River Design Group, Inc. (RDG) seeks a river restoration technician / GIS specialist for our
Corvallis, Oregon office. RDG is an interdisciplinary consulting firm that focuses on the analysis, design and implementation of stream, river, floodplain and wetland restoration projects throughout the Pacific Northwest. The ideal candidate will possess strong field, office, and remote sensing skills with a demonstrated background in the application of hydrological and biological principles to river and floodplain restoration projects.
• BS degree in Fluvial Geomorphology, Fisheries Biology, Stream Ecology, Geography, or
Natural Resources field, MS preferred.
• Minimum of two years of related experience.
• Complete field work in support of stream assessments, river/floodplain restoration
design, and restoration project effectiveness monitoring including surveying, data
collection and reconnaissance to document site conditions.
• Process field data into digital and spatial data form and produce data summary reports.
• Support project design staff with a diverse range of spatial data needs including
digitizing, editing, clipping, and transforming remote sensing data.
• Complete spatial data analyses using multiple datasets to determine or predict
anticipated project outcomes.
• Prepare report figures, maps, and exhibits summarizing stream assessments, hydraulic
modeling output, and effectiveness monitoring results.
• Participate in technical writing assignments including literature review, research, and
authoring sections of documents.
• Participate in the design of river restoration and floodplain projects by working
collaboratively with an interdisciplinary design team consisting of engineers,
hydrologists, ecologists, modelers and project managers.
• Present technical work to peers, clients, and project stakeholders.
• Excellent oral communication, technical writing and problem-solving skills.
• Demonstrated proficiency in GIS software including experience working with ArcMap,
ArcCatalog, ArcToolbox, and 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst extensions.
• Experience in remote sensing techniques including LiDAR data processing, air photo
interpretation, raster and vector-based analysis, coordinate system transformations.
• Demonstrated proficiency in the application of field surveying techniques including GPS,
total station, pebble counts, discharge measurements, etc.
• Ability to manage time independently and determine the appropriate level of effort to
complete tasks within scope, schedule, and budget constraints.
• Excellent data management skills including proficiency with Microsoft Excel. Knowledge
and/or proficiency in Access desirable.
• Ability to prepare, edit and format documents using Microsoft Word.
• Knowledge of river restoration, river mechanics, and sediment transport.
• Experience with flow and sediment measurement.
• Field surveying experience utilizing both GPS and conventional techniques, experience
or familiarity with UAVs desirable.
• Ability to work in a wide range of field conditions and travel out of town frequently on a
weekly basis during field season.
• Experience with both motorized and non-motorized watercraft a plus.
This position is a full-time, salaried position with a typical 40-hour work week. Salary range is $45,000 to $60,000 and will be established based on qualifications and experience. RDG offers employer-paid medical and dental insurance, a 401k retirement plan, paid vacation time and paid fitness club membership. For consideration, please respond to this posting with a resume and cover letter.
Please email cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position open until filled
The Eugene Water & Electric Board is hiring two GIS Tech positions in Eugene; closing on the 14th.
Posting Closes Friday, February 14th at 3:00 p.m. PST.
The Eugene Water & Electric Board is currently seeking a GIS Technician to perform Geographic Information System (GIS) work under general supervision, usually by Supervisor, Lead or senior GIS technical staff. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing technical work in multi-tier GIS operations environments. Duties include digital data entry and management, executing applications, project/task management, and producing maps and related graphic output.
Technicians are also responsible for:
The successful candidate will have knowledge of and direct experience in:
The starting salary for this position is commensurate with knowledge, skills, education, and experience as it relates to the position. The hiring ranges for the positions are as follows:
GIS Technician I: $55,946.45 - $67,405.43
GIS Technician II: $61,724.57 - $74,367.16
Please Note: This posting includes supplemental questions. Your responses will be scored and used to determine if you will proceed to the next step of the selection process. Provide detailed answers to each question. Please do not reference your resume' or application in your responses.
EWEB offers a generous benefits package including:
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument (nps.gov/joda) has a Physical Science Technician (GIS) position for summer 2020 being advertised today though January 31st. This position will help digitize analog fossil locality data and will help with our current GIS fossil locality database. Localities include those on NPS, BLM, USFS, Private, and other lands. Please pass this along to any interested individuals.
Pioneer Design Group, PDG, is seeking a Survey Technician – Field/Office Hybrid to join our team. The successful candidate will be a hard-working, self-motivated, quick-learning Survey Technician for both field and office work.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Please send your contact information and resume to MHarris@pd-grp.com
The City of Bend Office of Performance Management Department is actively recruiting for one (1) regular, full-time GIS Analyst position. This opportunity is represented by the City of Bend Employee Association (COBEA), and is a FLSA exempt position
The Office of Performance Management (OPM) Department officially formed early 2019 with a mission to support the City's goals and objectives through data and innovation. Working alongside a small dynamic team of GIS and business intelligence professionals, the GIS Analyst will apply their analytical skills and technical expertise with the ultimate goal of transforming data into useful information to enable better decision making. To learn more about departmental objective and goals visit the City of Bend 2019-2021 Council Goals site.
The GIS Analyst is responsible for design, development, implementation and maintenance of centralized GIS data, models, maps, and applications; performs complex analytical duties in support of the GIS program; and provides general technical support to City staff as needed. Preferred candidates will be proficient with Esri's desktop, online, and/or server applications, and have experience with writing and maintaining models or scripts to automate processes. If you have a passion for solving challenging problems and building innovative solutions that have a direct impact on your community, this opportunity is for you!
To be considered for this position, applicants must have a complete application that includes all of the following items:
Applicants must provide certification that they are a veteran or disabled veteran to receive veteran's preference. For more information click here.
Submission deadline is Wednesday, January 29, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m. PST.
The City of Bend is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. At the City of Bend, we don't just accept differences; we value them. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and support the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA) and the Oregon Pay Equity Act.
Functions, Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Shown are duties intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications
Education, Experience, Certifications and Licenses Required:
Associate's degree with emphasis in cartography, mapping, Geographic Information Systems, computer-aided drafting operations, computer science, or a closely related field; and three (3) years of technical experience in the creation and maintenance of a GIS; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills.
Seeking a superstar for the City of Salem GIS team!
The City of Salem enterprise Geographic Information Systems (GIS) support group, part of the Information Technology Department, seeks a talented, highly motivated GIS intern to join our team. If you have a passion for learning new technology, collaboration, and creative problem-solving, then the City of Salem IT Department is the place for you. We take pride in providing opportunities for innovation, professional growth, a friendly, engaging work environment, and a great work-life balance.
The GIS team provides skilled, professional support of the City's GIS, mapping, and big data solutions. The GIS intern will work closely with both a mentor and with senior GIS technical staff to develop professional and technical skill sets. The GIS internship experience is hands-on and will include contributions to meaningful, real-world projects in support of City of Salem business service areas. GIS interns also support the Enterprise GIS team through a variety of tasks, including data cleanup and conversion, integration of ESRI web solutions, and design and development of GIS centric internal and external application solutions.
Salary for high school student (Program Aide): $11.25 hourly
Salary for college student (Intern): $16.52 hourly
What are the minimum qualifications?
Where can I find out more about the position?
Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for Program Aide if you are a high school student or Intern if you are a college student.
How can I apply?
Click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application.
Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.
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GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Employees at this level are experienced GIS Analysts with the ability to support and/or program GIS system software in more than one major component; they have knowledge of most all types of system software, regardless of the complexity of the software. Acts as a lead worker, directing the work of GIS Analysts 1 and 2 in GIS Analysis, developing and programming. Works under administrative direction.
Works on routine and advanced GIS Analysis, programs and systems; works as a project leader and mentor. Teaches other GIS Analysts computer technology, tests new technology, and makes repair/purchase recommendations. Works on large projects with critical impact under very limited supervision and under multiple and conflicting project deadlines. Provides highest level of expert consultation to management and professional staff. Conducts comprehensive analysis, planning, development and implementation for the operations of Information Systems.
This classification series includes GIS Analyst 1, 2, and 3. The primary distinction between the GIS Analyst 2 and 3 is the 3 level requires a high level of analytical skills necessary for resolving the most complex issues, and for developing systems and programs to meet division needs. In addition, the GIS Analyst 3 serves in a lead capacity, assigning and directing the work of technical and clerical staff. The GIS Analyst 3 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. Has a thorough knowledge of many disciplines within the GIS field.
Typical Duties - Duties include, but are not limited to the following
Organize and lead the activities of the technical staff responsible for the design and development of GIS applications programming, configuration, testing, implementation and on-going support. Prioritize and coordinate the delivery of services and activities to achieve established goals and objectives.
Ensure enterprise wide consistency in business practices as they relate to spatial data and GIS. Support the implementation of objectives identified in the county technology plan and as set forth in the goals and objectives of the county. Analyze future technological and architectural trends; make recommendations to IT Management for defining clear objectives for county technology as part of long-range strategic planning and technology deployment.
Consulting & Training
Provide technical consultation on GIS technologies, system design and application development, application integration, GIS data development and conversion, relational database design and implementation. Evaluate GIS project requests and works with staff to define scope and meet customer needs. Schedule and teach customized GIS classes to 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.
Performs development of GIS applications and provides analysis, spatial data, and GIS projects. Develop routines to produce standard or ad hoc map products for internal personnel. Analyze and fulfill map products requests from external parties. Lead project design, development, and implementation, including spatial and non-spatial data creation and management, data analysis, data modeling, and programming.
Provide 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 servers. Analyze and fulfill requests for reports and queries from the GIS system. Provides on-call technical support after-hours as needed for Emergency Response.
System & Data Administration
Support GIS data acquisition and loading into the system. Develop or acquire routines to convert GIS data formats. Oversee GIS land base maintenance when necessary. Troubleshoot data related problems. Provide electronic GIS map data for regional agency as necessary. Perform GIS software system installation and upgrades, including some related Windows Server administration. Provide administration of GIS applications and the ArcSDE GIS database.
Other Job Duties
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY
Thorough 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 and ArcGIS software, GIS mapping tools, 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 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; direct and evaluate the work of others, 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.
Operates a motor vehicle; sees using depth perception; reads a 12 pt. font; distinguishes colors and shades; speaks with a clear and audible voice; hears a normal level of speech; sits; moves about the work area; operates a computer; bends; reaches overhead; lifts up to 15 lbs.; pushes and pulls up to 50 lbs.; uses office chemicals such as toner.
The Oregon Office of Emergency Management is happy to announce a brand new website for you and the public to see and interact with GIS data describing current impacts to the state of Oregon. This new website includes the following in an easy-to-read format:
To check out this new website, please go to: https://oregon-oem-geo.hub.arcgis.com/. We have also updated our OEM website to link to this page directly from the RAPTOR and GIS link on our default website (https://oregon.gov/oem).
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The work is primarily in an office setting, sedentary, requires long periods of sitting in one position, and intense concentration for several hours at a time. Stress may be experienced on a regular basis in attempting to respond to conflicting objectives and tight deadlines with limited resources. Occasional fieldwork may be required in support of resource mapping projects, involving extended days of travel in remote settings and in poor weather conditions.
The incumbent provides support and advice for application of geospatial technology under the guidance and direction of a higher level specialist and/or supervisor. They are responsible for a wide range of spatial information required to support the management of public lands. The incumbent must have an effective mix of technical skills in the geographic and computer science disciplines, including ARCGIS, and GPS. Duties include input into a variety of databases. Providing technical user support for all aspects of geospatial data and software. Work with a diverse group of resource specialists, planners and managers to coordinate and implement GIS activities, to include; development of project objectives, evaluation of adequacy of existing data sources, creation/modification of GIS coverage, databases, analysis, and preparation of final output products.
Geographic Information Officer Information Systems Specialist 8
Are you looking for an opportunity to take your GIS career to the next level? Does an opportunity to set GIS strategy for the State excite you? Can you see yourself excelling on a collaborative team? If you answered “yes” to these questions, the office of the Oregon State Chief Information Office at the Department of Administrative Services is excited to hear from you!
As the Geographic Information Officer (GIO) you will be responsible for the strategic advancement of geographic data sharing, the development and support of enterprise-wide GIS initiatives, and coordination with all levels of government in the growth and expansion of Oregon’s spatial data library and development of a Geographic Information Hub within the State. Working in collaboration with the State’s Chief Information Officer and Chief Data Officer, you will also be responsible for contributing to the State’s Data Strategy and in advancing the goals of the OSCIO with regards to geographic information systems and geospatial data. In this role, you will work closely with the Chief Data Officer, in addition to other government executives in coordinating and collaborating on GIS efforts.
With the passage of HB 2906 (2017), the GIO is accountable for strengthening and furthering government GIS data sharing, stewardship of spatial data, and coordination of large-scale enterprise efforts related to GIS, in addition to participating in any local, regional, or national efforts related to geographic information systems or the management of geographic information. This position will lead the development and future strategic growth of the Geographic Information Hub and drive the adoption of new technologies related to geospatial data.
The GIO should have recent experience with emerging GIS technologies, possess extensive experience in program and project management, and be capable of coordinating and leading multi-disciplinary stakeholder groups. The GIO should be capable of exercising appropriate judgment and acting as the primary advisor to the CIO and CDO on all matters related to geospatial information through proactive communication and coordination of effort.