Some fun with GISRead Now
For all you out there that love GIS - here are some fun links.
1- G-I-S State of Mind: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mCDUf08YLg
2- Map Of The World As We Know It (and I see signs): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cLMibncs0I&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL
3- Tied Together (with GIS): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDVNBDIVUZo
4- G-I-Yes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKHc9iub5Fw
Portland Public Schools has an immediate opening for a part-time GIS project specialist. A well-qualified applicant will have:
To apply, send a resume to email@example.com and complete an online application at https://employment.pps.k12.or.us/ats/app_login?COMPANY_ID=00002736
THE TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND
Conservation Vision and GIS Program
Position: GIS Analyst I
We invite you to consider a Santa Fe, NM-based position on our team of enthusiastic and talented National GIS conservation professionals. This is an entry-level position combining GIS analytical and cartography skills with the ability to aid in the advancement of unique solutions for land conservation and park-related issues around the country. The department supports organizational work for 40+ offices working in partnership with local and state governments on land conservation operations. TPL's GIS programmatic services are in demand and our program is growing quickly. The ideal candidate must be flexible and willing to participate in building our GIS program, bringing multiple talents to our team. TPL supports a diverse workforce and offers excellent benefits.
- Serve as a liaison for cartography and GIS analytical requests from TPL staff, working closely with the Cartography Program Coordinator
- Aid the Cartography Program Coordinator in updating TPL Cartography and Data Management Standards manual
- Support TPL's National initiative projects using a wide range of tasks such as GIS data collection and management, creation of maps and products and project documentation. Current examples of TPL GIS
projects include The Trust for Public Land ParkScoreT Project and TPL's protected places inventory.
- Assist TPL Greenprint Project Managers with data collection and processing and occasionally assist with in-person and web-based presentations of the Greenprint process.
- Assist the GIS team in Quality Control of GIS analytical models and outputs.
- Convey complex, technical project components to
non-technical/non-GIS staff and partners
- Some national travel for projects and conferences.
- Assists in the development of GIS program standards, systems and protocol for workflow, system design, implementation, management and quality control standards.
- Assists in the development of creative GIS solutions for use of internal TPL staff and external partners.
- Bachelor's Degree in Geography, Urban Planning, Ecology, Engineering, GIS, Geology, Computer Science, Information Technology, Cartography, Landscape Architecture, Remote Sensing or a directly related field.
- A minimum of ***two years*** of hands-on professional experience working with a team using geographical or land information systems to input, analyze and present data.
- Extensive knowledge of ESRI software ArcGIS 10.0 including: ArcView, ArcInfo, Geoprocessing tools, Geodatabase and file-based database design and management and MAPLEX. ModelBuilder, Spatial
Analyst, Network Analyst a plus.
- An understanding of cartographic principles.
- Presentation skills with references.
- Excellent oral, written communication skills and analytical skills.
- Mastery of personal computer concepts and software applications, particularly Excel, Access, Power Point, database applications and other graphics programs - particularly Adobe InDesign and PhotoShop.
- Attention to detail, organization, diligence and commitment to excellence.
- Ability to work under deadline pressure on multiple projects.
- Ability to work on complex assignments exercising good judgment and taking initiative with little supervision.
- Available for occasional overnight travel nationwide
Salary and Benefits:This position is expected to be offered in the range of $18-20/hr plus full benefits (medical, dental, life insurance, retirement plan) and 15 days vacation in your first year. Relocation assistance for candidates who would need to move to Santa Fe may be available.
To Apply:Send resume and cover letter to
firstname.lastname@example.org>email@example.com and reference "GIS Analyst" in the subject line.
This is a temporary position not to exceed six (6) months or 1040 hours.
Multnomah County, one of Oregon’s largest public agencies employer, is committed to implementing GIS
and improving the ability to serve our community, our partners and our employees. The County is actively
developing and maintaining an Enterprise GIS, based on server technology, connecting geographic
information they need to better perform their business functions. Implementation of this strategic design is
aimed at optimizing workflows by reducing data and software redundancy, providing real-time geo-
intelligence, providing better data security and integrating important assets.
The County is looking to employ a GIS Technician to improve the existing County building structures
layer, using ESRI ArcGIS software and aerial photo interpretation. The position may lead to additional
project work focused on building up County’s framework data and ad-hoc mapping, as assigned. This
position will work closely with the County’s GIS Senior GIS staff and also independently. The GIS Data
Technician will be a member of the Enterprise GIS Office, within IT.
For full job description and 'how to apply' download the .pdf file here.
Position Summary: 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.
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Closing date is August 1, 2011
The City of Wilsonville GIS department is planning to deploy two 2-person mobile GIS/GPS teams for approximately three months. The teams will be responsible for the collection of City infrastructure attributes including GPS coordinates, inventory numbers, and various other details.
In addition to the field work, there will be a desktop component of the project where field data will be synchronized to the Cartegraph application and from there into the City’s enterprise GIS. Team members may also be configuring, customizing, and implementing new Cartegraph modules and mobile collection applications for future project use.
The teams will have the opportunity to work closely with the City’s GIS Manager as well as other city staff, yet also independently develop the work plan and daily schedule that best meets the goals for the summer.
Ideal candidates will apply for the positions as a team with the proven ability to work well together. Individuals are also strongly encouraged to inquire. Preference will be given to senior level students or recent graduates pursuing a GIS certificate and/or career.
The positions will pay $15.00 per hour. The limited duration program will run for a maximum of three months. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The required application and additional information regarding the City of Wilsonville is available at www.ci.wilsonville.or.us or by calling the job hotline at (503) 682-0950. Please email required applications to mailto:mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org mail to City of Wilsonville, Attn: Human Resources, 29799 SW Town Center Lp E, Wilsonville, OR 97070
An e-Learning Framework for Using Geospatial Open Data, Open Source and Open Standards) project is ready at http://elogeo.nottingham.ac.uk/xmlui ELOGeo is a JISC-funded project based at the Centre for Geospatial Science, the University of Nottingham in partnership with the Mimas Centre of Excellence at the University of Manchester. ELOGeo main collaborators are Open Source Geospatial Foundation, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), Ordnance Survey, Open Nottingham, International Cartographic Association (ICA) and gvSIG Association.
More details of ELOGeo at http://elogeo.nottingham.ac.uk/index.html
Over the next few months we will be adding many course materials and other resources to the repository for the benefit of the wider community. The learning material preparation guidelines are available at the ELOGeo site.
The ICA Commission on Open Source Geospatial Technologies strongly supports ELOGeo initiative as part of its education and training agenda and we welcome contributions from all interested for this. We look forward for your support and active participation for this initiative.
Watershed Sciences is in search of multiple persons to fill full-time, temporary positions for Remote Sensing Technicians in the Portland office. We are looking to fill these positions immediately and for a term of 6 months.
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*Southwestern University (*http://www.southwestern.edu/) invites applications for the full-time twelve-month position of Environmental
Studies Program and GIS Lab Manager. This is a staff position with faculty rank (non-tenured).
*Primary duties* include, but are not limited to: -overseeing and maintaining the Geographic Information System (GIS) lab;
-teaching one to two GIS courses and/or lab components each academic year;
-providing support/instruction for faculty in developing and implementing GIS content in their courses;
-managing the Environmental Studies Program budget, including grant administration;
-working with the Development Office to pursue additional grants and other funding;
-coordinating programs and student opportunities
with the Office of Career Services (internships) and the Office of Intercultural Learning (study abroad);
- providing general support for the administration of the Environmental Studies program, as needed.
*Job requirements include*
-a Master's degree in geography, computer science,
environmental studies or related field, with significant coursework in GIS;
-extensive working knowledge of GIS; prior experience developing GIS applications and labs; evidence of excellence in teaching;
-strong communication skills;
-budget management experience;
-a clear interest in the field of environmental studies.
*Preferred job requirements* include an academic program management and grant writing experience.
*Southwestern University offers competitive salary and benefits* including health, dental, life, long term disability, retirement, 15-paid holidays, three weeks vacation, sick leave, tuition assistance, access to athletic facilities, free parking and discounted meal rates. Southwestern University is a selective, undergraduate institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and fine arts education. Located in Georgetown, Texas, 28 miles north of Austin, Southwestern is affiliated with The United Methodist
Church. Southwestern University is deeply committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and especially encourages applications from members
of groups traditionally under-represented in academia. For information concerning the University, visit our Web site at www.southwestern.edu.
*Interested persons* may submit a letter of interest, resume, the names, addresses and phone numbers and/or e-mail addresses of three professional
references, and salary history and expectation to: Environmental Studies Program and GIS Lab Manager Job #431, Southwestern University, P. O. Box
770, Georgetown, TX, 78627-0770, or fax: (512) 863-1880, or email to
email@example.com. Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please note that only those resumes
that include all the information requested will be considered. All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of the University's Background Check Policy process. Southwestern University is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F
THE NATURAL CAPITAL PROJECT
GIS ANALYST (MARINE)
The Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund, University of Minnesota, and Stanford University's Woods Institute for the Environment together seek to fill the position of GIS Analyst (Marine) for the Natural Capital Project. Our researchers, based in Seattle and Stanford, are developing tools to model and map the flow of multiple ecosystem services across land- and seascapes. The Natural Capital Project is applying its innovative, spatially-explicit ecosystem-service quantification and valuation tool, InVEST (Integrated Valuation of
Ecosystem Services and Tradeoffs) in various locations (e.g. Monterey Bay, CA; Vancouver Island, Canada; Belize) The successful applicant will work in a team to adapt and apply the InVEST ecosystem-service
models and will then synthesize these results in order to best inform policy at our demonstration sites. We seek a creative individual to support further development, documentation, maintenance, and
application of the Marine InVEST models.
. Maintain Arc toolbox elements to run biophysical and
economic models created by postdoctoral researchers and other project collaborators.
. Collect, create, and refine raster, vector, and table input data from a variety of source including Natural Capital Project field sites.
. Coding in Python to adapt and improve the InVEST models.
. Run InVEST models in ArcGIS and analyze the results using Spatial Analyst and other tools to create maps, tables, and documentation for presentation of results.
. Help create user-friendly manuals tailored to the needs of site applications for Arc tools.
. Provide technical assistance related to InVEST to relevant personnel on partner installations.
. Bachelors or Masters degree in geography or related field required. Graduate degree desired.
. Adept skills with all major functions in ArcGIS, including
map design, data processing, spatial analysis with geoprocessing tools and ModelBuilder.
. Python programming experience; knowledge of MATLAB or FORTRAN is a plus.
. Database management experience
. Excellent analytical skills
. Excellent written and oral communication skills
.The ability to effectively prioritize and work well under time constraints
. Experience working with collaborators from diverse
backgrounds and enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teamwork.
The GIS Analyst will be located in Palo Alto, CA or Seattle, WA
Term: One year fixed-term appointment (with the potential for extension, contingent upon funding.)
How to Apply: To ensure that your application information is captured in our official files and that the hiring manager has immediate access to your resume and cover letter, you must apply to
http://jobs.stanford.edu, Job #43393. Please include a CV and a cover letter that includes contact information for three references. We will begin reviewing applications July 20, 2011. The position will remain open until filled.