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Friday, May 22, 2015 8:41 AM • Mōno Simeone
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 3:52 PM • Mōno Simeone
Friday, May 15, 2015 5:49 PM • Mōno Simeone
Thursday, May 14, 2015 7:43 PM • Mōno Simeone
Monday, May 11, 2015 10:57 AM • Mōno Simeone
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 2:30 PM • Mōno Simeone
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 1:21 PM • Mōno Simeone
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Friday, May 01, 2015 8:47 AM • Mōno Simeone
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  • Friday, May 22, 2015 8:41 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Intern (Summer-Paid)
    Job Description: POST is offering a full-time (40 hours per week), three-month summer internship opportunity in support of its land transaction and stewardship work. The intern will provide GIS mapping and cartographic support to the Land Department, including preparation of maps related to strategic planning, land transactions, and land management. In addition, the intern will provide general office support, including copying, filing, and other administrative tasks. This is a terrific opportunity to gain experience in the local land conservation arena!

    Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) is a highly successful local land trust that protects and cares for open space, farms, and parkland in and around Silicon Valley. The Land Department consists of the Land Transactions team and the Stewardship Team. The Land Transactions team purchases lands from willing sellers or accepts lands by donation and negotiates conservation easements. The Land Stewardship Team manages these lands and easements and fosters relationships with tenants and landowners. Critical to our land conservation mission is the use of maps that communicate the key features of protected lands, those sought for future protection, and those that are currently managed by POST.

    The ideal candidate will:

    -Have a background and interest in land conservation
    -Be working towards or possess a Bachelor’s or graduate degree
    -Have strong cartographic design skills using ArcGIS 10 (at least 1 year college-level GIS coursework or equivalent professional experience and the ability to independently produce professional-quality maps from GIS data)
    -Possess strong writing, research, and communication skills
    -Be highly organized and detail oriented
    -Be motivated, enthusiastic, and flexible
    -Be proficient with Mac OS and Windows and familiar with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) preferred, but not required
    -Experience working in a non-profit is a plus, but not required

    This is a temporary position and carries no discretionary benefits. We provide free CalTrain GoPasses to our interns (our office is two blocks from the Palo Alto train station). Exact timing and scheduling can be flexible to accommodate the appropriate candidate. Pay is $12.50 per hour.

    Please send your resume with a cover letter explaining your interest in POST and your dates of availability with the words “GIS Intern” in the subject line to: hiring@openspacetrust.org.

    POST is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people of under-represented groups who will contribute to the diversity of its staff.
    Salary: $12.50/hour
    Organization*: Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST)
    Department: Land Stewardship & Land Acquisitions
    Address*: 222 High Street
    United States
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: hiring@openspacetrust.org
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.openspacetrust.org


  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015 3:52 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: CAD Specialist (+GIS)
    Job Description: Haley & Aldrich is seeking a highly motivated and technically capable CAD Specialist to join our Data Visualization Services Group. We collaborate closely with our colleagues and clients on challenging projects in the fields of geotechnical engineering, environmental geology, risk assessment, natural-resource management, and sustainability.

    Position can be in Oakland, Walnut Creek, or Phoenix, AZ.

    REQUIREMENTS
    • Associate degree or equivalent
    • 2-8 years of related work experience
    • Advanced skills using AutoCAD
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Familiarity with CAD-GIS data interoperability
    • Proficiency with Esri ArcGIS, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Bentley MicroStation, Revit, Adobe Create Suite, and other data-visualization applications is a plus
    • Understanding of coordinate systems and horizontal/vertical datums
    • Candidates will be required to provide a portfolio of their work

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Be enthusiastic, dedicated, and self-disciplined in order to work effectively in an exciting, diverse, and fast-paced environment.
    • Be proactive and responsive―skilled in effectively communicating with colleagues and clients both in-person and virtually.
    • Produce concise, clear, and compelling output with a keen eye for aesthetics.
    • Balance a high level of creativity with adherence to established company standards and best practices.
    • Always be persistent and diligent about quality, both in one’s own work and the work of others.
    • Be responsible for performing moderately difficult drafting tasks.
    • Manage project data files including site geometry and attribute information from various sources.
    • Collaborate with engineers, scientists, GIS professionals, and other CAD specialists to complete tasks based on project specifications and internal requirements.
    • Obtain peer review of work products prior to delivery to the project team and client.
    • Independently prioritize work to meet various project requests and deadlines.
    • Participate in project meetings as requested by project staff.
    • Demonstrate capacity and initiative to learn new technologies.

    To apply, please respond to requisition #15-0073 on our website.
    Salary: Dependent on qualifications
    Organization*: Haley & Aldrich
    Department: Data Visualization Services Group
    Address*: 1956
    Webster St.
    Oakland, CA 94612
    United States
    Contact Name: Christian Raumann
    Contact Email: craumann@haleyaldrich.com
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.haleyaldrich.com/join-us/open-positions


  • Friday, May 15, 2015 5:49 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Analyst
    Job Description: Position overview - Spectral Image Processing Analyst

    We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic GIS analyst to join our spectral image processing team in San Francisco. 

    Responsibilities
    Process and manipulate geospatial spectral data 
    Develop, execute and quality check our image processing scripting chain 
    Coordinate with the team, flight partners, and customers to ensure on-time delivery of imagery
    Requirements
    Passionate about resource conservation and environmental sustainability
    Experience + expertise in GIS analysis and software
    An ideal candidate will also have expertise/experience with python or other scripting languages and/or remote sensing analysis. 

    About Ceres Imaging 
    We a venture-backed company developing spectral imaging technology that can help conserve water and fertilizer in farms. California faces the worst drought in recent memory, and our technology directly helps farmers conserve water - their most precious and critical resource. 

    Specifically, we use aerial imagery and spectral image processing to monitor crop variables like -
    (1) Plant nutrient and water content (fertilizer/irrigation deficiencies)
    (2) Presence of diseases/parasites/weeds in crops
    (3) Yields

    We help the farmer use this actionable data to improve crop management practices like fertilizer application, irrigation schedules, stress/problem detection, and other applications. Currently we have a substantial funding, a team of 12, and a million dollars of paying customers throughout California and Australia.​​
    Salary:
    Organization*: Ceres Imaging
    Department:
    Address*: 2146 3rd Street

    San Francisco, CA - California 94107
    United States
    Contact Name: Ashwin Madgavkar
    Contact Email: ashwin@ceresimaging.net
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://
  • Thursday, May 14, 2015 7:43 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*:
     
    GIS/Data Intern
    Job Description: Description: Sustainable San Mateo County is an organization dedicated to providing timely, relevant information to government officials and the public through our Indicators Report. We analyze many indicators, including education, air quality, unemployment, etc. Our Key Indicator this year is Water, therefore much of our analysis will center around this.

    We are currently looking for an unpaid summer GIS intern. This position is aimed toward current undergraduate or recently graduated students. This position is a great opportunity for anyone looking to gain experience with real-world GIS for a data-driven nonprofit. Work would include analyzing geospatial datasets related to water, land use, natural landscapes, and transportation using basic GIS skills (merge, clip, join, etc). A few projects may include more advanced tools depending on ability level.

    This position requires progress towards or a completed Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Geography or a related degree, or has sufficient relevant experience. All candidates should have experience with Esri ArcGIS for Desktop software (version 10.X-10.3) and/or OpenStreetMap, MapBox, R, SPSS , Tableau.

    This part-time internship is unpaid, but college credit is available. This internship would be 15 hours a week with an expected 10 week commitment.

    Interested candidates should review the website listed and submit their resume and cover letter to Matt Jones: matt@sustainablesanmateo.org with subject line “GIS/Data Intern Application”. Position open until filled.
    Salary: Unpaid/College Credit
    Organization*: Sustainable San Mateo County
    Department:
    Address*: 177
    Bovet Road, 6th Floor 
    San Mateo, CA 94402
    United States
    Contact Name: Matt Jones
    Contact Email: matt@sustainablesanmateo.org
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://
  • Monday, May 11, 2015 10:57 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Spatial Analyst
    Job Description: Calthorpe Associates is widely regarded as one of the nation’s most influential urban planning and design firms, with more than three decades of experience designing sustainable neighborhoods and regions. We’ve recently formed a new company, Calthorpe Analytics, to transfer our knowledge and planning methods into an open source-based software product called UrbanFootprint, designed to bring geospatial scenario development and advanced analytics to the web. For the last 4 years, we’ve used UrbanFootprint with cities and regions to design and test alternative futures for their impacts on carbon emissions, travel behavior, pollution, energy and water use, fiscal and cost consequences, public health impacts, and a host of other indicators.

    About the Position:
    We are looking for a smart, driven, and creative spatial analyst/urban planner with great problem solving skills and a positive team-oriented attitude. You would work on a wide range of domestic and international projects. Responsibilities would include data development, analysis, spatial modelling, and general project support.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    - Master’s Degree in Geography, Urban Planning or a related field, or 3 years of professional experience in a related field
    - Strong working knowledge of common GIS platforms
    - Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    - Highly organized and most important, highly motivated
    - Experience/familiarity with Python and SQL

    Preferred Qualifications:
    - Experience with Python, PostgreSQL, JavaScript and CSS programming languages
    - Familiarity with emerging web-based and other geospatial technologies, including openlayers, geojson, GDAL, etc
    - Experience following or developing database management work flows
    - Understanding of basic quantitative analysis, data science, and spatial statistics concepts

    Benefits (for onsite, fulltime employees):

    o Medical, dental, vision coverage
    o Paid vacation, sick leave
    o Retirement plan
    o Commuter checks (transit or bicycle)
    o Location in North Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto (10 minute walk from BART)
    o Vibrant bicycling culture (lunch time bike rides, indoor bike parking, shower on premises)
    o Work with a team known around the world for innovation and leadership in the urban planning, design, and software fields.


    How to apply:
    Please send resume and work samples/links to analystjob@calthorpe.com
    Salary:
    Organization*: Calthorpe Analytics
    Department:
    Address*: 2095 Rose St
    Suite 201
    Berkeley, CA 94709
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: analystjob@calthorpe.com
  • Wednesday, May 06, 2015 2:30 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Intern
    Job Description: WRA, Inc. is an environmental consulting firm based in San Rafael, California, with offices in San Diego, Fort Bragg, and Denver. For over 30 years, WRA has provided outstanding ecological and design expertise to develop successful solutions for our clients. We employ experts in the fields of plant, wildlife, and wetland ecology, GIS, CEQA/NEPA and landscape architecture.

    We are currently looking for a paid part-time/temporary summer GIS intern. This position is aimed toward current undergraduate/recently graduated students. WRA has a dedicated GIS department which works on specialized GIS projects and provides cartographic and analytic support to the other departments within the organization. This position is a great opportunity for anyone looking to gain experience with real-world GIS in a professional consulting environment. The intern will provide support to GIS and other WRA staff under the supervision of the GIS Coordinator and GIS Analysts. Possible work for the intern may include habitat mapping, vegetation mapping, wetland delineation mapping, cartographic production for various WRA client reports, geographic data management, geospatial analysis, and GPS data processing.

    This position requires progress towards or a completed Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Environmental Science, or other related and relevant fields of study. All candidates should have experience with Esri ArcGIS for Desktop software (version 10.X-10.3). Ideal candidates should possess familiarity with common geospatial data standards (shapefile, geodatabase, KML, etc.) and an understanding of geospatial analysis fundamentals.

    This part-time internship will pay a competitive hourly wage. Any hours worked over 8 hours a day or 40 hours a week will receive time-and-a-half compensation. The duration of the internship will depend on the availability of the selected candidate but has the potential to extend until Fall 2015.

    Interested candidates should respond by e-mailing your employment application (found on our website), cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and three references to info@wra-ca.com and reference “GIS Intern.” Please also reference where you heard about the position. WRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Close date for submission of application materials is Friday, May 22nd 2015. Please, no calls.
    Salary: hourly competitive
    Organization*: WRA, Inc.
    Department:
    Address*: 2169 Francisco Blvd. E Ste. G
    United States
    San Rafael, CA 94901
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: info@wra-ca.com
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.wra-ca.com/gis-intern/
  • Wednesday, May 06, 2015 1:21 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Intern(paid)
    Job Description: We are actively seeking talented, driven and highly-productive applicants for the position of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Intern to join our dynamic team on a temporary 6 - 12 month basis. We offer a challenging and rewarding work environment along with a competitive hourly rate between $17.00 - $18.00 per hour depending on the incumbent’s knowledge, skills and abilities.

    Under the general direction of the GIS Supervisor, the GIS Intern participates in a structured program designed to provide the intern with experience in many aspects of GIS, with an emphasis on activities such as digitizing engineering as-built and assisting with other GIS work projects.

    Qualified students must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, be at a Junior, Senior or Graduate level in their school’s Information Systems, Geographic Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or related program and be available to work approximately 20 hours per week. Some experience with GIS software such as ArcGIS or GeoMedia is required. Experience and or familiarity reading and interpreting engineering documents are a plus.

    Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record and be at least 18 years of age.
    Salary: $17.00 - $18.00 per hour
    Organization*: San Jose Water Company
    Department: GIS
    Address*: 1265 S Bascom Av

    San Jose, CA 95128
    United States
    Contact Name: Fernando Mutia
    Contact Email: fernando.mutia@sjwater.com
    Contact Phone Number: 408-279-7858
    Contact Fax Number: 408-279-7889
    Website: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=sjw
  • Wednesday, May 06, 2015 1:19 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Conservation GIS Analyst
    Job Description: The Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time Conservation GIS Analyst vacancy with a passion for conserving land and natural resources for the benefit of future generations. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative team player with experience in spatial analysis, conservation and land use planning, spacial decision support tools, scenario planning tools, and current techniques for data storage and sharing.
    Salary: $53,764.21 - $65,347.73 Annually
    Organization*: Sonoma County Ag and Open Space District
    Department:
    Address*: 747 Mendocino Ave #100

    Santa Rosa, CA 95448
    United States
    Contact Name: Karen Gaffney
    Contact Email: kgaffney@sonoma-county.org
    Contact Phone Number: 707-565-7360
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/sonoma/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1123776&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271%2E0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%2D1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND%5FKEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E
  • Friday, May 01, 2015 8:47 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Web Developer
    Job Description: GreenInfo Network is an innovative nonprofit technology consultant specializing in mapping and related information, with a strong national reputation earned over 18 years of service to hundreds of nonprofits and public agencies. We offer an exciting, creative, and friendly environment where you can use your talent to make real difference in the world, while also advancing your career. Our staff of 10 works on 20-30 projects at a time, using a range of tools that include GIS, modeling, web applications, and communication products.

    Our wide range of projects (mostly in the U.S.) includes: conservation and environmental mapping, demographic assessments, social justice analysis, online map applications, database development, and more. GreenInfo web mapping products are known for elegant design and cartography and intuitive user interfaces, all developed within nonprofit budgets. Visit greeninfo.org to learn more about us, and browse examples of our interactive projects.
    THE POSITION
    We are looking for a Web Developer with a passion for programming and using open source tools to create interactive maps and complex data visualization. Your key responsibility will be to implement designs of websites and web mapping applications.
    We want you to have the ability to create modern web applications with visual clarity and usability, while distilling and integrating complex data sets. You’ll work alongside our existing staff members who provide robust development of the website content, structure, and functionality. You’ll work with our project leads and our programming staff to plan and implement polished websites, and your skills will help us anticipate the needs of end users early in the design process.

    REQUIREMENTS
    - Fluent in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript/jQuery
    - Experience with web application development using PHP frameworks
     Experience with PostgreSQL/PostGIS databases
    - Knowledge of how to resolve browser differences

    In addition, the ideal candidate will have experience with some of the following:

    Technical:
    - Experience with web mapping APIs such as Leaflet, ArcGIS JavaScript, Google Maps, Bing Maps
    - Experience with map services including WMS and TMS, TileCache and TileStache
    - Data manipulation with GIS tools, including ArcGIS, QGIS, GDAL/OGR
    - Data visualization for large data sets
    - Experience in user interface design
    - Familiarity with modern mapping tools such as MapBox Studio, CartoDB, D3, turf.js

    Organizational/Interpersonal:
    - Creative problem solving in a team environment
    - Effective communication skills, particularly in explaining to clients options and strategies for undertaking projects
    - Experience working on multiple projects with differing deadlines, ideally in a client services setting
    - Highly organized and able to work efficiently, both independently and as a part of a team
    - Ability to define and track budgets, and ability to ensure timely project completion

    COMPENSATION: GreenInfo offers a competitive nonprofit compensation package. Our benefits package include fully-paid health, dental, and vision benefits, sick leave, and generous vacation. Our flexible work environment supports learning and collaboration.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: Our San Francisco office is right at a major transit hub (BART/MUNI), and within easy walking distance of most of the Downtown and South of Market areas. The office is an attractive, spacious and well-lit space, filled with friendly and very skilled colleagues. Projects are highly varied and all serve groups working to further the public interest.

    TO APPLY: Please email jobs2@greeninfo.org and tell us why you’d like to join our team - include links to representative web projects, and a standard resume (Word or PDF format). Use the following format for the email subject line: [First Name, Last Name] Web Developer. Example: Jane Black Web Developer. If you are selected for further consideration, we’ll ask you for professional references and possibly further work samples. No phone inquiries please.

    GreenInfo Network encourages persons of color and applicants of diverse backgrounds to apply.
    Salary: Competitive nonprofit compensation package
    Organization*: GreenInfo Network
    Department:
    Address*: 564
    Market Street
    San Francisco, CA 94104
    United States
    Contact Name: Larry Orman
    Contact Email: jobs2@greeninfo.org
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.greeninfo.org
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 8:58 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Senior Geographic Systems Specialist
    Job Description: The Department is recruiting to fill a Senior Geographic Systems Specialist (Sr. GSS) position to support the GIS Section's ongoing activities to maintain and enhance GIS production services; and activities to develop technology solutions that will maximize the delivery of City services. The individual selected for this position will work primarily in, and supervise, the production group of the GIS Section and secondarily in the development group. Under the direction of the Information Systems Analyst of the GIS Section, the incumbent will perform the key responsibilities listed below:

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    - Singly or with others, develop or use a wide variety of object-oriented programming and scripting languages, and oversee development of applications for GIS desktop, mobile and internet.
    - Provide Geodatabase development and programming (SQL Server) as well as the ability to understand complex database concepts and interfaces, and the implications of different database designs.
    - Assists in the development and management of GIS project plans including defining requirements, tasks, and resource assignments, and ensuring that standards, approved quality levels and deadlines are met.
    - Ensure that City staff using GIS has training and technical support as needed.
    - Hire and manage GIS teams of City staff including a team of GSSII (programmers, cartographers, data managers, and analysts) and vendors to ensure that GIS project objectives and time lines are met.
    - Maintains systems software and trains others on new software releases.

    To apply please go to: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=708 and click on "All Job Openings" underneath "Job Opportunities"
    Salary:
    Organization*: City of San Jose
    Department: Public Works
    Address*: 200
    East Santa Clara Street
    San Jose, CA 95113
    United States
    Contact Name: Marcela Bolanos
    Contact Email: marcela.bolanos@sanjoseca.gov
    Contact Phone Number: 408-975-1449
    Contact Fax Number: 408-292-6498
    Website: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=708
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