Students will get some real world experience in using ArcGIS applications like Collector and Field Maps to collect ecological data on tablets and transmitting the data to our lab. This often requires some prep work in using ArcGIS Online web maps and other map sources (e.g., onX) for trip planning, but also troubleshooting when the apps aren’t cooperating and having to use other tools, i.e., a map and compass or GPS to navigate.
The Northwestern Bat Hub at Oregon State University-Cascades in Bend, OR is hiring for seasonal student field technician positions to assist in conducting acoustic monitoring as part of our North American Bat Monitoring (NABat) effort in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. The student technician will be working with a crew lead to assist in deploying ultrasonic bat detectors often in remote locations throughout the Pacific Northwest. This position requires a large amount of time in the field: applicants must be flexible in when and where they will be working given changing field conditions and project needs; camping the entire summer; fieldwork often occurs in difficult weather conditions, sometimes involving tough hikes with heavy packs containing recording equipment and deployment gear.
For more specific information regarding requested qualifications and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/112735. You can also reach out to me for further questions. Please note the deadline to apply is 2/18/2022.
The City of Salem has an opening for a limited-duration Stormwater Inspections Technician (Engineer Technician II) in the Stormwater Quality Group of Public Works. While this position comes with the same benefits as a career position, limited-duration positions cannot exceed eighteen months from date of hire.
This position performs moderately complex, technical, sub-professional engineering and drafting work. Work involves responsibility for skilled use of engineering and related skills for assisting Stormwater Quality staff with inspections of private and public stormwater treatment facilities and conducting field data collection to inventory potential stormwater retrofit sites. The position will also be providing technical support for the Operations and Maintenance, Outreach, Natural Areas, Stream Cleaning, and Environmental Monitoring programs.
Successful applicants possess strong knowledge of green stormwater infrastructure, water quality facilities, and engineering concepts including reading and interpreting maps, plans, and specifications; the ability to read and interpret construction plans, as-built drawings, and engineering maps and records; the ability to use handheld GPS devices, smart phones, and computerized inventory systems; and knowledge of traffic laws, occupational hazards, and safety precautions. Successful candidates will also demonstrate their ability to follow verbal and written directions, to keep accurate daily time/material logs, to prepare clear and concise written reports, and their proficiency in the use of ArcMap and other GIS software packages.
The Public Works Department values employees and their professional development. If you are someone that takes pride in collaborating on innovative ideas, proactively responding to community needs, and being a good environmental and financial steward, we look forward to meeting you! The Public Works Department promotes a healthy work life balance, while maintaining the utmost dedication to the health, safety and welfare of our community, including our team!
What are the minimum qualifications?
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How can I apply?
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Geographical Information Systems Analyst
Pacific Northwest or Remote
Are you looking to put your GIS skills to use on project work that makes a meaningful impact? ICF is seeking a passionate GIS Analyst with 3+ years’ experience (educational experience can substitute) who is ready to strengthen our growing team. Position is based in Portland, with options to work remotely in the Pacific Northwest.
We are the Environment & Planning Division. We are passionate about doing what’s right for our clients, our people, the communities where we live and work, and the environment. We are planners, scientists, program managers, communicators, economists, technologists, and strategists. We are collaborative, curious, and committed to excellence—these are qualities we value that make us who we are and inspire us to grow. If you perform well in a fast-paced, engaging and collaborative environment, and would like to work with a diverse team of industry professionals, we encourage you to learn more about ICF (www.icf.com) and consider applying to join our team.
What You Will Do
This role presents you with the opportunity for innovative project work for a diverse clientele, developing solutions across a variety of disciplines including climate adaptation, health and equity, disaster management, species recovery, environmental restoration, and transportation planning. You will work in a multidisciplinary environment with data scientists, designers, biologists, conservation planners, archaeologists, and transportation experts. You will join our analytical team which includes software developers, data modelers, and geographic information system analysts. This will afford you the opportunity to broaden and enhance your existing skill set as well as train others in a collaborative environment, implementing technology that interests and excites you!
What You Must Have
What We’d Like You to Have
This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces and hires dimensions of differences.
Overwatch is continuing to expand, and has multiple job openings available! The jobs are listed at https://www.overwatchimaging.com/careers.
They are hiring at least one, but possibly more than one Airborne Imaging Specialist. They are busier than ever, so they need to get some new people interested in sensor operations and GIS before the summer fire season hits.
Some other open positions are for a Geospatial Software Engineer that would continue to develop our custom sensor software, and a Production Technician who builds our payloads and cables. All positions are based in Hood River. The Geospatial Software Engineer has the possibility for remote work.
Airborne Imaging Specialist
The Overwatch Airborne Imaging Specialist will operate Overwatch imaging systems and generate maps and other derived information products for customers in critical civil, industrial, and specialty applications, while providing feedback to drive continuous product improvement.
Geospatial Data Software Engineer
This position will design and implement connections between imagery captured by our products and outside map data. This Engineer will support image manipulation and image data management software to enable customers to easily and automatically consume our intelligence outputs.
ODFW’s Natural Resources Information Management Program is recruiting for a temporary GIS Technician position (approximately January 17 – May 31, 2022). Please see the following link for additional details:
REQ-84152 Information Systems Specialist 4 (NRIMP GIS Technician) - Temporary
This recruitment will remain open until filled with the first review of applications beginning at 8AM on January 10, 2022.
What you will do:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
• Requires extended, daily use of a computer to type, analyze, and summarize data in an office environment. Occasional overnight travel. Occasional long hours and situations involving tight deadlines, meetings, interagency negotiations, and problem resolution.
• This person must be able to work effectively with different personalities and management styles, be very detail oriented, flexible, open to suggestion, and have a service-oriented attitude. The employee must be able to work independently and be an effective communicator; both written and orally. The employee must also be proficient in the use of personal computers and software. The employee must also represent the Department in a professional manner when dealing with members of other agencies and the public.
• Requires a flexible work schedule that varies in the number of hours worked on a daily basis, but not necessarily each day, or a work schedule in which the starting and stopping times vary on a daily basis, but not necessarily each day. This includes working at all hours and workdays in excess of eight hours. Work exceeding 40 hours per week requires supervisor approval.
Criminal Records/DMV Check
Applicants are subject to both a criminal history and motor vehicles check. Out-of-state finalists will be required to present a current certified driving record for review to be considered for the position. Be prepared to obtain as soon as possible. You are expected to provide the out-of-state certified driving record before an offer can be made unless extenuating circumstances exist. Adverse background information may disqualify you from further consideration.
NOTE: Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States. ODFW participates in E-Verify. ODFW is not able to support VISA sponsorships.
We are seeking applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and have the following skills and experience:
• Three (3) years of information systems experience in geographic information systems (GIS), OR
• Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, GIS, or related field, or completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field; AND one (1) year of information systems experience in geographic information systems (GIS).
• Experience and proficiency with ArcGIS Pro or ArcGIS Desktop
• Knowledge of USGS Hydrography Event Management Tools
• Developing maps for publication
• Writing scripts to automate data layer processing
• Knowledge of enterprise geodatabases, raster and vector datatypes, and Linear Referencing Data Models
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Responsible for creating and maintaining geographic information system (GIS) databases, translating geographic and demographic data, programming, testing, configuring, updating, documenting, monitoring, evaluating, and/or supporting GIS systems software. Works under general / limited supervision on basic and more complicated routine GIS analytical/programming/systems projects with project deadlines. Serves as technical consultant to computing professionals, users and departmental management.
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 and is considered the journey level in this series.
Supervision of other employees is not a responsibility of positions in this classification, although employees in this class may serve in a project lead capacity.
Typical Duties - Duties include, but are not limited to the following
Analyzes spatial data and business processes, and applies spatial analysis methods and cartographic design techniques to produce maps, reports, and other graphic representations. Coordinates and works with other GIS Analysts, programmers and information system administrators in the development of GIS applications. Develops business solutions using configurable web and mobile GIS applications. Develops applications to automate standard geo-processes, spatial analysis and map products. Leads GIS application design, including data analysis, data modeling, and programming. Utilizes the county’s standard documentation and version control systems.
GIS User Support
Provides customer service and support for GIS end-users to ensure effective and accurate operation of the system and derive its full benefits. Provide primary or secondary support via phone, email and in-person in a knowledgeable and positive manner. Mentor and train end-users in system operations. Trouble-shoot any aspect of the system including installation, network, and GIS servers. Analyze and fulfill requests for spatial data, maps, reports and queries from the GIS system. Provides on-call GIS support for disaster response and emergency operations.
Designs, creates and maintains spatial datasets and geodatabases, and associated metadata. Maintains enterprise GIS datasets utilizing advanced editing tools to maintain spatial data integrity and complex relationships. Coordinates with other GIS Analysts to design, and implement spatial data conversion projects. Develops and maintains data processing scripts and applications to import, transform, and export data stored in a variety of spatial formats. Maintains and administers applications and systems that comprise the county GIS. Administers internal and online GIS servers, manages the content management system, including users, groups and content.
Consulting & Training
Provide technical consultation on GIS technologies; including system design, application development and integration, GIS data development, and geodatabase design and implementation. Test new and updated GIS tools and technologies for their application to the county's business needs. Evaluate GIS project requests and works with staff to define scope and meet customer needs. Design and lead GIS training classes and field exercises for county personnel. Assist and mentor other GIS team members or system owners to ensure "best practices" practices are used, and to avoid reinventing methods as well as to continually build their ability to analyze and improve business processes.
Other Job Duties
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of applications 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. ESRI software and computer mapping techniques; 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 abilities 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 for the creation of mapping products; 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.
The Army Corps of Engineers, Willamette Valley Project is seeking a GIS Intern to work in the Environmental Stewardship section for a one year service term beginning in March 2022. Full details for this position can be found at the following link:
Please note: Applications are processed through the Student Conservation Association, which will necessitate creating an account on their website. The Student Conservation Association is the official employer for this position, but the intern will be directly supervised by and work with Army Corps of Engineers employees.
Application review will take place January 7th, so please indicate your interest in the position on the SCA website no later than January 6th.
Working under the general guidance of the City Engineer this position develops and maintains GIS based platforms, performs data creation and reports for the City of Newberg.
As a member of a robust Public Works Department; this position develops customized maps, maintains databases, collecting and inputting data, and verifying information integrity. Analyze information, maps, charts and graphs , prepares graphics and reports for Engineering Projects, Community Development and Asset Management.
Be part of a team that includes the Engineering GIS Analyst and the City’s Information Technology (IT) Division. You will work on system functions including software upgrades and configuration management. You will assist with field data collection for various Engineering Division projects and maintain the archive of all construction plans filed in the City. This position provides support for essential environmental, water, sewer, street, storm, and other projects that impact the integrity of development in Newberg.
Careers in Public Works are stable and provide meaningful services that shape the infrastructure and accessibility of our growing community.
View our Equity and Operational Culture Statement Here.
Examples of Duties
Education and Experience:
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job.
Typical qualifications would include
Must possess a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one prior to employment.
Must pass a criminal background check.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Personal computer, tablet, laptop, including word processing, spreadsheet, GIS data base, and computer-aided- design software; standard drafting tools; office equipment, motor vehicle; desk and mobile phones.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation will be made to meet the needs of a qualified individual with limitations who can perform the essential functions of the job.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Proper PPE and Safety Support is provided to all employees.
Instructor of Geography and Geographic Information Science (One position)
Social Science Division
Closing Date: 1/09/2022
Lane Community College, a comprehensive community college in beautiful Eugene, Oregon, is seeking an Instructor of Geography and Geographic Information Science with an enthusiasm for fostering an inclusive learning environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to teach lower division Human, Physical, and Regional Geography courses, as well as transfer and career technical GIS courses, in both online and in-classroom settings. We encourage applications from candidates that identify with groups that are historically underrepresented in Geography and Geographical Information Science.
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as Fall Term 2022 or earlier
Starting Salary Range: $54,970 - $76,796 per academic year
To view the full job posting visit: https://jobs.lanecc.edu/postings/10833
Lane only accepts online applications.
EEO/AA/ADA Institution, Veterans, Women and Minority Candidates are encouraged to apply.
The GIS Coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating and administering the City-wide Geographic Information System (GIS) program and will oversee the overall program's structure and design.
Key essential duties of this position:
This position will be in person working at our offices.
Questions regarding this role direct to: firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-450-6050.
The City of Grants Pass is a High Performance Organization that has a well-defined Mission, Vision and Values which provides the framework for our organizational culture. We believe that the best solutions come from empowered teams with the knowledge and shared vision of the community's goals. We promote a legacy of excellence through a culture of trust, collaboration, and encouragement of personal growth and the celebration of our achievements. We seek to attract adaptable, creative and motivated individuals who share our community pride and dedication to exceptional public service.
If you are an individual who appreciates a working team environment, which focuses on trust, crucial communications, commitment, accountability and results, then the City of Grants Pass may be a great place for you!
A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, and 4 years of related experience are required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed in the job description.
Licensing Requirements (positions in this class require):
GISCI GIS Professional Certification (GISP) is preferred