Job ID: 46421
Are you looking for a career in GIS? Come join one of the largest full-service geospatial solutions providers in North America! Our client is looking to hire entry level GIS Technicians in Portland, OR. You will work to aid in the processing and classification of remote sensing data and general production and QA/QC efforts across multiple disciplines within the company. You will need to produce accurate and precise data in a consistent and timely manner and will need to have a strong interest and aptitude for working with remotely sensed data across GIS and CADD platforms.
Knowledge and skills: ESRI, CADD or vector-based software.
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GIS Remote Sensing Technician
An entry level GIS Remote Sensing Office Technician job in Portland, Oregon, is available through our staffing agency at Quantum Spatial. In this role, the Technician will work with a variety of GIS data across multiple disciplines on a temporary contract between 32 and 40 hours per week.
The Technician will support production staff in data processing from post-acquisition to analysis. Tasks include but are not limited to, basic ground model editing, advanced classification of LiDAR data, CAD Modeling, Imagery QA/QC and Orthorectification. Projects are anticipated to last 2 – 4 months with no guarantee of continuation of employment.
GIS Technician qualifications include:
• A Bachelor’s Degree is required - Bachelor of Science, Remote Sensing or GIS are preferred but all relevant degrees (engineering, forestry, natural resources etc.) will be considered and are encouraged to apply
• Knowledge of LiDAR and GIS principals
• Experience with ArcGIS and the ESRI suite of products is strongly preferred
• Experience with 3D data visualization - Technicians will be working with LiDAR data in Microstation, experience with Microstation is not necessary, training will be provided by QSI
• Technical troubleshooting and problem solving
• Attention to detail in a fast-paced work environment with tight deadlines
Though not required, experience in the following area is desired:
• Python, Matlab, R or VB Scripting
• PLS CADD or any CAD program
• Adobe Creative Cloud
• Statistical analysis
• Map production
• GPS survey methods and data collection
• Technical writing
If interested, contact:
PDX Resource Manager
Clark Conservation District is looking for a motivated and engaged individual to serve as our new 20-21 AmeriCorps Farm and Forestry Outreach Coordinator. Interviews are expected to be held in July with a start date of September 1st. We will start reviewing applications on June 22, 2020.
For more information, see https://clarkcd.org/employment<https://clarkcd.org/employment?fbclid=IwAR1KdNmWJ49DeZrKBn4hHUJlGaJ1y3K-hgCVqqeW5WzBymvqe9j0wnW-7lg>
About the Clark Conservation District
Since 1942, Clark Conservation District (Clark CD) has worked with individuals and communities to conserve and manage water quality, soils, and natural habitats for the benefit of the public. Clark CD provides technical, financial, and educational resources to meet the needs of the local landowner for the conservation of our resources. We are non-regulatory and 100% grant-funded. Clark CD is a legal subdivision of state government enabled under statute is RCW Chapter 89.08 et seq.
Primary Job Responsibilities
The AmeriCorps Member will serve agricultural and forest landowners in Clark County and forest landowners in Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties. The Member will create brochures and outreach material and conduct workshops to help educate residents about natural resource concerns. The Member will plan and facilitate events, train and educate community members, and expand workshop and outreach offerings in the three counties. The Member will identify farm and forestry parcels to target outreach efforts towards. They will expand program offerings to community members and will leverage relationships with partner organizations.
Major duties include the following:
* Outreach and education.
* Manage Facebook page and website.
* Create digital and print outreach material including pamphlets, workshop advertisements, and educational material for the District's website.
* Perform windshield surveys of agricultural and forestry parcels.
* Connect local farm and forestry communities to available and new resources.
* Track, evaluate, and report activities to demonstrate impact.
* Operate standard office equipment.
* Other duties as assigned by the District Manager or Board of Supervisors.
* Possess a bachelor's degree.
* Possess a valid driver's license and current vehicle insurance at time of hire and throughout employment.
* Pass a job-related driving record check and criminal background investigation.
* Possess bachelor's degree in a natural resource related field.
* Experience with outreach including web-based outreach.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills, including teaching or public presentation experience.
* Works well independently and effectively manages multiple tasks.
* Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
* Basic skill in using ArcGIS mapping software.
* Graphic design experience (Adobe Creative Suite)
* Ability to speak and write Russian
* Ability to speak and write Spanish
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
The District is a smoke-free and drug-free environment. This position involves both field and office work. You must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle. Field work will occur outside in inclement weather conditions and require you to traverse difficult terrain, structures, fences, etc. You may occasionally lift and carry tools and other materials weighing up to 50 pounds. Position will require occasional work on weekends or after regularly scheduled work hours. The Member will have an assigned desk, telephone, and computer at the CCD office. The position involves computer work that may include long periods sitting, typing, and reading from a computer screen. It is necessary to have adequate vision and motor skills to perform the duties of the position including hearing voice conversation and the manual dexterity to operate a computer. Frequent travel over a multi-county area is required, including occasional overnight travel. The ability to drive significant distances in a variety of weather conditions, year-round, is required. A personal vehicle to travel to and from the District Office is recommended, but not required.
Compensation & Benefits
Education award, living allowance, and student loan deferment, provided per AmeriCorps guidelines:
* Monthly stipend of $1,450 before deductions and withholdings.
* $6,195 education award for college costs or student loans.
* Basic health insurance. * Assistance with childcare costs.
* Forbearance of qualified student loans.
* Payment of interest on qualified student loans accrued during the service term.
* Serving in a full-time AmeriCorps position qualifies as "employment" towards the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
* Experience and partnerships to build your career.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The CCD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, gender orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state, federal, or local laws. This policy covers all programs, services and procedures of the CCD.
Interviews for this position are anticipated in July; the position is open until filled. Failure to submit all required materials will remove an applicant from consideration. To be considered, applicants must submit the following:
1. Resume and one-page cover letter in PDF format that specifically demonstrates how the applicant meets the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position. Submit to Ashley Smithers at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>.
2. An application on the My AmeriCorps website https://my.americorps.gov/
3. Two references through the My AmeriCorps website.
The projected start date for the position is in September, subject to negotiation.
For more information and position description see the AmeriCorps website:
For more information about AmeriCorps and the Washington Service Corps, visit the Washington Service Corps website: https://washingtonservicecorps.org
For further information, contact Ashley Smithers, Resource Specialist at 360-859-4782 or firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>.
Clark Conservation District
location: 813 West Main Street, Suite 106
Battle Ground, WA 98604
Applied Archaeological Research, Inc. (AAR), is seeking to hire a GIS Specialist. Founded in 1996, AAR is
a multi-disciplinary cultural resource consulting firm based in Portland, Oregon. AAR has six full-time and
two part-time staff members and is mid-size among local Cultural Resource Management firms. AAR
specializes in the archaeology of Pacific Northwest and adjoining regions and has successfully completed
over 2,300 projects that have ranged from small-scale surveys to large, complex, multi-site testing and data
recovery projects. AAR is committed to quality research and client services and is an Equal Opportunity
GIS Specialist is a professional position requiring advanced knowledge and a varied skill set in GIS
principals, cartography, and database management. GIS Specialists download the GPS data, create
shapefiles and databases, and use graphic software packages (e.g. Adobe Illustrator) to create maps and
report graphics. They will assist in preparing technical reports. They will perform GIS tasks with very
Applicants must have a GIS certificate or 3+ years of experience with ESRI ArcGIS. They will perform data
downloads from GPS units, data conversion, digitizing, spatial data editing, and perform data validation.
Additionally, they should have experience in database design and general technical support. They should be
familiar with Adobe Illustrator, Access databases, Excel, or comparable software applications. This person
will be first level support for technical questions and should have a familiarity with computers and skills in
resolving application questions. They will be responsible for installing and coordinating software upgrades.
There is quite a bit of opportunity to work into a full time position, if the applicant has experience with
archaeology, geoarchaeology, soil science, geomorphology, proofreading reports, and general business
operations, such as accounting.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should provide a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae or resume, and references
(with contact information).
Please direct all inquiries and submissions to:
Kendal McDonald, Operations Manager
Applied Archaeological Research, Inc.
4001 NE Halsey St. Suite 3
Portland, OR 97232
Opening Date: June 8, 2020
Closing Date: June 30, 2020 (or when filled)
Location: Portland, Oregon
Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District seeks applicants for a Multi-County Riparian Technician. This is a limited duration (1.5 years), full-time position that is grant funded. The goal is establishment of riparian buffers in Clackamas, Yamhill, and Marion Counties.
The primary work station will be located in Beavercreek, Oregon. The successful applicant will work with landowners in Clackamas, Yamhill, and Marion Counties to primarily promote, enroll, establish, and monitor riparian buffers under the USDA Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP).
The minimum qualifications for the Multi-County Riparian Technician are:
A Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Planner Certification is highly desired but not required.
Wages and Benefits: The District offers a competitive wage and benefits package. The wage for the Multi-County Riparian Technician position is $23.50 per hour
How to Apply: Applicants must provide a cover letter, resume, and a completed District application form. All application materials are available to download below or call the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District office at 503-210-6000.
We will accept electronic or regular mailed submissions only. No Faxes will be accepted. Applications must be received by June 5, 2020.
Mail your application materials to:
Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District
ATTN: Hiring Team
PO Box 830
Beavercreek, OR 97004
OR submit electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
The National Wildlife Federation and Association of NW Steelheaders is currently recruiting their next AmeriCorps Member for the Sept 2020-July 2021 service term with Confluence Environmental Center. Specifically, they are seeking candidates at least 18 years of age that are passionate about working with kids, protecting fish and wildlife, and serving low-income communities and communities of color in the Portland-Metro region.
This position entails:
More information can be found here.
Street Roots and the Mapping Action Collective, with support from PSU, have launched a digital online web map version of their famous Rose City Resource. This new application allows easy access to a comprehensive database of services relating to addressing the needs of houseless and other underserved people.
The application can be accessed at https://rosecityresource.streetroots.org/
Clackamas River Basin Council is seeking a Riparian Specialist. This full-time position’s primary duty will be to support the Clackamas River Basin Council’s riparian enhancement projects involving invasive species management and revegetation. These tasks will include overseeing work crews, performing site surveys, planning, implementation, monitoring and data entry, in order to complete revegetation activities on both public and private properties.
The full JOB DESCRIPTION and directions on how to apply.
This full-time position’s primary duty will be to support the Clackamas River Basin Council’s riparian enhancement projects involving invasive species management and revegetation. These tasks will include overseeing work crews, performing site surveys, planning, implementation, monitoring and data entry, in order to complete revegetation activities on both public and private properties.
Duties and Responsibilities:
PSU's Center for Climate & Aerosol Research is currently recruiting undergraduate students to participate in their National Science Foundation-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program this summer. Students will conduct research with PSU faculty from the Center for Climate and Aerosol Research (CCAR) for 10 weeks from June 22 to August 28, 2020. No previous experience with atmospheric research is required or expected.
Please see the brochure below for more information about the program and our website (link here).
Deadline for applications is April 15, 2020.