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  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016 1:33 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Asset Management Technician
    Job Description: Salary: $72,413.56 - $88,018.88 annually
    + CalPERS Retirement



    Final Filing Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
    Supplemental Application Required


    The Position


    The City of Cupertino is currently recruiting for an Asset Management Technician. Under general supervision, this position performs technical work in support of the City’s Asset Management system administration; including meeting with department personnel to discuss GIS product requests, such as maps and reports, analysis requests, workflow and software configuration modifications and implementations, and maintaining asset inventories and GIS databases; and performs related work as required. Receives general supervision from the GIS Program Manager. Exercises supervision over interns and volunteers to collect/update asset inventories in the field.


    Class Characteristics: This is a single-position classification responsible for supporting the City’s GIS function and related deployments. Incumbents are expected to possess the ability to perform the full range of technical duties related to GIS, in addition to performing a variety of record keeping, research, and technical support activities. The work requires the frequent use of tact and judgment, knowledge of City-wide operations, and the ability to conduct independent projects. This class is distinguished from GIS Program Manager in that the latter has overall management responsibility for all planning projects and programs, functions, and activities of the GIS program and for developing, implementing, and interpreting divisional goals for this function.


    Examples of Duties: Duties may include but are not limited to:

     Assist public work managers in developing performance measures documented by software output.
     Influence asset managing divisional budgets by leveraging asset condition data analysis and life cycle modeling.
     Support staff assigned to asset management activities with data input, record management, and research system/workflow improvements.
     Train and support system users.
     Implements and supports information management systems, infrastructure, and technology.
     Elicits and identifies business requirements using dialogs, document analysis, requirements workshops, site visits, business process mapping and use cases.
     Assists in the validation of City-wide or asset-specific capital investment programs.
     Performs routine audits of asset management activities to ensure adequate use and deployment of asset management practices.
     Functions as a liaison between the Asset Management and GIS team for developing robust, efficient and scalable solutions to meet business requirements.
     Participates in the structure development and implementation of the City’s Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and ensures the quality of the data captured for asset management purposes.
     Supports the development, implementation and operation of asset management best practices and assist in the development of improvement plans.
     Coordinates the asset management data collection and ensures its quality and adequacy for asset management processes and analysis.
     Compiles and enters data into databases, including scanning, data conversion, and digitizing maps.
     Performs City research activities to identify, acquire, and integrate data; maintains and updates the City’s information catalogue.
     Develops documentation and quality control procedures, standards, and metadata; reviews new and existing data for accuracy, quality, and completeness.
     Acts as point of contact for the day-to-day operations of the asset management program; troubleshoots system problems; responds to and resolves inquiries and complaints and escalates problems or issues as needed.
     Represents the District to consultants and vendors.
     Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of Asset Management administration.
     Performs related duties as assigned.


    Qualifications


    Knowledge of:

     Technology, hardware and software, and current applications related to Asset Management systems.
     Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and requirements and related reports.
     Asset management principles, practices, and applications with specific emphasis on city assets.
     Organization and quality management practices as applied to the development, analysis, and evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs of asset management programs.
     Principles and practices of asset management program budget development and administration, contract administration, and sound financial management policies and procedures.
     Practices of researching asset management issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and preparing and presenting effective staff reports.
     Computer software applications, such as Cityworks, Cartograph, Hansen, GIS, and other specialized software and databases.
     Researching and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
     Methods and techniques of effective technical report preparation and presentation.
     Record keeping principles and procedures.
     Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.
     English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
     Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff.


    Ability to:

     Administer complex, technical, and sensitive asset management programs in an independent and cooperative manner.
     Analyze complex, multi-dimensional asset management data.
     Conduct complex asset management research, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports.
     Establish and maintain a variety of asset management filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
     Organize and prioritize a variety of asset management programs, projects, and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner.
     Conduct routine research projects, evaluate alternatives, and make sound recommendations.
     Interpret, apply and explain technical materials to non-technical users.
     Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
     Make sound decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines.
     Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
     Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
     Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
     Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
     Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


    Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, engineering, geographic information science, or related field and two (2) years of asset management experience ideally in the public sector.


    Licenses and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain an appropriate, valid California driver license.


    Physical Demands: Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various City sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Standing in and walking between work areas is frequently required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification frequently bend, stoop, kneel, and reach to perform assigned duties, as well as push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds with the use of proper equipment.


    Environmental Elements: Employees work in an office environment with moderate levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances.


    The Selection Procedure


    Applicants must complete an official City of Cupertino application and supplemental application and return it to Human Resources or apply online at www.calopps.org. Final Filing Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Failure to complete the supplemental application will disqualify the applicant from the recruitment process. Applications will be screened according to the qualifications outlined in this job announcement. Applicants possessing the most desirable qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process, which may include a written examination and/or panel interview. An eligible list will be established as a result of this process and will remain in effect for 3 months from the date established. The City of Cupertino is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of a person’s race, religion, color, sex (including gender and pregnancy), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics, and physical or mental disability. Candidates with a disability, which may require special assistance in any phase of the application or testing process, should advise City of Cupertino Human Resources upon submittal of application. Documentation of the need for accommodation must accompany the request.


    About the City


    The City of Cupertino (population 60,000) is located against the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains at the west end of the world famous Silicon Valley. Rich in diversity, Cupertino is committed to becoming a model multicultural community for the 21st century. With one of the most diverse, technologically savvy, and nonpartisan populations in Northern California, Cupertino is quickly becoming a city that people like to talk about. Corporate headquarters blend with tree-shrouded residential neighborhoods that climb into the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountain range. This is the backdrop for living and working in Cupertino, California. Cupertino is home to many well-known high-tech companies like Apple, and offers a dynamic and exciting business climate. Winner of numerous state and national awards for excellence, Cupertino public schools are widely acknowledged to be models of quality instruction. Cupertino is also home to De Anza College, recently named the best community college in California. Quality schools and proximity to high-tech jobs and beautiful open spaces make Cupertino a desirable location for a highly educated and culturally diverse population.


    Employee Benefits


    Excellent supplemental Benefit package includes:
    • CalPERS Retirement:
    o New employees to Cupertino hired after 12/29/12 with prior CalPERS (or reciprocal agency) service– 2.0% @ 60, City pays .75% of employee contribution and employee pays remaining 6.25%.
    o New employees with no prior CalPERS service or a break in CalPERS service of 6 months or more -– 2.0% @ 62 employee required by law to pay 50% of the Normal Cost which currently equates to 6.25%.
    • Choice of health insurance, portion of premium paid by the City.
    • Monthly contribution of $163.00 per month into a Health Reimbursement Arrangement account.
    • Fully paid life and long-term disability insurance.
    • Partially paid vision and dental insurance.
    • Fully paid Employee Assistance Program.
    • Educational reimbursement up to $1,200 for approved coursework.
    • 12 holidays plus 20 hours of floating holidays annually.
    • 8 hours of sick leave per month.
    • 10 to 22 days of vacation annually.
    • Cupertino Sports Center membership.
    • $400 credit which can be used to pay for recreation activities and programs.


    Employment Information


    City employment applications may be obtained from the City of Cupertino Human Resources, 10300 Torre Ave., Cupertino, CA, by calling (408) 777-3227, or by visiting our website at www.cupertino.org. To apply online, visit www.calopps.org. Completed City employment applications and supporting materials must be received by the City’s Human Resources no later than the final filing date. Postmarks or late applications will not be accepted. Applications received through fax transmission by the final filing date are acceptable only on the condition that the original application is received no later than by 5 p.m. one week following the closing date. Applications must be filled out completely. Failure to list work experience or stating “See Resume” in the employment history section of the application will be considered an incomplete application and subject to rejection. Resumes may be attached separately. Appointment to this position is contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical paid for by the City, a pre-employment fingerprinted criminal history records check and the ability to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States. The City of Cupertino is AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


    The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.





    A completed supplemental application must be submitted along with a completed City of Cupertino Employment Application to be considered for the Asset Management Technician position.


    Please provide a response to each question. Please limit your response to 3 pages total.


    Please describe your local government asset infrastructure experience (include length of time): creating and maintaining such infrastructure (i.e storm drain, street sign, trees, irrigation etc); what types of asset infrastructure have you worked with; what product(s) you used; and what Maintenance Management System (MMS) software(s) you have worked with in conjunction with GIS.

    Please explain your experience (include length of time) with GIS and mapping?

    What field experience (include length of time) do you have (i.e. irrigation, traffic signs, storm drain and trees)?

    If we were to visit your current organization, what would we hear about your work style and collaboration skills?

    Please explain why you are interested in working for the City of Cupertino. What specifically attracted you to this job opening?

    List any other skills and experience you believe uniquely qualifies you for this position?
    Salary: $72,413.56 - $88,018.88 annually
    Organization*: City of Cupertino
    Department: Information Services
    Address*: United States
    United States
    United States, United States United States
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: lauram@cupertino.org
    Contact Phone Number: 408-777-3295
    Contact Fax Number: 408-777-3109
    Website: http://www.cupertino.org

     

  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 1:45 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Senior Informatics Engineer
    Job Description: Want to use your programming talents in a job that will address key environmental issues of climate change, habitat loss and environmental threats to our natural world? 

    We are looking for a curious, smart and enthusiastic person to join our Informatics team in developing and supporting web applications and extensive databases in support of our scientific programs in our Petaluma HQ. We are a small team supporting a growing science organization working on the most important problems of our time. 

    About Point Blue Conservation Science
    As a non-profit organization, founded in 1965 as Point Reyes Bird Observatory, Point Blue advances conservation of birds, other wildlife and ecosystems through science, partnerships and outreach. Our highest priority is to reduce the impacts of habitat loss, climate change, and other environmental threats while promoting nature-based solutions for wildlife and people, on land and at sea. Because of our collaborative climate-smart conservation actions today, healthy ecosystems will sustain thriving wildlife and human communities well into the future.

    Our priority focal areas includes the Sierra Nevada, California’s Central Valley, Pacific Coast, San Francisco Bay Estuary, California Current (including greater Gulf of the Farallones), Ross Sea (Antarctica), and the Internet. Point Blue will implement climate-smart conservation and disseminate this information globally. Visit http://www.pointblue.org to learn about what we do and to understand more about our dedicated local and international community of supporters. Go to www.pointblue.org/tools to learn more about the types of data management and analysis tools we build at Point Blue.

    Position Overview
    At Point Blue the core values of our work are innovation, scientific rigor, collaboration, excellence and integrity. 

    • Works as a member of the Informatics engineering team on a wide variety of projects
    • Designs, codes, debugs, documents and supports software and database development projects 
    • Provides online support for our existing customers and partners; works with internal and external partners on new and ongoing projects
    • Provides team leadership; shares knowledge in all areas of software development such as requirements development, needs assessments, functional design, user interaction design, graphic design, implementation, testing, documentation, release, revision control, and maintenance

    Qualifications & Requirements
    • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience 
    • Strong commitment to the mission of Point Blue Conservation Science
    • 5+ years of web software development experience 
    • Full­stack web application development experience using open source technologies (Apache, HTML, CSS, PHP, Python, MySQL, Postgres, JavaScript/AngularJS, XML, JSON) and development and use of REST APIs, required
    • Experience with SQL database experience (such as MySQL, PostgreSQL), including data modeling and database administration, required
    • Experience with web GIS and mapping development, such as OpenLayers, Google Map APIs, PostGIS and GDAL, a plus
    • Experience with agile software development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban) 
    • A passion for wildlife, ecology, and conservation
    • Self-directed with a strong sense of curiosity and a passion for excellence
    • Capable of managing multiple projects with competing priorities to the highest standards in a timely manner
    • Excellent organization skills; detail oriented with exceptional follow-up 
    • Proactive self-starter requiring minimal supervision
    • Ability to work collaboratively and remain flexible under pressure
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • May require occasional travel and involve some weekends and evenings

    To Apply:
    Please email your resume, cover letter, and salary history and expectations to: pointbluejobs@gmail.com. Please put "Senior Informatics Engineer" in the subject line.

    Point Blue is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, citizenship status, disability status of an otherwise qualified individual, membership or application for membership in a uniformed service, or membership in any other class protected by applicable law and will make reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to complete the application and/or participate in the interview process.
    Salary:
    Organization*: Point Blue Conservation Science
    Department:
    Address*: 3820 Cypress Drive
    Suite 11
    Petaluma, CA 94954
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: pointbluejobs@gmail.com
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.pointblue.org

     

  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 1:44 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Informatics Engineer
    Job Description: Want to use your programming talents in a job that will address key environmental issues of climate change, habitat loss and environmental threats to our natural world?

    We are looking for a curious, smart and enthusiastic person to join our Informatics team in developing and supporting web applications and extensive databases in support of our scientific programs in our Petaluma HQ. We are a small team supporting a growing science organization working on the most important problems of our time.

    About Point Blue Conservation Science
    As a non-profit organization, founded in 1965 as Point Reyes Bird Observatory, Point Blue advances conservation of birds, other wildlife and ecosystems through science, partnerships and outreach. Our highest priority is to reduce the impacts of habitat loss, climate change, and other environmental threats while promoting nature-based solutions for wildlife and people, on land and at sea. Because of our collaborative climate-smart conservation actions today, healthy ecosystems will sustain thriving wildlife and human communities well into the future.

    Our priority focal areas includes the Sierra Nevada, California’s Central Valley, Pacific Coast, San Francisco Bay Estuary, California Current (including greater Gulf of the Farallones), Ross Sea (Antarctica), and the Internet. Point Blue will implement climate-smart conservation and disseminate this information globally. Visit http://www.pointblue.org to learn about what we do and to understand more about our dedicated local and international community of supporters. Go to www.pointblue.org/tools to learn more about the types of data management and analysis tools we build at Point Blue.

    Position Overview
    At Point Blue the core values of our work are innovation, scientific rigor, collaboration, excellence and integrity. 

    ● Works as a member of our Informatics engineering team on a wide variety of projects
    ● Designs, codes, debugs, documents and supports software and database development projects 
    ● Provides online support for our existing customers and partners; works with internal and external partners on new and ongoing projects
    ● Gains exposure in all areas of software development such as requirements development, needs assessments, functional design, user-interaction design, graphic design, implementation, testing, documentation, release, revision control, and maintenance

    Qualifications & Requirements
    ● BS, BA or equivalent college degree
    ● Strong commitment to the mission of Point Blue Conservation Science
    ● 1+ years of web software development experience
    ● Proficient with full-stack web application development experience using open source technologies (Apache, HTML, CSS, PHP, Python, MySQL, Postgres, JavaScript/AngularJS, JSON) and development and use of REST APIs, a plus
    ● Experience with SQL database experience (such as MySQL, PostgreSQL), including data modeling
    ● Experience with programming with an object-relational mapping framework (such as Hibernate or Propel), a plus
    ● Experience with web GIS and mapping development, such as OpenLayers, Google Map APIs, PostGIS and GDAL, a plus
    ● A passion for wildlife, ecology, and conservation
    • Self-directed with a strong sense of curiosity and a passion for excellence
    • Capable of managing multiple projects with competing priorities to the highest standards in a timely manner
    • Excellent organization skills; detail oriented with exceptional follow-up 
    • Proactive self-starter requiring minimal supervision
    • Ability to work collaboratively and remain flexible under pressure
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • May require occasional travel and involve some weekends and evenings

    To Apply:
    Please email your resume, cover letter, and salary history and expectations to: pointbluejobs@gmail.com. Please put "Informatics Engineer" in the subject line.

    Point Blue is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, citizenship status, disability status of an otherwise qualified individual, membership or application for membership in a uniformed service, or membership in any other class protected by applicable law and will make reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to complete the application and/or participate in the interview process.
    Salary:
    Organization*: Point Blue Conservation Science
    Department:
    Address*: 3820 Cypress Drive
    Suite 11
    Petaluma, CA 94954
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: pointbluejobs@gmail.com
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: www.pointblue.org

     

  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:08 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Senior GIS Specialist
    Job Description: Mariposa County Employment Opportunity:
    Did you ever want to live and work right next to Yosemite National Park? Mariposa County in California is seeking a full-time/benefited Senior GIS Specialist. Mariposa County, located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, is known for its amazing sceneries, outdoor attractions, rural lifestyle, and historic towns.

    Mariposa County is recruiting for a:

    Senior GIS Specialist: under general direction, to oversee the development, operation, maintenance and continuing improvement and use of the County’s Geographic Information System (GIS). This position also develops innovative GIS applications and databases; maintains existing and new data layers and databases; leads GIS projects, performs spatial analyses and processing tasks; utilizes GIS programming techniques, and collaborates with other internal and external GIS professionals to efficiently deliver GIS products, applications and services. This position currently supervises one entry level GIS staff. Mariposa County is an EOE.
    Salary: $5,100.76 - $6,199.84/month
    Organization*: Mariposa County
    Department: Planning
    Address*: United States
    United States
    United States, United States United States
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: dwass@mariposacounty.org
    Contact Phone Number: 209-742-1379
    Contact Fax Number: 209-742-1378
    Website: http://www.mariposacounty.org/Jobs

     

  • Monday, July 11, 2016 3:34 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Drafting Technician, Intermediate (Office)
    Job Description: Your City. Your Career.

    Living in the Bay Area can enrich your life. Now it can do the same for your career. As one of Northern California’s most powerful economic forces, the City of Oakland offers an impressive array of career opportunities for visionary people who thrive on open communication and dedicated service. If you'd like to share your talents with our city, Oakland welcomes you.

    DRAFTING TECHNICIAN, INTERMEDIATE (Office)
    $4,556-$5,596/month
    Closes: Friday, July 29, 2016 at 11:59 pm

    Are you interested in drafting maps and construction drawings? Do you want to contribute to engineering projects in the City of Oakland? If so, we invite you to take advantage of an opportunity to use your skills to build a better future for our residents. The City of Oakland is currently accepting applications to fill one Intermediate Drafting Technician vacancy within the Public Works Department. Incumbents in this position perform a variety of engineering drafting and design work such as drafting maps, engineering plans, charts, diagrams, graphs, tables and sketches for engineering projects; prepare clear, complete and accurate maps, plans and charts, utilizing both manual and computer aided drafting; prepare digital construction drawings, tracings, scale and full-sized details as well as detailed drawings from rough sketches; lay out and letter charts, posters, signs and other visual aids for a variety of users; compile topographical maps from survey notes, point clouds and aerial photographs; create detailed charts illustrating statistical concepts; digitally reduce survey notes; and draft and plot cross sections, profiles and plans. Additionally, will input sewer maintenance data into database tables as required; use spreadsheets to tabulate statistics and perform a wide variety of routine and difficult calculations; compute, cut and fill material quantities; use CADD and spreadsheet software; research files for reference maps, drawings, prior contract drawings and digital data for information when necessary; make preliminary studies and investigations of construction projects; collect data in field; make field inspections of work in progress and make digital field sketches; operate a motor vehicle in the performance of assigned duties; respond to public and staff inquiries regarding city drafting procedures and basic construction standards; and perform related duties as assigned.

    Minimum requirements include equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade and two years of full-time drafting experience or experience comparable to two years as an Engineering Technician I performing drafting work. Two years of college course work in an architecture or engineering curricula may substitute for one year of experience
    Must have knowledge of principles of engineering, algebra and trigonometry; drafting and surveying techniques and practices; terminology, methods, practices and techniques of drafting including computer-aided design software or Geographical Information Systems software (GIS); graphic presentation of figures and other statistical methods; office equipment used for reproducing maps, charts and other graphics; engineering maps and records; and safe work practices. Requires the ability to use drafting software and equipment to perform engineering drafting work; perform basic engineering and mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy; interpret basic construction standards; operate a computer; learn computer-aided design software, spreadsheet software and/or GIS; and understand and follow oral and written instructions and sketches. Good verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills are also needed.

    ***Note: Applicants must submit a 3-year DMV printout which was requested within the last 3 months of the job announcement posting date (dated on or after April 11, 2016).

    Recently featured in Forbes Magazine's 2016 list of "America's Fastest Growing Cities", Oakland is an up-and-coming city that holds plenty of untapped potential. Located along the east shore of the San Francisco Bay and just north of Silicon Valley, Oakland is a thriving and vibrant community that offers a great place to begin and grow your career.

    To apply and view current openings visit our employment opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm. You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information. EOE
    Salary: $4,556-$5,596/month
    Organization*: City of Oakland
    Department: Public Works Department
    Address*: 150
    Frank Ogawa Plaza 2nd Floor
    Oakland, CA 94612
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number: 510-238-3112
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm

     

  • Monday, July 11, 2016 1:25 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Geospatial Analyst Programmer
    Job Description: Join Sanborn’s award-winning team! Sanborn is looking for a Geospatial Analyst / Programmer with previous experience to provide expertise conducting database development and maintenance, GIS mapping and analysis and tree mortality response efforts. The following critical work activities need to be completed by a technical expert with database, GIS and vegetation mapping and technical support and training experience. The position is located in Vallejo, CA. Occasional travel will be necessary.

    TASKS INCLUDE:
    • Final Program and Project Report Preparation
    o Documenting work performed; including web-ready and hard copy publication
     Develop soft and hard copy publications for vegetation mapping, GIS mapping and analysis, resource impact analysis
     Develop CD/DVD’s with training materials, companion notebooks and videos with step-by-step instructions
     Document database development ideas and record maintenance for insect and disease database project
     Develop compatible forms for resource/agent monitoring from field surveys
     Develop trip reports from technical assistance trips from Pacific islands
     Aid forest health protection staff with technical issues

    • Develop and Maintain California Insect and Disease Database (CAIDA)
    o Maintain/enhance database; responsibilities include:
     Provide quality control checks of data being added to the database
     Coordinate with staff and service area personnel on data quality
     Develop new ideas to improve databases as needed
     Coordinate with national staff in working towards potential national adoption of programs, as appropriate.

    • Conduct GIS Mapping and Analysis to Support Forest Health Protection
    o Conduct accuracy assessments of mapped data
    o Create templates and maps for use by forest health protection personnel
    o Create maps and posters

    • Vegetation Mapping of Pacific Islands
    o Lead member of a team to develop vegetation maps. Responsibilities include:
     Manage data
     Develop classification scheme and methods
     Conduct analysis/mapping
     Conduct accuracy assessment
     Develop graphical design for reports
     Produce maps and other products to share with island partners
     Produce final report and maps

    • Report Compilation, Design, Editing and Graphical Representation
    o Work cooperatively with FS and partners to compile data and information for reports
    o Develop graphical design for reports
    o Manage data and information for forest pest reporting

    • Provide Technical Training and Technical Assistance
    o Develop GIS, simple remote sensing and database analysis training for partners
     Utilize forest action plans to help develop a strategy for GIS training throughout pacific islands
     Aid personnel in using GIS and databases
     Support GPS/GIS training targeting Pacific islands to use the Stewardship Mapping and Reporting Tool (SMART), training videos, scenario building for GPS instruction, and program-specific training for mapping and data management
    • Attend Meetings
    o Serve as GIS team member
     Participate in weekly meetings
     Participate in field trips as needed
     Participate in trainings as needed
     Conduct meetings with partners as needed

    TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
    Proven experience successfully completing tasks requiring the following skills:
    • Advanced relational database management skills
    • Proven expertise conducting database development and maintenance
    • Ability to perform GIS mapping and analysis to support forest health insect and diseases, vegetation mapping of pacific islands with pacific island partners and technical support and training for pacific island partners and forest health protection staff
    • In-depth understanding and extensive experience with vegetation, landuse/landcover, and forest insect & disease mapping and monitoring; mapping in tropical ecosystems
    • Abilities to design solutions and create customized tools for solving complex spatial and environmental problems
    • Integrated knowledge of GIS, Remote Sensing, Digital Image Processing, Cartography, Database Management, and Program Customization and Development
    • Strong communication skills for project reporting, collaborating with outside project partners
    • Experience developing training materials and delivering technical workshops

    • Database Specific
    o Design, develop and manage advanced database systems using MS Access, SQL, and related software and tools

    • GIS Specific
    o ESRI ArcGIS platform for geographic data processing, management, and analysis
    o Spatial modeling and geoprocessing analysis
    o Development of tools using scripting languages, Visual Basic and ArcObjects

    • Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing Specific
    o ERDAS platform for remote sensing data processing and analysis
    o eCognition Developer software for object-oriented image classification and analysis

    • Cartography Specific
    o Create maps and posters using various tools including ESRI ArcMap, ERDAS suite, and Adobe Creative Suite

    • Other Skills and Experience
    o Strong skills with MS Office suite including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
    o Field data collection using equipment as digital cameras and various GPS devices

    DESIRED REQUIREMENTS
    Applicants will be given priority for those who have:
    • Previous experience with Forest related programs such as forest health protection, biomass/utilization, urban and community forestry; and vegetation mapping

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry, Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Soils, Geology, Hydrology, Geography or related degree.
    • Master’s degree is highly desired
    • Minimum of 5 years of intensive and progressive experience requiring extensive use of GIS and related tools

    CONTRACTOR PERSONNEL SECURITY AND SUITABILITY REQUIREMENTS
    The following forms and inquiries, or their equivalent, will be used to initiate the credentialing process:
    • OPM Standard Form 85 or 85P
    • OF306
    • National Criminal History Check (NCHC)
    • Release to Obtain Credit Information
    • PIV card application

    If selected to fill the position, a candidate would be required to pass a drug screen and satisfy the requirements of a National Criminal History Check (NCHC) to verify the identity of the individual applying for clearance and to determine the individual’s suitability for the position.

    The position may require occasional travel.
    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or possess a current work visa.

    Sanborn offers a comprehensive health and wellness program which includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, holiday, PTO, EAP, disability and life insurance benefits.

    TO APPLY: Visit our website: www.Sanborn.com to apply for this position. Sanborn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Salary:
    Organization*: The Sanborn Map Company, Inc.
    Department:
    Address*: 1323
    Club Drive
    Vallejo, CA 94592
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.sanborn.com

     

  • Thursday, July 07, 2016 10:26 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Geospatial Analyst/RDBMs Developer - Vallejo, CA
    Job Description: About the Position
    The Geospatial Analyst/Programmer serves as an important member of MB&G's Geospatial Team. The team provides a full range of geospatial, software and database solutions and support for multi-disciplinary projects. The Geospatial Analyst/Programmer will assist in the development of a range of geospatial applications and software extensions. In this role you will perform the following tasks:

    • Perform quality control of National Applications GIS Data and other corporate data
    • Gather spatial and tabular data from a large variety of complex National databases
    • Use ArcGIS and PL/SQL developer software to create/update/enhance data quality scripts
    • Follow policies and procedures for national corporate data
    • Understand and follow Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERDs) to maintain forest data layers in national corporate format.
    • Update forest library and products
    • Use ArcGIS software skills and Python to update older technology workflows, as well as create new Python Scripts to automate GIS processes
    • Use SDE Workgroup software to make updates to Forest library servers using replication
    • Use PL/SQL Developer and MS Access software to create and develop custom outputs from National Application data.
    • Support data management projects
    • Work with Forest specialists (Silviculture, Invasive species, Planning, Wildlife, Botany and Aquatics etc.) and provide query result reports and recommendations to edit and correct data anomalies
    • Work with National subject matter experts (SMEs), programmers, developers, and end users to resolve problems or create a usable work around solution for regional implementation of data
    • Attend meetings and serve as GIS team member for related projects, includes site visits
    • Maintain relationships with Forest, district, National USFS personnel and other technical experts as necessary
    • Work with developers to validate and test new software versions and emergency releases of National Applications
    • Create, maintain and organize user training in defined areas and the training efforts of others using a variety of delivery mechanisms (hard copy, virtual sessions, and recorded modules using Camtasia software).
    • Support data management and geodatabase design projects
    • Perform ArcGIS geodatabase design, Oracle database design and formatted output reports, tables/display tasks using MS Access as assigned by numerous Project Managers
    • Assess and evaluate Regional Year-End Reporting needs working with Project Manager
    • Submit proposals for process improvements.
    • Perform other duties as necessary

    About You
    To excel in the position of Geospatial Analyst/Programmer, you should possess the following skills and experience:
    • Advanced relational database management skills
    • Proficiency with PL/SQL database programming language
    • Proficiency with SDE Workgroup software
    • Development experience with scripting languages including Python
    • Expertise with advanced GIS analysis and technology including ESRI software, specifically ArcGIS 10.
    • Advanced knowledge of MS Access.
    • Ability to understand and implement logic within Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERDs)
    • Experience automating workflows
    • Experience with software validation and testing
    • Ability to prepare presentations and provide user training
    • Knowledge of Camtasia software
    • Excellent technical writing and customer service skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Well organized
    • Working knowldege of USFS GIS data structures, National Application structures, and other agency structures including NHD and LSRS/ALP datasets a plus
    • Working knowledge of Region 5 GIS protocols and procedures a plus

    About Us
    Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. is a full-service natural resources consulting firm, with expertise in environmental services, forestry and geographic information systems (GIS). A set of core values guide our work, focusing our efforts on providing responsible, sustainable solutions that meet client needs.
    Our areas of expertise include forestry, wildlife, fisheries, wetlands, water quality, and GIS. Our work is characterized by the highest level of client service, the application of the best science and technology, quality processes and results, integrity, and our respect for the natural environment. We provide natural resource consulting services to both industry and government, and have done so since 1921.

    Join Us/Apply Now
    Click here http://www.masonbruce.com/careers/current-openings or visit the Careers section of our website to send us your resume.
    Mason, Bruce & Girard is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and we do not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity,veteran status, or any other status or consideration protected by local, state and federal laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies. Equal opportunity applies to hiring, promotion, training, compensation, and any other organizational action. MB&G’s written Affirmative Action Plan is available to all employees and job applicants upon request.
    Salary: DOE
    Organization*: Mason, Bruce & Girard
    Department:
    Address*:

    R5
    Regional Office
    Vallejo, CA 94592
    United States

    Contact Name:
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number: 503-224-3445
    Contact Fax Number: 503-224-6524
    Website: http://www.masonbruce.com/careers/current-openings

     

  • Friday, July 01, 2016 3:14 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Remote Sensing Scientist and Data Processing Engineer
    Job Description: We use remote sensing for several applications, including radiation modeling and canopy monitoring. Remotely-sensed data is passed into our data processing pipeline, and combined with our ground-based energy flux sensor data, to produce features such crop water use (i.e, evapotranspiration) and crop stress measurements.

    You will work on projects such as evaluating and improving models for measuring canopy size, surface reflectance, and solar radiation. You will also help engineer the data processing pipeline to process large amounts of image data continuously at scale.

    To thrive in this role you will need to be proficient in remote sensing, crop modeling, micrometeorology, and image processing. You will also need the software engineering skills to translate your work into a production data processing pipeline. Of course, you will need to learn some of these skills at Tule, but relevant experience is required.

    https://angel.co/tule/jobs/130983-remote-sensing-and-data-processing-engineer
    Salary: $100-130; 0.1-1.0%
    Organization*: Tule
    Department:
    Address*: 2201 Broadway
    702
    Oakland, CA 94612
    United States
    Contact Name: Jeff LaBarge
    Contact Email: jeff@tuletechnologies.com
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.tuletechnologies.com

     

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016 9:46 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Specialist
    Job Description:

    Insignia Environmental is looking to fill an immediate opening in our downtown Palo Alto, San Francisco, or Encinitas office for a full-time GIS Specialist.


    SUMMARY
    The GIS Specialist is responsible for obtaining, organizing, and mapping GIS data, identifying efficient methods for and implementing data analysis, and ensuring consistency, accuracy, and quality in all GIS work. Keeps apprised of latest software updates and GIS analysis techniques.
    Supports all staff in preparing deliverables.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    Obtain and Organize GIS Data
    ■ Conduct research and collect the best available data independently
    ■ Organize GIS data so that it is readily identifiable and easy to locate
    ■ Ensure accuracy and quality in all data sources
    ■ Conduct fieldwork as needed to prepare GIS datasets and associated deliverables
    ■ Prepare GPS units (including sub-meter Trimble and Garmin) and provide instruction and support for collecting data in the field
    ■ Download GPS data from survey-grade GPS (including sub-meter Trimble and Garmin) units and prepare for use in GIS mapping and analysis activities

    Analyze Data
    ■ Research and determine the best methods for analyzing data and implement them in accordance with industry standards

    Prepare Deliverables
    ■ Prepare maps and graphics in support of deliverables
    ■ Review maps and graphics to ensure the highest level of quality
    ■ Prepare written reports, letters, and other deliverables, as assigned
    ■ Coordinate production of maps and other GIS-based products with vendors
    ■ Assist with production of deliverables, as needed

    Other
    ■ Communicate effectively with all employees and management
    ■ Exercise sound cost-control measures
    ■ Positively represent the company
    ■ Execute other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS
    Knowledge
    ■ Background and/or experience or education in basic cartography
    ■ Strong knowledge of current GIS and graphics software, including ArcGIS Desktop 10x Suite (including Spatial Analyst, Model Builder, and Data Driven Pages), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
    ■ Experience using online and mobile GIS applications, including ArcGIS Online and Collector for ArcGIS
    ■ Mastery of Microsoft Office products, including organizing, analyzing, and summarizing large Microsoft Excel data sets
    ■ In-depth knowledge of current GIS analysis practices and techniques

    Skills
    ■ Excellent organizational skills
    ■ Strong communication skills
    ■ Solid analytical and interpretive abilities
    ■ Excellent problem-solving skills
    ■ Ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently and operate under stress
    ■ Ability to work well with others
    ■ Superior responsiveness
    ■ Self-motivation
    ■ Exemplary quality-control skills

    Education
    ■ Bachelor's degree in cartography, GIS, environmental science, planning, or a related discipline

    Experience
    ■ Minimum of 2 years of experience in environmental consulting in a similar role

    Other
    ■ Valid driver’s license and good driving record
    ■ Willingness and ability to travel upon request on occasion
    ■ Ability to conduct fieldwork, including hiking, ATV use, four-wheel-drive vehicle use
    ■ Willingness to work fluctuating and/or long hours as necessary

    Insignia Environmental was founded in 2004 to provide premier customer service to utility and infrastructure clients facing unique strategic and environmental challenges. We support our clients through the full lifecycle of their projects, from strategic planning and project development, through agency negotiation and environmental permitting, to project construction monitoring and post-construction compliance. We offer a casual, enjoyable work environment and generous benefits, including a company-sponsored retirement program, medical insurance, and paid time off.

    Interested applicants should submit a resume with a brief cover letter or cover email, including compensation history and requirements. Please include "resume" and the position title in the subject line of your email.

    We request that applicants refrain from calling or visiting our offices directly.

    Salary: DOE
    Organization*: Insignia Environmental
    Department:
    Address*: 201
    Mission St.
    San Francisco, CA 94105
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: jobs@insigniaenv.com
    Contact Phone Number: 650-321-6787
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://insigniaenv.com

     

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2016 5:35 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Digital Cartographer
    Job Description: We are an early stage company building on more than 20 years of product development in the areas of media, technology and education. We’re passionate about designing transformative learning experiences that serve schools, homes and science centers. Our team is made up of innovators from the fields of digital storytelling, transdisciplinary learning and geospatial visualization.

    We are seeking a skilled, highly professional Digital Cartographer. This individual will play a leading role in designing, creating and delivering maps and geovisualizations that enlighten, delight and transform. Our work often includes a global context and temporal dimension to communicate patterns of change. Interactive Earth offers a unique opportunity to participate in meaningful work with a highly creative team of artisans and engineers.
    Salary: A competitive compensation and bene ts package will be designed to attract a superior candidate
    Organization*: Interactive Earth
    Department:
    Address*: 38 Keyes Ave.
    Suite 203
    San Francisco, CA 94124
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: careers@earthvoyage.com
    Contact Phone Number: 415-561-2141
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.earthvoyage.com

     

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