Under the general direction of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s GIS Manager and the Senior GIS
Analyst/GIS System Manager, performs advanced professional technical work for the acquisition,
analysis and maintenance of complex digital geospatial data. Work requires independent judgment
in managing multiple priorities and in coordinating work activities to meet established schedules
Duties include specific tasks within seven areas of responsibility:
(1) GIS database creation and maintenance
(2) Project coordination
(3) Application development
(4) Client services
(5) Geo-spatial product production
(6) GPS technology usage
(7) Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) operations
Workload ranges from moderate to heavy. Scope of the work is Tribal-wide, although it may include work for other tribal governments, state and federal agencies, and the public. The organizational environment is hierarchical similar to organizations such as tribal, federal or state agencies, or the military. This position reports directly to the Tribe's GIS Manager. Work is conducted both in a normal office setting, in the out-of-doors under a variety of weather conditions and in a vehicle on a range of road surfaces including four-wheel-drive conditions. Noise level is moderate to loud, depending upon the employee’s location. At times, duties may require fieldwork using GPS and UAS equipment in and near roadways, and in remote roadless areas. There is occasional lifting of computers and UAS’s and their components weighing up to 70 lbs.
Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinates technical GIS projects to achieve desired goals with available resources, plans and organizes individual work, reports on progress, makes recommendations and implements changes as needed
Assists in definition and procurement of new data
Performs sophisticated raster and vector-based GIS analysis and classification as needed
Produces sophisticated maps, reports, imagery and related GIS products and services as needed
Designs and develops project specific GIS applications or processes requiring programming and or customization of GIS applications
Designs, implements, and documents quality control measures for special projects, products, and services
Provides technical assistance to other GIS Analysts and Technicians, and to other departments’ GIS users, departmental managers and administrators related to their projects
Develops, conducts and coordinates specialized GIS training sessions for GIS staff and other Tribal GIS users, and presents at GIS workshops
Evaluates new GIS technologies products and services
Assists the Senior GIS Analyst in managing the Tribe’s Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Program
o Assists in managing the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS’s, aka UAV’s, “drones”) and ancillary hardware, and software used in flight programming and data collection
o Assists in planning aerial imagery acquisition schedule for Tribal lands to be monitored by the UAS’s
o Using the appropriate software, creates flight missions for both the fix-wing and rotary based autopilots
o Safely conducts UAS flights in the field on Tribal lands within the Coeur d’Alene Reservation in compliance with Tribal rules and the FAA regulations
o Downloads collected imagery from the UAS cameras, geotag and process into usable raster layers
o Assists in managing the UAS imagery library
Assists the GIS Manager and Senior GIS Analyst with recommendations for GIS products and services and preparation of GIS budget
Attends project demonstrations, seminars, workshops and other professional opportunities to maintain the necessary level of GIS expertise
Grant acquisition and management
Reports directly to the Tribe’s GIS Manager and the Senior GIS Analyst/GIS System Manager
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in GIS or a related field from an accredited college or university, plus at least four years experience in GIS and enterprise database management, preferably in a governmental setting. Combined educational and professional background should involve at least four years of increasingly responsible experience in GIS and enterprise database management, or any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge
Skilled in Windows 7 through 10 Operating Systems. Additional experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 through 2019 desired
Knowledge of SQL Server RDBMS as it applies to Enterprise GIS implementations
Knowledge of the ESRI Geodatabase data format
Knowledge of ArcGIS data models
Knowledge of ERSI software programming languages, including Microsoft.NET, SQL, Python, HTML and Java Script
Experience with Intel-based computing hardware and TCP/IP networking, and peripheral devices such as large format plotters used in GIS applications
Extensive knowledge of ESRI’s GIS software products including ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcGIS Pro) and ArcGIS Extensions
Knowledge of ESRI’s ArcGIS Enterprise: Portal for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Datastore. Knowledge of its structure, management and upgrade procedures.
Knowledge of ESRI web/mobile applications: Insights, Dashboard, AppStudio, Collector, Survey 123, Tracker and Workforce
Knowledge of raster compression and data storage software and methods
Skilled in the use of the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)
Knowledge of the principles and practices of GIS, spatial analysis, remote sensing and
Knowledge of GPS data collection and associated principles and practices
Knowledge of the principles and common standards for geospatial metadata
Knowledge of CAD software and file structures, as they relate to GIS applications
Knowledge of graphic editing software including Adobe Photoshop as they relate to desktop publishing and GIS applications
Experience with an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) (aka, “drones”)
o Experience with both fixed-wing and rotary style (DJI) UAS’s
o Knowledge of digital photographic systems used in the collection of aerial imagery from UAS’s
o Knowledge of ESRI Drone2Map or other related post processing software
o Must demonstrate a basic understanding of UAS and FAA principles, theories and concepts
o The ability to work both independently and in a team environment in the field is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required for the field work
o The ability to qualify and obtain an FAA license for Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS), Remote Pilot qualified
o Remotely pilots UAS to determine compliance with specification and operational suitability during engineering tests and flight test/demonstration support through specifically prescribed tests and maneuvers
Knowledge of habitat conservation, natural resources, land management and municipal applications for GIS
Ability to effective research published journals, trade magazines, texts, web pages and other
sources to keep current with developments in the field of GIS and UAS
Ability to conduct effective oral and written presentations before Tribal Council, the public
and other GIS professionals
Strong problem solving skills
Comfort working on multiple projects simultaneously
Information Services is the central information technology hub for Kitsap County, located in the County Courthouse. The group provides technology infrastructure, development, support and network solutions to all County departments and some other local government entities.
We have an exciting opportunity for a GIS Technology Analyst on our team. The incumbent will be responsible for providing professional and technical expertise to customers and staff members in the areas of geographic information systems, application and database development, report writing, configuration, upgrades, program/system testing, implementation and maintenance, training, documentation, systems integration and geographical/spatial administration. We are looking for a candidate with knowledge in structured design and programming methodology, current industry standard computer programming languages, and software and database systems. The ideal candidate will have skill in project management, problem solving, systems and needs analysis, and the ability to determine how business needs translate to technology solutions.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Required Education and Experience:
(The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
The duties in this position are performed in an office setting, utilizing standard office equipment
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION
Who May Apply: This position is open to the public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills.
This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions.
Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office.
Work hours for this position are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Flexible hours are available, as approved by management.
This position provides mapping and technical support to the Planning Division with primary technical guidance provided by the Senior Planner. For some tasks, the candidate will report to other Planning Division staff and may occasionally work with the City GIS Coordinator. The work requires compliance with frequent deadlines. Normal attention to work is required to prevent errors. Work is performed in an office setting but may require fieldwork.
The City of Puyallup is situated at the foot of Mount Rainier, just east of Tacoma and about 45 minutes south of Seattle. The city has gained prominence as a regional commercial and service center for Pierce County and continues to serve its residents and neighbors with a strong, diversified economy. With a population of approximately 41,000, the city and surrounding area offer an array of recreational and community events that make Puyallup a vibrant place to live, work and play.
The Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) has an opening for a Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst II position located in our staff offices in either Boise or Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Example of Duties
Operating, applying, and programming GIS software products in a work environment
This job family works with software and programs to create and maintain data and/or maps that can be combined with geographically referenced data. They design, develop, analyze, enhance, implement, and maintain GIS databases, web applications, and software to relate different types of data such as demographics, land use, land cover, environments, infrastructures, etc. Use GIS and location-based data to integrate agency-wide systems to meet the enterprise goals and needs of the agency.
The Seattle Department of Transportation is hiring a Senior GIS Analyst in our Street Use division, which manages the use of right of way in the City of Seattle. This position will be a part of the Data and GIS team that supports the Street Use division with GIS analysis, mapping, data maintenance, reporting, data analysis, and business process support. This GIS Analyst will serve as the lead for the Right-of-Way Map program, a mission critical web application that supports multiple aspects of permitting work. As part of the Data and GIS team there are opportunities to learn and apply skills in data analysis and visualization using applications like Tableau and Power BI.
The full posting is available at the link below and is open through March 24th at 4PM.
This is your chance to join Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), a nationally recognized municipal transportation agency at the leading edge of multi-modal transportation. In our quickly growing city, accessibility, safety, affordability, and reliability – are top of mind for us every day! Our core values drive our work toward creating an equitable, sustainable, and vibrant city for all.
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: February 21, 2020
Aspect Consulting, LLC (Aspect), a specialty earth science and engineering consulting firm, is seeking a GIS Analyst to join our growing Data + Mapping Practice. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and grow your GIS skills across a variety of disciplines and technologies. Our GIS Analysts perform some work independently and some as key members of highly collaborative and dynamic project teams. As a firm, Aspect is focused on environmental, water resources, stormwater, and geotechnical solutions—especially on projects that positively impact communities right here in the Pacific Northwest. In addition to the work that supports these core Aspect practice areas, our GIS Analysts provide data management, analysis, software development, and technology services directly to an increasing number of clients.
Required Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:
Successful Applicants Will:
GIS Analyst / GIS Technician | Lewis County Public Utility District | Chehalis, WA
Salary: $61,600.00 - $92,400.00 Annually
3/18/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
About the PositionThe GIS Analyst is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the District's Geographic Information System (GIS) and work order management systems, and for providing a high level of technical support, and services to personnel in digital mapping and District asset management.
Based on education and experience, candidate may be considered for either the GIS Analyst or GIS Technician position. (see GIS Technician job description by clicking menu in the upper left hand corner and job descriptions link)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include the following. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
JOB TITLE: Conservation and GIS Data Analyst
LOCATION: Portland, OR
COMPENSATION: $44,000 - $52,000 starting based on experience
JOB START DATE: May 2020
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2020 (applications reviewed after this closing date)
All applications must be submitted via our application website at: http://bit.ly/xerces-jobs
Come join a growing team of conservation professionals at the Xerces Society who are dedicated to protecting some of the world’s most important animals. We are seeking a skilled and collaborative data analyst to help develop and improve how we manage and use data to accomplish our mission.
The Xerces Society is at the forefront of invertebrate protection worldwide, harnessing the knowledge of scientists and the enthusiasm of the public to implement conservation programs. We take action by helping farmers and conservation agencies develop conservation plans for pollinators and beneficial insects, producing ground-breaking publications on insect conservation, training thousands of farmers and land managers to protect and manage habitat for beneficial insects, protecting endangered species and their habitat, and raising public awareness about the invertebrates of farms, forests, prairies, deserts, creeks, wetlands, and oceans. Our methods focus on habitat conservation planning, education, scientific analysis, advocacy, and applied research to conserve invertebrates, such as bees, butterflies, mollusks, and dragonflies.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:
The analyst is responsible for improving data management systems and processes across Xerces Society’s conservation programs, and to develop and provide tools to improve external communications. This includes oversight of all GIS and other conservation data operations including data structure and metadata development, intake (procedures, tools, and data integrity policies), system administration, implementation, and user support. The analyst will report to the Endangered Species Program Director, but work across the entire organization’s conservation programs.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Data management and analysis
Communication and outreach
STATUS: Full-Time, salaried, exempt position, scheduled to work ~ 40 hours/week. Schedule can be made flexible and opportunity for partial remote work location can be made, consistent with work requirements, depending on employee preferences.
BENEFITS: This position includes a generous benefits package: eleven paid holidays including two floating holidays that may be used for a personal or religious holiday observed by the employee or other occasion preferred by the employee, paid time off, paid health, dental, and disability insurance, option to participate in a pre-tax flexible spending account for medical and dependent care expenses, participation in a 401k retirement program upon eligibility and a flexible work environment.
TERMS: The Xerces Society is an at-will employer. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
MORE INFORMATION: For more information on the Xerces Society and our programs, please see our website: www.xerces.org
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Xerces Society is proud to be an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.
It is Xerces’ policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and to administer all aspects and conditions of employment without regard to the following: race, color, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship or immigration status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth, family relationship, health insurance status, medical history or condition, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, non-conviction arrest record, wage garnishment status, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our commitment to equal employment opportunity extends to all aspects of employment, including all decisions on hiring, job assignment, training, compensation, promotion, demotion, access to benefits, transfer, leaves of absence, discipline, and termination.
Xerces is committed to establishing and maintaining diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourages individuals of all ethnicities, abilities, genders, and cultural and religious backgrounds to apply.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:
Geographic Information System Manager
Put your passion for the desert to work.
To apply, send letter of interest, C.V. or resumé and names and contact information of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax to: 480.481.8173, or mail to: Human Resources Desert Botanical Garden 1201 N. Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85008
Full-time, exempt Review of applications will begin Feb. 26, 2020
The Geographic Information System (GIS) Manager will administer Desert Botanical Garden’s enterprise geographic information system, comprised of ArcGIS Pro, ArcSDE geodatabase, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Hub, Collector app, Story Maps, survey equipment, a plotter and will support dozens of basic GIS users throughout the Garden.
The GIS Manager position contributes to the Garden’s mission “to advance excellence in education, research, exhibition and conservation of desert plants of the world.”
Desert Botanical Garden’s scientifically documented living collections of Cactaceae and Agavaceae are taxonomically diverse and among the world’s largest and are designated as National Collections by the Plant Collections Network of the American Public Gardens Association. A primary role of the GIS Manager is maintaining accurate maps of each plant in these collections on Garden property.
The successful applicant will join a strong multidisciplinary team in the department of Research, Conservation and Collections (RCC Staff) and may be eligible to obtain adjunct faculty status in the School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Garden fosters and supports workplace diversity, equity and inclusion to honor the unique perspectives, experiences and contributions of all, to celebrate successes and to cultivate individual and institutional excellence.
Gas Technical Specialist
Walnut Creek, CA, US, 94598
Requisition ID # 30725
Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Business Unit: Gas Operations
Job Location : Walnut Creek
Gas Operations is focused on ensuring the safe and reliable flow of natural gas to our customers. Gas Operations is responsible for all aspects of PG&E's gas distribution and transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, restoration and emergency response.
Provide GIS and database support for the Gas Operations and Asset Knowledge Management teams.