Student Trainee, Geography w/ USGS – Lakewood, CO
Closing date: 2017-08-31
Salary: $15.24 to $22.17 / per hour
Pay scale & grade: GS 04 - 05
Series: 0199 Social Science Student Trainee
Appointment type: Pathways Internship Appointment
Work schedule: Full-Time during school breaks/Part-Time (16-32 hours per week) during the school year.
Few vacancies in the following location:
This job is open to
This position is year-round. During the school year part-time hours will apply; however, during school breaks and the summer period, full-time hours may apply. The work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the student's schedule.
In order to be eligible to receive consideration for this position, you must be able to: (1) report to the duty station location listed in this vacancy announcement, if selected; and (2) be available to work the schedule identified.
Salary NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.
GS-04: $15.24 (Step 01) to $19.81 (Step 10)
GS-05: $17.05 (Step 01) to $22.17 (Step 10)
In order to be eligible for an appointment under the Pathways Internship Program:
The USGS National Geospatial Program is seeking associate, undergraduate, and graduate level students working towards a degree in geography or related physical or social science such as geology, meteorology, economics, statistics, sociology, anthropology, political science, history, cartography, computer science, urban studies, or planning to gain practical experience in geographic science.
As a Student Trainee (Geography), you will serve in a trainee capacity, performing routine and recurring development assignments to acquire knowledge and understanding of functions, principles, practices, and methods used in the area of geographic science.
Position: Geospatial Specialist
Employer: Quantum Spatial
Location: Portland, OR
Posted on: 08/24/2017
For more information:
Quantum Spatial is seeking a Geospatial Specialist to work directly with its federal government client in Portland, OR. The position will assist Natural Resource Data Stewards (scientists and land title administrators) with GIS quality control/quality assurance on corporate GIS database and data migration. Additional responsibilities will include researching user requirements, designing and documenting geospatial data schemas, and automating the migration of spatial data from various internal and external sources.
To apply to this and similar jobs:
Position: Aerial Image Intern
Employer: Quantum Spatial
Location: Novato, CA
Posted on: 08/28/2017
For more information:
This position is responsible for supporting historical aerial imagery archival and sales through data management, customer service and data entry. Duties include filing contact prints and negatives, locating and re-shelving film canisters, converting hand-written records to spreadsheets and scanning film negatives to produce digital images.
The New York Natural Heritage Program is seeking a GIS Applications Developer. The full job posting is available on the SUNY ESF website:
Natural Resource Specialist 3 (Resource Assessment Specialist)
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 08/31/17 11:59 PM
SALARY: $50,088.00 - $73,152.00 Annually
EMPLOYER: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
LOCATION: Hillsboro, Oregon
DEQ has an immediate opening for one (1) Natural Resource Specialist 3 - Resource Assessment Specialist. The purpose of this position is to provide complex interdisciplinary data analysis, evaluation and assessment, and technical review of complex environmental data specifically air quality monitoring data requiring GIS, R, and other technical expertise to develop reports and products for the purpose of solving difficult natural resource problems. This position works as part of the assessment team at the laboratory. The person in this position is responsible for writing reports and producing web products and other information for DEQ, the public, other state agencies such as Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Department of Agriculture, and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife as well as tribal governments, EPA and other stakeholders such as watershed councils and citizen groups. These projects mainly focus on air reporting but may include water quality data analysis. This position is responsible for coordination with headquarters, laboratory monitoring & analytical staff, regional offices, other state agencies, and external stakeholders. This position requires cross program and interagency coordination and communication. This position works in support of agency's water and air programs.
Duties & Responsibilities
Data Review and Analysis
Reports & Data Display
Minimum Qualifications - To be considered a qualified applicant you must meet the following criteria:
Three years of experience performing studies, research, resource management, compliance investigations or other activities in a Natural Resource or Environmental field related to the position. At least one year of the experience must be at a technical or professional level performing activities such as researching and analyzing data, conducting investigations, applying pertinent laws and regulations, or coordinating and monitoring project activities;
A Bachelor's degree in Natural Resources or Environmental or Earth Science or a closely-related field; OR three additional years of experience performing studies, research, or resource management activities in an environmental field with work closely related to that described in the position.
Requested Skills - Preference may be given to applicants who can demonstrate knowledge or experience in the following areas:
To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregon
Position Title: NEW! APPLY ASAP! GIS Intern – Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources
Position Type: GeoCorps
Location: Cañon City, CO
The GeoCorps participant will assist RGFO staff in compiling, editing and managing GIS data layers required for the management of public lands overseen by the RGFO and vital for analyses that will take place as part of the RGFO’s forthcoming resource management plan (RMP). This includes themes related to geologic and mineral resources, range resources, wildlife and wildlife habitat, recreation resources, and boundaries of the National Land Conservation System, to name a few. Work will consist of gathering and compiling existing GIS data, digitizing maps and records related to various themes, as well as verifying the accuracy and currency of exiting GIS layers. Some potential for database design, GIS modeling and GPS fieldwork exists. The participant will work independently with direction and technical support provided by RGFO GIS staff. This position is offered through the Geological Society of America's GeoCorps America Program in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management.
Goals, outcomes, and deliverables:
Participant will produce and document GIS data layers of any number of BLM resource themes.
The Royal Gorge Resource Area encompasses the eastern half of Colorado. The geology of the Resource Area ranges from the oil and gas producing formations of the high plains to hydrothermal gold deposits of Leadville. T
The participant will work out of the Royal Gorge Field Office located in Canon City Colorado. The position will include approximately 95% computer and 5% field work and will require working with a BLM GIS specialist and with other BLM resource staff as needed.
Participant must have, or be working towards a degree in geology, geography, environmental science or a related discipline with an emphasis or specialization in geographic information systems. Participant must have completed coursework or projects in GIS and demonstrate proficiency using the commonly available GIS mapping and data management tools (i.e. ArcMap, ArcCatalog). On the job experience using ArcGIS software is a plus. Prefer participant to have knowledge of geo-processing and GIS analysis concepts and tools, database design and management, and GPS data collection. Computer programming ability a plus.
September 18 – December 8, 2017; 3 months minimum; start/end dates flexible.
For more information and to apply: https://rock.geosociety.org/eo/viewJob.asp?jobID=2208
Title: Database/GIS Specialist
Location: Logan, UT
Classification: Full Time
BLM/USU National Aquatic Monitoring Center (NAMC) is a partnership between the Bureau of Land Management and Utah State University (www.usu.edu/buglab). NAMC assists the BLM and other agencies in developing and implementing ecological assessments of streams and rivers.
As a part of this partnership NAMC operates an aquatic macroinvertebrate lab, which annually processes 2000 samples. As such, NAMC houses one the largest databases of macroinvertebrate data in the country. Additionally, NAMC handles a large amount of chemical, physical and biological data from BLM ecological assessments. Both the macroinvertebrate and the ecological assessment data have geospatial components.
This position would assist with the development, use and maintenance of SQL and geodatabases to store and apply this data to inform public land management decisions. Additional duties would include building and running of python or R scripts to compute geospatial statistics, as well as to QC, edit, and manipulate data.
To apply go to http://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=2691&job=database-gis-specialist .
Application review beings Sept 15th, open until filled.
Application questions should be directed to Scott Miller
The City of Hood River has a GIS Analyst position open. They are advertising now and will be conducting a first review of applications on 9/8. Attached is the job description and application.
Purpose of the Position
The GIS Analyst is responsible for providing operational, technical, and administrative support for the City's Geography Information System Program.
Reporting to the Director of Public Works, the GIS Analyst will oversee the City's GIS Program and provide support to all the City's major departments; administation, planning, public works/engineering, fire & police.
The GIS Analyst is responsible for updating and maintaining the GIS database and user interface as the City develops and the need for geospatial information increases. The GIS analyst monitors the GIS servers and other hardware to identify needed maintenance and upgrades, will perform presentation, modeling, data analysis, and spatial analysis tasks in support of City projects.
U-Spatial is seeking an experienced GIS trainer to join our staff. The spatial technology specialist is a GIS expert and consultant who collaborates with researchers and faculty to identify, develop, and deliver appropriate technology solutions for spatial research at the University.
The primary focus of the spatial technology specialist will be to design and facilitate training activities. These activities include non-credit workshops, trainings, and outreach events for students, faculty, staff, and affiliated researchers. The spatial technology specialist will consult with colleagues throughout the University needing assistance with GIS, remote sensing, and spatial computing. In addition, the spatial technology specialist will help manage the U-Spatial data infrastructure. This can include specialized data resources (i.e. DigitalGlobe Basemap), ArcGIS Online, and Esri ArcGIS Server infrastructure.
U-Spatial, a unit within Research Computing, provides support for spatial research, helps eliminate duplication and fragmentation of scientific resources, and provides a framework of data, equipment, expertise, and resources that benefits all researchers. This position is key in our effort to build and foster communities of practice using spatial technologies to enhance research, teaching, and outreach.
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The Port of Portland is hiring a GIS analyst (closes 9/4).