The City of Gresham is seeking an experienced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager.
This position will remain open until filled. First review of applications will take place the week of October 18th.
As Oregon's fourth-largest city, Gresham is a welcoming community of hard-working people where tradition and heritage meet innovation and opportunity. Gresham is a dynamic and rapidly growing city where families and businesses have a mutual desire and drive to thrive. City of Gresham employees care deeply about the community they serve, and go 'one step beyond' to deliver services in collaborative, inventive, practical, and nimble ways. Our work is challenging, fast-paced and rewarding.
We believe that to deliver the highest level of service to all Gresham community members, it is crucial we employ a diverse workforce, foster an inclusive working environment, and ensure our policies and systems result in equitable outcomes. The City seeks candidates who will support these values by continuously incorporating equity in their daily work, and actively contributing to a workplace culture that respects unique viewpoints, life experiences, and cultural perspectives.
Come build the future with us.
What you will get to do:
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When: October 4th, 2pm-3pm
More info on ASPRS scholarships:
ASPRS is pleased to offer ten scholarship awards totaling more than $38,000 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 Application Window: September 22 – November 8
Letters of recommendation due November 12
More info here: ASPRS Awards and Scholarships – ASPRS
GIS Technician Job Posting
Heritage North Consulting Limited, based out of Fort St. John, BC, Canada, is in need of a GIS Technician.
Current GIS Demands:
o Managing spatial data for projects and field work prep (AGOL)
Future GIS Demands
o Develop/modify Survey123 forms
Attention to fine detail and aesthetics, creativity, pride in work and willingness to learn are essential. An ability to meet deadlines, flexibility and work independently is also required.
Working hours are negotiable and own schedule can be created but applicant does need to be available from 8am-9am Fort St. John time (which does not switch to daylight savings time) week days.
This could be a remote or an in-office position. The Fort St. John office is dog friendly.
Specific training will be provided and support is available from an experienced consultant.
Heritage North has a relaxed work environment where everyone works together as a team. Duties overlap and we all help each other out when needed. Your personality, ability to fit in and an interest in archaeology will be preferred over experience.
Rate of pay is between $27-30/hour. Please submit your resume and a cover letter telling us about yourself to Tara at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our website is www.heritagenorth.com to give you an idea of what we do and who we are.
Geographic Information Scientist, Natural Resource Scientist 3
This is a Full-time, Permanent, Represented position.
Want to join something GREAT and make a difference?
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has an exciting opportunity within our Washington Geological Survey Division. Do you love using spatial data to communicate geoscience to the public? Do you enjoy helping others solve GIS problems? Do you secretly get excited about datums and map projections? If so you might be a great fit for our team at the Washington Geological Survey! We are looking for a GIS specialist with a geography or geoscience background to join our highly motivated team of editors, cartographers, and data scientists as part of our Publications Group. As part of our team you will use your experience with GIS and understanding of basic geographic principles to provide support to Survey scientists in the use of GIS software and the implementation of GIS solutions for a variety of science, data management, and data publication needs. This will include publishing map services to our online interactive Geologic Information Portal, developing new stand-alone interactive map experiences, and working with others in our team to help our scientists develop and publish new database schemas. You will use your excellent communication skills and customer service-oriented mindset to teach others how to use GIS software and develop solutions to make complex GIS workflows more efficient. The work you do and the help you provide to others will make an important contribution to the Survey’s efforts to publish the best possible science.
Our ideal candidate will also have the qualifications listed below:
One of the world's most scenic places, Washington State offers breathtaking discoveries for people who love natural beauty and outdoor recreation, from the Pacific Coast shores to the rugged Cascade Mountains to the rolling hills of the Palouse. Your office will be located in Olympia. For more information on this area visit, http://olympiawa.gov.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, telework (mobile-work) is expected for most office activities. When approved to return, staff are expected to report to their assigned duty station for work activities or may be approved for telework based on DNR's telework policy.
The Geographic Information Network of Alaska (GINA) within the Geophysical Institute seeks a geospatial analyst to support our near real-time satellite remote sensing operations. GINA serves products via public data portals to serve the forecasting and research needs of scientific users across Alaska; we are looking for a team member to assist with robust delivery of these products, accompanied by innovative visualizations. This position also includes the opportunity to support research projects that analyze historical remote sensing data with application to environmental change and natural resource management. The successful candidate will perform geospatial scientific data analysis using GIS tools and Python, increase the visibility and impact of our data products through GINA data portals, directly collaborate with our operations and research partners, and have the opportunity to present GINA’s projects at conferences and seminars. GINA has a flexible office environment and collaborates with multiple groups at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Advise and train GINA team members on current GIS tools. When GINA is onboarding new team members, provide information and training as needed on GINA GIS projects. Create relevant training materials for GINA staff. Present project work and skills at seminars and conferences. Perform technical training and outreach with project partners and collaborators. As opportunities arise, develop training materials that could be utilized for online courses or training workshops at GINA, GI, UAF. Adherence to industry best-practice standards and participation in geospatial communities. Keep up to date with cutting edge geospatial technologies and methodologies. Work with the GINA team and/or UAF collaborators to develop project ideas and contribute to proposal submissions. Serve as project manager or co-manager on projects, tracking status, deadlines, and resources required to complete the project. Manage daily work schedule that has multiple projects with overlapping and sometimes conflicting issues and deadlines. Resolve and reconcile issues through both independent analysis and in consultation with team members and supervisor. Create project workflows that can be presented in scientific journals and in online environments. Record and report project tasks and frameworks in formats accessible to team members and collaborators, and that will serve as a long-term record of project activities. Attend regular coordination meetings with GINA and UAF-GI personnel to coordinate research and operational activities. Produce and publish visualizations for GINA and University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)-Geophysical Institute (GI) social media platforms. Act as a primary spatial analysis expert, consulting across Geographic Information Network of Alaska (GINA) projects, including determining appropriate spatial analysis methods, analytical approaches, and appropriate visualizations of geospatial outputs. Create and maintain user-oriented applications; prepare application requirements and design specifications. Plan, design, develop, and implement information systems with relational databases, client-server relationships, and multi-platform environments. Prepare and assemble complex data into scientifically relevant visualizations. Advise on best practices for display parameters and how best to highlight metrics of interest. Independent spatial analysis of complex data utilized in GINA projects, including assessment of past methodologies, improvement of current analytical approaches, and highlighting uncertainties. Produce, publish, and manage metadata for datasets for GINA projects. Assist with data distribution via web portals, cloud-based storage and Linux systems.
***US CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE LIST YOUR CURRENT CITIZENSHIP STATUS IN EITHER YOUR COVER LETTER OR RESUME***
Internal Posting Verbiage:
This recruitment is open internally to current UA employees or those otherwise eligible to apply to internal postings.
This position is a full-time, term-funded, exempt Grade 80, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package.
PREFERRED but not required:
Required Education and Experience:
YOU MUST BE A US CITIZEN AND PROVIDE THIS CONFIRMATION IN YOUR RESUME OR COVER LETTER. Remote work is not available for this position. Please also indicate in your cover letter if you live in Fairbanks or are willing to relocate. To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references with your application.
To be considered for this position, please submit by 09/23/2021, at 11:55 PM Alaska Time. The initial review will begin on 09/24/2021. This posting will be closed once the position is filled.
If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact GI - Office of Human Resources at 907-474-6498. Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact the UA Human Resources office at 907-450-8200.
This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.
Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.
Public Disclosure Statement:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.
Do you have IT experience and a passion for the outdoors? Do you have skills with GIS tools?
If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team as a GIS Specialist and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!
This position falls under the classification Information Systems Specialist 4.
OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.
Our Operating Principles
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.
What you will do:
As a GIS Specialist, you will utilize current GIS tools to assist Oregon State Parks in collecting, correcting and improving the data sets available in support of the archeology and heritage programs. You will provide customers with current data, reduce duplication of field work efforts and ensure the agency is targeting resources to ensure best practices in the preservation of history and stories of all cultures that have existed in Oregon.
(a) Three (3) years of information systems experience with GIS.
(b) An Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or a related field; AND One (1) year of information systems experience with GIS.
(c) A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
The State of Oregon is requiring all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021 unless the employee receives a medical or religious exception. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception by October 18, 2021. For more information, visit our policy listed here.
What we are looking for (Desired Attributes):
What's in it for you:
This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including:
How to Apply:
After You Apply:
The City of Idaho Falls is accepting applications for a GIS Technician. This position performs a variety of working level professional and technical duties related to the maintenance of the Geographic Information System (GIS) including datasets and maps.
Education and Experience:
A. Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Computer Information Systems, Computer Information Technology, Engineering, or closely related field; AND B. One (1) to Two (2) years of experience in GIS or closely related field; OR C. An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) operations and maintenance; Esri software, including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, Portal for ArcGIS and other related software; Microsoft Office products; computer software, hardware, and networks; civil engineering terminology and practices; working knowledge of Python, SQL, Arcade, Java Script, HTML or related computer languages.
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to develop effective working relationships with professionals, sub-professionals, supervisors, fellow employees, and the public; ability to read, interpret and produce maps and charts with GIS software; ability to read and plot legal descriptions; ability to work in a position which requires continuous sitting or standing and concentrated mental applications.
Must possess a valid Idaho driver’s license.
Incumbent of the position performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls. Tasks require variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular strain, related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting, and reaching. Essential functions require talking, hearing and seeing. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity exist. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and creative problem solving. Periodic travel required in normal course of job performance.
Provide Geographic Information System (GIS) updating and mapping support for the Forestry staff in Timber Harvest Plan (THP) preparation. Additional mapping support will be provided for all departments in California as a secondary focus. Provides support for the Timberlands Management Information System (TMIS) and Cengea mapping systems.
Level I: Basic tasks (2 years)
Level II: Advanced Tasks (> more than 2 years)
Level III: Advanced tasks and coordination:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This position is located in Korbel, CA or Klamath, CA.
ARLINGTON, VA / FRAYM – DATA SCIENCE / FULL TIME
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Our company has pioneered the use of geospatial data to understand population dynamics. Governments and organizations around the world rely on Fraym data to make strategic and operational decisions while tackling challenges like inequity and insecurity, climate vulnerability, public health, and more. Our advanced AI/ML models are the first to generate high-resolution insights about human characteristics and behaviors at the sub-neighborhood level and make them commercially available at scale.
Fraym is seeking a data scientist to grow our analytical product offerings and improve predictive algorithms in a small data context. Your contributions will support decisions made in emerging markets across commercial, international development, and intelligence sectors.
You should have a strong data science background and experience applying modelling techniques to a practical use case. If you enjoy having the opportunity to build client-driven solutions from data wrangling to delivered methodology, this position is for you. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in algorithm design, analytic solutions, and/or spatiotemporal modeling. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
You will have the following qualifications and skills:
Not sure you tick all the boxes? We encourage you to apply. We have a culture of learning, and if this job description sounds exciting, we’d love to hear from you.
Fraym offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package.
Fraym recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, family status, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. For qualified applicants, Fraym also offers visa sponsorship of international candidates.
Interested? Please submit your application with a resume and short statement answering “Why Fraym.”
Now Accepting 2021-2022 Mentorship Program Applications
ORURISA Emerging Professionals is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 cohort! We will choose 5 mentors (5+ years of experience) and 5 mentees (0-5 years experience) to pair with aligned interests for the 2021-2022 cohort. For more information about the program and details please visit: https://orurisa.org/Mentorship-Program/
Please submit your application for mentor or mentee using the appropriate application links by October 15th, 2021 for consideration for the 2021-2022 Mentorship Program Cohort. Please submit only one application.
Mentor Application (5+ years of experience)
Mentee Application (0-5 years experience)
Announcement of the selected pairs for the 2021-2022 Mentorship Program Cohort will be announced October 22, 2021.
If there are any questions that are not answered from the provided program materials, please feel free to email us at email@example.com.