Program: Natural Resources/Biology/Ecology
About the opportunity
SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a Wetland Mapping - GIS/Remote Sensing Specialist for our Portland, Oregon office. This position will support our existing wetland mapping team. In addition, this position may include collaboration and support for natural resources program.
What you will accomplish
Experience and qualifications for success
SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.
If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email email@example.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.
This is a great opportunity with the Forest Service that has just been extended to August 28th! Before jobs are officially listed on USAJobs, the Forest Service typically issues an “outreach notice”. Outreach notices can be used to determine the potential applicant pool for a position. So, if you are interested, it is a good idea to fill out the outreach form (word doc) at the webpage below.
To find the announcement, enter Portland OR into the City, State box
Position Title: CARTOG
Opportunity Type: Permanent Appointment
Pacific Northwest Region, Region 6; Deputy Regional Forester; Data Resource Management; Data Systems
Series: 1370 - CARTOG
Duty Location: Portland, OR
Created by: Briana K Guenther
Primary Contact: Sandra Kay Hinkley
Contact Phone:5 03-808-2927
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Outreach Editors: Matthew John Wilson
Date Posted: 07/14/2020
Post Notice Through: 08/28/2020
Bargaining Unit? Yes
Fire Position? No
Standard PD Job Code: FS2726
Number of Vacancies: 1
Announcement Type: Single Vacancy
Remarks:This position is part of a regional cartographic team supporting regional and forest standard map products and data quality identification. The incumbent is responsible for the production of quality cartographic map products that are included in the Map Sales Program, such as the Pacific Northwest Recreation Maps, as well as Ranger District, Wilderness, and Special Area maps.
DRM is looking for looking for qualified candidates with extensive hands-on experience in processing spatial and non-spatial data to create and update maps at a regional scale, utilizing software such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop, as well as working to incorporate identified data edits back into corporate databases.
Major Duties Include:
Swan Island Networks has been developing situational awareness and alerting software for over a decade. Swan Island's TX360® software platform helps companies make faster, better informed decisions in mission critical situations. Our SaaS products are used by corporate security groups on a day-to-day basis for monitoring physical threats. They have been used around the world in situations such as the Egyptian Revolution, the Fukushima nuclear melt-down and the West Africa Ebola crisis. Swan Island Networks began as a software engineering lab working with the US government, focusing on R&D programs. Today our primary focus is on incident and crisis management for the large enterprise market. A career at Swan Island Networks will give you insights into the world of corporate security and risk management. Position
Entry-Level Intelligence Analyst Responsibilities
The ideal candidate is a news addict that loves following current events, breaking news and social media drama, but anyone with a strong familiarity with internet searching, news and social media can be successful in this role. Each member of our small team wears many hats and is comfortable testing and increasing our respective skill sets. You should be, too. Easy, no-drama collaboration is crucial to maintaining our fast pace, so affability is a big asset!
PLEASE INCLUDE COVER LETTER AND RESUME.
Job title: Project Development Specialist
Who We Are:
The Urban Greenspaces Institute <https://urbangreenspaces.org/> is a
twenty-year-old nonprofit organization based in Portland, Oregon with a
mission to advance urban conservation and green infrastructure. UGI works
across sectors to integrate nature into the urban fabric, and make nature
accessible for all. The organization has a staff of three, a board of
eight, and an annual budget of $150,000. UGI does policy advocacy, works in
coalition with other organizations to affect change, and leads several
regional collaborative conservation initiatives.
Required experience and technology
Compensation and work arrangements
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Please no phone inquiries. All inquiries will be handled confidentially, and please use this email to request an accommodation. The Urban Greenspaces Institute is committed to be a diverse and inclusive organization and workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Application review begins August 15, 2020.
Public Health Data Visualization Analyst
Lantana Consulting Group - Portland, OR
Employment Type : Full-Time
Full Time - Fully Remote
Company: Lantana Consulting Group provides services and software for standards-based health information exchange. We have built our expertise through more than a decade of development and deployment of technical specifications and interoperability solutions. As a distributed company with no single brick and mortar office, Lantana can hire the best available talent and offer a flexible work schedule. We are a small, growing business on a path towards employee ownership.
Primary purpose: Provide data analysis and visualization support for the CDC National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).
A successful candidate has the skills to:
Additional Job Information:
Job Type: Full-time
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.
Emerging Professionals Mappy Hour
Ready for some much needed socializing with your GIS community? Join your favorite group, Emerging Professionals, for an evening of reconnecting, socializing, sharing new project ideas, or just saying hi! Bring your favorite drink, snacks and stop by anytime during our Mappy Hour.
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