Are you skilled in the area of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and have a passion for public service? The Lane County Technology Services and Public Works departments are looking for a Senior GIS Engineering Analyst to support the mission and goals of the County.
This position provides critical services around mapping, spatial data management, and GIS solution development and support. Typical job duties include:
The GIS Engineering Analyst position reports to Technology Services and works directly with Public Works management and staff to support public facing teams such as Engineering and Construction Services, Land Management, Parks, Road Maintenance, and Waste Management. This position also supports Emergency Management operations and Lane County’s response to weather events and natural disasters.
About Technology Services
Mission Statement: Solutions, Service, Value
Lane County Technology Services is a regional leader in delivering innovation and infrastructure to our customers and partners that maximizes the value from every technology dollar spent. In addition to serving internal customer needs, for over 50 years Lane County has hosted Regional Information Services as well serving local cities and other partners with shared datacenter, networking and application services. We are dedicated to helping our customers meet their business needs through excellent customer service and integrated solutions.
Technology Services Environment:
Benefits of Working for Lane County Technology Services:
YOU ARE REQUIRED TO UPLOAD A RESUME AND COVER LETTER FOR THIS POSITION.
** If not attached, your application will not be considered. **
In your cover, please address the following:
Highlight your relevant experience and why you think you are the ideal person for this position. Include your experience developing and supporting GIS solutions and your experience working with the ESRI GIS platform (both Desktop and Online).
Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm; nights and weekends only as needed.
*This is an ADMIN-PRO represented position*
Bachelor's degree in a field related to area of assignment; and sufficient experience as necessitated by the competency level of the position. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Journey Level (N4304): 2-5 years of progressively responsible professional experience.
Specialized knowledge specific to area of assignment may be required.
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Licensing Requirements (positions in this class may require):
The above description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.
Job Title: Environmental Technician II
Closing Date/Time: MONDAY 10/18/21 11:59 PM PST
Salary: $30.95 - $39.49 Hourly
Job Type: Regular
Location: Portland, OR
Bureau: Portland Water Bureau
The City of Portland is seeking candidates for an Environmental Technician II position in the Unidirectional Flushing Program.
Environmental Technicians II perform a variety of technical and analytical tasks for environmental, water quality, or natural resource science programs. Environmental Technicians II are assigned to programs in the Water Bureau, Parks & Recreation and Bureau of Environmental Services such as: drinking water quality monitoring and compliance, flushing the water distribution system, industrial pretreatment and source control, environmental investigations and monitoring, stormwater management, and watershed and environmental management.
For more information or to apply for the job, please visit our website:
Forest Health Specialist and Aerial Observer, Natural Resource Specialist 3
This is a Full-time, Permanent, Represented position.
Want to join something GREAT and make a difference?
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has an exciting opportunity within our Forest Resiliency Division. The DNR Forest Resiliency Division is looking to add to our growing team of natural resource professionals. This position will focus on applied science to inform land management by gathering, synthesizing and reporting forest health data specific to disease and insect observations. The Aerial Detection Survey (ADS) is flown annually throughout the forested areas of Washington state. This position will act semi-autonomously and in conjunction with US Forest Service to accomplish the ADS The position participates in mission planning, flight direction, and flight communications. The employee will not be closely supervised by the direct supervisor during the actual survey, but they will receive specific training in interagency standards. Additionally, this position will work on field forestry monitoring projects and ground surveys, including trapping surveys under direction from the Forest Entomologist and in cooperation with volunteers and partner organizations.
If you are comfortable in a small plane and in the field, a graduate in forestry or a natural resource related field, have a working knowledge and strong interest in forest health issues, and are looking to apply and expand your knowledge while providing vital information to land and resource managers in a collaborative spirit to create healthy, resilient landscapes we want to hear from you!
Our ideal candidate will also have the qualifications listed below:
One of the world's most scenic places, Washington State offers breathtaking discoveries for people who love natural beauty and outdoor recreation, from the Pacific Coast shores to the rugged Cascade Mountains to the rolling hills of the Palouse. Your office will be located in Olympia. For more information on this area visit, http://olympiawa.gov.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, telework (mobile-work) is expected for most office activities. When approved to return, staff are expected to report to their assigned duty station for work activities or may be approved for telework based on DNR's telework policy.
About the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
Our mission is to manage, sustain, and protect the health and productivity of Washington’s lands and waters to meet the needs economically and socially for current and future generations. At DNR we approach our work through the lens of making Washington a better place environmentally and are dedicated to serving Washington’s lands and communities through diversity, equity and inclusion. With nearly 1,500 employees in locations throughout Washington, we manage and protect more than 5 million acres of state-owned forest, range, commercial, agricultural and aquatic lands.
DNR provides excellent benefits, a few of those include:
How to Apply:
To be considered you must apply online at www.careers.wa.gov (Click on the APPLY button above). You must complete the entire online application to be considered for the position.
Please join us this Thursday OCT 14 for the second installment of our Fall 2021 speaker series! This week's Zoom talk is hosted by Linnia Hawkins from the Forest Ecosystems & Society Department at Oregon State University. The topic is "Climate change and autumn wildfire in the West." Please see the attached pdf flier for more information and the clickable zoom link, as well as the attached schedule for coming speakers this term!
Corvallis, OR, US
30+ days ago
Requisition ID: 1483
APPLY TO ASSOCIATE TECHNICIAN
Associate Technicians are involved in the day-to-day operations of data production and are embedded within a production team, and will aid in the processing and classification of remote sensing data and general operational efforts to support team functionality. This individual will learn to produce accurate and precise data products in a consistent and timely manner, and have a strong interest and aptitude for working with geospatial data.
● Supports the efforts of technicians and analysts
● Visually identifies blemishes or anomalies in data and takes appropriate action
● Manipulates and classifies data with great attention to detail and efficiency
● Meets reasonable deadlines
● Maintains precision and accuracy in high volume workflows
● Takes direction from colleagues and management
● All other reasonable duties as assigned
● Exposure to leading edge technology and data processing techniques
● Develop strong technical skills
● Professional development and mentorship
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
● Good communication skills & professionalism
● Aptitude for learning multiple geospatial software programs and technical disciplines
● Maintains productivity while performing repetitive tasks
● Strong organizational skills
● Shows flexibility when being tasked
● Ability to learn from mistakes and take constructive criticism
● Ability to work well within a team environment
● Shows an interest in remote sensing and geodetics
● Ability to maintain a professional and positive demeanor in times of stress
● Capable of adhering to an established work schedule and arrive to work on time
● Diligence in timesheet submission
● Experience using MS Office Suite and Google Drive
● Knowledge and skills: ESRI, CADD or vector base
● Bachelor's degree or admission into a four-year science or engineering bachelor program, or equivalent experience
Field Survey / Remote Sensing Technician
Portland, OR, US
3 days ago
Requisition ID: 1633
APPLY TO FIELD SURVEY / REMOTE SENSING TECHNICIAN
The responsibilities for the field surveyor encompass many aspects of LiDAR and remote sensing data acquisition, ground control and check points for LiDAR and remote sensing data acquisition, as well as doing ground control and attribution work at airports. This position requires extensive travel by automobile and possibly aircraft when working with sensors, with field rotations lasting sixteen consecutive days, followed by 12 days off-duty throughout the year.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Here's a great GIS opportunity at the City of Seattle. This is a position on the Enterprise GIS Data team focusing on the maintenance and integrity of their highly accurate cadastral basemap layers, as well as a number of other foundational thematic layers maintained by the team. The Enterprise GIS Data team, one of the six teams making up the City’s central GIS and CADD office, is a high-performing and creative team that offers a wealth of learning and growth opportunities (e.g., authoring and publishing raster and vector basemaps, transitioning editing practices to ArcGIS Pro, and an interesting range of large and small projects).
For more information, and to apply, please refer to the job posting at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/3249791/cadastral-gis-data-specialist-senior-civil-engineering-specialist
Idaho Power — located in vibrant Boise, Idaho — is looking for a GIS Specialist to join our Customer Operations team. Safety is a core value at Idaho Power and during this uncertain time we are dedicated to keeping you, our employees, and our community safe. To ensure safety during the hiring process we will be conducting virtual interviews so that you can move forward in the process without leaving the comfort of your home. Are you worried about starting in a new position at a new company right now? If so, rest assured we will work with you to find a start date and onboarding timeline that works for you.
It’s an exciting time to work for an energy company, especially Idaho Power. We recently announced a goal of 100% clean energy by 2045. Our work plays a critical role in our customers’ lives and in the communities we serve across Idaho and Oregon.
What does a GIS Specialist do for us? Under close supervision, uses the company's GIS system and CAD products to edit the enterprise database per information from field personnel. Scrutinizes incoming information to ensure it supports GIS data quality standards for completeness and accuracy. Uses GIS and Autodesk products to create new drawings and modify existing drawings to reflect "as-built conditions". Updates and revises all associated and pertinent drawings, maps and documents.
In addition to the meaningful work we do, we offer work-life balance, competitive pay and benefits, and both a 401k employer-match and a pension plan, making Idaho Power one of the best employers in the state.
Bachelors degree in Geographic Information Systems(GIS), Drafting Technology, or a related field
Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience
This position requires working at a desk/computer for extended periods of time. It requires the use of office equipment, fine motor skills including typing on the computer, dialing phones, filing paper, and working in close proximity to other people. There may be occasional lifts of no more than 10 lbs. The above is a summary of the primary essential functions of the position. This job may require the performance of additional tasks assigned by company leaders or management. Questions regarding job requirements or accommodation requests should be directed to Human Resources.
Coastal Science GIS Analyst 2 w/State of Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (Anchorage, AK)Read Now
The Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (DGGS) is seeking an early career professional to contribute to coastal shoreline change, flooding, and associated natural hazards studies that impact communities and infrastructure in Alaska. The successful applicant will use knowledge of coastal geomorphology, field data collection for coastal hazards, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) geospatial data analysis and processing, and airborne/satellite remote sensing to make meaningful contributions to the Division’s Coastal Hazards Program (CHP). The successful applicant will work under the direction of the CHP manager in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a long-term nonpermanent position for a minimum of one year with planned extension to three years or more, depending on project funding.
Mission & Culture:
The DGGS mission is to determine the potential of Alaska land for production of metals, minerals, fuels, and geothermal resources, the locations and supplies of groundwater and construction material, and the potential geologic hazards to buildings, roads, bridges, and other installations and structures (AS 41.08.020). The DGGS Coastal Hazards Program conducts mapping, monitoring, and modeling to evaluate vulnerability to coastal flooding and erosion. This program is dedicated to fostering scientific partnerships that will improve the quality and quantity of the critical baseline data that are necessary to fuel informed decision-making throughout the state. DGGS Coastal Hazards Program priorities are motivated by the needs of more than 144 communities in Alaska facing threats to infrastructure from environmental changes.
Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
The Coastal Hazards Program includes dedicated staff who work together as a team to meet program goals. Staff are encouraged to learn and grow through work activities, from each other’s experiences, and via structured trainings for ArcGIS and other geospatial processing techniques. Field investigations are conducted at remote Alaska communities in a “field camp” like team environment.
This position is located at the Geologic Materials Center in Anchorage, Alaska. The facility is home to a vast collection of geologic samples from around the state, as well as serving as the office of dedicated geologic professionals. The open environment allows for collaboration and coordination among the entire Coastal Hazards team and DGGS Anchorage staff.
KSAs and Competences:
We are seeking a motivated research professional with a strong background in GIS, geospatial analysis, remote sensing, and field data collection, as well as a working knowledge of physical geography, geomorphology, or closely related fields. Experience in shoreline change studies, coastal flood analysis, and Alaska geography is preferred. If you meet the required Minimum Qualifications for GIS Analyst 2 and have a background in these areas, we encourage you to apply.
One year of professional experience equivalent to GIS Analyst 1 with the State of Alaska.
An associate's degree from an accredited college that includes either a GIS related concentration, a GIS certificate, or 9 semester hours (12 quarter hours) of GIS-related course work;
Two years of paraprofessional experience working in data collection, cartography, web-site development, GIS operations, or a related field will substitute for the required associate's degree.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college that includes either a GIS-related major or minor, a GIS certificate, or 18 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of GIS-related coursework will substitute for the required experience and associate's degree.
The City of Healdsburg is currently recruiting for the opportunity of GIS Technician in the Information Technology Services Division of the Administrative Services Department!
The GIS Technician will perform oversight, support, maintenance and development of the GIS infrastructure, servers, and related database(s) including new and existing layers and using applications in LAN/WAN. The GIS Technician will guide the implementation and integration of GIS products across the organization. This position plays a vital role in assisting the IT Manager and Department Heads regarding GIS needs and requirements including; identifying, designing, and developing GIS applications, strategies, and procedures for the display and access of geospatial data. The City maintains a robust compliment of existing GIS data with an increasing need for integration with other systems and oversight to ensure continuing successful deployment including facilitating maintenance of the data by all departments.
We encourage you to join a team of skilled, dedicated, professionals who are responsible for technology policy guidance, city wide technology project and infrastructure management, securing our technology systems and data, ensuring connectivity between our city facilities, data backup and disaster recovery, and end user help-desk and support.
To perform support, maintenance and development of the GIS server and related database(s) including new and existing layers and using applications in LAN/WAN; and to provide technical support to an assigned supervisor.
Examples of Duties
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Experience and Training
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Three years of responsible GIS technology experience.
Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with major course work in GIS, geography, computer science or a related field.
License and Certificate
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain such required license(s) may be cause for disciplinary action. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be considered for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.