The US Fish & Wildlife refuge system is hiring 12 term GS-7 term mapping positions that lots of PCC students and recent grads here would be well qualified for. This is not a very common biotech position in USFWS so it's a cool opportunity (even though they are all in ND).
Here's a link to what to include in a Federal resume:
Here is a link to TriMet survey team page: https://survey.trimet.org/
TriMet is recruiting multiple Mobile Surveyors for our current on-board survey project (Orange Line After Study). We are collecting origin/destination, on/off stop, and demographic data from riders using tablets on-board TriMet buses, MAX Light Rail, and Portland Streetcar. The project began in October 2017 and will continue until June 2018 or later. Benefits are a flexible work schedule, $14 per hour pay on as-needed basis, free monthly bus passes, and involvement in an important data collection project.
The qualifications we are looking for are:
Surveyors will need to be able to get to and from any point in the TriMet transit network at the start time and end time of a route. Those bilingual in Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian and ASL are encouraged to apply.
Interviews and training will take place at our offices in downtown or Southeast Portland.
Please email a PDF copy of your cover letter and resume to email@example.com, with subject line titled: “TriMet Mobile Surveyor”.
The Portland office of the US Army Corps of Engineers is hiring a Student Geographer!
About the Position: Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Pathways Intern Program. Click here for more information on Pathways program participation.
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2nd Wednesday of the month is this Wednesday, April 11th.
Coming in with a strong and a lukewarm recommendation this month is the infamous Sandy Hut. Hopefully next month we can do an outdoor patio some where.
Come join some conservation minded GIS folks there tomorrow, say 5:30sh.
The Sandy Hut
1430 NE Sandy Blvd
GIS Technician IIIs perform advanced specialized work in the use of Geographic Information Systems.
The GIS Technician III position, located in the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) Mapping, Data, and Application Services (MDAS) division, provides lead direction to a team of GIS and CAD Technicians in the performance of duties related to the disposition of BES assets in the Sewer and Stormwater Collection System data layers and asset management database.
Additional duties include records research, establishment of best practices, assignment of tasks to team members, quality assurance/quality control of work performed, contributions to process improvement, and ensuring compliance with bureau standard practices and business rules.
External applicants start at the entry salary rate. This classification is represented by the Professional and Technical Employees Local 17 (PTE-17). To view this labor agreement, please go to https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/27840 and click on the appropriate link.
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
The Recruitment Process
An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in your resume and responses to the supplemental questions weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection.
Applicants must submit a professional résumé and responses to the attached supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions:
Your résumé and responses to the attached supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification.
Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm, on the closing date of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.
If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, attach a copy of your DD214 / DD215 and / or Veteran's Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veteran's Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment you apply for.Veteran's Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment.
Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at time of application.
It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and will be requesting accommodation, the requests must be made to the Analyst(s) named below No Later Than the Closing Date of This Announcement.
Teresa Dahrens, Senior Human Resources Analyst
Bureau of Human Resources
INTERN - SUMMER 2018 - UNDERGRADUATE - NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE CREATIVE - INTRA-COMPANY & CUSTOM CARTOGRAPHYRead Now
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
The National Geographic Channels form the television and production arm of National Geographic Partners, a joint venture between 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Society. As a global leader in premium science, adventure and exploration programming, the Channels include: National Geographic Channel (NGC), Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo People and Nat Geo MUNDO. Additionally, the Channels also run the in-house television production unit, National Geographic Studios. The Channels contribute to the National Geographic Society’s commitment to exploration, conservation and education with entertaining, innovative programming from A-level talent around the world, and with profits that help support the society’s mission. Globally, NGC is available in more than 440 million homes in 171 countries and 45 languages, and Nat Geo WILD is available in 131 countries and 38 languages. National Geographic Partners is also a leader in social media, with a fan base of 250 million people across all of its social pages. NGC contributes over 55 million social media fans globally on Facebook alone.
JOB DESCRIPTIONFox is proud to support a culture of creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and community that attracts the industry’s brightest talent. The Fox Internship Program offers an exciting opportunity for you to gain practical experience while interning for one of the biggest media and entertainment companies in the world. You will have the opportunity to participate in real-world projects, which provides valuable work experience and leadership skills.
The Fox Internship Program provides mentoring and learning opportunities to help you develop your skills, network with Fox employees, and learn more about what it’s like to work in the entertainment industry.
Learn how to design and research maps and graphics to National Geographic standards—working alongside map editors and other cartographers to acquire and verify data.
Participate in the research process to determine the best story to be told and acquire the most-up-to-date data available
Produce visually pleasing, accurate, and informative maps and graphics utilizing the latest software while adhering to set printing guidelines.
Create thematic spreads for our cornerstone product, the Atlas of the World, and assist as needed with maps and graphics for the National Geographic Magazine and other departments—working with photo editors, writers, researchers, and editors to create an integrated product.
While individuals of all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply, applicants should have prior experience in cartographic research and production.
To participate in Fox’s Internship program you must meet the following criteria:
Please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications.
To be considered for an Intern position, you must be a current student and be enrolled in school for the duration of employment. Winter 2018 graduates will not be eligible for this internship unless documentation of continued educational classes (graduate school) can be provided at the time of application.
Applicants must provide transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable) and proof of enrollment in classes at time of application. Maintenance of a minimum of a 2.5 cumulative grade point average and continued enrollment in classes pertinent to the internship is required.
Summary of Essential Responsibilities
Skills and Abilities
I-10 Associates, is currently looking for new hires. The ideal candidate would have experience with ArcGIS, AutoCAD Civild 3D and MicroStation. But experience with any one of those should be sufficient to get you an interview. Anyone interested can send a resume to Bijoy Nair:
i-Ten Associates, Inc.
Main (503) 546-3755
1750 SW Skyline Blvd #229, Portland, OR 97221
Do you enjoy analyzing statistics and spatial data? Do you enjoy converting data into alternative formats? If so, Come Lead with Us by joining the Engineering and Construction Services Division within the Department of Land Use and Transportation as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst!
The Engineering and Construction Services Division is committed to designing and constructing a safe and efficient multi-modal transportation system in the most cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner possible. As a GIS Analyst, you will be responsible for performing complex spatial analysis and database inquiries as well as designing, creating and maintaining geodatabases to develop and maintain data layers and spatial data structures using GIS tools and relational databases and converting data into alternative formats. This information will be used to design and prepare a variety of maps, illustrations and other graphic representations that display layers which represent spatial data within Washington County!
The incumbent in this role should have experience developing maps, asset management, databases managing multiple projects, be comfortable with GIS software applications to modify computer programs, automate geoprocessing and build data analysis tools. In addition, the incumbent should be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external customers.
Please use the following link to view the Land Use and Transportation Careers Website: LUT Careers. We offer a collaborative culture, work-life balance, and a comprehensive benefits package. Working within our local government agency provides daily opportunities to serve, build and sustain communities now and into the future. Washington County is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce representing the rich diversity in our region. Women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Duties may include:
1. Performs complex spatial analysis and database queries; designs, creates and maintains geodatabases; develops and maintains data layers and spatial data structures using GIS tools and relational databases; converts data into alternative formats.
2. Analyzes data to design and prepare a variety of maps, illustrations and other graphic representations that display layers representing spatial data.
3. Uses various programming languages to modify existing software in order to increase functionality, automate processes or build analysis tools; writes and maintains scripts; debugs application flow and design, documents and tests software modifications; translates geographic and demographic data into formulas for data entry.
4. Provides technical support on GIS software; serves as a technical resource for other staff on difficult GIS databases and application issues; provides training to work groups using GIS applications and mapping; participates in work and advisory groups to coordinate data use with other Washington County departments and external agencies.
5. Coordinates and works with other GIS Analysts and information systems management to determine direction of GIS application development and implementation.
6. Participates in forums and discussions with managers of information systems and other GIS Analysts to recommend computer software or hardware acquisitions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Education and Experience
ORISE Opportunity: Geospatial/Geoscience Data Specialist
Organization: National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)
Application deadline: 4/30/2018 11:59 PM Eastern Time Zone
Academic Levels: Postdoctoral, Post-Master's
TITLE: Geospatial/Geoscience Data Specialist
DEPARTMENT: U.S. Department of Energy/National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)
NETL CONTACT: Jennifer Bauer: Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org
DUTY LOCATION: Albany, OR
ACADEMIC LEVEL: PhD, MS
POSITION INFORMATION: 1-year appointment; full time (40 hours per week) with the possibility of extension
CLOSING DATE: 4/30/2018
Through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) this posting seeks motivated, students interested in performing research as part of geologic and environmental sciences focus area team at NETL. NETL is a multi-disciplinary, scientific and technical-oriented national laboratory. NETL’s Research and Innovation Center conducts research to evaluate environmental impacts and risk assessments associated with domestic energy resource development.
Current research integrates geospatial, geostatistical, and geoscience expertise for performing; i) geospatial-based risk assessments related to CO2 storage, unconventional resources, offshore drilling activities, and other energy related activities, ii) developing tools for quantifying risks within various engineered-natural systems, iii) performing spatio-temporal assessments for various domestic energy infrastructure networks, iv) innovating methods and approaches to reduce geologic uncertainty, and v) developing novel tools, applications, and frameworks for improved decision support.
At present, the team is looking for support from applicants with a background combining several of the following areas: spatio-temporal statistics, geostatistics, GIS, machine learning, big data analytics, data visualization, and natural or engineered-natural system modeling. Applicants should have expertise using GIS software systems (e.g., ESRI’s ArcGIS, QGIS, or other open source GIS software), scripting languages, such as Python, and statistical software (e.g., Matlab, R, etc.). Applicants with a familiarity with data from engineered-natural systems and knowledge of fuzzy logic and/or machine learning methods are encouraged to apply. Demonstrated education or coursework in advanced mathematics and statistics is also preferred.
As an ORISE research associate you may support geology and geospatial analysis teams to identify, format and integrate key datasets. These datasets are the foundation to conducting advanced research that integrates and quantitatively evaluates key attributes of gas shale, ultra-deep water and frontier regions to estimate potential risks related to oil/natural gas development, and/or carbon storage.
Depending on skills and your background, you may be asked to assist with:
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants should apply through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) program. The ORISE program provides opportunities for undergraduate students, recent graduates, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and faculty researchers to apply classroom knowledge in a real-world setting to learn about NETL’s core mission areas.