If you have interest in this opportunity, please contact Shiwangi Tiwari @ First Tek via email at email@example.com.
Title: GIS Technician 1
Location: Vancouver, WA
Duration: 1 Year
Rate: Negotiable on W2
Position Responsibilities include:
Note: all official drafts, documents and recommendations, as listed below, must be reviewed, finalized and approved / accepted by appropriate BPA manager / or other federal personnel with the authority to do so.
First Tek, Inc
1551 S Washington Avenue, Suite 402 A, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 609-245-0020 x 618 | Mobile: 630-398-4010 Fax: : 732-909-2769
www.first-tek.com | mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Employees at this level work under direct supervision and are responsible for creating and maintaining Geographic Information System (GIS) databases, translating geographic and demographic data, programming, testing, modifying, configuring, updating, maintaining, documenting and/or otherwise supporting basic GIS systems software (computer programs).
This classification series includes GIS Analyst 1, 2, and 3. The GIS Analyst 1 is considered the entry level position of this series. The classification is distinguished from the GIS Analyst 2 and 3 because it requires a basic level of analytical skills. The GIS Analyst 1 implements and maintains systems and programs. The GIS Analyst 1 works under the general supervision of a higher-level professional employee who assigns work, establishes goals, and reviews work for conformance to technical standards and compliance with department goals. Supervision of other employees is not a responsibility of positions in this classification.
Typical Duties - Duties include, but are not limited to the following
Requirements for the Position
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Basic Knowledge of: Application programming techniques, systems maintenance and security, application development tools, principles and practices of data communication, computer hardware and systems software in supporting application systems; database management systems, principles and techniques; applicable computer programming languages. ArcGIS software and computer mapping techniques; best practices for maintaining geospatial data, including data integrity control; legal descriptions pertaining to land ownership; cadastral principles; research methods to determine right of way and ownership history; principles of geographic mapping and cartography, mathematics, statistics and spatial data analysis.
Skill and Ability to: Establish controls and security measures; code, test and document applications; plan and coordinate program efforts to achieve data processing requirements and objectives; develop and implement data processing projects. Provide technical assistance or train others in the use of computer hardware and software; resolve user problems; communicate effectively with user divisions and technical staff; create and maintain databases; write computer programs; digitize cartographic data. Operate and use personal computers and various other computer aided devices, such as digitizers, scanners and plotters. Define programming sequencing necessary to produce maps, interpret legal documents and translate legal descriptions into the database. Distinguish gradations of color, understand and respond to mapping requests from the public, read, understand and work with a variety of mapping data; organize and write worksite instructions and procedures; code, test, debug, maintain and install computer applications and modify applications according to worksite requirements; establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, the public and other agencies.
Provides backup and support to coworkers; establishes and maintains professional and effective working relationships with customers, coworkers and other agencies; maintains punctual and regular attendance; complies with department and county policies, procedures and regulations; participates fully as a member of a team; participates fully as support to a service area or areas; participates in employee training and orientation; provides training to coworkers as requested; performs other job duties as assigned by supervisor.
Drives a motor vehicle in the performance of duties; uses depth perception; reads a 12 pt. font; distinguishes colors and shades; speaks with a clear and audible voice; hears a normal speech level; sits; moves about the work area; uses hands and fingers to grasp and manipulate objects; operates a computer; bends; reaches overhead; lifts up to 15 lbs.; pushes/pulls up to 50 lbs.; uses office chemicals such as toner.
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The Forest Service Pacific Northwest Regional Office in Portland, Oregon invites all to join us in celebrating GISday 2017 on Wednesday, November 15th! Data Resources Management (DRM) will be hosting this year’s celebration with an open house in conference rooms 6 and 7 of the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Building, located at 1220 SW 3rd Ave.
We will be celebrating from 11 AM to 2 PM. Included in the event will be:
· Maps and posters
· Interactive web application demonstrations
· Speaker and video presentations
· All-ages friendly mapping activities
· Photos with Smokey Bear
· Snacks and coffee
Event information is located HERE. We look forward to celebrating this fun event with you!
PS: If you need a little break but can’t get away from your desk here is a Geography Treasure Hunt that takes you around the world testing your mountain knowledge.
Senior GIS Analyst
Requisition Id: 22120
Business Unit: Corporate
Location: Portland, OR, US, 97209
Logistics done differently.
In the transportation industry, seconds count. At XPO Logistics, our GIS Analysts are critical to our success by managing and analyzing the data that helps us to get our products across the city or across the globe in the most efficient manner. At XPO, you’ll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.
Pay benefits and more.
We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability, and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.
What you’ll do on a typical day:
What you need to succeed at XPO:
At a minimum, you’ll need:
It’d be great if you also have:
Be part of something big.
XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list, and we’re just getting started.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.