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Sester Farms is looking for a perfection-minded commercial drone pilot with knowledge of land surveying and photography who wants to grow with the company long-term while driving company growth. By maintaining accurate and detailed customer records and showcasing the pride and dedication we take in growing beautiful plants, the person in this role will support the sales team and promote the Sester Farms brand.
Duties (not limited to):
Sester Farms is a dynamic and growing, multi-generational, industry-leading wholesale nursery based in Gresham OR. The climate and soil in NW Oregon, combined with our extensive horticulture expertise, allow us to grow beautiful, award-winning trees and shrubs at an amazing pace. Our dedicated people manage every aspect of growing, managing inventory, selling, and shipping these plants to much of the lower 48, Alaska, and Canada, with the finance, maintenance, and software development teams keeping all of the processes running smoothly.
Come join Sester Farms for an engaging career where initiative and dedication are highly valued along with true teamwork, supporting any process or team that needs it regardless of job title.
Compensation will be offered commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Paid Time Off, 401k with excellent employer match (after a waiting period), health, dental, vision insurance, health savings card, Flexible Spending Account, etc.
Work to be performed on-site, in Gresham, OR.
Please submit a resume and a cover letter explaining why you think you'd be a good fit for this position.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $55,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year
Ability to Relocate:
Work Location: In person
Kittelson is seeking a full-time GIS specialist to join a team of dynamic transportation and GIS professionals in an effort to support project activities firmwide. This is an opportunity to join a team of thought leaders and entrepreneurs at a growing, values-driven transportation planning/engineering consulting firm.
Who We Are: Kittelson & Associates provides transportation engineering, planning, and research services to government agencies, municipalities, and private organizations. We develop thoughtful and creative transportation solutions that apply directly to real-world problems, with the goal of improving the performance of all transportation systems and equitably serving all members of a community. We operate as “one firm, many locations” guided by the principles of serving others first and continually raising the bar in the profession. Listen to how our colleagues describe Kittelson values and culture here.
The ideal candidate has strong organizational, communication, and time management capabilities; works effectively with technical and administrative staff; continually seeks to improve processes; is detail-oriented; and thrives in a non-structured environment. The individual who we add to the team will be geographically located near one of our offices and work in the local office several days each week.
In this role, you will support a variety of project teams across the firm with data management, analytical tasks and mapping for projects. Day-to-day responsibilities include:
Preferred Additional Qualifications
Compensation and BenefitsThis position offers a competitive salary and benefits that include comprehensive employer-paid health insurance, a generous and flexible PTO program (in addition to parental leave), an outstanding retirement program, and a culture that seeks and values diversity and inclusion.
Base salary plus retirement range for this position (place in range determined by candidate’s experience): $80,000 – $105,000
We also recognize the performance of all staff through a performance bonus program based upon each individual’s contributions to key areas that lead to the achievement of our collective goals.
If you have a passion for making a difference in transportation and want to work with a team that puts you in the driver’s seat of your career, we want to hear from you! Take the first step by using the “apply now” button to express interest. During the application process, please be prepared to upload a work sample and resume (the application will not be considered complete without these items included).
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We are seeking 1-2 skilled and talented individuals to join our small team as Natural Resources Technician(s). The basic function of this position will be to work cooperatively with District staff, members of the public, and local/state/federal agency staff in the planning and implementation of conservation practices. This position is funded through grants from several state and federal grant programs and relies on successful future grant applications to continue its funding. These positions will report to the Working Lands Program Manager and Habitat Program Manager. One of the positions will work primarily in the Habitat program, and one in the Working Lands program. If you prefer one program, please state this in your application materials.
Position Type: Full Time (40 hours/week) with benefits
Compensation: Paid hourly depending on experience: $20.20-26.26
Location: The office location is 11018 NE 51st Circle, Vancouver, WA 98682. Hybrid work environment with required in-person field work and events.
Job Responsibilities: 70% Office Work, 25% Field Work, 5% Other Duties.
Projected Start Date: March 2024
Submit a PDF packet to the online form that includes:
Applications are open until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed initially in mid-February.
Note: Clark Conservation District leases office space from an entity that is required to comply with Governor Inslee’s Directive 22-13.1 regarding Covid-19 vaccination. As a condition of our lease agreement, newly hired employees are required to be able to provide proof of their ability to comply with this directive by the date they begin employment.
Please join the Society for Ecological Restoration for an exciting discussion on “Careers in Environmental Restoration” happening Thursday, February 29th, 2024 from 12 pm - 1 pm PST on Zoom (Register Here) - hosted by the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) Northwest Chapter.
The conversation will feature four powerful practitioners from across the broader Northwest region of the US, showcasing different sides of the restoration industry: nursery management, restoration consulting, and non-profit stewardship:
The panelists will tell stories of their career paths and offer insider tips for growing as a leader in the restoration industry. We will also discuss how to start SER associations at Universities, and ways to get involved in the upcoming SER 2024 North American Conference this November.
Register here for the Panel, and be sure to spread the word to students and emerging professionals in your networks!
The Geospatial Infrastructure Group’s (GIG) would like to invite you and your colleagues to the 2024 Geospatial Infrastructure Group GIG Tech Session - Pi & GIS: AI-Driven Geospatial Solutions for Tomorrow.
Join us for an exciting tech session where we dive into the fascinating world of geospatial solutions powered by artificial intelligence. The event will take place on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at Tigard Public Library, located at 13500 SW Hall Blvd, Tigard, OR 97223, USA.
Discover how the combination of artificial intelligence and GIS Geographic Information System technology is revolutionizing the way we analyze and visualize spatial data. From smart city planning to environmental monitoring, this session will showcase the potential of AI-driven geospatial solutions for tomorrow.
Our expert speakers will share their knowledge and experiences, providing valuable insights into the latest trends and applications in this field. Whether you're a tech enthusiast, a GIS professional, or simply curious about the future of geospatial technology, this event is not to be missed!
Mark your calendars and get ready to explore the limitless possibilities of AI-Driven Geospatial Solutions for Tomorrow. Join us for an interactive and engaging session that will leave you inspired and informed about the exciting advancements in geospatial solutions.
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Below are some general details about the conference and a Map Gallery Contest.
The Conference will be held Tuesday, April 30 through Wednesday, May 1, 2024, with a pre/post-conference workshop on Monday, April 29, and Thursday, May 2.
The conference will be in downtown Portland at the Standard Insurance Building, home of Esri’s Portland R&D offices.
The GIS in Action Conference has happened (almost) yearly for the last 32 years. There are many opportunities for students and instructors (like you) to interact with and share your work with other GIS professionals at the conference, including a Map Contest.
At the conference, I will be in charge of the Map Contest and would like to get as many contestants as possible. Could you tell your students about the conference and contest or possibly use a project in a class to be included in the contest? Here are the categories that a project can be placed in and some other details of the contest.
• Analytic presentation - Communication of meaningful patterns in data
• Cartographic - The quality of the visual display
• Data Integration - Combining data from different sources
• Web Applications – StoryMaps, ArcGIS Online, Tableau, Mapbox, Power BI, or Other
• Student – Anyone enrolled in a class pursuing a degree or certificate
In the student category, students will compete against other students.
All conference attendees will be allowed to vote and will be given a ballot to vote for the best contest entries. Each category winner will receive a prize. In the past, prizes were $50 dollar gift certificates from REI. The second-place winners may also get a prize depending on how many people register for that category.
HOW TO REGISTER:
You can register for the Map Contest at this link:
Register link here: Map Contest 2024
The format for contest entries can be hardcopy and/or digital maps, or web applications. Hard copy entries should be no larger than 3 ft by 5 ft to fit on the poster board.
The City of Hillsboro Water Department has a great opportunity for a Project Specialist to join their dynamic and collaborative team. The Hillsboro Water Department operates at a metropolitan scale from a suburban environment, with responsibilities for local water distribution and regional water supply. This is an excellent opportunity to serve as a technical resource and to support the City, the Joint Water Commission, and the Willamette Water Supply Program. Most importantly, the GIS Project Specialist will play a key role in providing the vital resource of clean drinking water to our diverse and thriving community.
Flexibility and effective communication skills are highly desired as the Project Specialist will maintain and support GIS database management and assist in the project management workload. The City’s GIS database is an essential tool for the administration and operation of the public drinking water system. The person in this position will support multiple needs such as: training staff, research, project coordination, and special requests. This team member will also support projects such as: software updates and integration, hardware procurement and maintenance, map making, and the creation of displays, along with various special projects. The Project Specialist may serve as lead over team members or projects as assigned.
Exciting projects we need your help with include:
To view the full scope of duties assigned to this job classification, review the job description here: Project Specialist
Acceptable Experience and Training
Associate degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Geographic Information Systems, or a closely related field, and 3 years’ experience related to area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. This position requires a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.
The ideal candidate will have:
Commitment to Equity
Hiring a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve is essential to delivering exceptional City services and programs. The GIS Team is looking for a self-starter dedicated to proper data management, working with others and a commitment to the city and residents needs as a public steward. The Water Department is committed to creating and supporting an inclusive and welcoming environments for all employees to thrive. We value, respect, and empower employees as unique individuals with authentic voices and diverse ideas.