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The Idaho Department of Water Resources (IDWR) has an opening for a GIS Analyst Position at the IDWR state office in Boise, Idaho. Feel free to forward this announcement.
JOB OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT
JOB TITLE: GIS Analyst II
POSTING DATES: 06/28/2022-07/17/2022
REPORTS TO: IDWR GIS Section Manager
This position plans and conducts complex GIS analyses and provides technical assistance to IDWR employees and the public. The analyst works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement and participates as a team member on GIS projects.
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Associate Environmental Analyst - Portland, OR (Remote) #108424 - Portland, OR, US, 97232
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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.
Under general direction, provides technical environmental support to Pacific Power Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Operations. Assists with ensuring compliance with applicable environmental policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. Supports mandated environmental programs and activities. Conducts analysis through research, gathering and interpretation of environmental related data, and policies to assess current processes and develop recommendations to ensure compliance with applicable environmental laws and regulations. Presents analysis and recommendations to management and assists with implementation of selected process changes. This position is primarily responsible for providing professional level services for maintaining compliance with company internal environmental policies and procedures and external regulatory requirements. Program support activities may include NEPA, ESA, NHPA, ARPA, CWA, CEQA, EFSC, SEPA, MBTA, BGEPA, RCRA, CERCLA, and DOT as they relate to transmission and distribution operations.
Closing date: 2022-07-11
Position: GIS Specialist I
Organization: Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Country: United States
Contact: Katie Leaverton
Contact Email: Kleaverton@cbf.org
New GIS Specialist job opening at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation - an environmental non-profit based in Annapolis, MD, USA, with the ultimate goal of "Saving the Bay!". The GIS Program is a small-but-mighty team that supports all CBF departments and offices across the Chesapeake Bay watershed. If you have experience as an ArcGIS Online administrator, creating static and interactive maps for a variety of audiences, and educating colleagues to increase GIS-literacy through trainings and other tools this job may be for you! Check out the job posting here --> https://www.cbf.org/about-cbf/jobs-internships/jobs/gis-specialist-i.html
Environmental nonprofit that has been working toward the ultimate goal of "saving the Bay" through education, advocacy, litigation, and restoration throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
The Data & GIS Manager (Manager) is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the stewardship and lands database, and GIS use, development, and management to support organizational priorities at CDLT. The Manager will fulfill requests from staff for accurate cartographic products for internal and public use. As the sole GIS expert, the Manager’s success hinges on their ability to interpret staff needs and translate them into maps and data management workflows –strong communication skills are essential.
Please see the following link for full details:
Johnson Creek Watershed Council is recruiting for our next Volunteer Program Manager. The position is 0.8-1.0 FTE (depends on the candidate's preference) and the application period closes on Thursday, July 21 at 4 p.m.
Please note that though we are an environmental nonprofit, for this position we're looking for someone with a background in volunteer management, event coordination, communication, who has experience in equity work.
We are interested in finding the best candidate for the job, even if that candidate does not have all the skills we list below. The successful candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and qualifications for this role, as a wide variety of life experiences may equip you with the skills needed for this position.
Other duties as assigned: we are a small staff, currently seven, and are flexible in supporting the organizational program of work. See our website www.jcwc.org for more information.
Required: Willingness to work an average of two weekend (half day) mornings each month, and an occasional evening event, as part of the standard work week (comp time is given).
Work environment: this position requires sitting/standing at a desk for extended periods of time, lifting objects unassisted of up to 50 pounds, working outdoors on uneven ground, in streams, and in hot/cold/wet weather.
Approximate time allocation:
30% — Volunteer program and event management
30% — Equity Plan implementation and tracking & community outreach/partnership building
20% — Supervising Community Outreach Coordinator & AmeriCorps member
10% — Grant writing and reporting
10% — Other duties as assigned
Closing: 7/11/2022 5:00 PM Mountain
Planner (possibly filling two positions)
Closing: 6/24/2022 5:00 PM Mountain
Reporting to the GIS Program Manager the GIS Analyst is responsible for identifying opportunities to improve decision-making, operations, efficiency and transparency through visualization, analysis, and sharing of geographic information—then implementing cost-effective and reliable GIS solutions to meet the City’s needs. This position also helps to establish and execute a data maintenance program to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the City’s geographic information. This position also performs cartography and spatial analysis in collaboration with departmental requests using GIS software.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Work Environment and Physical Demands:
Local travel is occasionally required. Must hold a valid driver’s license.
Basic Functions: The GIS Analyst is the third and senior level in a multi-level career path encompassing computer-aided mapping, drafting, and related data communication. The GIS Technician requires the ability to apply GIS technology to produce and perform data and coordinate entry and drafting and digitizing, producing documentation and integrated maps for users. The Analyst must also be able to write macros and construct queries to support central programming, access information, and produce certain map elements. The GIS Analyst also requires the ability to lead a small team and integrate GIS into wide-area computer networks used for data communications.
Education and Training:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Note: Pursuant to Tribal Policy, if this position is safety sensitive it is subject to pre-employment drug testing. In addition, this position is subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug testing.
TRIBAL MEMBER AND INDIAN PREFERENCE WILL APPLY; PREFERENCE WILL ALSO BE GIVEN TO HONORABLY DISCHARGED VETERANS WHO ARE MINIMALLY QUALIFIED.
If required of this position, you must possess and maintain a valid Washington State driver’s license and be eligible for the Tribes’ Vehicle Insurance. In addition, this position may be subject to pre-employment background clearances. If applicable, these clearances must be maintained throughout employment.
WestWater Research is seeking qualified applicants for a Database and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager position to oversee maintenance and continued development of our internal water transactions database called Waterlitix and to provide GIS support to our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating staff research efforts to populate the database, planning and implementing database development and improvements, providing regular status reports to the company, providing GIS analytical support on client projects, creating maps and figures for client projects, and assisting staff with analytical tasks on client projects.
Description of the Database
Waterlitix is a proprietary internal database of water right transactions that was developed and is maintained solely by WestWater. The database is the largest and most comprehensive database of water right transactions. The database has over 25,000 transactions and is continually being expanded with new transactions. Each transaction records includes detailed information on price, quantity, and other deal terms that is verified through interviews with trading parties and confirmed with regulatory filing documents.
What You Will Be Doing:
Providing GIS Mapping & Analysis
The position will provide GIS mapping and analytical support for client projects. This support will include:
Coordinating Water Market Research Efforts
The position will be in charge of coordinating our water market research efforts across the Western US states. This will include the development of research schedules in cooperation with staff, compiling information from staff on research progress, and assisting with market research in some locations. The position will also develop quarterly progress reports that describe our research goals and status toward those goals.
Providing Ongoing Database Maintenance
The position will be in charge of ensuring that the database continues to function and research analysts are able to input and upload information on water transactions. Responsibilities include:
Managing Database Improvements
The position will be responsible for managing and developing improvements to the database in coordination with our vendors and contractors. The position will be expected to identify technical improvements that will provide for a more efficient and effective database and user interface, and also to help implement improvements identified from staff. This may include performing quality assurance testing and facilitate user acceptance testing as needed prior to implementing changes into the database.
Managing Data Sales Contracts & Developing Commercial Applications
The position will be in charge of managing client contracts that involve a sale of select and specific records from the database. WestWater has established a virtual machine environment through AWS that allows access to specific data for clients. The position will be in charge of managing the client relationship and ensuring that the virtual machine is correctly populated with data and is accessible by the client. In addition, the position will be asked to identify and develop ideas for commercial applications of the Waterlitix database.
Research Assistance on Client Projects
The position will be asked to provide research assistance on client projects. Research assistance will include data compilation and analysis using standard software such as MS Excel with direction from project managers.
About WestWater Research LLC
WestWater Research is an economic consulting firm that specializes in water resource valuation, water market analysis, water resource economics, and financial and investment services. With a national practice, WestWater assists clients that are buying and selling water rights and other water assets through comprehensive financial and economic analysis of water markets on a regional and local level. Since its inception in 2001, WestWater Research has received national recognition for advising on complex water market and trading issues across every Western State. Our team has over fifty years of focused experience in the water right sector.
Location: Position could be located in one of our existing office locations: Phoenix, AZ; Boise, ID; Sacramento, CA; or Fort Collins, CO.
The Database Manager position is a salaried position within WestWater and offers a comprehensive compensation package including health benefits, 401k retirement plan, and an opportunity for annual bonus and company profit sharing. Salaries will be competitively determined based on experience and skill set.
To be considered, please send the following: