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Wednesday, July 22, 2015 5:07 PM • Mōno Simeone
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  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015 5:07 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Analyst
    Job Description: Under the supervision of the GIS lead in the Land, Buildings and Real Estate (LBRE) Dept of Technology, this position performs Geographic Information Systems (GIS) related analysis and support for the LBRE organization.

    Responsibilities include support of the day to day maintenance, analysis, mapping and application support for GIS clients in departments campus-wide.

    As a member of the GIS Services team, this position requires GIS skills for technical coordination with clients to analyze mapping-related requirements and provide timely solutions. The position independently develops highly effective and functional maps to help clients.

    The GIS Analyst is part of a team that assists in the collection, management, and maintenance of digital data (spatial and attributes) pertaining to facilities and infrastructure. This position conducts analysis of data utilizing Geographic Information Systems tools to clarify and communicate spatial relationships among datasets and present them in an appropriate, cartographic manner.

    The position facilitates adherence to data standards and is involved with metadata development.

    GIS Analyst tasks may include software training including preparation and implementation of training materials and assisting clients with technical and data related issues.

    The position may also assist with development of new GIS tools and applications or improves existing query and analysis tools supporting clients for information retrieval, analysis and presentation.

    Core Duties:

    • Create maps, geographic data, charts, tables, graphs and graphics using GIS and related software. Identify attributes to be associated with mapped features and link to features as data are collected, surveyed or drafted.
    • Conduct data analysis utilizing GIS tools to clarify and communicate spatial relationships and present results in a clear, appropriate, manner
    • Analyze and integrate spatial data for geographic statistics to incorporate into documents and reports.
    • Compile geographic data from a variety of sources including field observations, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps.
    • Identify and display geographic relationships among varying types of data.
    • Enter new map data through use of a digitizer or by direct input of coordinate information using various cartographic methods.
    • Develop and maintain geospatial databases. Conduct research to locate and obtain existing databases. Correct data to ensure highest degree of accuracy.
    • Work with clients to identify data needs.
    • Review and ensure that data developed by and/or obtained by staff are accurate and documented using industry adopted metadata standards.
    • Develop automated processes to expedite routine data analyses and mapping functions.
    • Modify or test existing scripts.
    • Assist GIS mobile and internet applications development.


    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree with a GIS focus OR closely related field such as Architecture, Planning, Engineering
    • Three or more years of experience with GIS related work using ESRI, Autodesk products or related GIS products is required.
    • Must be able to work with ESRI's ArcGIS, ArcSDE and GIS-related equipment such as plotters, and GPS mapping units.
    • Experience with web mapping applications (ESRI ArcGIS Server and Autodesk Infrastructure map Server)
    • Understanding of topologic types and relationships and database design elements.
    • Possess cartographic aptitude with ability to complete basic mathematical and statistical calculations.
    • Experience with FME (Feature Manipulation Engine)
    • Extensive experience and a solid understanding of graphic image editing software such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
    • Responsible for multiple projects and priorities with crucial deadlines while dealing with a diverse group of University departments.
    • Able to coordinate and execute large design projects.
    • Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people.
    • Proficient at MSWord, PowerPoint, Excel and Access.
    • Must be customer oriented and anticipate future needs and requests.
    • Ability to access areas that are accessible through stairs and navigate all areas of the campus terrain in order to locate and map facilities-related assets.

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
    Salary:
    Organization*: Stanford University
    Department:
    Address*: 340
    Bonair Siding
    Stanford, CA 94305
    United States
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    Website: https://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu/job-search?jobId=67722
  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015 5:06 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST II
    Job Description: Duties:
    The Geographic Information Systems Analyst II will perform professional level programming and analysis duties involving the development, installation, integration, documentation, testing, and maintenance of Geographic Information System (GIS) applications and databases; evaluate user requirements and develop technical solutions; and do other work as required.
    Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:
    •Provide training and technical assistance to District GIS users in the areas of database analysis and the use of GIS software.
    •Prepare cartographic maps based on customer requests.
    •Understand, interpret, and analyze user GIS requirements and develop more routine custom GIS application solutions using several computer programming languages.
    •Perform various GIS database administrative functions, including developing standards and methodologies for use of the enterprise GIS database.
    •Detect, isolate, and resolve information systems application problems.
    •Install, troubleshoot, and upgrade District GIS applications.
    •Perform complex spatial analysis using multiple attributes/experimental and virtual scenarios to arrive at the desired results.

    Experience:
    Two years of increasingly responsible professional GIS software applications analysis and programming experience equivalent to GIS Analyst I that included maintenance of the system data base using GIS system software and designing, and maintaining and producing geographic and related data in a geographic information system.

    Training:
    Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in geographic information systems, computer science, physical science, biological science, engineering, geography or a related field. Directly related experience may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required education on the basis of one and one-half years of full-time experience for one year of education.

    Closing Date for Applications: 8-11-15 by 5:00pm

    For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link:
    http://agency.governmentjobs.com/scvwd/
    Salary: $7,453.33 - $9,538.53 monthly-based on a seven-step salary plan
    Organization*: SANTA CLARA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT
    Department:
    Address*: 5750
    ALMADEN EXPRESSWAY
    SAN JOSE, CA 95118
    United States
    Contact Name: Sherry Smith
    Contact Email: recruit@valleywater.org
    Contact Phone Number: 408-630-2260
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.valleywater.org
  • Tuesday, July 21, 2015 8:14 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR
    Job Description: DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR
    $8,645.87-$11,065.60 monthly-based on a seven-step salary plan
    $103,750.40-$132,787.20 annually-based on a seven-step salary plan
    Duties:
    The Database Administrator will be responsible for architecting and managing a wide range of innovative projects and processes that are central to our business goals. Helping our team with the implementation, configuration, and optimization of databases in our environment will be the primary goal. Performance testing and monitoring of database implementations will be some of the regularly assigned tasks in addition to a variety of database tuning, recovery, backup, and query optimization.
    Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:
    • Perform database administration duties; provide support to programming staff in planning, designing and implementation of application databases; maintain database security and user access; design, create and maintain physical objects including tables, files, libraries and indexes to support computer applications using database management systems; monitor database performance and troubleshoot problems; monitor and maintain space allocation for databases and files.
    • Install, configure and maintain software for standard database management systems; establish procedures for database operation, control and recovery. Monitor database performance and fine tune for high availability; respond to system problems that may affect the database.
    • Perform highly technical duties in support of the District's database systems; design, develop, document and maintain the District's database systems; design and maintain data stores and libraries.
    • Serve as project lead on assigned database projects; evaluate and assess client needs; identify and allocate resources including staff, equipment and materials; set project priorities; monitor project performance and compliance with District standards; ensure quality and timeliness of work performed.
    • Create and implement database fields that have standard names and formats, database records that have standard names and formats and access strategies and database files that relate with other database files; implement operational policies to support shared data item access and modification rights.
    • Recommend standards and preferred methodologies for use of the District's database management system environment and associated application development.
    • Develop and implement policies and procedures related to database availability, security; backup and recovery and related services; ensure implementation of operational practices in support of these policies and procedures; adjust as required.
    • Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of data network operations.





    Experience:
    Three years of increasingly responsible database administration experience.

    Training:
    Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, information systems or a related field (such as Computer Engineering). Directly related experience may be substituted for the college requirement on the basis of one and one-half years of experience for one year of education to a maximum of four years.

    Closing Date for Applications: 8-11-15 by 5:00pm
    For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/scvwd/
    Salary: $8,645.87-$11,065.60 monthly-based on a seven-step salary plan
    Organization*: SANTA CLARA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT
    Department:
    Address*: 5750
    ALMADEN EXPRESSWAY
    SAN JOSE, CA 95118
    United States
    Contact Name: Sherry Smith
    Contact Email: recruit@valleywater.org
    Contact Phone Number: 408-630-2260
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.valleywater.org

     

  • Friday, July 17, 2015 4:04 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) ADMINISTRATOR
    Job Description: Contra Costa County is recruiting to fill one (1) Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Administrator position in the Department of Information Technology located in Martinez, CA.

    The incumbent will be responsible for management of GIS applications, data, services and maintenance with specific emphasis on the development, implementation and increasing usage of a broad-based geographic information system by multiple county departments. In addition, the incumbent will monitor system activity and usage and maintains a secure environment, oversee day to day operations, system analysis, procedures, loading and manipulating of data layers and support, assist with designing and coding new/revised GIS applications and coordinates integration with existing systems, develop and distribute documentation for software and develop standards for the utilization of GIS application.
    The employment list established as a result of this examination may remain in effect for twelve (12) months.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    License Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process.

    Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Geography, Urban Planning, Geographic Information Systems, or a closely related discipline.

    Experience: Three (3) years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience in developing and maintaining Geographic Information Systems applications.

    Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis, up to a maximum of two (2) years.

    PLEASE NOTE: ALL CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO CAREFULLY REVIEW THE DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THIS POSITION AND APPLY ONLY IF THEY CLEARLY MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS STATED ABOVE. Applicants who have attended a foreign or non-U.S. accredited university or college must provide proof of education evaluation completed by an educational evaluation service affiliated with the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) with transcripts.

    SELECTION PROCESS
    1. Application Filing: All applicants, including County employees, are to apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr, and submit the required information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date listed above. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed, or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. To view the typical tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit our website to see the detailed job description. Please see additional locations to apply on the reverse side of this announcement.

    2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.

    3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate’s relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%)
    Please note: Candidates must complete Criminal History Information on the Supplemental Questionnaire at the time of application.

    The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.
    Salary: $7,412.99 - $9,010.54
    Organization*: Contra Costa County
    Department: Human Resources Department
    Address*: 651 Pine Street, 2nd Floor

    Martinez, United States 94553
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number:
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    Website: http://www.cccounty.us/hr

     

  • Tuesday, July 14, 2015 2:40 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Specialist
    Job Description: The Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) seeks to employ a Geographical Information System (GIS) Specialist to manage the sourcing, assembly, and analysis of spatial data in support of the Vector Control Project, as well as to provide day-to-day project management support to senior investigators. The GIS Specialist will also work with a broader team of MEI staff and consultants to lead various modeling activities, and will be responsible for several key related deliverables, including contribution to manuscript preparation and presentation of work at national and international meetings.

    The ideal candidate has a strong background in management and manipulation of spatial data layers, malaria/vector-borne disease and broader public health experience, and strong project management and writing skills. The candidate will contribute creativity and energy to the project, will thrive in a fast-paced, mission-driven organization, and will be skilled at interpersonal communication and relationship management.

    Please note: This is a full time contract employment position through August 31, 2016 and reporting to the MEI Spatial Epidemiologist. The role may require 5-10% domestic and international travel.

    GLOBAL HEALTH SCIENCES / GLOBAL HEALTH GROUP
    The Global Health Group is an “action tank,” dedicated to identifying, elaborating and translating innovative solutions to major global health challenges into large-scale action, to advance health and save lives in low- and middle-income countries. The Global Health Group works across the spectrum, from conducting research and policy analysis, to building consensus, to catalyzing the development and implementation of pioneering programs in collaborating countries. Organizationally, the Global Health Group is a component of UCSF Global Health Sciences. The Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) provides intellectual and practical leadership and support for the elimination of malaria. More information is available at http://globalhealthsciences.ucsf.edu/global-health-group/malaria-elimination-initiative.

    The MEI recently received funding for a catalytic vector control project to gather and generate evidence around novel and aggressive vector control approaches for malaria elimination that go beyond ITNs and IRS (see Annex 1 for Project Overview). Through reviews, case studies, and geo-spatial and transmission modeling, the MEI will examine past, present and future tools for mosquito control, as well as approaches to pest management and control of other vectors to assemble a toolbox of strategies and tools for national malaria programs working toward elimination. The MEI will convene several different fora for information sharing, as well as engage experts through consultancies and a project advisory group to advise on the research program.

    Required Qualifications:
    • BA/BS degree in public health epidemiology, geographic information systems, environmental science or related field and three to five years of experience working in public health or a related field
    • Experience with geospatial data and remote sensing data analysis
    • Experience preparing manuscripts for publication in peer reviewed journals
    • Experience managing complex projects, involving multiple deadlines and stakeholders/decision-makers
    • Experience developing and implementing project work plans and strategies, and working within project budgets
    • Knowledge of landscape of publicly available GIS and remote sensing data
    • Fluency in written and oral English
    • PC literate; excellent word processing skills; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
    • Excellent research and analytical skills and ability to think critically
    • Strong understanding of Geographic Information Systems and remotely sensed data
    • Ability to acquire, manipulate, and quality assure spatial data in both raster and vector format
    • Ability to perform exploratory statistical analysis using spatial data
    • Significant attention to detail and strong organizational skills; ability to hold self and others to high standards
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work in a team, forge direction and consensus among team members
    • Ability to work in fast-paced, demanding and ambiguous conditions, handle multiple tasks and details simultaneously, and exercise sound, timely judgment and take relevant responsible action as required; ability to get up to speed quickly
    • Ability to meet deadlines with minimal supervision

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree in public health, geographic information systems, environmental science or related health field
    • Training in public health research methods, including epidemiology, qualitative and quantitative research
    • Strong knowledge of malaria epidemiology and/or other vector-borne diseases
    • Experience with data management and analysis using R, Python, and/or Javascript
    • Experience with Google Earth Engine
    • Experience working and conducting research in developing countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

    To Apply, please visit: https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=2070359&PartnerId=6495&SiteId=5226&codes=IND%27
    Salary:
    Organization*: UCSF
    Department: Global Health Sciences
    Address*: 550
    16th Street
    San Francisco, CA 94158
    United States
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    Website: https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=2070359&PartnerId=6495&SiteId=5226&codes=IND%27


  • Friday, July 10, 2015 10:20 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)

    SFEI is seeking a Web Applications Developer to serve as a member of the Web Application Development team. This is a full-time, specialist-level position for an enthusiastic and self-motivated candidate who shares with SFEI a commitment to effective environmental resource management. You will collaborate with your colleagues to ensure an optimum relationship between science and policy through innovative approaches to information collection, display, and analysis.

    Web Applications Team Description

    The Web Applications Team is responsible for serving the Institute and external user community’s web application needs through collaborative engagement on some of the most important projects affecting our state’s aquatic resources. The team synthesizes complex tabular data and geospatial information into user-friendly, interactive tools, designed to facilitate decision-making at the watershed, regional, and statewide scales. Furthermore, the Web Applications Team always strives to improve and innovate. It continually re-evaluates its own processes in a bid toward greater development efficiency, sustainability, and product ease-of-use. The team is part of the Environmental Informatics Program which focuses on providing clients and partners with the most current tools available to meet the Institute’s mission.

    About SFEI

    SFEI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides science to support environmental decision-making and management. Our science informs policy-makers, resource managers, stakeholders, scientists, and the broader public. SFEI typically engages with organizations and individuals of diverse perspectives, priorities, and backgrounds to understand their information needs and how best to meet those needs.

    The work of the Environmental Informatics Program is integral to how SFEI communicates findings and disseminates data and information. For instance, SFEI is a California Environmental Data Exchange Network (CEDEN) partner and serves as a one of California’s four Regional Data Centers for management of surface water quality, wetlands and spatial data. SFEI has developed and hosts multiple web sites that provide access to environmental data and information. The Institute has a strong history of tool-development expertise including EcoAtlas, an innovative resource used by state agencies to determine wetland extent and condition, and the Contaminant Data Display and Download tool, a map- and chart-based visualization utility and data distribution resource. We strive to help natural resource managers and scientists achieve greater insights using the products that the Institute builds.

    We have the hardware, tools and, most importantly, knowledgeable staff to ensure that monitoring data and findings and other relevant information are useful and broadly accessible to a range of technical and non-technical users.

    Qualifications

    Required Skills:

    • Professional experience developing complex dynamic web apps and user interfaces for a multi-browser environment
    • Comfort working in Windows and Linux environments, including command-line
    • Experience with data visualization development – e.g. D3.js
      Fluency in PHP, JavaScript/jQuery, HTML, CSS
    • Demonstrated skill in working with Drupal
    • Familiarity with object-oriented programming concepts and design patterns
    • Ability to write clean, maintainable code
    • Knowledge of version control systems s for code development — e.g. Git
    • Comfort working with relational databases and adjacent technologies — e.g., PostgreSQL, PostGIS, SQL Server
    • Experience with web development testing and debugging tools
    • Experience with one or more open-source geospatial tools — e.g., GDAL, OpenLayers, MapServer, GeoServer, GeoDjango, Python spatial libraries or R spatial packages
    • Exceptional attention to detail and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work within time and budget constraints on multiple projects
    • Experience with bug tracking and issue management tools – e.g. JIRA, Manits, Trac
    • Enjoys working in a collaborative team setting
    • Ability to work independently and follow through with tasks under general guidance from supervising staff
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills — ability to communicate technical information to non-technical clients

    Desired Skills:

    • Experience with Python, ArcPy, Java, and C++
    • Familiarity with emerging web tools — e.g. Backbone.js, Node.js, Django REST development
    • Interest in keeping up with new and emerging technologies including mobile application development and responsive design
    • Project management experience—budget, workflow, and deliverable tracking
    • Experience with GIS tool development
    • Experience with spatial statistics or geostatistical analysis
    • Experience in web mapping services (both open source and ESRI)
    • Knowledge of subjects relating to environmental science (e.g., biology, geology, and aquatic ecology)

    Responsibilities

    Duties are likely to be diverse and will require an enthusiastic, team-oriented individual who thrives on challenges. Typical duties will include:

    • Tool development — team-oriented code development of both geospatial and non-geospatial tools
    • Consultation — work closely with scientists, GIS analysts, and IT technicians to devise web applications suited to their needs
    • Creative design — meet conceptual challenges through creativity and well-conceived software solutions
    • Dynamic data handling — process and display complex data in ways that are user-friendly and well-suited to their audience
    • Code management — collaborate with the team responsibly in a version-controlled environment
    • Documentation — documentation with both embedded comments and stand-alone documentation of code.
    • Project management — tracking project progress and time management

    Advancement Opportunity: The Web Applications Developer will work closely with supervising staff on detailed technical tasks. The Developer will have the opportunity to lead aspects in a variety of projects managed by SFEI and be encouraged to advance professionally by acquiring and enhancing their technical skills. Opportunities for increasingly advanced work will be available, and successful execution of these tasks will contribute to advancement potential.

    The Institute offers a generous non-profit benefit package (http://sfei.org/jobs/#benefits).

    To apply, send your cover letter and resume to resumes@sfei.org. Please reference the requisition number you are applying for. No phone calls please. SFEI is an equal opportunity employer. For more information on our mission, values, programs, and staff, visit the San Francisco Estuary Institute web site www.sfei.org.


  • Friday, July 10, 2015 10:17 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)

    SFEI is seeking a candidate with a unique combination of geospatial management experience and scientific expertise to lead the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team. Due to the special nature of SFEI’s work, this position must demonstrate both a mastery of GIS techniques and strong capability in an environmental science field. A successful candidate will be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and passionate about effective environmental resource management. You will serve as an intellectual leader of GIS and an effective mentor to a talented team of GIS professionals. Working with esteemed leaders in the Institute and beyond, you must pursue an optimum relationship between science and management. Precision, innovation, and creativity will be critical resources to deploy in your approach to information collection, display, and analysis. The GIS Manager is a full-time position under the supervision of the Program Director.

    GIS Focus Area Description

    The GIS Focus Area is responsible for serving the Institute’s and external user community’s spatial information needs through collaborative and innovative projects. The GIS Manager will serve as a bridge between the technology and science teams to develop GIS methods, advanced tools, and web delivery applications to support local and statewide environmental management. GIS and four other vital Focus Areas – Application Development, IT Systems, Data Services, and Design & Communications – together comprise the Environmental Informatics program, which focuses on providing clients and partners with the most current, most effective technology tools available to meet the Institute’s mission.

    About SFEI

    SFEI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides science to support environmental decision making and management. Our science informs policy-makers, resource managers, stakeholders, scientists, and the broader public. SFEI typically engages with organizations and individuals of diverse perspectives, priorities, and backgrounds to understand their information needs and how best to meet those needs.

    Technology is integral to how SFEI disseminates data and communicates information. SFEI is a California Environmental Data Exchange Network (CEDEN) partner and serves as a one of California’s four Regional Data Centers for management of surface water quality, wetlands and spatial data. SFEI hosts multiple online tools that provide access to environmental data and information. The Institute has a strong history of GIS expertise including publication of spatial data, development of GIS tools and spatial analyses. We strive to help natural resource managers and scientists do more with the products the Institute generates. We have the hardware, tools and, most importantly, staff to ensure that results, findings, and other relevant information are broadly accessible to a range of technical and non-technical users.

    Qualifications

    Required Skills:

    At least 6 years progressively responsible management experience including:

    • Project development from origination to implementation
    • Grant-writing and program development to expand a burgeoning field
    • Budget development and tracking
    • Staff work flow management to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
    • Deliverable tracking
    • Work-plan development and tracking
    • Communication with funders as needed
    • Exceptional attention to detail and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to track progress and manage time effectively on multiple projects
    • Capability to thrive in a collaborative team setting
    • Ability to work independently and follow through with tasks under general guidance from supervising staff
    • Ability to partner with scientists to define and meet their GIS needs
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills—ability to communicate technical information to scientists and non-technical clients
    • Demonstrated use of project management tools e.g. project tracking, staff tracking, budget software
    • Knowledge of GIS theory and core methods including relational database design
    • Understanding of GIS technical challenges and ability to scope projects accordingly
    • Ability to recommend effective GIS solutions and workflows
    • Background in or experience using GIS for natural resource management

    Strongly Desired Skills:

    • At least 6 years of experience with ESRI GIS software, e.g. ArcGIS 10.x, ArcGIS Server, spatial analysis and raster analysis toolboxes
    • At least 4 years of experience with the complete tool development lifecycle from conceptualization through requirements definition, design, development, testing implementation, maintenance, and user training as it applies to GIS technology
    • Knowledge of environmental sciences and technology (e.g., hydrology, geology, landscape ecology, and remote sensing) for spatial analyses of sea-level rise effects, predictive analyses for landscape change, or remote sensing of natural resources
    • Fluency with GIS tool development using Python and arcpy or advanced GIS tool development using Java, C++, or .NET programming language(s)
    • Experience with open-source technologies such as R, PostGIS, GDAL, OGR, and QGIS

    Responsibilities

    Duties will be diverse and will require a leader with strong enthusiasm, vision, and team-building skills. Typical duties will include:

    • Project Development—Collaborate with Environmental Informatics team and science staff to develop new projects to serve a pressing environmental need
    • Writing Grants—Build your vision for the role of GIS in science-based decision-making
    • Project Coordination—Track the status of multiple GIS projects and work with the GIS Project Manager to manage resource allocation or timeline adjustments
    • Budget Tracking—Using project management software, track a project’s financial resources against project progress
    • Resource Allocation—Assign appropriate staff to tasks/projects, with guidance
    • Workplan Development—Identify and articulate workflow for completion of project milestones
    • Personnel Management—Foster continued excellence through the professional development of your staff
    • Report Writing—Draft progress and final report documentation for ongoing projects

    Advancement Opportunity: The GIS Manager is a senior position with opportunities for increased salary through effective development of the GIS Focus Area.

    The Institute offers a generous benefit package (http://sfei.org/jobs/#benefits).

    To apply, send your cover letter and resume to resumes@sfei.org. Please reference the requisition number you are applying for. No phone calls please.SFEI is an equal opportunity employer. For more information on our mission, values, programs, and staff, visit the San Francisco Estuary Institute web site www.sfei.org.

    Deadline: open until July 17, 2015


  • Wednesday, July 08, 2015 5:10 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Technician
    Job Description: Employment Type: Full Time
    Job Class: Professional

    San Jose Water Company is recruiting for a GIS Technician in the Information Systems, Programming department. Under the general direction of the Information Systems Supervisor, the GIS Technician modifies existing Geographic Information System (GIS) with information from engineering drawings and other sources. Data are entered into the GIS using techniques such as coordinate geometry (COGO), keyboard entry of tabular data, and heads-up digitizing.

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities

    - Maintain the GIS network with information from sources including, but not limited to, engineering drawings, service installation orders, and data correction reports
    - Create standard and ad-hoc maps and other GIS-related products
    - Corrects errors with GIS data
    - Resolve conflicting data, mapping, and connectivity issues through office or field investigation

    Required Knowledge and Skills

    - Experience with Esri ArcGIS 10x for managing a utility GIS network and for creating maps and other GIS products
    - Applied experience using Python/ArcPy for automating workflows in ArcGIS
    - Must demonstrate strong attention to detail enter data in our GIS
    - Strong proficiency with the Windows operating system and Microsoft Office
    - Strong interpersonal skills to support internal customers at all levels from various departments within our organization
    - Excellent written and oral communication skills for training colleagues in the use of GIS technology

    Additional Useful Skills

    - Applied experience using SQL to query a geodatabase
    - Familiarity with CAD applications like MicroStation
    - Knowledge of Javascript
    - Experience with Trimble GPS units for data collection and Trimble Pathfinder Office for differential correction
    - Familiarity with Geocortex

    Education and Experience

    - A Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience in GIS, Geography, Civil Engineering or a related field. - Scripting skills are very helpful.

    Other Requirements

    - Must possess a valid California Class C driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record.


    San Jose Water Company is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other classification protected by applicable State or Federal employment discrimination laws.
    Salary:
    Organization*: San Jose Water Company
    Department:
    Address*: 1265
    South Bascom Ave.
    San Jose, California 95128
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number: 408-279-7858
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=sjw#


  • Thursday, June 25, 2015 3:29 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Administrative Intern (GIS)
    Job Description: GIS duties include but are not limited to the following:
    - Create and edit map geometry (points, lines and polygons)
    - Add and edit tables and attribute in ArcMap
    - Create and print large format maps
    - Create and print 600 scale mapbooks
    - Update and load emergency response map to CAD and mobile clients
    - Perform GIS statistical analysis
    - Generate adhoc map and reports
    - Conduct end user training
    - Perform prototyping and requirements gathering
    Salary: $20.00 per hour (Temp position)
    Organization*: Contra Costa County Fire Protection District
    Department: Information Systems
    Address*: 2010
    Geary Road
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
    United States
    Contact Name: Ken Crawley
    Contact Email: kcrawley@cccfpd.org
    Contact Phone Number: 925-941-3391
    Contact Fax Number: 925-941-3309
    Website: http://www.cccfpd.org

     

  • Thursday, June 25, 2015 11:46 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Land Surveyor Technician (Reference# 67259)
    Job Description: This position is with the Land Use and Environmental Planning (LUEP) group of Land, Buildings & Real Estate (LBRE). This is an effort to develop from existing data sources a spatial (map) database of land encumbrances on Stanford University property and will be coordinated with several Stanford departments.

    The Land Surveyor GIS/CAD Technician will assist the LBRE/LUEP GIS team with the development of a sound “Land Encumbrances Spatial (Map) Data Set” for the lands of Stanford University. This effort includes the following activities:
    • Collect and compile existing digital and paper property boundary, parcels/lots, and land encumbrance information from various Stanford departments, two counties, neighboring cities and other entities (e.g., Caltrans, PG&E, San Francisco PUC).
    • Search public and in-house records (e.g., plats & descriptions, subdivision maps, record of surveys) and land title reports to obtain information about property boundaries, parcels/lots and encumbrances.
    • Compile discovered boundary, parcel and encumbrance information and prepare digital data layers/maps of property boundary, rights of way, easements, parcels/lots, etc.
    • Create CAD drawings of encumbrances as needed/requested.
    • Compile a digital map of the campus survey control data from Maps & Records.
    Based on collected information, identify boundaries and encumbrances that are not clear as to validity or location and requiring further investigation; coordinate such investigations (e.g., preliminary title reports or field surveys) as directed.
    Salary:
    Organization*: Stanford University LBRE
    Department:
    Address*: 3160 Porter Drive
    United States
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu/job-search

     

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