GIS TechnicianPort of Morrow · Boardman, Oregon
This position is located in Boardman Oregon, as a member of the Engineering Department at the Port of Morrow. Please visit https://www.portofmorrow.com for additional information about the Port.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Required Minimum Qualifications
Tools and Equipment Used
The Port of Morrow is an EOE and offers competitive wages and benefits. The salary for the GIS Supervisor will be $45k - $60k DOE.
Multiple unpaid GIS internships with the Virtual Student Federal Service program (Anywhere, VIRTUAL)Read Now
Calling all U.S. college students!
Multiple virtual, unpaid, GIS internships with the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) Program (Apps open Jul 1-31) – Anywhere, USA
Apply in July on USAJobs.gov. Search for “VSFS” or “Virtual Student Federal Service”. You may apply to three out of the 31 GIS projects. All candidates will hear by early September if they have been offered a position.
Please find just a few examples of GIS projects below:
Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems Inventories Using Survey 123 App and Database Improvement
Modernizing the Forest Service's groundwater dependent ecosystem (GDE) inventory effort is necessary for the stewardship of these resources. This includes the creation and continued improvement of a GDE inventory Survey 123 app and the input of previously collected GDE data into corporate databases.
Connect to the History of Our Public Lands - Support the NFGT Heritage Program
Intern(s) would work with Heritage Program Manager for the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas, performing a majority of data entry and documentation work. Includes engagement and learning with District Heritage Staff to gather information in support of overall Forest Heritage Program. Transfers GPS data to a GIS program loaded in a computer to create a map. Will learn to use applications and databases integral I the management of forest resources.
Undiscovered Stories: Create NOAA Fisheries GIS Storymaps
Create Storymaps for the Greater Atlantic Fisheries Region. Gather archival material, quotes, layer GIS maps, run a usability survey, and help the public visualize the data-backed story of ocean users, such as right whales, recreational fishermen, invasive species, and more.
For more information, see: https://vsfs.state.gov/
The MidCoast Watersheds Council (Council) is a non-profit group that has been working for 25 years with interested landowners on projects to improve riparian, stream, estuary, and water quality conditions and remove migration barriers to improve survival of salmon, steelhead, cutthroat trout and lamprey. It has also worked to increase understanding about issues facing our watersheds, and has done policy work to try to address issues at a more systemic level. The Council is governed by a diverse Board of Directors, seeks consensus on issues, and builds partnerships to get things done in a non-regulatory, cooperative manner. We work closely with partners such as ODFW, USFS, USFWS, Lincoln SWCD, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, The Wetlands Conservancy, Audubon Society, and Lincoln, Lane and Benton Counties. The Council receives operational support funds from Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board and also seeks out and receives funds from OWEB, federal and non-governmental organizations to accomplish project work.
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION
The Watershed Restoration Specialist (Specialist) will provide support to the Watershed Council Coordinator (Coordinator) to increase the quantity of high quality projects that can be accomplished. The ideal candidate is experienced in landowner communication and restoration work, is a good writer, and will be able to assist the Coordinator in all aspects of project development, grant writing, project management, and communications as well as accomplishing policy and administrative tasks. Work is expected to begin before the end of August.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position requires a highly motivated self-starter with demonstrated ability to work as a part of a productive and talented team. This position has great flexibility to increase responsibilities, roles and salary in all aspects of work the MCWC accomplishes. This position will work both in the office and a field setting. More specifically, the following are examples of the types of duties and responsibilities that the Specialist may be asked to undertake under the guidance of the Coordinator:
WATERSHED PROJECT MONITORING, DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT (estimated 60% of time)
OUTREACH (estimated 30% of time)
ADMINISTRATIVE (estimated 10% of time)
The Specialist works under the guidance and direction of the Coordinator and seeks input from the same.
Technical assistance is provided as well by the Council’s Technical Team (composed of partner groups). Payroll requirements and fiscal aspects of grant management are under the guidance of the Council’s fiscal specialist.
SALARY and BENEFITS
Initial salary for this full time position, depending on experience is $21-23/hour. Good potential to increase Specialist salary in subsequent years through writing successful project grants. In addition to paid legal holidays, workers compensation, and unemployment insurance, the Council will provide, after 6 months, annual leave, health insurance fund and personal/sick leave.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please send the following documents as a single PDF to email@example.com with Watershed Restoration Specialist Position in the subject line. Applications must be received before NOON on August 5th, 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
Benton County provides internship opportunities for students of all ages.
Student Internships: Student interns can work for school credit and/or a nominal salary in order to combine classroom theory with practical experience in the workplace.
Some departments use a pool of applicants and accept internship applications on an ongoing basis. If you are interested in a specific internship program and would like more information or you would like to submit an internship application to the pool of internship applications, please click on the departments below:
STUDENT INTERN-ENGINEERING & SURVEYING DIVISION
DEPARTMENT: Public Works STARTING SALARY: $13.78 to 14.88 PER HOUR, DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
STATUS: Student Intern – 1 Position BENEFITS: None
WORK SCHEDULE: 12 - 24 hours a week - during the school year
Up to 40 hours or more a week during summer
DURATION: Approximately two years or as student’s schedule permits
OPEN: July 1, 2020 DEADLINE FOR RESUMES: Until filled
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs office and fieldwork of limited technical skill in assisting with engineering, GIS, cartographic, or surveying projects. Projects include road construction, bridge construction, data collection, possibly some design. Performs other work as required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the supervision of the County. Engineer, Engineer Associate or County Land Surveyor, who assigns and reviews work for completeness and conformance to standards.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervision is not a responsibility of this position.
TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK: An intern may perform any of the following duties; however, these examples do not include all of the specific tasks which an intern may be expected to perform:
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY
Reasonable knowledge of applied mathematics utilized in drafting and cartography; familiarity with specialized office and field equipment used in engineering and surveying, including personal computers, Auto CAD and ArcGIS software; skill in performing routine non-complex drafting.
Ability to establish and maintain computerized and manual record keeping systems; ability to work effectively as a team; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to meet and deal effectively with the general public.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Full time student in the Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Management, Geography and Geospatial Science, or related programs. Student must have sophomore standing.
NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a valid State of Oregon driver's license with a good driving record.
Interns must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation.
Benton County is in full compliance with the ADA, and is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that values diversity in its workforce and encourages all qualified women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applications are considered based on qualifications without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other factor prohibited by law or regulation.
Submit a resume to:
Benton County Public Works
Attn: Laurel Byer, County Engineer 360 SW Avery Avenue
Corvallis OR 97333 Laurel.Byer@co.benton.or.us Phone: 541-766-6821
The QGIS US Users Group & partners in North America are proud to announce the QGIS North America 2020 virtual conference to be held on Friday, July 17, 2020 (and Friday, July 24th if needed).
We offer this meeting as a way to share our ideas and skills when so many in-person meetings cannot safely happen. We recognize that while we are all separated, we have the opportunity to include people in a greater diversity in locations and economic situations since travel and registration costs are not necessary. We invite participation from all over the globe, but presentation times will focus on the North American audience.
The cost to attend will be free, and we would like to suggest attendees make a donation to support QGIS at https://qgis.org/en/site/getinvolved/donations.html
Geospatial Data Scientist, post-doc positions, and GIS Assistant Professor w/ Saint Louis UniversityRead Now
Saint Louis University and its Geospatial Institute have current job openings for several geospatial positions.
Based in Moscow, Idaho, the GIS Analyst will support Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) staff in grant related responsibilities and research including database creation and management, digital cartography, and geologic mapping. This position works closely with the IGS Director, Digital Mapping Lab (DML) Manager and other mapping lab staff. The position reports to the DML Manager and requires the development, implementation, and maintenance of GIS and non-spatial databases.
The position is a one-year appointment funded by the USGS-STATEMAP 2020 grant. Ongoing employment will be contingent upon funding.
Principal duties are: 1) supporting agency projects through GIS and database design and creative problem solving; 2) creating computer programs and scripts to assist with GIS projects; 3) GIS and other data management and maintenance including migrating and converting databases as necessary; 4) modeling of GIS data sets; and 5) creation of geologic maps in both GIS and vector graphic software.
Provide GIS support by:
Supporting projects through GIS and database design and creative problem solving; assisting geologic and mapping lab staff with map and GIS deliverables associated with USGS STATEMAP grants; creating computer programs and scripts to assist with GIS projects; migrating, converting, and maintaining GIS datasets; and assisting with updating and installation of technical software for staff computers.
Capture geologic map data digitally for both publication and regional database purpose by:
Using several software packages and hardware systems to aid in the map-making process and provide a high level of quality control to the data capture process; coordinating map making and data capture with geologic authors and in-house editor; attributing map objects as required by USGS model standards and protocols; making additions to map database tables; assisting in production of deliverables to complete USGS STATEMAP grants; and creating and compiling accurate metadata to comply with USGS and contracts standards.
Generate accurate and well-constructed geologic map publications by:
Using ArcGIS and Adobe Suite products to generate scientifically accurate and esthetically pleasing map layers; working with ArcGIS style files to manage layout of map polygons, symbols, and illustrations; and importing GIS-generated layers into Adobe Illustrator to build map layouts.
Contribute to the overall Survey mission by:
Providing general training to staff in the use of GIS, database, and applications as necessary; communicating regularly with staff and administration regarding in-house GIS and geologic digital data management; providing input to Survey staff for project and agency planning purposes; and writing documentation for various GIS and web procedures.
- Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geology, Earth and Environmental Sciences, or closely related field.
- Three years of applied GIS work experience. Up to 1 year of relevant education experience can be counted toward the work experience requirement.
- Experience in the application of ESRI Geographic Information Systems software including data analysis, modeling, geoprocessing, data capture, data conversion, relational database design, ArcGIS, and ArcGIS Online as applied in the geological sciences.
- Experience in GIS-related scripting languages, such as Python or Visual Basic, and willingness to learn more as needed.
- Experience in managing several projects concurrently.
- Editing and writing business correspondence and technical documents using proper grammar and punctuation as demonstrated in application materials.
- Experience explaining and presenting scientific content in large group and individual settings.
- Previous experience working at a State or Federal Geological Survey.
- Master’s degree in Geology or closely related field.
- Experience working with geological data.
- Working knowledge of GIS-based, web data delivery application techniques.
- Working knowledge of Windows-based computer systems, networks, and servers.
- Demonstrated ability to do Kriging and subsurface modeling.
- Proficient knowledge of geological mapping principles and skills.
- Knowledge of QA/QC techniques to assess the quality, accuracy, and content of spatial databases and GIS deliverable products and publications.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions
- Ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
Degree Requirement Listed degree qualification is required at time of application.
Gas GIS Technician I
Date: Jun 25, 2020
Job ID: 910
Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004
Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with like-minded, top talented individuals like you! With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.
PSE's Engineering Operations team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Gas GIS Technician I position!
Perform gas mapping and drafting that is predominantly simple-to-medium complex in nature, and data and records entry, retrieval, verification and correction. Provide support for the planning, design, construction operation and maintenance of gas facilities.
This position will be filled in accordance with Article 13.8 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Requires high school diploma or GED. Requires minimum 2-year certificate in GIS, CAD or similar program, or equivalent work experience. Requires successful completion of course work in basic physics and mathematics. Requires a valid driver's license.
Desired Qualifications1 year GIS/CAD drafting or mapping experience preferred.
Additional InformationSupervision: The position is not responsible for supervising or leading other persons.
External Contacts: The position has minimal contact with customers, contractors, other utilities, vendors and
Job Conditions and Physical Efforts: The duties are generally performed in an office environment. The position involves sitting and repetitive use of PC mouse and keyboard. The position will also involve walking, standing, light to moderate lifting, carrying, bending, reaching, kneeling, twisting, balancing, climbing, and equipment and machinery operation. May require irregular work schedule, shifts and overtime hours.
The environmental conditions include ambient inside temperature, lighting and noise levels. Performance of the position requires work in varied environments such as inclement weather, loud noise, hazardous conditions and on varied outdoor work surfaces such as mud, ice, slopes, hills, etc. Requires driving company vehicles.
The occasional use of protective clothing and/or safety devices may be required. Position requires performing computer operations involving near vision and color discrimination abilities, as well as the ability to consistently and accurately distinguish numeric and alpha information.
Announcing #SDSC20 Online: Spatial Data Science On Demand
We are thrilled to announce that this year, the Spatial Data Science Conference will be available to our largest audience ever as a free virtual conference taking place between October 19th and 23rd. Never has there been a more important time for Spatial Data Science so join us for five days of inspirational, interactive, and illuminating talks.
#SDSC20 will be our biggest virtual conference yet, bringing together our global community for five days in October to learn about the future of Spatial Data Science - especially in the context of the world’s “new normal”. We can’t wait to meet online with an exciting lineup of speakers and content for you to enjoy.
#SDSC20 will bring together experts from the private and public sectors, academia, government, and nonprofits. Alongside this announcement we are also moving all in-person events to next year when we look forward to being together again.