Student Intern Position w/City of Portland, BES Operations & Maintenance groupRead Now
There is an opening for a student intern position in the Natural Systems group at BES.
Environmental Services is pleased to offer paid student internships for students from trade school, college, or university! Gain valuable work experience and on-the-job training as an intern with Environmental Services.
The Bureau of Environmental Services manages Portland's wastewater and stormwater to protect public health and the environment. BES is a mission-driven, high-performance organization, leading the City in preserving and restoring the health of Portland's watersheds. More information about the Bureau: https://www.portlandoreoon.gov/bes/
The Bureau of Environmental Services' Operations and Maintenance Group is responsible for the critical infrastructure that collects, pumps and treats wastewater and stormwater. This group monitors, operates and maintains 2 wastewater treatment plants, 98 pump stations, 3,040 miles of pipe, 2,506 stormwater water quality facilities and 360 properties.
Compensation: $15.53 - $18.50 per hour based on year in school.
Work Schedule: Flexible hours between 6:00 AM and 4:00 PM; part-time and full-time internship opportunities available. Remote work may be possible for some internships.
Note: These are casual Community Service Aide (CSA) II positions with a maximum of 1,400 hours in a calendar year.
To be eligible for an Environmental Services student internship, you must be:
Closing date: 2022-10-09
Position: Virginia GIS Manager – The Nature Conservancy, USA
Organization: The Nature Conservancy
Country: United States
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHER
The GIS Manager builds geospatial solutions to conservation challenges across Virginia and broader geographies (e.g., Central Appalachians, Mid-Atlantic) and provides geospatial expertise to Conservancy staff in Virginia. They will build practical solutions to help advance conservation efforts and provide technical expertise and geospatial tools, products and interpretations to Conservancy staff and external partners around the Commonwealth of Virginia. This position will support a suite of cross-cutting activities and initiatives, including conservation strategy implementation, fundraising, communications, equitable conservation, partnerships, and policy. They will coordinate with GIS users distributed across the state and in surrounding states to ensure effective internal cross-team collaboration and delivery on desired conservation outcomes. To read more about this position and to apply visit our careers page, the position ID is 52150.
WHO WE ARE
The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world’s toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor.
One of TNC’s primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, “you’ll join for the mission, and you’ll stay for the people.”
This is a multi-disciplinary position requiring a well-rounded, independent professional. The position plans, designs, programs, implements, documents and maintains MW&L’s Geographic Information System (GIS) applications and computerized systems. Close work with other Engineering and Operations staff is expected and the technical development of coworkers to geo-enable them with the equipment and applications they need to do their jobs is also an important piece. Accuracy, communication, and teamwork skills are essential.
WHY IS MW&L A GREAT PLACE TO WORK?
HOW TO APPLY
Please apply through our online application system, and submit a cover letter and resume to be considered. Online application can be found at www.mc-power.com/career/.
Before applying, please read the GIS Programmer/ Analyst job description on the MW&L website in full to learn about the scope of duties and qualifications for the position.
Required Education and Experience
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Essential functions of this position include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
McMinnville Water and Light is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
2 Geospatial Analysts w/ Conservation Biology Institute (remote optional)Read Now
The Conservation Biology Institute (CBI) is hiring two full-time, permanent geospatial analysts to be core technical members of our geospatial team (remote optional). You will work closely with colleagues to apply a range of tools and technologies to create custom spatial products for conservation, restoration, planning, and natural resource management. We are looking for candidates with strong backgrounds in GIS and remote sensing, demonstrated skills working with ArcGIS ModelBuilder and Google Earth Engine (GEE), the ability to communicate clearly with expert and non-expert audiences via writing, speaking, visualizations, and maps, and an interest in working closely with a core team to translate cutting-edge science into effective, real world conservation solutions. While the primary focus is on GIS, remote sensing, and spatial modeling tasks, there is opportunity for coordinating with clients and stakeholders, grant writing, and project management, in alignment with the candidate's skills and organizational needs. We are looking for applicants with at least 2+ years of real-world geospatial work experience, in addition to a post-baccalaureate GIS certificate or M.S.
About CBI: The Conservation Biology Institute is a non-profit with a mission to conserve biological diversity and build a more sustainable world. We are a cohesive group of scientists, geospatial analysts, spatial modelers, and software engineers. The geospatial team works closely with CBI staff and external clients to support conservation work locally and around the globe. CBI's projects span terrestrial applications, as well as freshwater and marine systems; growth areas for CBI include spatial planning for renewable energy development and sustainable recreation management.
Job & Application Details: https://consbio.org/general/pages/job-opportunities
Who we are: The Freshwater Trust (TFT) is a non-profit leader in watershed analysis, restoration/ conservation program design, and implementation. Our team members are building tools and creating and testing new solutions that will help to create resiliency in our rivers. With a mission of preserving and restoring freshwater ecosystems, our approach is driven by science, data, and results (see our Core Values). With headquarters in Portland, OR, TFT employs 45+ team members across Oregon, Idaho, Washington and California. We currently have three physical offices in Portland, Ashland, OR and Sacramento, CA. Our team members range in background and skillset; teams include a philanthropy and fundraising team, communications team, science and analytics team, restoration team, legal team, finance team, and administrative and systems support.
Who you are: TFT is seeking a Geographic Information Systems Analyst who has experience using ArcGIS Desktop and/or ArcGIS Pro and who is interested in the organization’s mission to fix and restore freshwater ecosystems. The GIS Analyst will primarily assist TFT’s Science and Analytics staff with data creation, analysis, cartography and research and development of new GIS based tools and methodologies and will report to the Senior GIS Analyst.
Minimum Skills and Qualifications:
Seeking Perseverant, Creative and Energetic Candidates Who:
Under the direct supervision of the County Assessor, the County’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Coordinator / Cartographer will develop and manage GIS applications in support of the county’s GIS program; coordinates GIS activities between various groups, agencies, department, or individuals; will represent the County GIS functions at the local, regional, state and federal levels and other work as required; apply GIS technology to produce and develop custom maps, databases, statistics and digital data. Maintains the Assessors cadastral mapping system. The GIS Coordinator may supervise GIS technical staff.
This position is responsible for the management of solving boundary and ownership problems, and adjusting cadastral maps and records as deemed necessary following review of various kinds of source documents. Maintenance and documentation of GIS data, advanced analysis and custom mapping for the GIS program and for providing mapping services to the public. Plans and manages the County’s Geographic Information System. The position will act as a liaison with County departments utilizing GIS or requiring GIS services.
A Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Planning, Computer Science, Engineering, Geographic Information Systems or related field, or experience as lead worker in Geographic Information Systems. Experience must include the use of GIS software to develop maps, perform analysis, and develop applications. Background in cartography is desirable.
A thorough knowledge of cartographic principles and practices in preparation of assessment maps. Skill in the use of drafting methods and equipment. Knowledge of legal property descriptions, real estate law, conveyance, recordings, assessment law and annexation procedures. Working knowledge of surveying principles and procedures. The principles, practices, trends and application of GIS technology and GIS software. Knowledge of related technologies, such as GPS and photogrammetry; programming languages used with GIS software; computer network hardware and software; principles and techniques of management and supervision, including budgeting; functions and services provided by local governments.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; select appropriate hardware/software and implement system enhancements; establish and implement goals and objectives on schedule and within budget; analyze, develop and implement geographic information systems; analyze and solve GIS system problems; supervise, train and evaluate the work of subordinate staff; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others and the ability to administer budgets.
The ability to work at a computer screen for extended periods of time; have rapid finger, hand and arm movement for extended periods of time; lift up to 50 lbs for short periods of time and the ability to operate a motor vehicle.
This position is based on the successful completion of a nine-month probationary period.
This is an exciting opportunity for a person with the skills and interest to support the King County Stormwater Services Section as a GIS Specialist- Senior. This is a role for a person who enjoys applying technology to solve complex, real-world problems and wants to make a difference working as part of a motivated team who are passionate about protecting the environment, serving their community, and improving social justice. This is a great role for someone who loves to learn and never wants to stop. It will also help the County adapt to the more recent and growing list of technology tools that integrate with GIS, e.g., greater database, data science, and configurable tools from an array of technologies and disciplines.
Core Work Duties:
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills
The Successful Candidate will have the Following Competencies:
The work associated with this position will be performed predominantly by teleworking, complemented with onsite work and meetings as needed. Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.
Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection (access may be supplemented in some situations) where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours. Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required, including the wearing of masks in some situations. King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint.
King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team that is redefining how we work as we transition to the department's hybrid environment.
Work Location: Predominately teleworking and the King Street Center 201 S. Jackson St., Seattle WA 98104.
Work Schedule: This position is exempt from the overtime provision of the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) and is not overtime eligible. This full-time position works a 40-hour work week. Attendance at evening and weekend events is occasionally required.
***Please use this link to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tacoma/jobs/3728047/gis-senior-it-analyst? keywords=gis&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs***
The City of Tacoma and Tacoma Public Utilities are looking to establish an eligible list for GIS Analyst, Senior. This position is to be responsible for the development and maintenance of City Geographic Information Systems (GIS). This includes performing data analysis, customer solutions development, application configuration and development, software integration for GIS applications along with support, maintenance and monitoring of SQL Server geodatabases.
This is a highly technical and professional position. It is distinguished from other technical positions by the requirement to demonstrate expertise in the area of GIS data analytics, systems design, implementation, maintenance support, and overall knowledge of systems integration to ensure high-availability of mission critical systems.
Equivalent combination to:
Selection Process & Supplemental Information
City of Tacoma Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Tacoma's diversity is its greatest asset. Tacoma embraces its multi-cultural and multi-ethnic character. Communities of color and immigrant communities are fundamental to Tacoma's entrepreneurial spirit, workforce, and long-term success. In Tacoma, equity and empowerment are top priorities, meaning that all Tacoma residents must have equitable opportunities to reach their full potential and share in the benefits of community progress. One of our goals is for the City of Tacoma workforce to reflect the community it serves. We actively work to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play.
The City of Tacoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workplace. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, and local laws.
All interested individuals must apply online and attach a resume and cover letter that includes major responsibilities and accomplishments related to the position.
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to complete an online assessment. Applicants who pass the assessment will be placed on the eligible list for interview and hiring consideration.
This position is covered by a Labor Agreement between the City of Tacoma and Local 120. Successfully completing a nine-month probationary period is required prior to obtaining permanent status in this classification.
Communication from the City of Tacoma:
We primarily communicate via e-mail during the application process. E-mails from cityoftacoma.org and/or governmentjobs.com must be placed on your safe domain list to ensure that you receive notifications in a timely manner. As a precaution, you may also want to check your junk e-mail folders.
If you have any additional questions regarding this position, please contact the Human Resources Department at 253.591.5400 before 4pm on the closing date of this posting.
Closing date: 2022-09-19
Position: Conservation Lands Data Manager
Organization: The Nature Conservancy
Country: United States
State: District of Columbia
Contact Email: email@example.com
Are you looking for a career to help people and nature? Guided by science, TNC creates innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that people and nature can thrive together. The location for this position is flexible within the United States. It could be based out of an established TNC office or located in a home office preferably be within 100 miles of an established TNC office. We’re looking for someone who is a motivated problem-solver, and passionate about data management and supporting others with technology solutions. Come join TNC and apply today! https://careers.nature.org and search for Job ID 52078
The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world’s toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor. One of TNC’s primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, “you’ll join for the mission, and you’ll stay for the people.”