Are you interested in working behind the scenes on progressive infrastructure projects that support Seattle communities? Do you want to contribute to socially just and environmentally responsible projects and services in Seattle? Are you an enthusiastic and talented GIS Analyst? If so, the Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) GIS team could be the right workplace for you!
Seattle Public Utilities is recruiting for a productive, motivated Utility GIS Analyst to join the Utility GIS team. The Utility GIS team is dedicated to supporting the use of GIS data and tools in every branch of the Utility. This position works collaboratively with the GIS data maintenance group and GIS Developer on the Utility GIS team, other GIS work groups within SPU as well as the Seattle IT Department.
GIS is used extensively at SPU for research, planning, design, asset maintenance, permitting, situational awareness, field data collection, customer service, public outreach, and common workflows. This position will be integral in ensuring that GIS data and tools are used effectively to meet the on-going and emerging needs of the Utility. In this role you’ll deliver high quality GIS products and services to departmental customers in support of critical functions such as business analytics, predictive risk analysis and management, customer billing, mapping, project delivery, and Race & Social Justice.
About Seattle Public Utilities: Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is a Community Centered Utility whose mission is to foster healthy people, environment, and economy by partnering with our community to equitably manage water and waste resources for today and future generations. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four major lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. In addition, SPU provides drinking water for 1.5 million regional customers in Seattle and other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable, and cost-conscious utility services and to achieve the highest benefits possible for every investment we make.
SPU commits to Our City Values and Race and Social Justice as core principles that guide our work. We actively take steps to dismantle systemic racism and increase service equity. We value diverse life experiences and strive to create a workplace that is welcoming to all. We take steps to be inclusive and equitable in our recruiting, hiring and promotional opportunities.
Why join us?
We know work isn't only about what you do it’s also about who you work for and with! SPU provides a fun and family-friendly work environment that supports a work life balance, including:
Here is some of what you might be doing in this role:
License, Certification and Other Requirements:
The GIS Analyst develops, maintains and supports the geographic information system (GIS) using a wide range of technologies to ensure delivery of high-quality GIS services to internal and external customers. Provides training and consultation with employees to foster effective use of GIS systems and ensure work practices maintain the integrity and security of Central Lincoln’s GIS data. Works with Engineering, Operations and GIS/IT to integrate and support a broad range of technologies supporting efficient and effective work processes.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
DRIVING AND TRAVEL
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & PROGRESSION
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Central Lincoln is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate in the terms and conditions of employment against any applicant or current employee on the basis of any status or class protected under applicable federal, state or local law.
National Forest System
Geospatial Technology and Applications Center
Social/Biological/Physical Science Information Specialist, GS-0101/0401/1301-12
(Geospatial Specialist Program Assistant)
Permanent, Full-Time Opportunity
Link to outreach: Outreach, GTAC, GS-12 Geospatial Specialist
The Geospatial Technology and Applications Center (GTAC) staff within the National Forest System (NFS) will soon advertise a Geospatial Specialist Program Assistant, GS-0101/0401/1301-12, responsible for direct support to NFS, Research and Development (R&D) and State and Private (S&P) Deputy Areas for National and local unit products and services used by the Forest Service and the public. GTAC is seeking applicants with geospatial applications experience and an interest in working with existing dynamic teams supporting the development of geospatial products and services. This notification is circulated to inform prospective applicants of this opportunity. We anticipate advertisement of this position by February 2023.
The incumbent reports to the Resource Mapping, Inventory and Monitoring (RMIM) program leader. As Program Assistant to the RMIM program, this position is responsible for the day-to-day operations, overall monitoring, organization, guidance, and administration support while also supporting long term project strategies for active, and new geospatial projects. This position will also provide an opportunity to engage with and support geospatial visual outcomes for services in ArcGIS Online (AGOL) and/or other current available means. These projects support several local and national geospatial scope for projects supporting R&D, S&P and NFS Deputy Areas. These include but are not limited to inventory and geospatial data development and support, existing vegetation data development, geospatial visualizations (ex. AGOL), monitoring using remote sensing and other data types, support to geospatial data and estimator tools and many more topics.
The Duty Location
This position allows multiple duty location options to be negotiated, including but not limited to: Washington, DC; Denver, CO; Fort Collins, CO; Missoula, MT; Salt Lake City, UT. Please note your duty location preference in your response. This position is Telework eligible.
How to Apply for the Outreach
If you are interested in the Permanent Full-Time appointment, please respond electronically using one of the following links, by November 4, 2022.
Outreach Response Form: Current Forest Service Employees
Outreach Response Form: Non-Forest Service Employees
If you are having technical issues with submitting your response, please contact Dianne Sigler, firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions regarding the duties of the position, please contact Kevin Megown, GTAC Resource Mapping, Inventory and Monitoring Program Lead, at 801-946-5143, email@example.com.
We are thrilled to be able to bring PDX GIS Day back as a live and in-person event after a three year hiatus! This year is our 10th annual event in Portland and we are happy to have our Keynote Speaker, Lauren Sinclair, presenting "Let Them Make Maps!" The GIS Revolution in K12.
When: Wednesday Nov 16, 2022
Time: 6 - 9 pm
Where: Ecotrust Building
What: GIS community, speaker, pizza, beer & wine, beverages, prizes & cake
GIS Day PDX events are open to everyone and FREE.
This event is only possible thanks to the generous support of our sponsors: NV5, SWCA Environmental Consultants, the Gartrell Group, PCC, Ecotrust, Esri, URISA, NSF and PDX-OSGeo. Thanks so much!
Hope to see you there.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are actively working to build an equitable agency with the Equity North Star as our guide toward our vision of an agency free of racism, discrimination and bias. We believe that teams in which everyone can show up as their full authentic self are key to creating a thriving workforce that can better serve communities. We welcome members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQIA2S+ community members, and others to apply.
This announcement will remain open until filled. The initial application screening process will begin on October 25th. We reserve the right to close this position should a satisfactory number of qualified candidates apply. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application materials without delay in applying!
We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. The Oregon Department of Human Services is seeking to hire a GIS Analyst who will join the Office of Oregon Enterprise of Data Analytics (OEDA) team to educate, plan, coordinate, analyze and represent the rapidly evolving GIS area of expertise with an emphasis on systems development for applications that map services having a client community interaction.
Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), A place to belong and make a difference!
What you need to qualify
In addition to the requirements, a resume and cover letter are required.
Geographic Information System Specialist, Portland, OR #109322 - PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232
Date: Oct 20, 2022
Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232
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The GIS Specialist position ensures that As-Builts are mapped into the facility and GIS based connectivity mapping systems after construction completes. As well as providing support on various data cleanup projects. Responsible for updating the mapping and connectivity systems using redlines and other information that comes back from the field, engineering, or dispatch. Position requires a good understanding of electrical distribution systems or other utility network based systems in addition to a strong knowledge of distribution utility design and GIS fundamentals.
• Use Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and custom applications to create, collect, compile, configure, transform, and maintain data that serves a variety of purposes.
• Post map changes as instructed by field-completed drawings and as-builts.
• Maintain complete records of the Company's distribution electrical assets.
• Work to ensure departmental data quality and work productivity goals are met.
• Maintain the electrical connectivity network within the GIS applications by ensuring complete network traceability from the substation to the end customer.
• Generate maps; read and interpret electrical utility asset and connectivity maps to enter, edit, and update spatial and tabular data.
• Maintain the accuracy of the GIS database(s) and technical files and documentation.
• Work with design estimators and engineers to resolve design as-built connectivity discrepancies.
• Coordinate with Operations managers, estimators, and service coordinators to resolve data issues.
• Develop and maintain operational and procedural documentation.
• Deliver accurate and timely resolution to daily production issues by troubleshooting and providing effective and timely solutions.
• Interpret engineering designs, plans, plat maps and legal descriptions to automate, update, and correct map data; conduct mapping research in the field and office.
• Complete digitizing, spatial data editing, attribute editing, data validation and maintenance of digital infrastructure spatial data and related attribute information.
• Analyze data and perform QC/QA related activities, engineering standards enforcement, data validation, cartography, check plots, etc.
• Prepare plans, material lists and drawings for both capital and maintenance work.
• Prepare as-built drawings for emergency work and designs performed by third parties.
• Perform queries against drawings to create specialty maps as requested.
• Provide alternatives and recommendations to internal and external customers.
• Assist with project driven data development and asset mapping projects.
• Investigate and reconcile mapping discrepancies between retired mapping system and active mapping system.
• Utilize productivity tools to efficiently navigate to and to edit features.
• Technical certification or equivalent in drafting, GIS, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Have demonstrated experience using ArcGIS Desktop or ArcGIS Pro to maintain and manage utility data and/or linear network systems.
• At least 3 year of related experience working in a fast paced, high volume data production environment using CAD and/or GIS.
• Knowledge of utility engineering specifications and drawings, established drafting and design techniques.
• Knowledge of current technologies, tools, systems, and vendors.
• Understanding of company policies, practices, and procedures.
• Ability to effectively translate technical jargon into layman’s terms.
• Communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult and resolve internal and external customer issues.
• Ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and backgrounds; ability to work as a member of a team.
• Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information System (GIS), Natural Resources, Geography or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience with ArcGIS
• Experience with ArcFM
• Knowledge of basic electrical distribution power systems
• Understanding of utility connectivity
• Experience with/understanding of electrical one lines, schematics, panel schedules, etc.
Primary Location: PORTLAND
Department: Pacific Power
Schedule: FULL TIME
Personnel Subarea: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range: $57,600-$67,800
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wilsonville (scroll to position title “GIS Intern”)
The City of Wilsonville Public Works (PW) department is seeking interns for temporary employment. The Public Works & GIS interns will work as a multi-person team responsible for asset data collection and GIS projects for the City.
The candidates will primarily be focused on gathering attribute and location data for the City's Facility building assets. This inventory will be performed using ESRI GIS applications and Cartegraph, the City's enterprise asset management system. Additional work may be assigned based on time available and the needs of the City.
In this position, the candidates will have the opportunity to work closely with the City's GIS Manager as well as staff in the Public Works department. The candidate will help to develop the work plan and daily schedule that best meets the goals for the project.
Customer Service Standards for Employees
These standards are to ensure the organization is focused on providing high quality service to the public and other employees. Employees are expected to meet these standards as part of their job responsibilities.
The Public Works & GIS Intern program is scheduled to run for approximately 24 weeks. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the candidates may have the opportunity to work a flexible schedule. Due to the nature of the projects remote work is not currently an option for this position.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Preference will be given to candidates who will be local for the duration of the internship.
Please include a cover letter and resume when completing your application.
This is a limited-duration, grant-funded position lasting two years with the possibility of renewal contingent on future grant awards.
Successful applicants will:
The Conservation Specialist evaluates natural resources (soil, water, animals, plants, and wildlife) on rural properties. They provide planning and technical assistance to individual landowners for the successful development and installation of conservation practices to conserve natural resources. The person in this position is an integral member of the District’s conservation planning team. The Conservation Specialist is expected to provide superior customer service and behave in a professional manner.
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – Aerial Mapping Company
POSITION: Aerial Mapping Technician Portland (Sellwood) Oregon location
TYPE: Full Time (F/T) with Benefits
GeoTerra, Inc. is a full-service aerial mapping company with offices in Portland, Eugene, and Boise with
an aircraft hangar facility at Aurora State Airport, 20 minutes south of Portland. As a leader in the Remote Sensing field, the company enjoys a great reputation and history of success in the Northwest. GeoTerra supports a wide variety of private and government entities across the United States with imagery acquisition, photogrammetric mapping, orthophotography, and geospatial services. GeoTerra is recruiting an Aerial Mapping Technician to serve in the Sellwood (Portland) location.
The successful candidate for the Aerial Mapping Technician position will:
Secondary Duties: The ideal candidate would be trained as a Sensor Operator in GeoTerra aircraft and occasionally utilized for Aerial Acquisition tasks. This task requires a moderate amount of physical agility and willingness to work weekends (pre-scheduled.) A Sensor Operator is responsible for the aerial photography and LiDAR sensor systems and assisting the pilot, as needed. No previous experience with aerial sensors is required but the person should be very comfortable with operating a computer system. Experience with geographic information systems (GIS) software is a plus.
If interested, please forward resume and cover letter to:
Attn: Debbie Hazell dhazell@GeoTerra.us
If you have questions, please contact Debbie at 541.343.8877
GeoTerra, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. GeoTerra does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.
All job offers and continued employment with GeoTerra are contingent upon passing a background check and subject to random drug screening.
The Conservation Biology Institute (CBI) is hiring two full-time, permanent geospatial analysts (one GIS/planning-focused, one RS-focused) to be core technical members of our 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/or 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 conservation solutions. While the primary focus is on technical geospatial tasks, there may be 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 2-10 years of real-world geospatial work experience, in addition to a post-baccalaureate GIS certificate or M.S.
Salary range of $62k - $75k.
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 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