Brief Duties and Responsibilities: Oversees all GIS data, maintains GIS hardware and software, support GIS users, develops and maintains GIS website in coordination with the Technology Services Manager, coordinates and assigns addresses and road names, assist departments with GIS specific needs/projects, and work directly with the public on a per request basis. Support the MSAG Coordinator, Emergency Management, Community Development, Public Works, and all other county departments as needed. Works cooperatively and effectively with the public and other employees. See the job description for the complete list of essential functions and example of duties.
Qualifications: BA degree in a closely related field with (2) years’ experience OR an AA degree in a closely relate field and four (4) years’ experience. Proven proficiency with ERSI Arc GIS software is essential. Sign a Non-disclosure Agreement with the county. Complete local Public Records training and Criminal Justice Information System security training within one month of hire date. Must successfully pass a background check, fingerprinting and driving record chec
Geographic Information Systems Specialist (GIS) - Portland, Oregon - 106027 - Portland, OR, US, 97232
Date: Aug 27, 2021
Location: 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.
The GIS Specialist position ensures that As-Builts are mapped into the facility and GIS based connectivity mapping systems after construction completes. Responsible for updating the mapping and connectivity systems using redlines and other information that comes back from the field, engineering, or dispatch. Position requires a good understanding of electrical distribution systems or other utility network based systems in addition to a strong knowledge of CAD and GIS fundamentals.
We invite you to use your deep understanding of the state and local government industry and experience with geospatial technology to become an integral part of the account team. You’ll join a highly-skilled group of sales professionals and solution engineers who collaborate with existing customers to identify new, innovative ways of using our technology and help new users discover the value GIS can bring to their organization.
We’re looking for individuals who are customer oriented and collaborative team players who enjoy identifying and implementing strategies that will radically improve the challenges businesses face. You’ll work closely with a team that helps our customers take advantage of geoanalysis to find unique patterns, trends, and understanding hidden within complex business problems.
Aspect Consulting, LLC (Aspect), a specialty earth science and engineering consulting firm, is seeking a GIS Analyst to join our growing Data + Mapping Practice. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and grow your GIS skills across a variety of disciplines and technologies. Aspect works on large complex environmental and water resources projects for our private and public clients, leveraging our internal Enterprise GIS, you will be part of a team to creatively work on solutions to easily communicate these complex projects. Our GIS Analysts work closely with our staff scientists and engineers, along with our technology team on highly collaborative and dynamic project teams across our earth sciences spectrum of services
As a firm, Aspect is focused on environmental, water resources, stormwater, and geotechnical solutions—especially on projects that positively impact communities right here in the Pacific Northwest. In addition to the work that supports these core Aspect practice areas, our GIS Analysts provide data management, analysis, software development, and technology services directly to an increasing number of clients.
• Geospatial data management and spatial analysis across teams, supporting our work in environmental, infrastructure, and water projects
• Support field-data collection, creation, and editing workflows
• Creation of high-quality, communicative print and web maps/graphics
• Develop, share, and implement innovative and pragmatic GIS solutions to Aspect clients and project teams
• Provide technical support and guidance to project teams around acquiring, editing, managing, displaying, and interpreting geospatial data (and related analyses)
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
• Comprehensive knowledge of ArcGIS and the extended Esri desktop software/web ecosystem (Collector/Survey 123, ArcGIS Online/Portal, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Desktop)
• Strong fundamentals in geospatial data analysis, editing, and processing
• Demonstrable data management aptitude, including understanding of relational database structures, data management best practices, attention to detail, and geodatabase design
• Strong cartography, graphics, and map-making skills (portfolio submission suggested)
• Strong collaborative mentality and confidence to effectively communicate (via writing or speaking) to technical and non-technical audiences
• Workload prioritization skills to meet evolving project deadlines and an ability to switch gears and embrace a fast-paced work environment
• Demonstrable critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
• Experience working in consulting and using environmental datasets
• Experience using open-source GIS (particularly QGIS), Python, Adobe Illustrator, web maps, and applications.
• Environmental Sciences, Geography, or Natural Resources degree with GIS work experience, or B.S. degree in GIS or Geography, or equivalent additional work experience
• 3+ years professional experience in GIS environmental or consulting work
• Available position in our downtown Seattle, Bainbridge, Wenatchee, WA, or Bend, OR, offices
• Interactive team of 120+ professionals across eight offices in Washington and Oregon
• Casual, collaborative, and professional office environment
The ASPRS 2021 Scholarship Application Season
Has Officially Opened!
ASPRS is pleased to offer nine scholarship awards totaling more than $30,000 in value! Available to both undergraduate and graduate student members of ASPRS, these resources have been generated with the intention of advancing academic and professional goals in the geospatial sciences. ASPRS recognizes that students are the future of these rapidly evolving fields and encourages all who are qualified to take advantage of these unique opportunities.
Scholarship Applications open: September 30 – November 15
Letters of recommendation deadline: November 22
Anticipated Award Announcements Mid-Late January
Award winners will be honored at the ASPRS 2021 Annual Meeting
All complete applications must be received at ASPRS no later than midnight, Eastern time on November 15, 2020. The deadline for recommendation letters is November 22, 2020.
Salem Electric is a community-minded, member-focused electric cooperative, serving approximately 20,000 members in a compact service area located in the Mid-Willamette Valley of Oregon.
Salem Electric has an opening for a GIS Analyst. The successful candidate must have in-depth knowledge and understanding of GIS software and demonstrated experience with server operations, database management software, mobile mapping solutions, and AutoCAD. Advanced math skills are necessary to comprehend spatial statistics, buffers, network connectivity and flow, query structures, and measurements related to various coordinate systems.
Essential job functions include:
A Bachelor’s degree in GIS, computer science, engineering, or related field is preferred. Requires a minimum of one year relevant experience. Utility experience and Python coding experience are desirable.
Additional Salary Information: depending on experience
ESA is hiring for a new entry level GIS Specialist position. Please see the job description here. All applicants must complete the online application.
Our growing geospatial services team is looking to expand and add a new team member with 1–5 years of relevant experience in Sacramento or any of our Northern California offices. We are seeking an energetic and creative problem-solver with a solid foundation in GIS, an understanding of the rapid changes in data and technology that are reshaping our field, and enthusiasm to help grow our products and services at the intersection of geospatial data analytics and environmental science.
Please submit a cover letter for this position.
Who We Are
ESA is a 100% employee-owned environmental consulting firm delivering work that matters.
We plan, design, permit, mitigate, and restore—for projects across our communities, infrastructure systems, open spaces, and wildlands.
Our scientists, planners, historians, archaeologists, engineers, designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking, in-depth analyses, and committed follow-through to guide successful policy development and project planning and deliver enduring multi-objective solutions.
At ESA, we believe every employee has a unique combination of knowledge, skills, and experience that contributes to our success.
We value diversity and inclusion and celebrate the differences that make each of us unique. Our culture is built on mutual respect, recognizing that the collective sum of our individual differences and life experiences fosters our continued success and achievement for our employee-owners and our clients.
Collaborating with colleagues from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives leads to better solutions and opportunities for everyone. We celebrate the differences—age, color, physical ability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, language, national origin, race, religion, veteran status, and other characteristics—that make each of us unique.
Who You Are
You have 1–5 years of relevant experience in the geospatial technology arena supporting environmental applications. You have a Bachelor's degree in Geography, Planning, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field. You have cross-disciplinary training and interests spanning cartography, geospatial analytics, and data management, reflected in coursework and hands-on projects in areas such as data acquisition and repository management, web map application development, automation of common workflows, or geodata science/analytics.
You possess a basic understanding of geospatial data collection, management, and visualization workflows. You can apply standard data collection techniques, methods and procedures including planning, equipment preparation, deployment, and data processing to support a wide range of fieldwork and other geospatial studies.
You bring a growth mindset to working with data and technology. You are knowledgeable about emerging geospatial technologies and analytical techniques and their potential applications in environmental science. You have the skills and experience to support development of systems, standards and processes to organize and maintain data and support implementation of novel technology platforms.
You are a highly collaborative team player with strong communication skills and ability to produce work on time and on budget with attention to detail, as well as the big picture.
What You Will Do for ESA
As a GIS Specialist , you will support project tasks including data collection, data curation, analysis, processing, and presentation in cartographic and web-based formats. You will perform spatial assessments and prepare products that are clear, concise, and conform to standards. You will contribute constructively and cooperatively to basic project solutions and collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team.
You will apply critical thinking and problem solving to assist project teams to understand, interpret, visualize, and report using geospatial data and analysis techniques for environmental deliverables including, but not limited to technical memoranda, biological assessments/evaluations, scientific discipline reports, and/or sections of NEPA, CEQA, and/or SEPA analyses, resource-related permit applications.
The position requires indoor office work with occasional outdoor work. Outdoor work may include field work and site visits where you may be exposed to inclement weather and uncomfortable working conditions. You must possess a valid driver's license.
What ESA Will Do for You
Joining ESA means becoming part of a close-knit team of environmental professionals who contribute to outstanding projects, improve environmental stewardship, and advance a more sustainable and resilient future for our communities and wild places.
At ESA, we spend our days helping to keep the environment in balance, and we want to help keep your life in balance too—by providing benefits such as medical, dental, and vision insurance (paid at 70% for you AND your family), a 401(k) plan with company match, an employee stock ownership program, and paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, to name a few.
No matter what stage you are at in your career, we provide opportunities for continued growth, development, and recognition. Whether you want to further your technical expertise, sharpen your business acumen, or help lead the next generation of employee-owners, we want to support you in reaching your career goals, and we believe these efforts will not only benefit you, but will also benefit all ESA colleagues and clients. Specific programs we offer include tuition reimbursement, professional development bonuses, and attendance at conferences.
What’s Special About Our Geospatial Services Team
Our team supports all of ESA’s practice groups, working closely with hydrologists, scientists, and engineers to strategize and solve complex issues while incorporating state-of-the-art technologies. We employ a detailed focus on client and project requirements to ensure cartographic design, visualizations, and geodata tools are valuable as either companion or stand-alone products.
From real-time field data tracking to high-quality cartographic maps for environmental reporting to advanced remote sensing and image processing of drone data fed into interactive online applications―we implement practical and proven solutions to meet end-users’ needs.
To read about some of the exciting projects we have recently completed check out these links: Custom Application Development and Technology.
ESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. (EOE M/V/F/D)
This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon’s largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.
We’re searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world’s clean energy future!
The Geospatial Operations Department is the heart of PGE’s Geographic Information System (GIS), and is generally responsible for creation, acquisition, maintenance, query and visualization of PGE’s system data. Data quality and end user experience are the primary drivers toward a complete and accurate GIS to support business systems and functions across the company.
This GIS Analyst will be responsible for the intake and input of system data into the GIS, following construction. Electric system connectivity knowledge, GIS skills, and an eye for detail will be applied to the input, update, and review of “as-planned” and “as-built” data before posting to the Production GIS database. The Analyst will employ thoughtful and effective communication to foster a collaborative working environment within the department and between teams and individuals involved in the design/as-built work process.
Under the direction of the GIS Supervisor, or designee, performs advanced technical and administrative work in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Primary responsibilities are to provide development, maintenance, analysis, queries, reports, maps, graphics, data collection, support and training relating to City-wide GIS databases and workflows.
The work performed by this class requires incumbents to apply professional knowledge and expertise as well as established guidelines and alternatives to determine facts, analyze problems, and make decisions without immediate supervisory review. Incumbents operate independently and select appropriate methods to accomplish project assignments.
Examples of Job Duties
Other duties may be assigned as needed.
A combination of the experience, education, and training listed below which provides an equivalent background to perform the work of this position.
Three years of progressively responsible experience in a geospatial information system services position, including three years' experience supporting, administering, and deploying enterprise client/server software systems; and experience in project management or leading deployment teams.
Education and Training:
Bachelor’s degree in geographic information systems, computer science, geography, earth sciences, or related degree with specific training in GIS technology.
Licenses or Certificates:
GISP certification preferred.
Must possess, or have the ability to possess within one month of hire date, a Washington State Driver’s License.
The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those occurring in the performance of the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds; occasionally lift and/or move 10 to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work is performed mostly in an office environment with some time spent outside in the field in a variety of weather conditions. While in the field, the employee must stand or walk on variable surfaces including hard, even surfaces and uneven ground, as well as sloped embankments. Employee occasionally works in the right of way or construction sites and may be exposed to physical hazards such as moving traffic and heavy construction equipment. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. Indoors, the noise level is usually moderate; outdoors, the noise level may be moderate to loud.
This position description generally describes the principle functions of the position and the level of knowledge and skills typically required. It does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and it is subject to change as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.
The Idaho Department of Water Resources (IDWR) has an exciting opportunity for a GIS professional to have an impact on Idaho water issues. IDWR is the state’s leader for natural resource Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Using GIS software, the Geospatial Technology Section delivers expertise, applications, data, and analyses to support all IDWR programs. IDWR is hiring for a GIS Analyst II to join the Geospatial Technology Section in the State Office located in downtown Boise.
The person in 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.
The ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience contributing to an enterprise GIS using Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) software such as ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online, and Survey123. Knowledge and experience within the software development lifecycle will be beneficial.
IDWR offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical insurance, retirement benefits, paid leave, holidays, and more.
Example of Duties