Please join the Young and Emerging Professionals event that will take place at the GIS/CAMA conference on Monday February 25, 2019.
Below is a link to a discounted registration offer from URISA specifically for the GISP preparation workshop. The workshop instructor is Keri Brennan.
Here is the direct link for the conference: https://bit.ly/2RkkRNY.
Please find attached a flyer with information about the Young and Emerging Professionals meetup which will be held an hour after the GISP workshop concludes. GIS CAMA YEP.png
The Portland Conservation GIS Happy Hour will meet at the Conquistador Lounge (2045 SE Belmont)on Wed Feb 16 for the monthly gathering. The happy hour pricing goes to 7 pm. The 15 bus line stops nearby every 15 minutes.
All are welcome!
Weyerhaeuser’s Acquisition and Divestiture team and Western Timberlands GIS/Inventory team has a shared spring and/or summer intern opportunity out of our Vancouver, Washington office. The internship can be three to six months (depending on student and business needs), with the option to be part or full time. Please include resume and copy of transcripts within application process.
Through this role an intern will have the ability to expand their knowledge in a wide variety of areas including (but not limited to):
Logistics done differently.
At XPO Logistics, we’re out to transform transportation logistics through technology, and our multimillion-dollar commitment to IT underscores its importance to our vision. Our Technology Associates are on the cutting-edge of that transformation. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to explore what’s next in the world of geographic information systems (GIS). We take pride in helping our employees grow and learn. Become the technology leader you’re meant to be, by building tomorrow’s technology today.
Pay, benefits and more.
We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation. This internship program will take place in Portland, Oregon during the spring/summer of 2019.
What you’ll do on a typical day:
What you need to succeed at XPO:
At a minimum, you’ll need:
Be part of something big.
XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – Aerial Mapping Company
POSITION: Aerial Sensor Operator & GIS/IT Technician
TYPE: Full Time (F/T) with Benefits
GeoTerra, Inc. is a full service aerial mapping company with offices in Portland, Eugene, and Boise with a hangar facility at Aurora State Airport, 20 minutes south of Portland. The company works for a wide variety of private and government entities across the United States with internal flight operations supporting the Pacific Northwest. GeoTerra operates three (3) aircraft with both imaging and Lidar type sensor systems. Each aircraft has a 2-person flight crew with a Pilot and Sensor Operator.
The Sensor Operator is responsible for the aerial photography and LiDAR sensor systems and assisting the pilot, as needed. As a member of the flight crew, the candidate must be comfortable in small aircraft and have a GIS and/or Information Technology (IT) background. A small to medium sized person is required since the aircraft has limited space and overall weight restrictions. GeoTerra utilizes a Cessna 310, a Cessna 210 Turbo, and a Cessna 180 type aircraft. No previous experience with aerial sensors is required but the person should be very comfortable with operating a computer system.
Experience with geographic information systems (GIS) software is a plus. Normally aircraft fly 8 to 12 times per month when weather conditions are good for aerial collection of image and Lidar type data sets. Given our regional weather, more flying is done from March through October than during winter months.
The Sensor Operator processes imagery and Lidar data after flights using specialized computer software. Data is reviewed for quality and completeness then forwarded on to mapping staff for production processes. Additional duties may include IT related duties, flight planning, GIS applications, and general support to office and hangar staff.
Our goal is to find a person who will thrive in this type of environment. Since the number of flight hours throughout the year are limited, we are searching for a candidate with GIS and/or Information Technology skills who will assist in other departments of the company. The work location flexes between our office in Portland (Sellwood neighborhood) and the hangar facility near Aurora. We will entertain the idea of this person working primarily at the Aurora hangar facility, as an option.
Retirement Plan – Simple IRA with Company contribution
Paid Time Off
If interested, please forward resume and cover letter to:
Attn: Debbie Hazell
If you have questions, please contact Debbie at 541.343.8877
Everybody needs web developers now. But where else can you find the diversity of subject matter that Metro touches? Economics, diversity, recycling, Oregon Zoo, conventions, transportation, schools, urban planning, conservation, housing... At Metro, we get to do meaningful work that impacts our great region in different and new ways. It's what keeps us engaged and busy every day. The Senior Developer gets to help deliver the way that Metro brings all the great things we do into the public view.
We are looking for someone who wants to round out a small team of data professionals who are in the process of a technology refresh. As a valued member of the Metro Research Center (RC), you'll bring your knowledge and ideas to shape the technology and workflows in support of our programs. You will provide data and application to our clients.
The team you'll be part of maintains and applies the Regional Land Information System (RLIS) database and helps deliver information through applications, tools and analysis. Our information feeds high-profile regional tasks such as setting the Urban Growth Boundary, choosing the investments and programs in the Regional Transportation Plan, helping the Parks and Nature department to manage its natural resources and helping the Property and Environmental Services department conduct waste transfer and other operations. Our newest project is the development of a data-driven performance measures program.
Roles and Responsibilities
The Geospatial Development Lead develops and maintains the (geospatial) processes and application suite for the Metro Research Center. This person acts as a full-stack developer and the functional lead to deliver database/server/client-side solutions. They will provide expertise in 1) SDLC 2) software development best practices 3) agile development practices, and of course 4) the development and maintenance of web and mobile applications. A key element of this position is the ability to look beyond the individual projects and create more reusability and cost-effectiveness.
This position reports directly to the Enterprise Services Manager within Metro's Research Center.
1) Electronic application, 2) answer to supplemental questions, 3) resume and 4) cover letter describing your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position.
At Metro, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.
Essential Job Duties
An employee in this position must be able to perform all the essential job duties listed below with or without reasonable accommodation; however, this list is not intended to include all of the specific tasks which an employee in this position may be expected to perform.
This position is represented by AFSCME 3580 and is classified as a Systems Analyst IV (click to read the full classification). Classification descriptions are typically written broadly and do not include the specific duties and responsibilities of the position(s).
Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Desirable Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Online applications: Metro accepts job applications online. If you need assistance or accommodation with your application, or access to a computer, call 503-797-1570.
Accommodation: Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in this process. To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources at 503-797-1570.
Public Employees Retirement System (PERS): New employees will pay the employee portion of the PERS contribution.
Veterans' Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualified veterans may be eligible for veterans' preference when applying for Metro positions. If you are a veteran and would like to be considered for a veterans' preference for this job, please provide qualifying documents as instructed during the application process.
Criminal background check: In order to protect the wellbeing of its employees, the public and agency assets, Metro may conduct criminal background checks on candidates selected for Metro positions. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude employment and will be considered on a case by case basis. A background check will only be conducted if you are selected as a finalist for a position. If selected as a finalist, you will be contacted by Human Resources prior to the initiation of a background check.
Equal employment opportunity: All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability for which a reasonable accommodation can be made or any other status protected by law. Assistance will be gladly provided upon request for any applicant with sensory or non-sensory disabilities.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
GIS Services Supervisor
SALARY: $78,977.60 - $95,971.20 Annually
CLOSING DATE: 02/25/19 05:00 PM
The City of Lake Oswego invites qualified candidates to apply of the position of GIS Services Supervisor. The position will manage the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) programmatic section within the Engineering Department, including, but not limited to supervising technical support staff members, and other employees as determined by the City Engineer. This section includes programs related to GIS analysis, processing, map production, data collection, production of standards and procedures, computer-aided design assistance, and also supervises the City Surveyor.
Limited duration part-time position
20 hours per week or less
Not to exceed one year
Salary Range: $10.75/per hour
Two positions available – One for Engineering and One for GIS
Open until Filled
This position performs a variety of internship level technical work in support of engineering, environmental, development and GIS functions for Public Works engineering programs. Work involves practical application of basic engineering principals and knowledge. Specific tasks may include: Performing engineering, drafting, designing, field and office assignments; collecting engineering and surveying data and records for GIS traffic, sidewalks, water meters and easement information inventories; assisting in managing Geographic Information System database;
supporting engineering staff in areas such as plan review, project inspection, stream monitoring, project research, bid management, and document review for bid specifications and standard drawing revisions.
This internship program is a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Internships give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths. This internship program is not coordinated in conjunction with any specific educational facility. Coordination with college internship programs will be discussed on a case-by-case basis. Each intern will receive the following from this program:
Internship Learning Contract with targeted goals
Mentorship from senior engineering staff
Project experience in day-to-day operations of a Municipal Engineering Department
Evaluation at the end of the internship
Employment experience to note on future resume
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be graduation from high school or GED and currently pursuing a college education preferably at junior or senior level with varied technical engineering related studies and/or work experiences.
Application forms are required and must be received by Human Resources Department for consideration. Formal application rating on education, training and experience; oral interview and reference check will be required. A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.
City of Newberg - Human Resources Department
Online Application at: https://www.newbergoregon.gov/jobs
Mail: P.O. Box 970 414 E. First Street
Newberg, OR 97132
The City of Newberg is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug & Violence Free Workplace. Veterans are encouraged to apply. This employment opportunity is open to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, political affiliation, veterans’ status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.
27th Annual Conference
April 22-23rd, 2019 @ Portland State University
Collaborate and Learn from the GIS experts
2019 GIS in Action conference
• Technical innovations
• GIS administration
• Applied GIS techniques
• GIS trends
Please follow the link for registration: https://www.gisinaction.org/content/conference-registration.
This year GIS in Action is introducing our first online/mobile program. Stay tuned for information on how to download the app or link to the program.
Questions about the conference, please contact Rich L’Esperance: email@example.com
The City of Gresham is proud to announce the opening of two Confluence AmeriCorps positions (6-month). The application process has a quick two week turn around. The positions are March 2019 through August 2019.
Brief Description -
In Partnership with the Confluence Environmental Center, AmeriCorps Program, and City of Gresham is seeking two Members that will be tasked with developing and implementing an encroachment management plan. The City has identified encroachment from private to public open space to be a major issue in the City. The Parks & Recreation Division in the past has identified 481 encroachments throughout the natural area. This may include invasive plants from neighboring properties encroaching in to the natural area or neighbors dumping yard debris or building in the natural area for personal gain. In an attempt to better respond to the unique needs of the adjacent owners the City is choosing to take a proactive approach and work with homeowners to identify the best solution to remove and mediate encroachments. This may include grants, volunteer assistance, technical assistance and encroachment removal and restoration.
Members will undertake a series of tasks in order to develop the management plan including review of existing information, review of other jurisdictions response to encroachments, data collection and analysis, report writing, development of outreach materials, and direct outreach to the citizens in the city (60%).
Along with their main tasks of completing the encroachment management plan, Members will perform other activities associated to the Natural Resources program including riparian restoration, volunteer activities, city events, and professional development programs (trainings, symposiums, conference, etc.) (20%).
The Member will participate in Confluence led leadership development activities which include: Leadership Development Program, Change Agent Project, team meetings, National Service events and other self-directed development opportunities (20%).
Please apply at Confluence, http://www.confluencecenter.org/apply-now/. Follow the directions on the application submittal process.