We are excited to announce an opportunity to join the Oregon Department of Emergency Management 911 team! Below is a link to the recruitment for a 911 GIS Database Analyst (Information Systems Specialist 3) position. This full-time position that will report to the 911 Program Section Manager and support GIS data management and functions within the program.
This is being recruited as full-time position. This position will operate out of our office in Salem.
Adjunct Instructor w/ Washington State University (Vancouver, WA campus)Read Now
Seeking Adjunct Instructors to Teach Three School of the Environment Courses in Spring
Washington State University Vancouver’s School of the Environment is seeking applicants for
Adjunct Faculty to teach the following courses: “Introduction to Geographic Information
Systems (SOIL_SCI 368),” a WSU Global section of “The Ecosystem (SOE 404),” and a WSU
Global section of “Introduction to Oceanography (SOE 230). “SOIL_SCI 368” will be taught as
a Vancouver-based section (face to face) whereas SOE 404 and SOE 230 will be taught as part
of the SOE WSU Global on-line degree, and thus will be taught entirely on-line and
All three courses will be taught during the Spring 2023 semester (January 9 –
May 9). Applicants can apply to be the instructor of multiple courses in the same application.
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (SOIL_SCI 368): 3 (2-3) credits with two
lecture credits and three weekly contact hours for lab; this introductory undergraduate course for
both Environmental Science (ES) majors and non-majors includes an introduction to geographic
information systems applied to landscape data; geographic coordinate systems and projections,
make maps and use geodatabases. The instructor will have access to existing course material.
The course is scheduled for in-person delivery with lectures meeting Tuesdays 17:45-20:00 and
labs meeting Thursdays 17:45-20:00. Course Prerequisites: 3 credits of [BSCI] or [PSCI]
UCORE. Compensation: With PhD, $6,758 for a 3-credit (2-3) (2 lecture credits plus 3 lab
contact hours) course.
Introduction to Oceanography (SOE 230 [PSCI]): 3 credits; this introductory undergraduate
course for both ES majors and non-majors introduces students to interdisciplinary study of ocean
systems: marine geology, chemistry, physics and biology; oceans' influence on climate and
response to human activity. The instructor will have access to existing course material. This
course is scheduled for on-line, asynchronous delivery. There are no course prerequisites.
Compensation: With PhD, $4,944 for a 3-credit lecture course.
The Ecosystem (SOE 404 [CAPS] [M]): 3 credits; this upper-division undergraduate “writing
in the major” and “capstone” course covers ecosystem organization and processes; theory and
applications to contemporary environmental problems. Instructor will have access to existing
course material. This course is scheduled for on-line, asynchronous delivery. Course
Prerequisites: SOE 110; BIOLOGY 106; BIOLOGY 372 or concurrent enrollment; junior
standing. Compensation: With PhD, $4,944 for a 3-credit lecture course.
Qualifications: Candidates must possess a M.S. or Ph.D. in a related discipline. Preferred
qualifications include a Ph.D. in a field closely related to the course material being delivered and
experience teaching undergraduate courses at a college level. Successful candidates must
demonstrate a commitment to working with diverse student and community populations.
Application procedure: Review of completed applications will begin on November 21 and
continue until the positions are filled.
School of the Environment
Interested applicants should send by email 1) a cover letter discussing training and experience as
related to the required and preferred qualifications, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) contact information
for three references, and (4) evaluations of past teaching experience, if available to:
Informational inquiries can be directed to the School of the Environment Program Leader, John
Harrison ( firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Please visit http://admin.vancouver.wsu.edu/marketing-and-communications/fact-sheet for more
information about Washington State University Vancouver and
https://cas.vancouver.wsu.edu/environmental-science for more information about Environmental
Science at WSU Vancouver.
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Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must
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GIS Specialist w/ PacifiCorp (pdx)Read Now
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
GIS Analyst at Weyerhaeuser (WA)Read Now
This position is part of the Western Timberlands Inventory & Planning team, which is responsible for forest inventory, harvest planning, GIS data management and mapping for approximately 2.6 million acres in the Northwest. It is a Full Time, Exempt position. The preferred office location is Longview, Washington, but location may be flexible within the region. There is generally a two-day per week office requirement for teaming and support with the remaining workdays allowed to be done remotely. Accommodation may be made if home Wi-Fi is not capable of supporting job duties.
The position is one of five GIS Analysts on the Washington Inventory & Planning team and is responsible for supporting Weyerhaeuser’s Longview-St. Helens Tree farm. The job will require some in-office interaction and support with tree farm operations staff as well as tasks being completed remotely. The successful candidate will be expected to manage GIS data and provide direct support for forestry management activities on approximately 385,000 acres. The candidate must possess strong organizational and communication skills and be able to work in both a team environment and individually. The candidate must also be able to adapt to changing priorities and learn new concepts and applications quickly, as well as travel to regional field offices when required.
Analysts work with Weyerhaeuser’s GIS forestry management system (FMS) as well as Esri’s ArcGIS suite. Analysts must have a customer-oriented ability to assist in providing efficient and effective problem identification and resolution.
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
About the Position
The County is leading the way in data analytics! As the Elections GIS Data Analyst, you’ll collect and conduct detailed statistical and geospatial analysis on datasets from within the Maricopa County Elections Department. Additionally, this position works to build relationships with election agencies from across the nation to compare and contrast similar data points and create benchmarking analysis. This position will be responsible for building dashboards, reports, datasets, maps, and visuals to inform department leadership with the goal of making data-driven decisions. This position works directly with the Maricopa County Election’s Directors and communicates with executives on a regular basis.
The Maricopa County Elections Department serves over 2.5 million registered voters as they exercise their right to make informed decisions regarding the selection of local and national leaders as well as ballot measures. We believe in teamwork, creating a vibrant exciting work environment, and pursuing opportunities to make a positive impact in the communities that make up the 4th largest and fastest-growing County in the United States! Our work supports elections in cities, towns, school districts, and special districts and we look forward to welcoming you to our team!
Proud to Offer
The Maricopa County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates considered to be the most highly qualified. Those selected will be assessed based on the evaluation of listed education and experience. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a list provided by Human Resources.
All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.
Maricopa County is an EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
Forest Restoration Spatial Data Manager w/ The Nature Conservancy (Flagstaff, AZ)Read Now
What We Can Achieve Together:
The Forest Restoration Spatial Data Manager fills an integral role in leading the design and development of, as well as managing and maintaining, spatial databases for use in innovative forest restoration projects. They provide expertise, technical leadership and support in GIS and/or other database technologies. This position works both internally and with a variety of external partners to lead and support efforts to modernize and innovate various practices involved in forest restoration.
The Forest Restoration Spatial Data Manager designs and maintains centralized corporate databases, participates in conservation planning at various levels, develops methods for mapping and classifying ecosystems and data management; including developing and maintaining all documentation for data capture, utilization and management. They perform data analysis; designs and produces advanced complex queries methods and professional reports, processes spatial and other relational data sets derived from cartographic and tabular source material, provides hardware and software support, produces maps and other graphic products, produces training materials and provides trainings, and develops and maintains GIS library and/or database products library. In this role there will be deep engagement with multiple partners including the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, state agencies, forest operations and products industries, research institutes and non-governmental organizations. May supervise staff, interns/fellows, volunteers, vendors.
We’re Looking for You:
If you’re looking for a career where you can find meaning and purpose, come join our Chapter as the Forest Restoration Spatial Data Manager! Not only will you fulfil conservation objectives in the beautiful state of Arizona, but you’ll contribute to conservation goals through many networks!
We’re looking for a passionate, dedicated person to lead our Chapter and work within our Division. Systems Leadership, creativity, and the ability to influence without authority are key in this role. Come join TNC and apply today!
What You’ll Bring:
What We Bring:
Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, we impact conservation throughout the world!
The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including: health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan including employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work wellbeing benefits. Learn more about our benefits at in the Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.
We’re proud to offer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellbeing, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!
For more information and to apply for job ID 52523, submit your current resume and a cover letter online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
JOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS: Two years’ experience using ESRI GIS tools, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties. Considerable knowledge of computer operations, software applications, GIS and data processing equipment. Excellent customer service skills, written and verbal communication and time management.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES: None
DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in GIS, computer science, mathematics or related field and three years progressively responsible professional experience using geographic information systems, databases and analytical methods in applied areas applicable to the city.
Training and experience using GIS in a municipal environment. Experience using Trimble GPS or similar. Experience working independently to manage projects. Familiar with Python, GraniteXP, GraniteNET, Trimble Path Finder Office, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, VB, or other scripting language for use with ESRI software products. Hold a GISP License.
PURPOSE OF POSITION: Responsible for day-to-day management of the City GIS System, including making enhancements, maintaining data sets, applying quality control procedures and adhering to established standards. Performs spatial data analysis and modeling; manages and supports applied GIS projects in a broad variety of functional areas. Provides GIS technical support to staff.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Analysis and Technical Development
AUXILIARY JOB FUNCTIONS: Prepare for and collect GPS data points in field. Provide assistance to other staff as workload and staffing levels dictate. Maintain proficiency by attending training and meetings, reading materials, and meeting with others in areas of responsibility. Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, communicate, reach and manipulate objects, tools or controls. The position requires mobility. Duties involve moving materials weighing up to 10 pounds on a regular basis and may infrequently require moving materials weighing up to 25 pounds. Manual dexterity and coordination are required less than 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, calculator and standard office equipment.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Usual office working conditions. The noise level in the work area is typical of most office environments with telephones, personal interruptions and background noises.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Public Works Director. Ability to manage projects independently with limited supervision.
Closing date: 2022-12-23
Position: GIS Analyst
Organization: Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance
Country: United States
Contact: Creed Murdock
Contact Email: email@example.com
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) is hiring a full-time GIS Analyst in our Salt Lake City office. The GIS Analyst works closely with the GIS Manager and Legal Director to meet all GIS-related needs for the organization. Regular tasks include performing spatial analysis, automating workflows and developing script tools with Python, creating professional map products, managing web-based maps and applications, and managing data and workflows for field-based activities. The analyst’s primary role is to fulfill work requests and lend GIS expertise to other staff in support of SUWA’s legal, policy, organizing and legislative campaigns.
This position is also responsible for the back-end management of field data collection, including creating and managing web maps for ingestion into Field Maps, troubleshooting offline map download and sync issues, and post-processing of collected data. The GIS Analyst is also encouraged to lend new perspectives to existing workflows and creatively develop new projects that support SUWA’s mission.
Find the full job announcement at suwa.org/careers/.
The mission of the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance is the preservation of the outstanding wilderness at the heart of the Colorado Plateau, and the management of these lands in their natural state for the benefit of all Americans.
SUWA promotes local and national recognition of the region’s unique wilderness character through research and public education; supports both administrative and legislative initiatives to permanently protect the Colorado Plateau wild places within the National Park and National Wilderness Preservation System, or by other protective designations where appropriate; builds support for such initiatives on both the local and national level; and provides leadership within the conservation movement through uncompromising advocacy for wilderness preservation.
The Institute for Natural Resources is now hiring seasonal positions for Lotic Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring fieldwork for the 2023 season. We are in search of qualified Botanists, Crew Leaders, and Technicians to
join us in Oregon and California for the 2023 season. Details and instructions on how to apply can be found in the announcements linked below.
Crew Technician (GIS & Field Data Collection)
http://www.spi-ind.com/Careers/Details/36219Sierra Pacific Industries
We are looking for a qualified GIS Analyst to work collaboratively with our Forestry Division in Anderson, CA.
About The Position
Why Join Our Team?
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.
We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan with low-cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company paid Life Insurance. In addition, for over 38 years, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses. Each year, the Foundation gives an average of $500,000 in scholarships.