GIS Mapping Technical Support 1-year Consultancy with HCSA Secretariat (preferred location: Southeast Asia)Read Now
For more information, visit http://highcarbonstock.org/vacancies-hcsa-gis-expert-hcsa-grievance-mechanism-consultant/
Established in 2014, the High Carbon Stock Approach (HCSA) is a methodology distinguishes forest areas for protection from degraded lands with low carbon, social and biodiversity values that may be developed. The methodology was developed with the aim to ensure a practical, transparent, robust, and scientifically credible approach that is widely accepted to implement commitments to halt deforestation in the tropics, while ensuring the rights and livelihoods of local peoples are respected.
We are seeking a GIS expert to support HCSA’s maps submission, analysis and monitoring process to:
1. Work with HCSA grower members to ensure they are submitting data are according to
requirements needed for GFW Pro platform and to maintain the platform with support from HCSA secretariat.
2. Establish a monitoring procedure/protocol for HCS forests based on HCSA SG membership requirements with support from Quality Assurance Working Group (QAWG) and Protection Working Group (PWG), and to collaborate with HCVRN and RSPO.
3. Collaborate with WRI on migrating data from HCSA GFW pro platform to make transparent the state of HCSA implementation and HCS forest and HCV area conservation in coordination with a parallel project with HCVRN.
The World Resources Institute is seeking a consultant with expertise in ArcGIS Server to support a project in Paraguay. Please see the full job announcement here: https://jobs.jobvite.com/wri/job/ouFQafwT. Any questions can be directed to Ryan Sarsfield at RSarsfield@wri.org. Thanks!
Consultant - Forest Atlas ArcGIS Server Specialist
Position Location: Asunción, Paraguay or Washington, DC
Contract: Part-time for approximately six months
GFW is an interactive online forest monitoring and alert system designed to empower people everywhere with the information they need to better manage and conserve forest landscapes. Since GFW’s launch in 2014, the platform has been growing rapidly to meet user needs. The Forest Atlas Platform allows users to create their own version of GFW featuring a specific location or type of data. The forest atlases are built using suite of tools which includes a Content Management System (CMS) developed by WRI, and Map Builder, a configurable mapping application which lets users combine their own data with GFW datasets. The atlases also typically include an open data site built using ArcGIS Hubs. For data hosting, WRI leverages ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Portal and governments may choose to host data on WRI cloud servers or set up and manage their own dedicated servers installed on premise or in the cloud. WRI also works with government partners to set up and manage data pipelines. To date, forest atlases have been built in 9 countries by national governments and GFW partner organizations with expected growth over the coming years.
The WRI Forest Program is seeking a highly motivated, self-driven and detailed oriented Forest Atlas ArcGIS Server Specialist to work with the Global Forest Watch (GFW) team on a consultative basis.
The Forest Atlas ArcGIS Server Specialist will assist key partners and WRI staff in the installation and implementation of new Forest Atlas applications – primarily focused on the development of the Paraguay Forest Atlas. The Forest Atlas ArcGIS Server Specialist will provide technical support to manage and deploy ArcGIS servers, forest atlases websites, and open data portals, and engage with the Global Forest Watch team, local partners, and government representatives on an ongoing basis.
The main areas of responsibility for this position will include the following:
Provide support for installation of servers and IT equipment. Manage web platforms and data portals to access country specific data:
Lead the installation of and deployment of ArcGIS servers, database servers, and other IT technology in Paraguay to support the development of the Paraguay Forest Atlas.
This recruitment will be used to fill 1 part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) Student Support Services position for Capital Planning & Devlp at Oregon State University.
Job Title: CPD Land Use Planning Assistant
Appointment Type: Student Employee
Job Location: Corvallis
Min Hourly Rate: $11.25
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date: 09/02/2019
Closing Date: 09/30/2019
To apply https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/80605
Metro’s data team is hiring (position closes 9/12): https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregonmetro/jobs/2549603/geospatial-data-specialist
The Geospatial Data Specialist performs a variety of geospatial data tasks. This is an entry-level position, and we are looking for someone who is familiar with the development and maintenance of data and wants to grow their career. The position will focus on creating, maintaining and improving various datasets that are part of Metro's enterprise data in RLIS. This person will work on a small team, with a technical lead, but may also work directly with geospatial developers to deliver applications that help both Metro staff and the public. Supervision is provided by the Research Center Enterprise Services Manager.
A Bachelor's degree in geography, engineering, computer science, urban planning or a related field. Applicants should have with major course work in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and one year of work experience in GIS and computer experience; OR any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Metro is looking for a Geospatial Developer!
UPDATE: Deadline to apply is Monday, August 26, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m., Pacific.
Planetary Image Scientist
Are you passionate about human space exploration and understanding the origins of the universe? How about the ability to make a difference, a direct impact for all future generations? If so, we would like to welcome you to continuing reading about this amazing opportunity.
Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working alongside NASA centers across the United States.
We are currently seeking a Planetary Image Scientist to join our team.
The Planetary Image Scientist will support the Astromaterials Research & Exploration Science Division (ARES) at Johnson Space Center (JSC) in the field of Planetary Science. ARES staff members’ backgrounds include geology, chemistry, astronomy, physics, biology, mathematics, computer science, and engineering. ARES scientists conduct fundamental planetary research and continue to be involved in the operation and collection/interpretation associated with planetary science research.
ARES is also responsible for the curation and analysis of a wide range of Solar System materials including the Apollo lunar samples, meteorites, cosmic dust/interplanetary dust particles, cometary samples, solar wind samples and terrestrial analogs.
The Planetary Image Scientist will:
BS degree from an accredited college or university in space studies or related field with a minimum of four (4) years related experience, or MS degree in space studies or related with a minimum of two (2) years of related experience, or Ph.D. in space studies or related field with a minimum of zero (0) years of related experience.
Master's in Space Studies or related field.
Posted: Aug 22, 2019
The City of Tumwater has an exciting new opportunity that will expand your GIS skills in our dynamic and growing city. The GIS Technician will perform a wide variety of tasks including creating beautiful maps, spending time in the great outdoors collecting City asset data, and interpreting engineering drawings to enhance the City GIS database. If you are a fast learner, want to make a difference in your community, and have an interest in Public Works, this is the position for you!
This position is open until filled. First review of applications will start September 9th.
The 2018 western Oregon 1ft orthoimagery is finally available! We'll be updating all the supporting Web pages as soon as we can but wanted to let everyone know that they can start streaming the data now.
You can access Web Services to stream the OSIP 2018 imagery from the REST endpoint URL here:
Instructions for consuming Web Services (REST & WMS) can be found here:
(That page will be updated with direct links to the OSIP 2018 data soon.)
Direct download of the imagery is not available. Copies of the data are being provided on request through the Oregon Geospatial Enterprise Office by contacting David Mather, firstname.lastname@example.org.
What We're Looking For
Intermediate level position preparing GIS data support, including analysis support, data conversion/migration and map productions, with minimal supervision on projects.