The Oregon Department of Transportation is currently recruiting for internship position in natural resources management, to provide support for statewide biological and wetlands monitoring. The temporary position is for up to 6 months of full-time, 1 year of half-time, or 1040 hours of work. Although the job location is listed as Salem, opportunities for telecommuting may be available. Please see http://www.odotjobs.com/CustomEmployment.asp?SectionID=ALL&JobID=24168 for more information and to apply.
Position: GIS Analyst
Location: Boise, IDSeeking a qualified GIS Analyst with strong cartographic, data management and analytical skills. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing GIS technical support and GIS task management for a wide range of projects within our water rights marketing and economic consulting services business lines. Primary duties include GIS project management, creating cartographic products for display and reports, interpreting and mapping historic land descriptions for water rights, and collecting, analyzing, and mapping geospatial data for water resource, socio-economic metrics, and land use. Secondary duties include, IT/IS support liaison, and database, procedural, and application development. Applicants must have good communications skills, demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and perform work on time and within budget resources. Job breakdown is approximately 50% GIS Cartography, 40% Spatial Data Research, Acquisition, and Management, 5% IT/IS support, and 5% GIS Project, Process, and Application Development.
Salary Range: $42,000 to $50,000 DOE Plus
Send PDF Cover Letter and Resume ATTN GIS to:
What: Corridor Planning GIS Internship
Pay: $12 - $14 / hour
Deadline: October 16, 2009
It’s coming…the fall 2009Student Services Information Fairat Sylvania Campus,Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 13 and 14!Stop by andcheck out nearly 25types of resources that the campus offers students!
Set to take place in the Upper CC Mall, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the fair will address:
REMOTE SENSING FIELD TECHNICIAN
Watershed Sciences, Portland, Oregon
Closes: Not Specified
About Watershed Sciences:
Watershed Sciences Inc is an Oregon-based company with offices in Portland and Corvallis. We specialize in remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), image analysis, data processing, and hydrology. We collect airborne including LiDAR, thermal infrared, and digital multi-spectral imagery, as well as perform ground and bathymetric surveys.
Watershed Sciences offers competitive benefits packages including health and retirement plans. Salary will be commensurate with education and work experience. This announcement will likely be filled in our Portland office, but Corvallis placement will be considered upon request. The position often requires extensive travel throughout North America and will entail operation of survey equipment, project planning and data processing.
This is a unique position perfect for someone who enjoys the excitement and challenges of a dynamic work environment. The responsibilities for these positions encompass all aspects of LiDAR and other remote sensing data acquisitions. The position will support airborne data collection operations throughout the U.S. and requires multi-week field stints throughout the year.
We are looking for an individual who works well in a team setting, as well as, the ability to work independently. The ideal candidate is self-motivated with excellent decision making and problem solving abilities computer proficiency, and an interest in GIS and remote sensing. An understanding of geospatial concepts and GPS survey methods is a desired, but not mandatory as on-the-job training will be provided to the employee. Prior experience with field data collection is also a benefit.
A successful candidate will ideally have a 4-year degree from a physical/ biological science or engineering program with a minimum GPA of 3.5. A valid driver's license is required.
Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary history (in MS Word format) to:
Watershed Sciences Inc.
Dawn Wright (Department of Geosciences, OSU) will present the geography fall seminar on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 from 4:00-5:00 pm in 108 Wilkinson Hall. The title of the seminar is “Cracks, Creatures and Creative GIS.”
Refreshments are served prior to the seminar. Everyone welcome!
Attention all student members of ASPRS!
Plan now to attend the ASPRS/MAPPS 2009 Fall Specialty Conference and pay NO registration fee.
If you are a student at an accredited college/university and would like to attend the ASPRS/MAPPS Fall Specialty Conference without paying the required conference registration fee, consider serving as a Student Volunteer.
We are looking for Student Volunteers to help from Sunday, November 15 – Thursday, November 19, 2009. In exchange for the opportunity to attend the General and Technical Sessions, visit the Exhibit Hall, and enjoy the Exhibitor's Reception, Student Volunteers will be required to work at least 10 hours during the conference.
This is a great opportunity to learn more about the geospatial field, meet some of the top names in the industry, and explore job possibilities; you are encouraged to bring your resumé as a special area will be set aside for resumé postings. In addition, the ASPRS Student Advisory Council will host events targeting the special interests of students and young professionals including: Speed Networking, two special sessions, and information social gatherings in the evenings.
If you are interested in attending as a volunteer, please visit the conference website for an application at http://www.asprs.org/sanantonio09/Volunteer_Application.pdf . Also, see the description of Volunteer Tasks at http://www.asprs.org/sanantonio09/VolunteerTasks.pdf.
All applications must be submitted by e-mail to the Conference Volunteer Coordinator, Rakesh Malhotra, at rmalhotra@NCCU.EDU
Please include ASPRS Volunteer Program in the Subject Line of all e-mail correspondence. Assignments will be made on a first come basis.
Here is a timeline for the Student Volunteer process:
Application Deadline: Monday, October 19, 2009
Acceptance Announcements: Monday, November, 2, 2009
The AAG is pleased to offer a new national program to support community college students to attend the AAG Annual Meetings (www.aag.org/annualmeetings). These travel funds are generously provided by Darrel Hess and Robert and Bobbé Christopherson.
Students currently enrolled at a US community college, junior college, city college, or similar two-year educational institution at the time of application are eligible to apply. Students from minority and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Formal participation in the conference (e.g. paper presentation, poster, panel, etc.) is not required, but awardees will agree to write a 2-3 page report on their meeting attendance. The award consists of conference registration, one year membership in the AAG, and a travel expense subsidy of $500 to be used to defray the costs of attending the AAG Annual Meeting. Applications consist of a form, unofficial transcripts and one letter of reference sent to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before the deadline of November 1, 2009. For further details and application instructions, please consult the AAG webpage at www.aag.org/Grantsawards/cctravel.htm.