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The North Atlantic LCC is seeking a GIS Analyst to fill a 1-year contract position based in the Northeast Regional Office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) in Hadley, Massachusetts. The GIS Analyst will be an independent contractor under contract to the Wildlife Management Institute. The position will provide GIS support for LCC projects, such as the Northeast Landscape Conservation Design Project, which has the goal of establishing cooperative means to make existing and future conservation design information and tools more available and accessible to conservation partners; to produce composite maps depicting landscape conservation designs; and to develop spatial data layers summarizing environmental conditions affecting a suite of important ecological and cultural resource elements in the Northeast.
A complementary GIS Analyst position, partially funded by the LCC, is being created at the Eastern Division of The Nature Conservancy in Boston, MA. The two positions will serve as LCC team members and provide GIS support for Northeast Landscape Conservation Design and other LCC projects, with the immediate charge to assist in the development, population, and maintenance of a collaborative conservation data management system to make linked databases accessible to partners via web and cloud technologies.
Full the full job description: http://northatlanticlcc.org/gis_2012.html
Here is a current and interesting look at where the GIS jobs are in the US.
The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has an opening for a Senior Program Officer, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for the African Wildlife Foundation in Kenya. This position will be based out of the Nairobi HQ office. For the complete job description and directions on how to apply please see this link: http://www.awf.org/section/about/jobs
Deadline for applications: August 1, 2012.
Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. is actively seeking a full-time Applications Developer for our Portland, Oregon, office. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing information system design and development support, including: web-based GIS application development; database system integration, web development, and mobile application development for a variety of environmental, planning, and GIS related projects.
Click here for the full job description and application details.
Geographical Information Systems/Survey Technician - Full-time, contract, Apply by July 20, 2012
This position involves assisting with delineating floodplains in the Kawartha watershed. Responsibilities include conducting surveys on infrastructure in identified flood damage centres, verification and collection of data using a GPS, processing high resolution LiDAR data, delineating flood lines, and creating maps.
Survey Assistant - Full-time, contract
Apply by July 20, 2012
This position involves working with a field crew that will collect information to help in the delineation of floodplains within the Kawartha watershed. Responsibilities include conducting surveys on infrastructure in identified flood damage centres, conducting surveys around streams for cross section delineation and verification, and collecting data using a GPS.
About Kawartha Conservation
We are a non-profit organization based in Lindsay with a surroundingwatershed jurisdiction that covers 2,563 square kilometres. Ourmandate is to help ensure the conservation, restoration, and responsible management of water, land, and natural habitats through programs and services that balance human, environmental, and economic needs. We are one of 36 conservation authorities operating in Ontario, and a member of Conservation Ontario.
Visit KawarthaConservation.com for more information.
GIS-Pro 2012: Fifty Years of Education and Connections
Join us in Portland for URISA's 50th Anniversary Conference!It will be a golden opportunity to share, celebrate, and learn.
Early Registration Discounts thru July 13
GIS-Pro 2012: URISA's 50th Annual Conference for GIS Professionals will take place September 30 to October 4, 2012 at the Hilton Portland in Portland, Oregon!