Registration is now open for the annual Oregon Census Data Users Conferences on Wednesday, September 12th in Salem and Thursday, September 13th in Portland.
There will be plenty of capacity in both Portland and Salem, so you are welcome to attend part or all of the day, depending on your schedule and interests. You can find a rough agenda at https://www.pdx.edu/prc/events and below. More details and specific times will be added at that link.
The link to register is https://goo.gl/forms/URzUFR6REeBUTduB3.
Morning: 9:00 am-noon. Rural issues and New Data Tools.
A GIS Remote Sensing Office Technician job in Portland, Oregon is available courtesy of Modis. The person in this full-time contracted GIS Remote Sensing Office Technician role will assist with processing and analyzing Lidar data, with an emphasis on utility infrastructure modelling, where experience or general understanding of transmission utility assets is desired. An understanding of geospatial concepts and experience with ArcMap and 3D CAD environments are desired for this position. Candidates with GIS coursework or applicable work experience are preferred.
To perform a variety of technical duties in the planning, coordination, implementation and maintenance of the City's Geographic Information System (GIS) including the design, implementation and maintenance of City spatial database structures, spatial analysis and research, map production, GIS application development including internet mapping; to manage GIS projects; to participate in the development and maintenance of electronic databases for use in City business and asset management; to coordinate GIS activities with City staff, other government agencies and acts as GIS reference contact to the general public; to provide user training to various departmental personnel and resolve problems; to provide highly technical and complex staff assistance to the Information Technology Manager; and to perform a variety of technical duties relative to assigned area of responsibility.
The following tasks are typical for positions in this classification. Any single position may not perform all of these tasks and/or may perform similar related tasks not listed here:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Associate's degree in GIS, Computer Science, Information Services, or a related discipline required.
Bachelor's degree in GIS, Computer Science, Information Services or a related discipline preferred.
Minimum of two years of increasingly responsible experience in a GIS-based infastructure management capacity, including design, integration, and implementation coordination.
Two years' experience with ESRI products including ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Server and ArcPad preferred.
Licensing and Certifications
Valid Driver's License and acceptable driving record
May be required to obtain Law Enforcement Database System (LEDS) Certification
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
The physical demands herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential job functions.
Environment: Office environment with some travel between work sites; frequent exposure to computer screens.
Mobility: Duties require maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time; extensive use of computer keyboard; moderate or light lifting, moving and carrying of equipment up to 50 pounds; bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling.
Vision: Visual acuity to read computer screens and printed documents.
Thirsty Third Thursday - August 2018CRR ASPRS
Thursday, August 16, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
915 SE Hawthorne
Come join us if you are you interested in… · LiDAR · GIS · UAV · Photogrammetry · Aerial Imagery We welcome all active and inactive members, those who are curious about the society or anyone who simply wants to nerd out on geospatial science. Meet professionals, network and enjoy some Lucky Lab food and drink!
Tomorrow is the 2nd Wednesday of the month... meaning another SCGIS happy hour will take place.
We've had a few requests come in this month so
Ecliptic Brewing it is
825 N Cook St
Maybe we'll hear a few stories from the SCGIS conference last month down in Monterey from those whom were fortunate enough to attend.
Position Title: GIS Developer
Job Location: Downtown Portland, Oregon
Reports to: Director, Resource Operations
Target Hire Date: September 2018
Deadline to Apply: August 17, 2018
How to Apply: http://greenwoodresources.com/about/job-opportunities/
GreenWood Resources is a globally diversified investment and asset management company specializing in the acquisition and stewardship of forestry assets. Backed by the power of science and people, we create value for investors through rigorous forest management strategies in selected regions of the world. With more than 100 professionals working in field locations across North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia, we develop unique investment opportunities with a disciplined management approach to meet investor objectives.
The GIS Developer works within a collaborative team and matrix reporting environment to provide forest information and mapping solutions to GreenWood’s global operations, acquisitions and portfolio management teams. The position will utilize programming and coding skills to develop and maintain web-based and automated mapping and data deliver and collection applications. Other duties include spatial data preparation, analysis, and mapping with results presented via online, digital, and/or paper maps. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to develop spatial data solutions using ESRI-related development tools, related programming languages, as well as advanced skills in GIS analysis and cartography.
This position description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with this position. While this description is intended to accurately reflect the position’s activities and requirements, GreenWood Resources, Inc. reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.
Posting Timeline: This job is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received. Portland Public Schools reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any point during the posting period.
Portland Public Schools (PPS) seeks a highly motivated self-starter GIS Specialist to contribute to and build on its current data integrity to provide spatial business intelligence and decision support. Large public school districts like PPS serve a unique position in state and regional government administration regarding data-driven decision-making. Accurate, detailed and validated operational datasets are essential to functional coordination between district departments and strategic planners. School datasets also provide a key component to state and regional hazard mitigation planning, as well as community and infrastructure development. PPS is migrating toward a more integrated enterprise GIS platform for managing and reporting it core datasets.
The GIS Specialist will perform analysis and map document production related to spatial analysis, building and operations records management, student data, and enterprise software development. More specifically the GIS Specialist assists in data editing and analysis, process automation, information requests, and systems integration of the enterprise environment.
This position is classified as GIS Specialist, Pay Grade 22, on the Non-Represented, Confidential, Professional and Management Employees salary schedule FLSA Non-Exempt. New hires are typically placed at step 1: $59,066.
The Non-Represented Confidential Professional Management and Employees Salary Schedule for 260 day employees can be found here: https://www.pps.net/cms/lib/OR01913224/Centricity/Domain/56/Class%20Comp/Salary%20Schedules/Conf%20Prof%20Mngt%20sal%20sched%20-%20260%20day.pdf
For more details, the complete Classification Specification can be viewed here: Paste link to pdf from here: https://www.pps.net/cms/lib/OR01913224/Centricity/Domain/56/Class%20Comp/Classification%20Specifications/CPM%20Specs/OPS_OSM/PPS%20Class%20Spec-GIS%20Series.pdf
Education, Training and Experience:
Portland Public Schools (PPS) offers several competitive and comprehensive benefit packages to employees. Fringe benefits include medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and disability insurance, employee assistance program, 403(b) retirement savings plan and various leave and professional development programs. Depending on the insurance option selected by the employee, there may be an employee contribution toward insurance.
Portland Public Schools is a public employer and participates in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP). Eligible employees are required by statute to contribute 6% of salary on a pre-tax basis to OPSRP/IAP, after serving six months under a PERS employer.
For more information please visit our Benefits site at http://www.pps.net/Page/1635
GIS Technician II
City of Tigard, OR - Tigard, OR
$23.46 - $31.43 an hour
OPENING DATE: 07/18/18
CLOSING DATE: 07/29/18 11:59 PM
The City of Tigard has an exciting opportunity for a full time GIS Technician. If you are a detailed worker with GIS experience, work well in teams as well as individually, and take initiative, please consider joining our team.
The position will work with the city's enterprise GIS team on utility GIS data maintenance including sanitary, storm water, water, parks, and transportation data. This position provides excellent experience with utility data, asbuilts, EOC, and interacting with staff that work with utility data on a daily basis. The city has a robust enterprise GIS –providing great opportunities for mapping and GIS analytical support to the Public Works Department. GIS data editing/maintenance experience with ESRI products, preferably in public works related utility GIS data (or closely related).
Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to the completion of a two-year degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in geography, computer science, or related field and two (2) years of experience in GIS data development and cartography.
Experience and/or specialized training in the ArcGIS program is preferred.
FLO Analytics (FLO) is a growing professional services and technology company specializing in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and data analytics services. FLO works with school districts, government, utilities, non-profit groups, and various businesses and industries in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. FLO also supports its parent company, Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA), a locally owned Pacific Northwest consulting firm specializing in the areas of environmental science, engineering, planning, and GIS. Since 1996, MFA has grown to nearly 100 employees, with offices in Portland and Lake Oswego, Oregon; Vancouver, Seattle, and Bellingham, Washington; and Coeur d'Alene and Kellogg, Idaho. To support these efforts, we are seeking a GIS Technician in our Portland, Oregon or Seattle, Washington office.
As a GIS Technician, you will support both MFA and FLO's growth in GIS project work. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a broad range of GIS technical support on projects. Primary duties typically include data compilation, conversion, standardization, and management; geographic data mapping; spatial analysis; web mapping application development and maintenance; cartographic product creation; and project reporting assistance.
Senior Program Manager - GIS/Records
City of Portland, OR
Portland, OR VIEW MORE & APPLY
Posted 2 days ago
The City of Portland Water Bureau (PWB) is seeking a Senior Program Manager in the Records/GIS Section of the Engineering Services Group. The core functions of the Records/GIS Section are to 1) ensure Bureau records are captured and archived according to the relevant retention schedules, 2) develop and maintain the Bureau's Content Management System, and 3) to develop and maintain the Bureau's infrastructure-oriented geographic information system (GIS). The Records/GIS Senior Program Manager is responsible for establishing and coordinating processes and procedures to ensure all bureau records are captured, organized, managed, and archived in accordance with established retention schedules, with direct responsibility for engineering and field maintenance records. As project manager, the position creates strategic plans and directs consultants working on the development and implementation of the Bureau's Content Management System, and integration with the City's archival systems, including automation of the record induction and metadata tagging processes.
The position also provides technical oversight and support on the Bureau's technology related initiatives and projects, including writing strategic technology plans, developing work plans, managing technology projects, and troubleshooting and solving technology related problems. The Records Senior Program Manager also identifies opportunities and works to integrate data systems to make common and related data available across various data systems. The position coordinates Bureau activities and resources to address various Bureau of Technology Services (BTS) programs and initiatives that impact Bureau operations or data systems, including disaster recovery plans and systems.
The position also participates in various groups and committees, including City wide committees, such as the Records Management Steering Committee and Legal Records Management Program Steering Committee, BTS-PWB Coordination team and BTS Customer Stakeholder's Group. The Records/GIS Senior Program Manager is also the project director of the Bureau's Geographic Information System and oversees the on-going development and expansion of the Bureau's GIS. This position requires the ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and excellent communication skills. The ideal candidate will have experience in public records management, information technology related program and project management, supervision, and a strong technical background in computers, relational databases, and information systems, including Content Management systems.
The Portland Water Bureau serves more than 900,000 retail and wholesale customers, almost a quarter of Oregon's population. PWB values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization and with the public. PWB encourages applications from candidates with knowledge, ability and experience working with a broad range of individuals and communities with diverse racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Although not required, PWB encourages candidates that can fluently speak another language to include that information in their resume. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
Training and Experience:
A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in engineering, computer science, public administration or a closely related field; and at least five years of progressively responsible professional experience in information systems or technology project management, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience in a public agency is preferred.
The Recruitment Process
An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and supplemental questions are weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection.
Applicants must submit a professional resume online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions:
If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, attach a copy of your DD214 / DD215 and / or Veteran's Administration Letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veteran's Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment you apply for.
Veteran's Preference documentation must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment
Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at time of application.
It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and will be requesting accommodation, the requests must be made to the Analyst(s) named below No Later Than the Closing Date of This Announcement.
Terrol Johnson, Senior Human Resources Analyst
Bureau of Human Resources
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer