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When: October 17, 2018 6:30 PM, PDT
Where: Old Town Pizza, 226 NW Davis St., Portland, OR 97209
What: Please join ORURISA's Emerging Professionals (formerly Young Professionals) new board in a social gathering. This is a great time to meet the new board members of the newly reawakened Emerging Professionals and meet other emerging GIS professionals. We will be talking about potential opportunities such as workshops, mentoring, internships, and networking. The event is free and everyone is welcome, however, you have to bring one of your own bad maps to share and have a fun critique!
Job Title: Shellfish GIS Biologist
Tribal Department: Shellfish
Division: Natural and Cultural Resources
Job Summary: This position serves as Shellfish Program technical lead for spatial mapping projects with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Will assist in biological data collection through sampling and fishery investigations. Will conduct and assist in the design of fishery monitoring projects and is responsible for compilation and maintenance of the Shellfish Program’s GIS database. Will assist with field studies, will assist with the planning and completion of research as directed and will produce reports and analysis when needed.
Compensation: $61,297 annually
Terms of Employment: This is a regular Full-Time position requiring 40 hours per week or 2080 hours per year.
This position is located within a National Forest. The position is located at a Forest Service unit with responsibility for providing geospatial data management support for Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and other cartographic activities supporting land, resources and ecosystem management functions.
Uses GIS equipment and software to compile, capture and update resource base data from various source maps according to the guidelines of specific data sets. Ensures accuracy and appropriateness of data and refers errors or incomplete data to data steward.
Uses basic operations and scripted processes to manipulate and analyze geospatial data to support multi-resource analysis in support of planning, analysis, and monitoring activities; and resource management decision making.
Cartography and Map Design/Production
Creates simple thematic map products and presentation materials using established automated map and chart making processes. Collects and/or receives data for processing and compiling into datasets for producing cartographic models, maps and analysis. Ensures products adhere to map preparation and data quality standards.
Occasional travel - Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per fire assignment.
You must possess the Basic Requirements identified below to be considered eligible for this position. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Your application or resume must clearly show that you possess the appropriate experience requirements.
GS-05: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least a GS-04 grade level.
Specialized experience is defined as: Experience in cartography or in a related field such as photogrammetry or geodesy, where the work required similar knowledge and skills. Performed digitizing, scanning, plotting and attributing of resource information for maps that were imported into resident GIS hardware and software. Utilized common computer programs to generate reports, charts, graphs or tabular date for physical scientist or GIS specialist. Revised maps using ArcGIS or other GIS software to show change in boundaries, areas and ownership. -OR
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree that included at least 18 semester hours in courses such as cartography, relevant mathematical and statistical sciences, or related sciences, e.g., physical geography or geodesy. Examples of acceptable courses include cartography, astronomy, geodesy, photogrammetry, oceanography, computer science, land surveying, geophysics, remote sensing, algebra, trigonometry, and calculus. Not more than 9 of the 18 semester hours should have been in mathematics or statistics.-OR
A combination of education and experience listed above.
To receive consideration for this position, you must meet all qualification requirements on the closing date of this announcement.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
The Tongass National Forest, Forest Supervisors office is expecting to fill a Geographic Information Systems Specialist position on the Tongass National Forest. Outreach is being done to determine interest in the position and the appropriate hiring authorities to use.
For more information contact me at the email address or office phone number below.
Tom Heutte, MGIS
GIS Program Leader
Tongass National Forest
U.S. FOREST SERVICE
Caring for the land and serving people
The Corvallis Forest Service Data Resources Management (DRM) group will be looking to hire a couple of students at the following event. If interested please submit an application following the USAJOBS process online (see below). Locally we are looking to hire students with technical remote sensing and GIS skills along with a strong natural resource background. You do NOT have to attend the conference in order to apply.
Hiring at the Annual Society of American Foresters Conventions https://www.fs.fed.us/forestmanagement/recruitment_saf/index.shtml
The Forest Service will be participating in the 2018 Society of American Foresters (SAF) Annual Convention Hiring Event. The event will be held in Portland this year from October 3 to October 7, allowing the Forest Service the opportunity to hire local forestry/natural resource students. The Forest Service has had great success in bringing in high-level, quality employees through previous SAF hiring events. The following positions are eligible for inclusion in the hiring event:
Intern Indefinites – The student interns (GS-0499) may work in and be converted to a variety of areas, to include forestry, recreation, environmental/natural resource planning, or geographic information systems.
GS-0499-03/04/05/07 (GS-03/04 for current undergraduate or GS-05/07 for graduate students) with planned conversion to 0401-05/07/09 Natural Resource Specialist or 0460-05/07/09 Forester positions.
Recent Graduates –
GS-05/07 with conversion to GS-0460-07/09 or 11 Foresters.
GS-05/07 with conversion to GS-0401-07/09 or 11 Natural Resource Specialists.
GS-04/05 with conversion to GS-0462-06 or GS-07 Forestry Technicians.
The Forest Service will hold a collective hiring event at the 2018 Society of American Foresters (SAF) National Convention in Portland, OR, October 3-7. Students and recent graduates will be hired under the Pathways programs. Students attending this conference will be encouraged to apply for vacant agency positions during their attendance at the event. This event will only accept applications on-line, through USAJOBs (https://www.usajobs.gov/). A team of Forest Service employees will be available at the convention October 5-6 to assist student with the online application process and or answer questions about the vacant position. Unlike years past, there will not be interviews at the convention. All interviews will be done after the convention (via Skype, VTC). Any questions about the hiring event can be sent to SAF_Hiring@fs.fed.us.
Note: You do NOT have to attend the SAF conference to apply for any of these positions.
GIS Technician – Information Systems Specialist 2
Transportation Development Data Division – GIS Unit
ODOT's Geographic Information Services Unit is responsible for the preparation of urban and rural transportation maps and provides GIS data, analysis, products, and custom maps. We are recruiting for a part-time GIS technician to conduct GIS analysis and assist in developing and maintaining GIS applications. This person will assist in delivering technical training and will provide user support for applications, spatial data, and GIS use throughout ODOT.
We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
Duties & Responsibilities
Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills
One (1) year of information systems experience.
An equivalent combination of experience/training.
Desired Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria: In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below to determine whom to interview. You are not required to have all of these attributes, but please make sure that the ones you do have are clearly demonstrated in your application materials. Your application materials may be graded on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation.
Part Time Administrative Assistant Paid Position Available - GISCorps
GISCorps is currently a 100% volunteer-run program operating under the auspices of Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA). Our team coordinates short-term, volunteer-based GIS services to underprivileged communities. Our services include finding qualified GIS volunteers for short term projects and establishing partnerships to create volunteer opportunities for the GIS community.
Projects vary based on the partner agency’s needs and may involve any and all aspects of GIS including analysis, cartography, app development, needs assessments, technical workshops, etc. Areas of service include humanitarian relief, disaster response, conservation, environmental quality, health and human services, GIS education, and expert crowdsourcing. GISCorps is supported by individual donations, corporations, and other non-profit groups with similar goals.
At this time, GISCorps is seeking to utilize a portion of our funding to hire our first employee, a part-time administrative assistant position for a term of one year, with the potential for an extension depending on funding availability.This will be a contract position, subject to review/renewal at 3-month intervals based on performance and funding levels.
At this time, we are looking for someone who is available for 10-15 hours a week with a very flexible schedule. Much of our work happens on evenings and weekends during US hours, and while we try to be as efficient and structured as possible, our disaster response work can be unpredictable.
1. Produce the monthly call agendas and capture meeting minutes for monthly calls and other critical meetings
2. Assist with assembling and creating various materials for quarterly newsletters and related website postings
3. Monitor the active projects by contacting deployed volunteers and partners agencies on a monthly basis and keep all related documentation and records up-to-date..
4. Assist in closing out projects with partner agencies and volunteers by sending feedback forms, posting their reports to the website, and sending thank you certificates and letters
5. Manage emails coming to group email accounts and respond or forward as appropriate
a. conduct preliminary research on the subject matter
b. send an initial response to the sender
c. monitor which CC members takes on the task and follow up with them
6. Website content management (and documentation of)
a. post new stories written by partners agencies or core committee members
b. revise existing web pages as needed
c. post various documents such as links, articles, minutes, photos, etc.
d. monitor the website for broken links and/or possible errors
7. Create/monitor doodles for scheduling calls among the core committee and/ or partner agencies, and volunteers.
8. Conduct preliminary research on partner agencies as new projects are proposed.
Help the core committee task these projects more efficiently.
9. Conduct preliminary research/review on GIS Service Pledge applicants and
10. Attend annual meetings as needed (Esri UC and/or URISA GISPro - expenses paid by GISCorps if travel required) 11. Assist with developing slides for presentations
12. Extensive Google Suite/Drive document management
13. Monitor Slack channels for issues
14. Aid with GISCorps’ social media posts, monitor other feeds in search of new volunteer opportunities.
Qualifications and Skills
1. BS degree in GIS or related field
2. Knowledge of GISCorps and URISA policies and organizational operations & policies.
3. Knowledgeable of GIS and web research
4. Highly skilled in the following: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite/Apps (Google Docs, Sheets, Form Creation), Slack, Skype. (Hardware/software will not be provided by GISCorps)
5. Strong knowledge and experience with WordPress for web content management
6. Familiarity with and willingness to learn ArcGIS Online basics (account management, webmaps/apps, dashboards)
7. Excellent writing and graphics skills
8. Excellent organizational skills and extremely detail oriented
9. Ability to communicate in a professional manner with a variety of partners, volunteers, and technical groups
10. Able to work independently and with little supervision, but willing and able to take direction
11. Motivated to perform with excellence 1
2. Must be a US citizen or a green card holder for tax purposes
Expected 10-15 hours/week, potentially more at times ($25/hour) Flexible, but some tasks require nights and/or weekends during US hours
To Apply, submit a current resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applying is: September 17, 2018 or until the position is filled.
The Center for Conservation Innovation at Defenders of Wildlife is hiring a GIS and technical computing associate. This position will be based in Washington DC and join a lively and creative team of scientists dedicated to innovating approaches at the nexus of science, policy and technology for the conservation of North American wildlife.
The post is available here: https://defenders.org/jobs/gis-and-technical-computing-associate
Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Jacob Malcom, Director of the Center for Conservation Innovation, at email@example.com. The position will remain open until filled, but it's recommend submitting applications within the next three weeks for best consideration.
Technical position provides: cartographic mapping and presentations; spatial analysis queries and reports; support for desktop GIS application development; training and software support; support for planning and decision making; data preparation, maintenance, and distribution at the agency-wide and regional level; technical documentation; and technical assistance where needed related to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) activity. This may include: GPS data collection; feature editing; the development and documentation of user requirements and metadata; address standardization and geocoding; demographic analysis using Census data; programming and automation and cartographic design for presentation and analysis. Ensure a commitment to safety through consistent and professional behaviors in performance of job requirements that demonstrate safety is a fundamental value that guides all aspects of our work. Perform related duties as required.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Statistical Analysis, Geography, Computer Science, Urban Planning, or related field is required.
A minimum of 4 years total credited experience. Increasingly responsible professional experience in statistical analysis, mapping, spatial analysis, computer database applications, transit operations, or other analytical work is desirable. Training and experience in the use of Geographic Information Systems is essential.
Or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Type of Position / Grade / FLSA:
Grade 12, Exempt, Non-Union, Full-Time
Selection Process ? Candidates will be selected based at a minimum on the result of:
1. Application Review/ Please Include: Cover Letter and Resume
2. Panel Interviews
4. Reference Check
Make sure you describe in detail how your education, training and work experience fit with this role. You are encouraged to attach a resume, cover letter, training certificates and/or letters of recommendation with your application. You are permitted five attachments of less than 5MB each.
Internal applicants: Information in your personnel file will not be used in lieu of information requested on your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
If you are a qualified veteran and would like to apply for veterans' preference points, you will need to reflect your status on the application and attach supporting documentation at the time of application submission.
If you need accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for any part of the application process, contact our Human Resources staff at 503-962-7505, or the TTY line at 7-1-1. Note that we require a minimum of two workdays' notice prior to the need for accommodation.
TriMet is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse community we serve, including veterans, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities.