West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District ("District") is hiring two adult (18+ years old) temporary, part-time Conservation Interns for spring through fall of 2021. Conservation Interns will receive mentorship, gain experience, and have opportunities to learn more about the field of natural resource conservation and caring for and giving to the land as practiced on non-public properties. We are looking for people with a passion to help make our ecosystems, water, and soil healthier for people, wildlife, and the environment. The District is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization; therefore, interns will be provided with equity training, are expected to help co-create an inclusive work environment with fellow staff, and are invited to participate more deeply through the District's diversity, equity, and inclusion committee or other opportunities.
More information can be found here: https://wmswcd.org/2021-conservation-internships-job-announcement/
Contact Ari DeMarco with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Permanent Seasonal Conservation Technician
West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District
2701 NW Vaughn St., Suite 450
Portland, OR 97210
Friends of Trees is searching for our next Green Space Program Manager to help achieve our mission of bringing people together to plant and care for trees in neighborhoods and urban natural areas across the Portland-Metro and Salem regions.
This individual is responsible for the management and delegation of our Green Space program–from program funding, to project partner development, to managing and mentoring Friends of Trees staff and volunteers–the Green Space Manager will cover a lot of ground. Ideal candidates will be personable, creative, and adaptable. A strong understanding of native plant restoration projects is also highly recommended.
Friends of Trees is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive environment. We recognize that not everyone has equal access to the benefits of trees and healthy green spaces. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Role and Responsibilities:
Our Green Space program is a well-recognized program in the region and it takes some work to keep that up! Here are some key program responsibilities:
As a Manager at Friends of Trees, you’ll also be part of a stellar leadership team that:
To accomplish these things, we will be looking for someone who has the following skills and background (or something comparable):
Personnel and Soft Skills
Physical and Logistical Requirements:
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday during planting season (Oct-May); Monday – Friday rest of year (June-Sept). Fairly flexible within that framework, establishes schedule and makes changes known
Office Location: 3117 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR 97212. Close to TriMet Bus #6, we have a secured bike area, and we provide transportation to work field sites. Stairs are required to access the office. While COVID regulations are in effect, this position will partially work remotely with weekly visits to the office (the office building follows COVID safety protocols and is minimally occupied). Travel to planting sites to lead outdoor, field-based events with volunteers will also be involved.
Compensation: This will be a salaried position of $48,000 – $56,000 annual salary with full health care coverage and a competitive sick time, holiday and vacation policy
To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with Green Space Program Manager in the subject line.
Applications will be accepted through 5pm on Wednesday 12/30/20.
Friend of Trees provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
GIS Research Assistant/Conservation Cartographer
Archbold Biological Station , Florida
Primary duties include:
• Create maps using the best available data to support conservation activities
• Be able to perform basic spatial analysis in support of your cartographic efforts
• Interpret data to produce tabular reports, graphs and charts,
• Be fully competent with ESRI’s ArcGIS suite of tools for a broad range of research and conservation purposes.
• Utilize ArcGIS tools to prepare visually appealing maps and presentation materials
• Be familiar with the type of wide range of outside agencies and online locations from which to access and download relevant data.
• Represent Archbold in professional organizations, GIS working groups, and local and regional conservation organizations.
• Anticipate the needs and work collaboratively with a range of people and partner organizations, from those having little understanding of GIS, to those utilizing spatial analysis and other advanced tools.
• Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years full-time GIS experience, or Master’s degree and 1-2 years of fulltime GIS experience
• Experience with ESRIs ArcGIS software, including ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS online
• Demonstrate ability to produce cartographic products to support conservation.
• Experience using GIS to address questions in ecology.
• Experience performing advanced spatial analyses
• Familiarity in working with high resolution imagery
• Experience with ArcGIS Spatial Analyst tools
• Experience with Florida agencies and GIS spatial datasets a plus but not required
• Experience working with Geodatabases, Access, R, and Python a plus but not required.
Applicants should send a letter of interest and resume with names, telephone numbers, and email address of three references to Vivienne Sclater at firstname.lastname@example.org. Position will remain open until filled. Early application is strongly encouraged. Applicant must have U.S. citizenship or current authorization to work in the U.S.
Looking for a person who is multi-skilled with quantitative background for the position of GIS Coordinator. The GIS Coordinator is responsible for discovering patterns, and trends, developing mapping applications and managing the Island County Planning Departments GIS Layers.
Summer temp GS-7 Cartographic Tech position open in Rapid City, SD; temp GS-6 Bio Tech (GIS focused) coming soon (National Park Service)Read Now
The National Park Service is hiring two summer season temp technicians for the data management team at the Northern Great Plains I&M Network in Rapid City, SD. These jobs run from April to the end of September/early October.
The GS-7 Cartographic Technician position is open from today (12/10/2020) through next Wednesday (12/16/2020) - or the first 75 applications. Major projects for the summer include maintaining an ArcGIS Online and Collector/Field Maps-based field data collection system and providing support for users, a major GIS data reorganization, and working on scripted tools for data maintenance and quality control. This technician will also provide maps and data management support for a small mammal camera trap project. This is an office job; limited fieldwork may be available with bat and prairie dog monitoring, and with GPS system testing.
To apply, click on this link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/586742400
They will also be hiring a GIS-focused GS-6 Bio Tech position for the same season, opening very soon. This tech will work on GIS data QA/QC, provide mapping support for our field crews, and help with documentation updates and training. It's mostly office work, with some opportunity for fieldwork for bat, prairie dog, and vegetation monitoring.
The Bureau of Environmental Services is seeking a Wetland Technician to join the team!
The Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) is looking for an individual to support the Biological Sciences Team in the Environmental Information Division. This position supports BES's Wetland lnventory Project (WIP) by assisting with wetland determinations and functional assessments in Portland, Oregon. Primary duties require the ability to identify, record, and properly analyze dominant plant species, hydric soil indicators, and wetland hydrology indicators per the Army Corps of Engineers 1987 Wetland Delineation Manual and the Regional Supplement to the Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual: Western Mountains, Valleys and Coast Region. Additional duties include classifying wetlands, noting wetland habitat features, and identifying areas for investigation using aerial maps, soil surveys, the National Wetland Inventory, and other resources. This position will also assist with data management, GIS mapping, analysis, and quality control.
Limited-term with a maximum of 1400 hours per calendar year (25 to 40 hours per week).
Start Date: February 2021
End Date: Current funding is available through June 30, 2021. If the requested budget for Fiscal Year 21-22 is approved, funding will extend through June 30, 2022.
Desired Skills and Experience:
GIS Analyst (Research Analyst 3) Limited Duration (24 months)
This is a full-time, limited duration employment opportunity for anyone to apply. Current State of Oregon employees may have an additional option as a job rotation. This position is represented by a union.
Limited duration positions are benefit eligible positions with a designated maximum length of service. This position is expected to last through December 1, 2022; however, it could end at any time or be extended.
NOTE: A cover letter and resume are required to be attached to your application.
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and the Department of Human Services (DHS) together have launched a new COVID-19 Response and Recovery Unit (CRRU). The CRRU located in Portland, Oregon is recruiting for one (1) GIS Analyst position.
What will you do?
As a GIS Analyst you will support the Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Department of Human Services operations for the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Unit by identifying variables and trends around COVID-19 in different locations within Oregon using geographic information system methods. Activities will include creating programs that convert GIS information from one format to another, development of tools for loading or transferring data between different systems, liaising with GIS analysts in other sections of OHA, state and local governments, and external stakeholders.
What's in it for you?
The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Unit is a team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.
We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you are a skilled epidemiologist with experience in infectious disease, apply today.
What are we looking for?
This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.
How to Apply
Washington County has an opening for a Senior Cartographer (GIS Tech III) in Assessment & Taxation. The position will be the technical lead for a cadastral cartography team comprised of a supervisor, GIS Analyst, four GIS Tech II’s and three administrative staff.
Department of Assessment and Taxation | Washington County
155 N First Ave, Suite 200, MS 9 | Hillsboro, OR 97124
This is a great opportunity with the National Park Service. Please note they are only accepting the first 100 applications. See link for more details.
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
National Park Service
Open & closing dates
12/03/2020 to 12/17/2020
This job will close when we have received 100 applications which may be sooner than the closing date.
Pay scale & grade
The Sinclair College National UAS Training and Certification Center is pleased to announce the launch of the Autonomy Bytes podcast, which is dedicated to keeping the public up to date on the latest trends, technologies, and applications of autonomous systems. Each episode highlights interviews with leading experts to provide their insights and opinions in a format that is educational and entertaining. The show is sponsored by the Sinclair College National UAS Training and Certification Center and co-hosted by Dr. Andrew Shepherd and Col. Ryan Smith, USAF Ret.
The initial two episodes have been posted for the months of October and November, with additional episodes expected to be released monthly. Episodes released to date include:
001 - Gregory Crutsinger: UAS Wildfire Response
The impact of wildfires on the American West has been catastrophic, but drones are proving to be a great tool for first responders and emergency management agencies.
002 – Roy Peshin: Unmanned Systems Modeling and Simulation
Modeling and simulation have been developed into useful tools for research, training, and education. Increasingly, they are also being applied in operational environments including Live, Virtual, Constructive (LVC) and Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) solutions.
The show is accessible through all major podcast apps, as well as via the direct links provided below: