GIS Specialist l (GIS and MSAG) – This position requires extensive knowledge and ability to perform a diverse array of complex GIS related work. This position requires an employee to be flexible, be able to multitask, think intuitively, implore time management, and possess troubleshooting ability. Employee must be well versed in ESRI products, addressing standards, and be able to work with GIS data effectively. This position requires working with many departments around the City and County as well as the public and other Municipalities. Multiple Agency coordination is required among different Fire Departments and Public Safety entities. Primarily responsible for ensuring proper City and County addresses are applied and updated in MSAG, CAD and GIS systems.
Requires: BA/BS in GIS, Computer Science or related field; minimum 2 years demonstrated proficiency with ArcGIS and related software. E9-1-1 database, NextGen experience may substitute for all minimum requirements, DOE.
Desirable: Specialized experience in addressing and resolving addressing issues with MSAGs and 9-1-1 databases.
GIS Technician lI – Develops, maintains and coordinates GIS systems in the office and in the field with clients.Extracting appropriate information, creating and updating GIS data from As-Builts. Update a variety of maps, including utility, zoning, reference, topographic, political boundary, parcel and address maps.
Read and interpret engineering plans and specifications for extraction of data to GIS Utility system and data layers; use GIS to analyze data for engineering/planning purposes.
Requires: A good working knowledge of ESRI software products; a minimum of one year of hands-on experience working with ArcGIS.
Desirable: Familiarity with legal descriptions, and data models.
Salaries DOQ. Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
Applicants should submit a detailed resume to: GeoSolve Inc., “GIS Positions”, P.O. Box 627, Albany, OR 97321 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Positions open until November 15th, 2015.
The City of Salem has an open GIS Analyst position. The job opportunity can be found here
The Washington Geological Survey is hiring for a GIS/Cartographer/Illustrator to help with map and figure production in their publications section.
The following link goes directly to the careers.wa.gov job posting:Database Administrator - ITAS4. It says “Database Administrator”, because that is how they code the job with the state. You can also find the job by going to careers.wa.gov and searching for jobs.
They will also be posting another position GIS/database/oracle position next week.
What is WhereCamp?
WhereCamps are unconferences that aim to connect geo-enthusiasts, developers, social place hackers, artists, activists, grad students, geographers, earth scientists and anybody else who wants to "know their place".
Popular topics include social cartography, software and hardware, context awareness, mobile experimentation, humanitarian mapping efforts, food webs and local food transparency, transit, psychogeography, geo games, paper maps, and place hacking.
WhereCampPDX 8 will be held Saturday, October 31, 2015.
This is a free event and open to the public!
For more information & to register:
Please join us for Portland’s 4th Annual GIS Day event at the Lucky Lab in NW!
This year, we’ll have three awesome short talks by Gina Clemmer of New Urban Research, Michael Schindel of The Nature Conservancy, and Cy Smith of the State of Oregon. We’ll also have plenty of time for socializing, refreshments, and team geo-trivia with prizes.
This event is co-organized by PCC, OR-URISA, and Metro, and provides a great opportunity for professionals and students to get together and share their love of all things geo. Our generous sponsors this year include PCC, the OR-URISA Young Professionals, the PSU ASPRS Student Chapter, i-Ten Associates, Outlier, Esri, and the Society for Conservation GIS.
PS - a call for speakers: For the first time this year, Metro will also be hosting a daytime educational GIS Day event for local high school students. If you’re interested in sharing your passion for GIS with this young audience, please contact Matthew Hampton (email@example.com).
DHS's mission is the safety, health and independence for all Oregonians. We help Oregonians in their own communities achieve well-being and independence through opportunities that protect, empower, respect choice and preserve dignity. We protect children who are abused or neglected. We serve seniors, people with disabilities. We help low-income people along the road to self-sufficiency with health coverage, job preparation, childcare and other supports. Our services are delivered in the least restrictive setting and in partnership with communities. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and we are committed to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees.
DHS employs over 7,500 people, in more than 100 locations around the state, and delivers services through and in coordination with many community partners.
OHA is responsible for most state health services and for implementing health care reform in the state. The OHA mission is helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnership, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. OHA's work is organized to achieve three goals for Oregonians: improve lifelong health; increase the quality, reliability, and availability of care; and lower or contain the cost of care.
OHA employs over 4,500 people and provides services through many health care providers located throughout the state.
This position is housed under the Department of Human Services (DHS)/Shared Services. Positions within Shared Services provide services to DHS and OHA.
This employment opportunity is with the Budget, Planning and Analysis, which is part of the Department of Human Services. There are two full-time limited duration positions located in Salem (Summer St NE). One of these positions will spend 1-2 days a week working in Portland. The anticipated duration of one position is 17 months, while the other position is 24 months from date of hire. These positions are represented by a union.
This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancies and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.
Duties & Responsibilities
The primary purpose of this position is to maintain/improve the accuracy, timeliness, and utility of program location data. As time allows and need arises, the position may be called upon to provide advice, analysis, and mapping services.
This position supports the assigned DHS|OHA program areas by collecting and validating data, analyzing and interpreting the data, and assisting DHS analysts, policy makers, and field managers to understand, work with, and utilize location data.
This position works under the guidance of the Lead GIS Functional Expert for DHS|OHA, although the incumbent will be expected to exercise independent judgment in working with internal and external staff, and in creating and implementing appropriate documentation, processes, controls, and timelines.
For more information:
The 3rd week of the month is upon us, so mark your calendars for PDXOSGeo. With next month's date intersecting with GIS Day activities, and no regularly scheduled meeting in December, this will be the last regular PDXOSGeo meeting of 2015. So that means you should be there - yes? Yes!!
WhereCampPDX is just around the corner (Halloween!), so there should be plenty to talk about. And as always there will be pizza. We have a number of things to talk about:
DUDEK, one of California’s leading mid-sized environmental and engineering consulting firms, is growing. We have offices throughout California and offer competitive salaries and excellent employee benefits. Currently, we are seeking the right person to fill the role of GIS Technician.
Location: Auburn/Sacramento Area
Category: Environmental Services
We are seeking a full-time entry to mid-level GIS Technician to join our team.
- Creating final map products using ArcGIS for various reports, meetings and exhibits;
- Creation, maintenance and QA/QC of geographic data sets using ArcGIS.
- Integrating CAD and GPS data with ArcGIS.
- Conducting heads-up digitizing of geographic features.
- Delivering data sets & metadata to clients, jurisdictions and end-users.
Education and Essential Skills:
- Bachelor’s degree with major course work in geography, planning, ecology or related field with an emphasis in GIS (or GIS certificate); applicable work experience/internships preferred.
- Demonstrated competence using ESRI’s ArcGIS software applications and extensions.
- Demonstrated cartographic ability, including design principles and understanding of map creation procedures and standards.
- Demonstrated capability integrating CAD and GPS data into ArcGIS.
- Experience working with end-users to determine GIS needs.
- Demonstrated ability to assimilate biological, cultural and other environmental resources information from a variety of sources and present the information in map, tabular, chart, written and oral formats.
- Ability to interpret technical planning drawings.
- Knowledge or interest in biological resources and planning.
Apply on line at www.dudek.com, or e-mail your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org, referencing the position title in your response. You may also fax: Human Resources at (760) 632-0164; or Mail: Dudek, Attn: Human Resources, 605 3rd Street, Encinitas, CA 92024. No phone calls please.
Dudek is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Requisition Number 15-0099
Post Date 10/14/2015
Title GIS Analyst
Haley & Aldrich is looking for a highly motivated and technically capable GIS professional to join our Data Visualization Services Group. We collaborate closely with our colleagues and clients on challenging projects in the fields of geotechnical engineering, environmental geology, risk assessment, natural-resource management, and sustainability.
• BS/BA degree
• Three to eight years experience as a GIS professional
• Advanced skills using Esri ArcGIS for Desktop, including Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst
• Experience in building and using a GIS to solve problems, present results, and graphically report analytical data
• Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding
• CAD-GIS data interoperability and integration skills, especially for effectively displaying CAD data in GIS
• Be enthusiastic, dedicated, and self-disciplined in order to work effectively in an exciting, diverse, and fast-paced environment
• Candidates will be required to provide a portfolio of their work
• Experience using ArcGIS for Server, Geocortex Essentials, ArcGIS Online
• Web- and mobile-map application development for commercial and open-source platforms
• GPS- and tablet/smartphone-based field-data collection, processing, and integration
• Relational-database management (EQuIS, SQL Server)
• Automation and scripting using Model Builder and Python (including arcpy.mapping)
• GISP certification
• Work with project teams to determine the optimal approach for using geospatial technologies to meet project needs, accurately estimate the corresponding level of effort, and then see implementation through to completion
• Approach each task, regardless of size and scope, as an opportunity to rethink the conventional ways data is collected, managed, visualized, and delivered
• Produce concise, clear, and compelling cartographic output with a keen eye for aesthetics
• Balance a high level of creativity with adherence to established company GIS standards and best practices
• Always be persistent and diligent about quality, both in one’s own work and the work of others
• Support and coach other users of geospatial technologies throughout the organization
• Stay actively engaged in the greater GIS community, both locally and beyond, in order to be aware of the state of practice, new tools and technology, and opportunities for growth
About Haley & Aldrich
Haley & Aldrich staff teams engage in challenging environmental, engineering, and management projects with clients in the U.S. and internationally. If you enjoy seeing the positive impact of your work and want to grow your skills in a rewarding, collaborative learning environment, we would like to hear from you. With offices nationwide, our shared vision is to integrate technology and human potential to tackle tough issues facing the world. Through teamwork, sharing knowledge and building on experience, we achieve outcomes that benefit our clients and the communities we serve together.
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The PSU Geospatial Information Society student group and PSU Department of Geography will host its third one-day cartography symposium on Tuesday, November 3, in the Smith Memorial Student Union on the PSU campus. We had a full day of presentations, including a keynote address by Jim Meacham of the University of Oregon InfoGraphics Lab.
If you have not already received an evite to register for the event, please send an email to PortlandCartography2015@gmail.com.
Keynote address by Jim Meacham, U of O Infographics Lab:
Going Deep: Representing the Complexities of Wildlife Migration
Sona Andrews — PSU Provost
The Language of Maps
Francesca Berrini — Artist
Aileen Buckley — ESRI
What’s Trending with Web GIS
Adam Wilbert — CartoGaia
From paper map to slippy map: Leveraging map tiles to present large paper documents online
Chris Grant, David Banis, and Don Pettit — PSU Geography and Oregon DEQ
Standardized Symbologies for the Oregon Incident Response Information System
Nicholas Martinelli — Terraseer
Grant Humphries — TriMet
Approaches to Designing a Production Quality Transit Map
Lightning Talks — PSU, PCC, and U of O students
The event will also include a map gallery where students and cartographic professionals from all around the region can display examples of their work.
We also plan to have a lunchtime discussion panel on the Art and Science of teaching cartography.
Tuesday, Nov 3rd - All Day
Smith Memorial Student Union