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Tuesday, October 06, 2015 4:24 PM • Mōno Simeone
Monday, October 05, 2015 3:19 PM • Mōno Simeone
Friday, September 25, 2015 9:31 AM • Mōno Simeone
Thursday, September 17, 2015 10:00 AM • Mōno Simeone
Thursday, September 17, 2015 9:59 AM • Mōno Simeone
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 1:40 PM • jennifer gorospe
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 1:38 PM • jennifer gorospe
Friday, September 04, 2015 9:53 AM • Mōno Simeone
Friday, September 04, 2015 9:53 AM • Mōno Simeone
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 12:30 PM • jennifer gorospe
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 12:27 PM • jennifer gorospe
Monday, August 31, 2015 10:59 AM • jennifer gorospe
Monday, August 31, 2015 10:55 AM • jennifer gorospe
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:06 PM • Mōno Simeone
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:32 PM • Mōno Simeone
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 11:41 AM • Mōno Simeone
Monday, August 17, 2015 4:06 PM • Mōno Simeone

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  • Tuesday, October 06, 2015 4:24 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Field Coordinator
    Job Description: The San Francisco Botanical Garden is a 55 acre Botanical Garden located in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. The Garden operates under a unique public-private partnership between the City of San Francisco Park and Recreation Department and the non-profit San Francisco Botanical Garden Society. The Garden has over 13,500 living accessions comprised of more than 8,000 different plants. The collections are strongest in plants originating from Mediterranean, Montane Tropic Cloud Forest, and Mild-Temperate climates, including a number of specialty themed gardens as well (Garden of Fragrance, Ancient Plant Garden, Succulents, etc). Key collections for conservation include magnolias and high elevation palms.

    This position is with the GIS Department which is part of the Curatorial Department at SFBG. The GIS Field Coordinator is responsible for coordinating field data collection activities for the GIS volunteers and as required by the GIS Manager and Curatorial Department. They will also assist in database management, map production, and development of map services for online publishing.

    Duties of Position

    1. Coordinate field data collection activities for the GIS volunteers and as required by the GIS Manager and Curatorial department.
    2. Assist in database management and map production.
    3. Other duties as assigned.


    The successful candidate will have 2 years school and/or work experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or similar. Experience with ArcGIS 10+ software and GPS hardware is required. The ideal candidate will be someone who can manage small groups of volunteers to train and lead them in field data collection.
    Combination of education and experience—course work, internships, previous employment, and volunteer activities relevant to proposed job duties will be evaluated.

    Specific Skills ArcGIS software, Python and Data Collection Field Methods.
    Well versed in using Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Office and similar institutional software programs; experience with database software FileMaker Pro preferred but not required.
    Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
    Great attention to detail for Quality Assurance/Quality Control purposes.
    Basic plant taxonomy and plant ID experience preferred but not required.
    Salary: Part-time (20 hrs/week) $18/hour; Start November
    Organization*: San Francisco Botanical Garden Society
    Department: GIS Dept.
    Address*: Golden
    Gate Park 1199 9th Avenue at Lincoln Way
    San Francisco, California 94122
    United States
    Contact Name: Steve Gensler
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:

  • Monday, October 05, 2015 3:19 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Geographic Systems Specialist I/II
    Job Description: The Department of Public Works Technology Services Section is recruiting to fill two (2) Geographic Systems Specialist I/II (GSS I/II) positions to support ongoing activities to maintain and enhance GIS production services and activities to develop technology solutions that will maximize the delivery of City products and services. The individuals selected for these positions will work primarily in the production group of the GIS Team. Under the direction of a Senior Geographic Systems Specialist, the incumbents will perform the key responsibilities listed below:

    •Operate and maintain various types of GIS equipment including workstations, servers and plotters.
    •Interpret recorded engineering plans to enter graphic and attribute data into GIS.
    •Use SQL queries to produce weekly reports on the status of plans and other documents received.
    •Create maps and related documents for use by City staff.
    •Produce City map books through the use of ArcMap, Maplex, data-driven pages and Python scripting.
    •Create and maintain GIS layers using ArcMap from resources such as engineering plans, assessor’s maps, and discrepancy reports.
    •Improve GIS data quality by conducting research of record drawings and other documents, and using various methods to identify discrepancies and/or data quality problems.
    •Respond to user requests for GIS data and other information following City protocol and using GIS tools such as FME and automated scripts for data conversion.
    •Respond to requests for GIS analysis using various analysis tools and produce maps, charts, graphs, reports, infographics, and presentations as directed.
    •Assist with troubleshooting problems encountered in GIS production work including QA/QC.
    •Develop workflows and documentation for various GIS tasks.
    •Develop GIS products such as maps and other geospatial products as required.
    •Develop and/or modify GIS databases, software, and scripts.
    •Identify system problems by employing hardware and software diagnostic utilities and troubleshooting methodologies.
    •At supervisor’s direction, conduct research of software solutions that will improve the efficiency of production work.
    •Develop and/or modify web pages and web map applications and mobile applications using technologies such as Google Maps API, HTML5, Javascript and other mapping technologies, APIs and libraries.
    •Coordinate intern training and work assignments.

    This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Any combination of training and experience equivalent to:

    1. Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Geographic Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science, Earth or Physical Sciences, Geography, Urban Planning, Environmental Sciences, Math or a closely related field.

    2. Experience: GSS I: None. GSS II: One (1) year of increasingly responsible experience in computer programming, geographic information systems or transportation planning.

    3. Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will not prepare or file a labor condition application with the Dept. of Labor.
    Salary: $52,561.60 - $78,041.60
    Organization*: City of San Jose
    Department: Public Works
    Address*: 200 East Santa Clara Street
    5th Floor Tower
    San Jose, CA 95035
    United States
    Contact Name: Laura Black
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number: 408-975-1443
    Contact Fax Number: 408-292-6263

  • Sunday, September 27, 2015 12:39 AM | jennifer gorospe (Administrator)

    Contra Costa County is offering an excellent employment opportunity as an Information Systems Programmer/Analyst II (Fire Geographic Information Systems Analyst). Currently there is one (1) vacancy in the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.

    Under the direction of the Fire District Information Systems Manager, the GIS Analyst documents, coordinates, plans, installs, implements, tests, and maintains databases and applications related to the Department’s Geographic Information System. The incumbent performs spatial analysis, data entry, object manipulation, integration from other platforms and applications, and output production of digital printed maps and mobile map services used in all fire apparatus. The incumbent performs technical level work related to creating, maintaining, displaying, the GIS layers used in the Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) system and for the purpose of production of updated electronic and hardcopy maps.


    Education: Possession of an Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college with a major in computer science or information processing; OR Completion of 24 college semester units or 36 quarter units in computer science or information systems or closely related field.

    Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience performing software applications programming or systems analysis.

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


    • Provide consultation and technical support on map feature detail, installation of map files to the mobile data tablets, and assist with development of cartographic products for fire operations and administration.
    • Interact with other agencies to obtain and share data, and to ensure the data and software meets District’s needs and standards.
    • Implement updates of new streets, business complexes, multi-unit housing, and other data from multiple sources in a timely manner.
    • Assemble, organize, and digitize information into the appropriate GIS database by using multiple software applications and platforms.
    • Develop documentation for all work performed including quality control procedures.
    • Diagnose software and hardware problems and resolve problems where possible, or work with a vendor to make corrections as necessary.
    • Prepare and coordinate GIS consultant contracts including the monitoring of contract work to ensure technical accuracy and compliance with contract agreements.
    • Prepare a variety of correspondence, documentation, and other written materials; update procedural manuals as assigned.
    • Prepare the layout and design of a variety of maps and graphics for presentation relating to historical call activity, flood inundation, wildland interface responses, station coverage, etc.


    All applicants, including County employees, are to apply on-line at

    Salary: $6,644 - $8,076
    Organization*: Contra Costa County
    Department: Human Resources
    Address*: 651 Pine St
    2nd Floor
    Martinez, CA 94553
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number: 925-335-1701
    Contact Fax Number:

  • Friday, September 25, 2015 9:31 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Specialist
    Job Description: LSA Associates, Inc. (LSA) is an employee-owned environmental consulting firm. Our Point Richmond office has an excellent opportunity for a GIS Specialist. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, working with Natural and Cultural Resources, and Environmental Planning staff to: design, create, and develop spatial data sets and produce maps using ArcGIS 10.3; perform data conversions; and assist with the development and submission of proposals. A background in natural or cultural resources is desirable but not required.

    Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in Geography, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Biology, Cultural Resources, or other related field. The candidate must have demonstrated experience using ArcGIS and the ability to prioritize and complete multiple complex tasks. Prior GPS, Web mapping, AutoCAD, and/or Microstation experience is a plus, as well as experience in statistical analysis, Python, Model Builder, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access. The candidate must have good organizational skills and the ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.

    LSA is looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

    Qualified candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to:

    LSA offers competitive pay; medical, dental, vision, LTD, long-term care, group life/AD&D insurance plans; vacation, sick, and holiday pay; an Employee Stock Ownership Plan; and a Profit Sharing and Savings Plan (with 401k and company match).

    LSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.
    Organization*: LSA Associates, Inc.
    Address*: United States
    United States
    United States, United States United States
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:

  • Thursday, September 17, 2015 11:54 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Research Assistant/Associate, GIS & Remote Sensing: Tropical Land Use/Land Cover Change
    Job Description: Earth Innovation Institute seeks a Research Assistant/Associate to carry out geospatial analysis and modeling, including processing remotely sensed imagery, for research projects focused on mapping, monitoring and modeling of land-use for policy analysis in the Tropics at multiple scales, incorporating spatial and other data sources. The successful candidate will have knowledge of tropical land-use/land-cover change dynamics, forest and agriculture systems, and related fields. The position requires advanced experience obtaining and processing a broad range of geospatial data, using a variety of software and geospatial tools and approaches, and the ability to manipulate large datasets and manage databases. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, show initiative, have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, and possess the ability to continuously learn new technical skills as needed. The position reports to the lead Scientist, Regional Planning & Policy Analysis.

    • Organize and manage extensive spatial databases, and support and lead efforts to map and model land-use and land-use change;
    • Prepare data for and carry out a variety of spatial analyses in collaboration with staff scientists;
    • Acquire and process geospatial datasets from multiple sources, including pre-processing and analyzing satellite imagery (from multiple sources, but especially Landsat and MODIS sensors);
    • Manage and administer licenses and license and data server;
    • Assist in developing and writing proposals, manuscripts, presentations, etc.
    • Other duties as needed

    • Requires three to five years of experience in land-use change research in the Tropics, using advanced spatial processing and analysis methods
    • B.A./B.S. or M.S. in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), or alternative qualifications in applied GIS with a degree in environmental studies, or other relevant subject
    • Experience in processing multi-sensor imagery for mapping applications
    • Experience with standard GIS and digital image processing software packages (e.g., ArcGIS, ENVI/IDL, Erdas Imagine, Idrisi, ECognition and/or open source alternatives)
    • Experience in developing geospatial models (including dynamic modeling)
    • Experience with geospatial script wirting (e.g., Python, R, C/C++, Java, etc.)
    • Experience in performing GIS tasks in multiple operating systems (Windows/Linux/Mac)
    • Programming experience to automate tasks highly desirable
    • Work well in a collaborative setting and have excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Excellent written and spoken English a must
    • Written and spoken language skills in Portuguese, Spanish, and/or Indonesian a plus
    • IT skills/experience a plus
    • Experience working in an international environment/context a plus
    • Strong motivation, personal initiative and commitment to excellence and results, as well as ability to perform under pressure;
    • Highly organized, flexible, and detail-oriented, with ability to balance multiple tasks, meet deadlines and anticipate needs; professional demeanor.

    Application deadline: October 15, 2015

    Desired start date: ASAP

    Location: San Francisco, CA

    Compensation: Full-time exempt position.

    Compensation based on qualifications and experience with competitive benefit package.

    Application Instructions: Please send cover letter referencing Job# 02CMS1015V, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 references to Please reference Job# 02CMS1015V, in the subject line of the email.
    Organization*: Earth Innovation Institute
    Address*: 200
    Green St. Suite 1
    San Francisco, CA 94911
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:

  • Thursday, September 17, 2015 10:00 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Analyst - City of San Francisco Location
    Job Description: Innovate!, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated individual to join its geospatial solutions team as a GIS Analyst. Our team is looking for well-organized, self-directed applicants who have experience with the ArcGIS suite of desktop and server software as well as with developing desktop and web-based GIS applications using a variety of programming languages.

    You will be responsible for working with a core team to manage large and small GIS projects for environmental applications. You may be called upon to assist with the design, development and maintenance of geospatial applications through concept, design, and implementation phases. Your role will also include supporting other personnel in utilizing GIS applications and software as well as interfacing with clients and teaming partners.

    We are seeking self-starting individuals with a “can-do” attitude who can adapt to a fluid work environment and an occasionally demanding schedule. In return, you will be able to be part of a motivated, highly skilled team and will be able to contribute to the growth and positive direction of our company.

    Required Skills
    • Ability to work with ArcGIS Desktop tools, ArcGIS Server, and ArcSDE.
    • Must have experience with Python.
    • Strong background in data management.
    • Ability to manage GIS data within at least one of the following: Oracle, SQL Server, and/or PostgreSQL database environments.
    • Ability to use environmental data and developing applications for visualization, analysis and presentation of environmental data.
    • Ability to develop GIS applications using two of the following Flex, Python, Java, JavaScript, C#/C++, ArcObjects, or related programming languages.
    • Experience in web design/development an understanding of Web 2.0 concepts
    • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to quickly learn new technologies, work independently, and quickly turnaround maps, application prototypes or deliverables.

    Education and Experience
    • At least 2 years of GIS development experience or equivalent college level course work.
    • Bachelor’s degree in GIS, geography, computer science, or related field.

    This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

    Please visit our website at to learn more about Innovate!

    To apply:

    Candidates must provide their salary requirements.

    Innovate!, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
    Organization*: Innovate Inc
    Address*: 6189 Cobbs Road
    United States
    Alexandria, VA 22310
    United States
    Contact Name: Frank Roberts
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:

  • Thursday, September 17, 2015 9:59 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician
    Job Description: The City of Cupertino is currently accepting applications for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician. Under supervision, the GIS Technician provides technical support in the development, implementation, operation and maintenance of the City’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) programs; applies knowledge of GIS to a variety of projects which include creation, maintenance, and Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) of geographic datasets; processes and delivers on service requests; and assists in the preparation of final map products for various departments within the City.

    Experience and Education: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in geography, planning, civil engineering, utilities, natural resources, computer science, or closely related field with emphasis in geographic information systems; and two years of experience in GIS, databases, or other geospatial/information technology. Demonstrated work experience and proficiency in ESRI Software including, ArcGIS 10.1, ArcCatalog, ArcSDE, CAD, and Microsoft.

    Applicants must complete an official City of Cupertino application and supplemental application and return it to Human Resources or apply online at Final Filing Date: Monday, September 28, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. For more inforamtion please visit
    Salary: $72,413.56 - $88,018.88 annually
    Organization*: City of Cupertino
    Department: City Manager's Office
    Address*: 10300
    Torre Avenue
    Cupertino, ca 95014
    United States
    Contact Name: Laura Miyakawa
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number: 408-777-3295
    Contact Fax Number: 408-777-3109

  • Tuesday, September 08, 2015 1:40 PM | jennifer gorospe (Administrator)

    Sunnyvale/Cupertino CA
    Pay Rate: $25/hr
    Contract Length: 1 year

    Responsible for content analysis, validation, cleansing, collection and reporting. Analyze and validate data content and assemble new content from various sources, including databases, files/spreadsheets, and websites. Respond to data inquiries from various groups within an organization. Create and publish regularly scheduled and/or ad hoc reports as needed.

    Key Qualifications:
    • Background and related coursework in Geography or GIS
    • Database experience and knowledge of scripting experience
    • Experience working with large public/commercial datasets
    • Internet research skills and experience

    Additional Qualifications:
    • Experience with Unix/Linux and Mac operating systems
    • Imagery post processing
    • Foreign language fluency/local knowledge of a specific region or country
    • Good report writing and communication skills

    **If interested, please send an updated copy of your resume with contact
    information to Shoma Ghosh at**

  • Tuesday, September 08, 2015 1:38 PM | jennifer gorospe (Administrator)

    Metropolitan Transportation Commission
    Oakland, CA;
    $40.00 - $50.00 hourly, DOQ
    Apply By: Open Until Filled

    Working for Local Government Services and assigned to Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), the person in this position will work closely with the Principal of Major Projects and other inter- and intra-agency staff to manage and coordinate the development of CEQA documents, particularly the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) of the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) and Sustainable Communities Strategy (SCS), Plan Bay Area 2040.

    Typical assignments include:
    • Managing the preparation of CEQA documents.
    • Administering consultant contracts including advertising, selection and negotiating contracts following the state and federal RFP and RFQ process.
    • Coordinating with state and federal agencies and other regulatory and resource agencies, county transportation authorities, local jurisdictions, and environmental and land use planners.
    • Preparing, coordinating, and facilitating project scoping meetings and workshops.
    • Coordinating with technical experts on such topics as transportation, air quality, land use, energy, climate change and greenhouse gases, noise, geology and seismicity, and water, biological, visual and cultural resources.
    • Reviewing CEQA documents prepared by consultants.
    • Reviewing work to ensure that all applicable policies, procedures, and regulations are followed.
    • Working closely with legal counsel.
    • Working closely with other agency staff to communicate findings and policy considerations from regional planning work and data indicators on transportation, land use, air quality and other environmental indicators.
    • Writing and editing major project deliverables and final reports, including presenting complex work publicly in front of challenging audiences.

    Ideal Candidate:
    • Completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, in an appropriate discipline, such as Planning, Engineering, Geography or Environmental Studies
    • Preference will be given to those applicants with a Master’s degree. (Applicants with a degree issued from an institution outside the United States must have their transcripts evaluated by an academic accrediting service and provide proof of equivalency along with the application.)

    • Minimum 5-10 years of experience of managing/leading major environmental documents. A Master’s degree in an applicable field may be considered equivalent to two years of experience.
    • CEQA environmental experience is required; CEQA experience on programmatic environmental documents, particularly related to transportation projects/programs and land use/growth management plans is preferred.
    • Advanced understanding of federal, state and regional environmental planning practices, procedures, regulations, and statutes as they relate to transportation projects in California.
    • The candidate should have the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team setting.

    To Apply:
    If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please submit an online application via the web address of You may cut and paste your cover letter and resume into section entitled “Other Comments”

  • Friday, September 04, 2015 9:53 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Marketing Coordinator
    Job Description: Seeking a highly motivated professional who is interested in working in a start up high tech environment. Would play a lead or supporting role as part of a highly talented and motivated team in the following areas:

    PR and Corporate Communications
    Website content management
    Marketing collateral development
    Event Management
    Proposal writing & editing
    Must haves:

    Passion for being part of building something great
    Excellent Writing & Communication Skills
    Multi-tasking skills
    Adaptability (we are a start up, afterall)
    Marketing/PR background (Min 5 yrs experince and degreee in Marketing and/or Communications)
    Nice to haves:

    Knowledge of GIS and/or Imagery (airborne or terrestrial)
    CRM experince (e.g Microsoft Dynamics)
    Technical software skills (e.g. Adobe product suite)
    Performing Arts abilitiy (singing, dancing, juggling… only kidding)
    We are located in the Wework facility in Berkeley, CA (check out, one block from the University of California-Berkeley campus. Our company provides professional grade street level imaging solutions for Asset Management, Public Safety & Security, Property Assessment & Appraisal and Planning. Our customers are local government entities, departments of transportation, telecommunication, utility, insurance and real estate companies.

    Check us out at:
    Salary: DOE
    Organization*: CycloMedia Technology, Inc.
    Department: Marketing
    Address*: 2120 University Ave

    Berkeley, CA 94704
    United States
    Contact Name: Joe Astroth
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number: 415-717-3652
    Contact Fax Number:

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