Job Title: GIS Intern
Closing Date/Time: November 17, 2017 (extended)
Salary: $16.00 - $22.00 Hourly
Job Type: Temporary, part-time
Expected Hours: 80-90 hours per month (20-25 hours per week)
Duration: January 2018 – May 2019
Location: Salem, Oregon
Department: Land Conservation and Development, Information Resources
Come support the state’s land use planning program at the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD)! Put your GIS classes to use and apply for this internship!
It is designed to allow one or two students the opportunity to gain practical experience. We are accepting resumes from students in a GIS Certificate Program or students working toward a planning degree with GIS experience/coursework from an accredited community college or university. Applicants may be undergraduate or graduate students, as well as, recent graduates that have completed their GIS Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, or Master’s degree in 2016 or 2017. This position is classified at the Information Systems Specialist 1 - entry level, and we encourage candidates who meet the minimum qualifications (MQ’s) to apply.
We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. DLCD values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
• This position is not represented by a union (Non-Union).
Duties & Responsibilities:
The GIS Intern will support the creation of a new statewide GIS layer of local comprehensive plans by gathering, reviewing, processing, and editing land use data. Examples of specific duties include the following:
Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills:
To be considered for this position, you must submit a Résumé and Cover Letter as described below.
(a) Six (6) months of GIS experience
(b) An equivalent combination of experience/training.
The majority of this position will be in an office environment working at a computer.
• For questions about the job announcement, call 503-934-0295.
Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development
Attn: Rachel Smith, Information Resources Coordinator
635 Capitol St NE Ste. 150
Salem OR 97301-2540
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.
The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries has launched the Lidar Data Viewer interactive map, which offers additional data and new features that make exploring and downloading lidar easier than ever before.
Visit the viewer: https://gis.dogami.oregon.gov/lidarviewer/
Since the Oregon Lidar Consortium (OLC) was formed in 2007, DOGAMI has collaborated on collection of lidar data with more than 80 partners. The viewer offers OLC data for free download, and now includes data from 18 recent OLC projects.
The newly available data includes:
For more information about the Lidar Data Viewer or the Oregon Lidar Consortium, contact:
Oregon Lidar Consortium Coordinator
Position: GIS Specialist
Open & closing dates: 09/29/2017 to 10/05/2017
Salary: $49,765 to $64,697 per year
Pay scale & grade: GS 09
Location: Prineville, OR
The incumbent implements analytical techniques needed to solve various procedural and factual geospatial and GIS issues; Digitizes geographic information by translating raw land-based data into code; Analyzes cumulative impacts of frequently measured environmental factors and conducts 3/D spatial analysis and geospatial modeling; Carries out geospatial databases and implements quality control for geospatial data project; Provides user support and troubleshooting assistance for problems related to GIS hardware and application software; Collaborates with a diverse group of local resources specialists, planners, and managers to coordinate and implement local GIS activities; Promotes an integrated training program to teach basic skills in geospatial software, data acquisition, and retrieval and analysis.
For GS-09: One year of specialized experience equivalent to a GS-07 in the federal service, or a master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B or J.D., if related.
You will need to clearly state your undergraduate/graduate degree(s) and submit your college transcripts or a listing of your college courses that includes hours and grades.
Specialized Experience Requirements:
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement - please be sure to include this information in your resume. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade of the position to be filled. Examples: Analyze and integrate geospatial data; Perform GIS distance analysis and overlay analysis; Develop geo-databases; Create maps digitally, Develop and present training presentation on GIS information, Perform land use planning to include Outdoor recreation planning, environmental impact analysis, rangeland management, wildlife management; Provide user support for ArcGIS functions, and work with other specialists on GIS project objectives.
POSITION: Planner II/GIS
DEPARTMENT: Umatilla County, Land Use Planning
SALARY: $4,261.00/Month (to start), Plus excellent benefits
CLOSING: Open Until Filled – 1
First Review Oct. 10th, 2017
To apply: http://www.co.umatilla.or.us/HR/index.html
DESCRIPTION: Prepares and administers land use ordinances, comprehensive plans, and related land use planning projects/programs which guide land use and development within Umatilla County. Serves as the lead for preparing and maintaining digital maps and data for use in a Geographic Information System (GIS) by the Planning Department.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university with major course work in community planning, geography, or related field. Work experience in city, county or regional planning and experience using geographic information systems with an emphasis on planning and development; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience, and training is preferred.
Desirable Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
HOW TO APPLY: Use of Umatilla County application is MANDATORY. Anyone who qualifies for
Veterans’ Preference in Public Employment provided for in OAR 839-006-0435; please include proper certification (OAR 839-006-0465) with your application. Any applicant with a disability who needs reasonable accommodation in any step of the application or hiring process to assist or to demonstrate qualifications or to perform the essential functions of the job for which the applicant is applying should inform the Human Resources Department. This job announcement is not intended to serve as a comprehensive job description. Blank applications and a complete job description can be obtained on our
website at www.umatillacounty.net or the Human Resources Office, Room 108. Applications will be accepted by hand delivery, mail, fax, or email to email@example.com.
The City of Bend Community Development Department (CDD) is seeking a new team member: one temporary, full-time Program Technician I position for a 6-month assignment, with the potential to extend up to 12 months in duration. The target start date is December 1, 2017.
The primary assignment of this position will be to help establish a new GIS-based platform for property addressing for the City of Bend. This position will be involved with the migration of data from the legacy system as well as configuration, testing and documentation of the new system. Bend is one of the fastest growing cities in the state so opportunities to learn new skills and take on challenging projects are plentiful.
The ideal candidate will possess current experience in the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial data management, with relevant experience with queries, GIS analysis and QA/QC processes. For more information and to apply online, please go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bend. The application window closes October 12, 2017 at 12PMPacific Time.
The Oregon Department of Transportation has posted a great opportunity for those interested in a Land Surveyor position. Job details (and the application) can be found here https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregon/jobs/1843034 . This recruitment will remain open until September 28, 2017.
Project Surveyor – Professional Land Surveyor 1
Highway Division - Region 2
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 09/28/17 11:59 AM
SALARY: $58,260.00 - $86,040.00 Annually
ODOT's Survey Unit is responsible for surveying land needed for various highway, road, and maintenance projects.
We are recruiting for a project surveyor who will represent the unit on project development teams and perform professional survey work to develop highway centerline alignments, right of way lines, and boundary resolutions for the preparation of maps that are filed with counties for horizontal control, recovery, retracement, and monumentation surveys. This person will perform survey research and analysis to determine property boundaries and ownership and will determine project footprints necessary to support project construction and maintenance and then write property descriptions describing those areas. The project surveyor's decisions affect the accuracy of highway alignments, right of way locations, property boundaries, and produced maps.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
QUALIFICATIONS, REQUIRED & REQUESTED SKILLS:
A valid Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) license.
“Symposium by the Sea” is a 1-day GIS training, presenting, and networking opportunity in Florence.
$35 to attend if registered by Friday, 9/15!
See flyers below for registration.
The Oregon State University Research Forests invites applications for an Inventory, GIS, and Reforestation Forester. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position that will be responsible for leading the inventory, geographic information system (GIS) and reforestation programs for the Research Forests. The job location is north of Corvallis in Peavy Arboretum at the edge of the beautiful McDonald/Dunn Research Forest. Posting # P01548UF. Closes Sept. 17.
Job Title: Manager-Inventory, GIS & Reforestation
Employer: Oregon State University
Closing Date: 09/17/2017
The College of Forestry is seeking a Inventory, GIS, and Reforestation Forester. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE),12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Department Head.
This position will lead the inventory, geographic information system (GIS) and reforestation programs for the Oregon State University (OSU) Research Forests. This position is essential for supporting our teaching and research mission and for providing critical support to timber, recreation, reforestation, planning, and engineering programs.
The Research Forests, part of the OSU College of Forestry, are comprised of nine premier research, teaching, and demonstration forests located throughout Oregon. The 12,000 acre McDonald-Dunn Forest, located immediately to the north and west of Corvallis, is the largest of these forest properties and the primary work location. This forest, which hosts over 150,000 visits per year, contains 110 miles of roads and 26 miles of multi-use trails.
40% – Forest Inventory:
25% – Geographical Information Systems:
30% – Reforestation:
5% – Staff Support:
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
The City of Hood River has a GIS Analyst position open. They are advertising now and will be conducting a first review of applications on 9/8. Attached is the job description and application.
Purpose of the Position
The GIS Analyst is responsible for providing operational, technical, and administrative support for the City's Geography Information System Program.
Reporting to the Director of Public Works, the GIS Analyst will oversee the City's GIS Program and provide support to all the City's major departments; administation, planning, public works/engineering, fire & police.
The GIS Analyst is responsible for updating and maintaining the GIS database and user interface as the City develops and the need for geospatial information increases. The GIS analyst monitors the GIS servers and other hardware to identify needed maintenance and upgrades, will perform presentation, modeling, data analysis, and spatial analysis tasks in support of City projects.