Summer 2012 - GIS Support
Kapala IT has an immediate need for a GIS Technician. This is a full time position through August with the possibility of part time work continuing into the fall. The GIS Tech will directly support the Kapala GIS team and client staff. This position will be located onsite with our client in downtown Portland.
Ideal candidates will have experience using ArcGIS 10 in a professional setting. Recent graduates pursuing a GIS certificate and/or Master's Degree are strongly encouraged to apply. Excellent customer service skills and experience in a consulting environment are a plus.
Successful candidates will need to pass a background check prior to placement.
Salary: $14-$17/hour DOE
Submit a cover letter and resume to:
The Thurston County GeoData Center has an opening for a GIS Analyst II. The position is open until June 15.
After a long drought we will focus on revitalizing PAGIS and reconnecting with other GIS professionals in the Portland Metro Area. This will be great opportunity to provide input on topics for future meetings, direction and purpose of PAGIS!
In addition, there will be Web GIS Services Presentations: Staff from State and local agencies will be on hand to present and discuss the challenges, opportunities and lessons learned from their efforts to stand up GIS services and applications.
Download the flyer, HERE
June 13, 2012 @ 6:30 - McMenamins Kennedy School
Good tips for those looking for a job in GIS and it's under $5.00!
An eBook titled, Careers in GIS: an Unfiltered Guide to Finding a GIS Job (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0080KYSTQ), is here! This new book has up to date information that has previously been touched upon by this blog but also includes tons (well, maybe not tons but hundreds of pounds) of new material to help you land a job in the GIS industry. Less than $5 to get some insightful strategies on how to get a GIS job? How can you go wrong?
What about a list of chapters?
1. GIS Job Hunting Requirements
2. Passion of the GIS
3. Should You Be a Big Fish in a Little GIS Pond?
4. Checking Up on the GIS Competition
5. Learn How to Make Damn Map!
6. GIS Gruntwork
7. Should I Get a GIS Certificate?
8. Finding the Best GIS Certificate Program
9. Your GIS Graduate Degree and You
10. Which Database Platform Is Best to Know for GIS?
11. GIS Programming: It's Unavoidable
12. YouTube Your GIS Skillz
13. How to Search the Web for GIS Jobs
14. Employer's Websites: The Best Kept GIS Secret
15. Free GIS E-Newsletters, Don't Miss an Opportunity!
16. Watch the GIS blogs!
17. Social media and GIS
18. Congregate with Your Own GIS Kind
19. GIS Jobs in Developing Countries
21. Questions You Should Be Asking at the GIS Interview
22. Neogeographer: Become One...Or Don't...
23. What Happened to the GIS Analyst?
24. Want a GIS Job? It's Time to Get Political
25. The GIS Job Urban Myth...or Is It?
26. Create Some GIS Out of Nothing
REMOTE SENSING TECHNICIAN
Watershed Sciences, Inc., Portland, Oregon
Closes: Open until all positions filled.
How to apply: Please assemble letter of interest, resume with professional references and salary history into one (1) document and send to:email@example.com
Resumes will be accepted until all positions are filled. Immediate submissions are welcome and will be reviewed promptly.No phone calls, please. Incomplete applications and auto-reply submissions will not be considered.
Click here for full job description.
STUDENT INTERNSHIP (paid)
TriMet Service Planning and Scheduling, Portland, Oregon
Closes: Friday, May 25, 2012
TriMet seeks an intern to assist in: preparing a five-year service plan, evaluating alternative service delivery methods, and analyzing cost and ridership potential of service improvements.
Work Hours: 40 hours per week
Duration: 12 weeks
Start Date: June 2012
Current undergraduate or graduate student in urban and regional planning, geography, economics, urban studies, civil/transportation engineering or related field. Experience with statistics, GIS and/or database analysis. Interest, coursework or experience (e.g., reports and community activities) in transportation planning. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and office communications software. Ability to research, investigate and analyze information. Ability to pay attention to detail, ensuring accuracy in work. Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy, orally and in writing. Ability to work effectively in a diverse workforce.
Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to:
Jean Brown, Senior Human Resources Representative, firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Title: GIS Intern (Clackamas - Engineering Specialist 1)
Opening Date/Time: Wed. 05/09/12 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: $13.26 - $17.77 Hourly
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Clackamas, Oregon
For full job description and application details, click here.
Visit the web site for more detailed Job description http://www.reconnectwithnature.org/about-us/employment.
The Forest Preserve District of Will County is accepting resumes for a GIS Technician. The GIS Technician provides Geographical Information System (GIS) technical support and assistance to the District with the implementation, design, support of the District’s geographical information system, and preparation of maps and drawings for District Staff and Departments.
The GIS Technician position is a Grade 9, with a starting salary of $30,271.00 to 35,824.00 commensurate with experience. See attached Job Description outlining duties, skills, abilities, training, experience and working conditions or visitwww.fpdwc.org for more information. Resumes will be accepted until June 15, 2012.
Application Procedure: Send a cover letter describing interest and a resume to:
Donna Suca, Human Resource Coordinator
Forest Preserve District of Will County
17540 W. Laraway Road
Joliet, Illinois 60433
The Final PSU ASPRS/GIS Club Colloquium of the year is scheduled for Friday May 18th from Noon to 1PM in 413 Cramer Hall at PSU.
Amy Esnard of the Oregon Office of Emergency Management (and Oregon Chapter President of URISA) will describe the situational awareness picture in Oregon, and will also briefly discuss Oregon URISA: who they are, what they do, why to join.
Please join ASPRS for this final colloquium! As usual, we will have free refreshments for all attendees.
GIS RESEARCH STUDENT
Portland Development Commission, Portland, Oregon
Closes: Sunday, May 13, 2012
Salary: $12.00 - $17.00 Hourly
Job Type: Student NE (limited to 600 hour max/calendar yr)
Position participates in projects as part of supporting the Geographic Information System (GIS) needs at PDC, providing research services, project support, map generation, and data creation.
Provides ongoing support for various PDC research and GIS projects throughout the Commission. Position encounters a wide variety of work situations and assignments that require strong communication, writing, organization, and decision-making as well as creative problem solving skills. Position operates in a variety of work situations with a significant degree of complexity. Manages multiple processes and projects concurrently.
Complete job description and application information available at:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/pdc/default.cfm (scroll to bottom)