This position is organizationally assigned to the Technical Services Branch of the Western Federal Lands Highway Division (WFLHD), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Vancouver, Washington. The incumbent serves as an instrument operator and rodman on a survey crew. The incumbent uses electronic total stations, levels, global positioning system (GPS), and other modern survey equipment. The WFLHD projects are located in the Northwestern United States and Alaska.
As a Survey Technician, you will:
The ideal candidate has experience in the Geomatics/Land Surveying field working with modern survey equipment to complete topographic-location surveys, construction surveys, route surveys, cadastral surveys, geodetic surveys and control network surveys. Candidate has performed survey work in a team setting. Desired values in the candidate include self-motivation, versatility, integrity, resourcefulness, a sound work ethic, positive attitude, teamwork, and a strong commitment to provide internal and external service. This ideal candidate would be able to travel up to approximately 75% of the total time and work in remote areas in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming.
This request for qualifications (RFQ) is for a “GIS Catalyst” to provide tailored and ongoing GIS training to Tribal Marine Stewards Network (TMSN) staff. Additionally, this position will support ongoing TMSN work by offering their expertise to tribes who either lack GIS capacity or are understaffed. This position will provide GIS training and/or technical assistance to tribal staff, act as an on-call resource to answer tribal staff questions, and collaborate as a map-maker on TMSN-related projects.
This catalyst position offers a contract at $65 per hour for this scope of work over 18 months (June 2023 - December 2024). RFQs are due by 5 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, May 2, 2023.
TMSN is an alliance of Tribal Nations working collaboratively to protect and restore our coastal and marine ecosystems. The partnership is made up of five tribes in California – Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation, Resighini Rancheria, Kashia Band of Pomo Indians, the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, and Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians–dedicated to Indigenous-led management of California tribal homelands.
Would you like to be a part of a strong team? Are you good at building and maintaining spatial data? Would you like to make things easier for people to find? Are you looking for a position where you can make a difference?
The GIS Technician position with Valley County is for you!
In this position you will work with departments to build maps and tools to assist the public in obtaining information using GIS software. There have been several systems built that you will maintain and ensure they are up to date.
This position primarily works in an office setting and will work with other departments.
We are looking for someone with a technical certificate or bachelor degree in GIS or a related field in addition to two or three years of GIS experience. Someone who currently holds a GISP certification is preferred but not required.
Under general supervision, performs a variety of responsible, technical, sub-professional office and field tasks in support of the City’s Geographical Information System (GIS) and the Computerized Maintenance and Management Software (CMMS) programs; responsible for maintenance, troubleshooting and support of hardware and software used; collects GIS data, updates physical GIS maps and maintains the GIS database for the mapping of City and public works infrastructure.
Examples of Duties
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
1. Perform the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of the City’s GIS/CMMS systems; compile, store, inventory, and analyze data.
2. Create and maintain GIS data to support enterprise GIS efforts for the City.
3. Design and develop various GIS analysis maps for different City departments to accommodate their GIS needs.
4. Interpret engineering plans, future developments, annexations, Capital Improvement projects, and model interpretations for GIS layer and database development.
5. Conduct GPS data collection and data post-processing for GIS layer development efforts.
6. Assist in the progress of enhancing the City’s GIS services to aid in the development of various City departments.
7. Ensure the integrity, quality, and accuracy of a variety of GIS information and data; field check data by driving to locations, verifying features and recording changes.
8. Operate a variety of GIS input and output devices including GPS receivers, scanners, printers, and plotters.
9. Capture data using GPS equipment; export data into shapefile format and import data into the existing GIS database.
10. Research geographic and tabular data from various sources for integration into the City’s GIS database; provide updated information to external agencies as necessary.
11. Stay abreast of new and emerging trends and changing technologies in the field of GIS; read pertinent industry publications; attend meetings and training as required.
12. Gather all base data sources including improvement plans and other resources in field.
13. Prepare and print a variety of routine and special request maps.
14. Maintain all project data updates by adding subdivision improvement plans, capital improvement plans, public works project plans, maintenance field work and pipe inspection feature changes to GIS database.
15. Manipulate developed GIS data into Public Works Computerized Maintenance and Management Systems (CMMS).
16. Provide services for Public Works CMMS, including GIS implementation and maintenance of CMMS database.
17. Ensure the maintenance of CMMS data and data input for users to withdraw and extract information for citizen requests.
18. May provide oversight and limited direction to intern or part-time staff.
19. Perform related duties as required.
An Associate Degree from an accredited college with major coursework in geography, environmental science, computer science, information systems/technology, or closely related field.
Two (2) years experience in GIS,CMMS, mapping, or related field. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college with major coursework in geography, environmental science, computer science, information systems/technology, or closely related field may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid California driver’s license. For out-of-state candidates, we will accept an out-of-state driver's license at the time of application; however, a valid California driver's license must be obtained by the time of appointment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with occasional travel from site to site and exposure to all types of weather and temperature conditions.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The Northeast Information Center (NEIC) is one of nine Information Centers of the California Historical Resources Information System (CHRIS). The NEIC archives and maintains a physical and digital inventory of archaeological and historical records and reports for an 11-county area of northeast California. The NEIC also conducts research for clients on a fee-for-service basis. In addition, the NEIC promotes education regarding preservation of cultural resources by working with state and federal agencies, local governments, Native American tribes, historical societies, and others in this effort.
Under the supervision of the NEIC Coordinator, responsibilities include:
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS: A bachelor’s degree in Geography, Anthropology, History, or related field; OR the equivalent of two years of college and one year of professional experience providing technical expertise in GIS administration. Experience working with historical and archaeological datasets is desirable but not required.
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities include:
The Port of Portland is a gateway to the globe, we operate multiple airports, marine terminals and business parks that connect people and passengers, drive economic growth, and improve our region's quality of life. Service is a core Port value and we're seeking a talented and dynamic Applications Analyst to support a suite of new and in-house developed applications. You will work with work groups across the organization to support and enhance technologies including geographic information systems (GIS) and venue space management services, web applications for internal and external customers. You will be integral to projects that contribute to the overall success of the Port of Portland.
We are looking for someone who is motivated by partnering with business lines to troubleshoot, modify, deliver, and support a variety of technology solutions. This person will also share our deep commitment to diversity and inclusion and advancing practices, strategies and policies that achieve equitable outcomes for all.
NOTE: The Port of Portland is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our employees and community. As part of this commitment, all Port employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exception and accommodation as a condition of employment. Candidates must provide proof of vaccination or have an approved exception and accommodation prior to beginning work at the Port.
* This position is classified as FLSA exempt, therefore it is not eligible for overtime compensation for hours worked in excess of a 40-hour work week
Summary of Essential Responsibilities
Minimum Requirements/Skills and Abilities
Experience with the following programs and platforms is preferred:
This summer, Metro's Planning & Development department will host an intern cohort! There are 8 internships available:
The internships are posted on the Metro website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregonmetro?category%5B0%5D=Internship&&keywords=intern.
The internships will be advertised for 2 weeks and close on 5/4.
The City of Beaverton’s Information Technology and Service Department has an opening for a GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Specialist. This position provides design, development, and maintenance of geospatial datasets and cartographic products for both internal and external customers.
The GIS Specialist interprets original documents such as civil engineering plans and enters data into the enterprise GIS system using ESRI software. The GIS Specialist is responsible for collecting and validating field data using GPS and mobile devices. In addition, the GIS Specialist creates maps, performs moderate to complex analysis, and assists other city departments in using GIS applications.
This is a full-time, non-exempt, SEIU-classified position. There is one vacancy.
Please click APPLY to submit your application via the City of Beaverton’s online portal. You will need to fill out your work history and respond to several supplemental questions. Please describe your related work experience thoroughly in the work history and questions; these will be used to determine your qualifications for the position.
Beaverton is a diverse city, boasting a large population of qualified persons, including women, veterans, Black, Indigenous and people of color, persons with disabilities, generational groups, persons who speak many languages and are of diverse national origins.
Studies have shown that many candidates, especially women, are less likely to apply for a job if they do not believe they meet 100% of the hiring criteria. The city’s talent acquisition goals include hiring the candidate who is best able to meet the performance objectives of the role. We therefore encourage persons with non-traditional skill sets and experiences to apply, even if you believe you do not meet 100% of the qualifications and hiring criteria described.
Wage Range: $28.19 - $37.77 hourly
Starting rate will be determined depending on relevant work experience as outlined in the Equal Pay Act. New hires who meet minimum requirements will start at step one. Higher steps may be offered to those who have additional years of directly related experience to the position within the posted wage range.
Total compensation package and benefits
In addition to competitive pay, the city offers a wide variety of benefits to regular employees which make up an exceptional total compensation package.
The city pays the full retirement contribution to PERS including the employee portion; provides employees with an opportunity to participate in a deferred compensation retirement plan; makes available a public service loan forgiveness program and tuition reimbursement program; and offers excellent health, dental, vision and life insurance coverage.
Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) has an opening for a Data Management Specialist (GIS) to serve as a core member of the PSMFC GIS Team in the Portland, Oregon office. The position will use GIS and database management software to create, document, synthesize and share data products and will provide GIS technical support services to colleagues, project partners, and end-users of PSMFC's spatial data products. Projects include topics such as fisheries management, habitat conservation, and invasive species prevention. Apply here: