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  • 26 Jan 2021 1:19 PM | Scout Stanley (Administrator)

    Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Bureau of Water is seeking candidates for a full-time Environmental Specialist position in Topeka, KS.

    This position is responsible for updating and maintaining the state’s list of classified waters, along with associated GIS data/metadata and use attainability assessment database. This position also provides general GIS, database, and analytical support to surface water monitoring and assessment programs, maintaining a local geospatial data library, liaising with the agency IT department, uploading water quality data to Federal databases, preparing statistical summaries and analyses, and coordinating with colleagues to produce Integrated Water Quality Assessments and support Triennial Reviews. An incumbent with experience in R programming and/or statistics will have opportunities to participate in 303(d) and 305(b) water body assessments and special projects. In addition, this position provides significant data and logistical support to the Harmful Algal Bloom Response Program, which includes tracking complaints, troubleshooting data/software issues, coordinating field and laboratory tasks, and working with internal and external partners to ensure rapid response and protect human health. Some field work and travel is possible, depending on incumbent’s qualifications and departmental needs.

    Closing Date: February 24, 2021

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  • 12 Nov 2020 3:39 PM | Erika Stanley (Administrator)

    Under general supervision, this position creates and updates GIS data and maps for Shawnee County. Works with internal and external customers to produce maps to fulfill their needs. Processes documents in the land records system to update GIS system. Performs other duties as assigned. Works with GIS Analyst to assure project completion as necessary. This position is supervised by the GIS Manager. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any of the following - Graduation from an accredited technical school or college/university program with some training in GIS, Surveying, Drafting, or related field; A High School Diploma or GED Certificate and two years of related on the job GIS experience; Drafting or related field and one year of related on the job GIS experience; A certificate in GIS from a community or junior college, university, or online. (SEE FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION FOR ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS)

  • 28 Oct 2020 6:28 PM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    The Senior GIS Analyst has oversight over the creation, maintenance, and dissemination of geospatial data. The position is responsible for analyzing the GIS system for areas of improvement and evaluating integrated solutions and for the development of plans and acting to improve the program or integrate new solutions.

  • 28 Oct 2020 6:26 PM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    The GIS Manager supervises GIS staff and serves as the principle technical lead for overall hardware and software architecture, user management, licensing, geometric networks, analysis, workflows and program environments related to geographic information systems and asset systems. This position is responsible for the interoperability and automation of various enterprise/departmental systems within the Technical Support Group's supported programs.

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  • 08 Oct 2020 9:10 AM | Erika Stanley (Administrator)

    The City of Columbia, Missouri has an opening for GIS Analyst - details can be found here: https://www.gocomojobs.com/postings/22573. The posting closes on Monday, Oct. 19th, with interviews on Oct. 29th.

    General duties: Perform professional work designing, developing, maintaining, and providing training on specialized GIS data systems, procedures, applications, and data solutions to support and improve situational awareness and City business processes and efficiencies for management, supervisors, operations staff, and the public. See the posting for more details.

  • 09 Sep 2020 3:49 PM | Erika Stanley (Administrator)

    Job Link:  https://www.leavenworthcounty.gov/employment.asp

    Job Description: Supervise the GIS staff work groups and projects to administer and maintain GIS mapping systems, databases and applications. Read property legal descriptions, plats and surveys and draw them on maps. Create and edit digital maps in coverages and shape files using ESRI ArcMap Software. Add annotation and text to digital map layers. Link excel spreadsheets created from downloading data to make specific maps. Create requested maps delineating parcels selected by graphic tools or querying map layers using ArcMap tools such as Buffer. Perform QC work on map layers using ArcCatalog and ArcView. Create ArcReader maps using ArcPublisher Software. Convert Arc coverages to GeoDatabases. Plot large format paper maps from digital files. 

  • 20 Aug 2020 10:05 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    Closes Sept 1, 2020

    • Supervise, organize, schedule, assign, train, counsel and evaluate the work of assigned staff.
    • Ensure GIS databases and software are available, reliable, functional and secure to benefit the appropriate users.
    • Develop, maintain, analyze and support geospatial data and projects, ensuring data used by staff is accurate, reliable and timely.
    • Oversee, administer and maintain GIS databases and software. Complete routine maintenance and processing to ensure system integrity. Prepare data, records, dependencies, permissions and procedures. Maintain data integrity and troubleshoot concerns.
    • Manage GIS projects. Ensure communication and meetings, timelines and project milestones. Synthesize data into actionable information for end users and customers.
    • Design and build GIS applications based on customer needs and best practices.
    • Maintain integrity of mapping systems and data through checking work of staff and assessing performance of data systems.
    • Support outside departments and provide technical information, cost/benefit analysis, user training, solutions, explanations, and advice in response to user requests.
    • Develop and improve information flow between engineering and field operations by developing standards, synthesizing data into decision making information and GIS application development.
    • Perform team leader functions for GIS projects: manage deadlines, provide status reports, and facilitate final testing and project sign-off.
  • 18 Aug 2020 2:39 PM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    GSI Engineering, LLC (GSI) is an innovative industry leader in geotechnical, environmental, drilling, and materials testing services, known by our clients for delivering superior service and cost-effective solutions. The company provides consulting services on a wide range of projects.

    GSI is seeking candidates for a full-time GIS Analyst position in our Wichita, Kansas office. The successful candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills, and strong technical and interpersonal skills. Must be self-motivated, innovative, and able to work successfully with staff and clients at all levels.

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Design digital maps with environmental and geographic data.
    • Create shape files to merge topographical data with external data by layering external data (various databases) over a topological or base map.
    • Produce maps showing the spatial distribution of various kinds of data, including elevation data and various types of environmental data.
    • Convert physical maps into a digital form for computer use by internal clients.
    • Use various types of related software including ArcGIS, Surfer, Rockworks, CAD, etc.
    • Manage a digital library of maps and databases of various file types for internal and external clients.
    • Use Rockworks software to prepare geologic maps and cross sections.
    • Perform statistical analysis of various types of data.
    • Other special project duties may include: analyze drone survey data, general maintenance of servers, analyze a variety of data (wetlands, plant surveys, geologic information, etc) using various software programs.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Technical certification or B.S. in GIS, Cartography, Drafting, Geography or equivalent.
    • 1+ years of experience working in the GIS field. Using Auto CAD, ArcGIS, LiDAR, Esri related or other related products.
    • Experience with tools and techniques for data normalization, mapping, and transformation.
    • Proficient with CAD and ArcGIS applications.
    • Experience in the application and usage of general or domain metadata for organizing and managing information.
    • Understanding of information management.
    • Good organizational skills and an aptitude for complex analytical and detailed work; ability to prioritize among multiple concurrent projects to meet deadlines in a timely manner.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to present and share ideas effectively and work with a variety of professions (geologists, scientists, engineers).
    • Ability to multi-task and understand various scientific applications.
    • Valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and ability to pass pre-employment drug screen.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Functional knowledge of data management in a data warehouse environment.
    • Strong analytical skills in analyzing data movement between systems and transformation logic.
    • Strong aptitude for understanding system capabilities.
    • Familiarity with the process of developing and implementing new tools or services.

    Only qualified candidates with acceptable employment eligibility verification (I-9) will be considered. GSI offers a competitive benefits package, including: medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, 401(k) profit sharing plan plus guaranteed match, Section 125 cafeteria plan, and paid holidays/paid time off. Please apply online at www.gsinetwork.com.

  • 03 Aug 2020 8:13 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    GIS Specialist - IT/GIS - Coordinate and maintain GIS activity in the Water and Light Department. Open until 11:59pm 08/18/2020

    Essential Job Functions

    • Ensure accuracy and usability of all GIS data.
    • Create maps from engineering drawings to represent field conditions.
    • Provide information, assistance, and training on GIS mapping services to GIS Technicians
    • Ensure adherence to current standards in the GIS field; research new developments and technology.
    • Prepare reports, recommendations, and presentations related to GIS system.

    Ancillary Job Functions

    • Assist with computer operations; troubleshoot hardware issues and assist with software updates.
    • Answer inquiries from other employees or the general public.
    • Research historical data to solve issues in electrical or water data model.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Education and Experience - An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered

    • Associate degree or equivalent experience.
    • Minimum of three years of experience using GIS.
    • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities which may be representative, but not all-inclusive of those commonly associated with this position

    • Knowledge of basic engineering principles, practices, and methods.
    • Knowledge of GIS and related technologies.
    • Knowledge of typical applications and terminology in the fields of engineering, GIS, architecture, data processing, and public administration.
    • Ability to manage/coordinate multiple projects.
    • Knowledge and skill in the use of a personal computer related to AutoCAD, ESRI, and Microsoft Office software platforms.
    • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of water and electric distributions systems.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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  • 30 Jul 2020 9:10 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    Douglas County is accepting applications for a GIS Technician in the GIS Division of the IT Department. Duties include: general mapping support; respond to requests for information, maps, records and other related material from other county staff, outside agencies and the general public; operate a variety of mapping equipment and software; and work on special projects as assigned. Equivalent to high school diploma with at least (2) years of formal education or technical training in GIS, cartography, engineering, drafting, or related fields, with a thorough knowledge of computer operations and software. College degree preferred. Experience with ArcGIS 10.x software and COGO methods preferred. Submit application and resume online at www.douglascountyks.org before 5:00 PM, August 17, 2020. EOE.

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