent errors. Work is performed in an office setting but may require fieldwork.
This position provides technical and mapping support to the GIS function of the IT Department. The intern will assist with projects related to the City's GIS mapping services and special projects. Work assigned to this position may include:
Education and Experience:
Physical Characteristics and Work Environment
Constant Demands: Talking, hearing, seeing, walking, lifting an average of 5 to 50 pounds, carrying, pushing/pulling, climbing ladders, bending and twisting at the waist, crouching/kneeling/squatting, reaching below knees to above shoulder, handling/grasping. Frequent Demands: Sitting, repetitive hand and arm motion. Works primarily with: Clerical duties to be performed in an office environment with low noise levels; events will entail moderate to high noise levels with employee's time spent indoors and outdoors in various work settings.
Summary of Duties
Thurston County is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of GIS Analyst II within the Information Technology Department GeoData team.
Information Technology provides desktop, network, application, telecommunication, and geographical information system (GIS) services to about 1200 employees in County offices and departments in various locations throughout the County. The GeoData team is responsible for GIS services including spatial data, mapping, and data analysis for County internal customers and the public.
A GIS Analyst II serves as a technical representative to GIS clients and users and is responsible for complete, accurate, and complex applications involving spatial and non-spatial data analysis. The incumbent must work independently and collaboratively as a technical expert providing leadership, guidance, technical support, and direction in spatial data capture, editing, use, analysis, and QA/QC.
Specific responsibilities include, but would not be limited to:
Work is performed in an office environment and/or remotely using Microsoft Teams and e-mail for regular communication. The position requires the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. Manual hand-dexterity to adequately manipulate computer components and operate a keyboard is essential. Sight is necessary to operate programs and systems and aid in diagnosing issues.
To be successful in this position, candidates will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities required to support GIS services and business needs in a multi-functional, multi-agency environment:
Other Position Related Information
Thurston County Information Technology Department Mission:
We partner with our customers to deliver public services that promote a vibrant community.
We are united as effective stewards of public resources delivering exceptional services that meet customer business needs.
The City of Corvallis is looking for a GIS intern to –
Perform a variety of routine and complex technical work in the development and support of the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS) utility layers; Sanitary, Storm, and Water systems. Use a variety of software applications to incorporate construction plan drawings into GIS. These tasks are illustrative only and may include other related duties.
The City of Hillsboro is accepting resumes for a GIS & Asset Management Intern position. Under the
supervision of staff, this position will assist the Public Works GIS & Asset Management Section with
the collection, editing and analysis of utility Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data.
Salary: $14.88 - $18.81 Hourly
Location: 150 E Main Street Hillsboro OR 97123, OR
Closing: 5/2/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
General Description of Duties
• Field Global Position System (GPS) data collection
• GIS data editing and quality control analysis
• Generation of maps and reports using ArcGIS software and Microsoft Excel
• Use of Asset Management software Cartegraph OMS to analyze maintenance and asset
• Review of construction drawings for use in GIS data improvement
• Development of written technical procedure documentation for GIS processes
Our ideal candidate will:
• Be an active learner who is able to quickly develop new technical skills and understand
• Possess professional verbal and written communication skills
• Have the ability to work independently in the field, in the office, or remotely from home
• Have experience using GIS software and knowledge of GIS concepts
• Undergraduate or graduate student studying Geography, Geology, Urban Planning,
Environmental Science, Computer Science or any program of study that uses Geographic
Information Systems (GIS) software.
• Proficiency in the basic functionality of GIS software. Esri ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro preferred
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Excel, and Word
• 18 years of age or older
• Possess a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record
• Must complete and pass criminal background check
How to Apply
Visit our career opportunities webpage to submit an application, cover letter, resume, and
responses to supplemental questions. Partial applications will not be considered.
Questions? Contact Omar Ucan, at Omar.Ucan@hillsboro-oregon.gov
or at 503-681-6222
Three Cartographer positions will open up on USA Jobs on Friday, April 16 in the Office of Coast Survey's Marine Chart Division at NOAA. We are recruiting these positions under both MAP and DE hiring authorities, please see the descriptions in the announcements to see which you qualify for.
In order to qualify for the cartographer job series, you must have a degree in cartography or a major that included or was supplemented by at least 30 semester hours in cartography and/or directly related science, and related mathematics. Such course work includes, but is not limited to, cartography, astronomy, geodesy, photogrammetry, physical and geological oceanography, computer science, land surveying, geophysics, physical geography, and remote sensing. The 30 semester hours must have included at least 6, but no more than 15, semester hours of college level, non-business mathematics or statistics (i.e., college level algebra, trigonometry, calculus, or scientific mathematics or statistics requiring equivalent college-level courses as prerequisites).
These are great jobs! Coast Survey is the nation’s nautical chart-maker. We are responsible for updating charts, surveying the seafloor, responding to maritime emergencies, and searching for underwater obstructions that pose a danger to navigation. Since what we do is very specialized, we will teach you what you need to know in training classes and on the job as long as you come in with a strong foundation in physical geography and geographic information systems (and/or any of the related coursework listed above) and are ready to learn.
The announcements (linked below) will open for 11 days from 4/16/2021 and close on 4/26/2021.
There is an open competitive recruitment for one limited duration Natural Resource Specialist 1 (Mitigation Mapping Technician) position posted on Workday. This position is with the Operations Division, Planning and Policy, located in Salem, Oregon.
This recruitment closes April 29, 2021. Please click below to view the full announcement and to apply.
The primary purpose of this position is to complete an Esri-based geographic information system (GIS) dataset of all DSL regulatory program compensatory mitigation sites. The resulting dataset(s) will be made available through the Statewide Wetlands Inventory on DSL’s web site, on the Aquatic Mitigation Portal’s map viewer tools, and may be acquired by planners, consultants, and other user groups with GIS capabilities. The position will research records associated with a mitigation site to digitize the correct polygon(s) and populate its attributes using the data description document provided by the Department. Documents and maps used to create polygons will be scanned and entered into DSL’s database. The position may assist with integration of GIS datasets into web-based maps.
Data Development and Documentation
Research and Document Management
Digitization and Integration with Web-based Maps
A Bachelor's degree in Biology, Environmental Science or similar natural resource program;
Three years of experience performing natural resource or environmental science research or investigations.
Call for Applications for the REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) Fellows of the NSF Spatiotemporal Innovation CenterRead Now
We invite college students (with US citizenship or green card) to apply for 6-10 REU fellowships to virtually participate in world-class research during the 2021 summer by April 20, 2021.
1. collaborate with productive researchers,
2. opportunity to participate in world-class research,
3. co-author peer reviewed (journal) papers,
4. networking with peer students from across the country.
5. $700 per week stipend,
Please help forward to students who may be interested in. Details can be found at NSF REU Fellow Opportunity – stcenter
Recruitment closes April 25th!
$30.08 - $36.91 Hourly
Department of County Management (DCM)
United States of America (Non-Exempt)
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):
April 25, 2021
When completing the application in Workday as an external candidate through multco.us/jobs, you will come to a page where one of the prompts is to upload a "Resume/CV." This is the place where you need to upload your cover letter and resume. There will be no other prompt for you to upload your cover letter and resume. Do not submit your application before you upload all of your attachments.
When completing the application on Workday as an internal candidate, you may need to scroll down to see the “Resume / Cover Letter” prompt on your screen. This is the place where you need to upload your cover letter and resume. There will be no other prompts for you to upload these documents. Do not click the orange “Submit” button before you upload all of your attachments.
Note for internal candidates: After you have applied, you will receive the Oregon Veteran Preference Questionnaire in your Workday inbox. Your application as an internal candidate is not complete until you fill out and submit the Oregon Veteran Preference Questionnaire.
Who We Are & What We Do: At the Department of County Management (DCM), the public service we carry out is essential to the operation of Multnomah County as a government, as well as an employer. The Division of Assessment, Recording, and Taxation (DART) strives to ensure the stability and quality of life for our community by providing local government with the revenues necessary to fund essential services. We pride ourselves on providing reliable, responsive, personal service to the public and our co-workers. As a team, we are committed to being good stewards of public resources while creating a safe and inclusive environment for employees, customers, and the communities we serve.
“The primary role of DART staff members is to carry out the functions of the Assessor’s Office in a manner that is friendly, respectful, resourceful and willing in order to create an environment of safety, trust and belonging for all.”
Who We Are Seeking: A dynamic GIS professional 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 yet is self-directed, and who strives for organizational and process improvement. Someone who can communicate effectively with all levels of stakeholders.
More About the Job: The successful candidate in this position will excel in performing advanced GIS cadastral data maintenance, analysis, data capturing; data research, investigation and verification; and solving technical and complex deed and survey ambiguities and conflicts. Additionally, the successful candidate will provide technical leadership and guidance within the group and the division with an advanced working knowledge and application of related Oregon Revised Statutes, as well as State of Oregon Digital Cadastral Map Standards.
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.
Multnomah County uses a Competency Model that applies to all employees in all departments to ensure consistency and clear expectations. It provides a common language for describing professional behaviors important for the organization’s success, based on its values, mission, and multiple cultures.
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.
Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills: (All bullet points must be met to qualify - please make sure your application materials address each bullet point listed).
Preferred Qualifications/*Transferable Skills: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills 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/transferable skills.
*Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.
Screening and Evaluation
The Application Packet:
Note: The application, resume and cover letter should demonstrate your work experience/skills and how it is related to those shown in the Overview and To Qualify sections of the job announcement. Please be thorough, as these materials will be scored and determine your eligibility for an interview.
The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:
The Freshwater Trust, a non-profit leader in stream and river restoration, is seeking a Geographic Information Systems intern who has experience using ArcGIS Desktop and/or ArcGIS Pro and who is interested in the organization’s mission to fix and restore freshwater ecosystems. The intern will assist The Freshwater Trust’s Science and Analytics staff with data creation and research and development of new tools. Application deadline: April 18, 2021
Please visit the job advertisement on our job opportunities web page for more information.
Job description: https://www.thefreshwatertrust.org/jobs-opportunities/gis-internship-2021/
Job opportunities page: https://www.thefreshwatertrust.org/jobs-opportunities/