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  • 3 Sep 2019 4:56 PM
    Reply # 7862669 on 7775796

    Cowlitz PUD GIS Technician

    First Review of applicants September 17, 2019. To apply visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cowlitzpud

            Job Description

    JOB TITLE:

    GIS Technician

    Business Unit :

    Engineering

    REPORTS TO:

    GIS Supervisor

    PREPARED:

    January 2015

    GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

    The primary purpose of this position is to provide mapping and facility asset management for the District’s GIS using the District’s ArcMap/ArcFM based Geographic Information System (GIS) and work order management systems.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The GIS Technician will routinely and independently perform, with technical and policy guidance on basic, unusual or complex problems, the following:

    ·         Assist in the maintenance of the District's specialized and dedicated GIS, work design, and work order management software and integrated systems.

    ·         Follow GIS department system procedures.

    ·         Maintain and validate the data integrity and accuracy of the District's GIS and work order management systems with respect to easement information, customer data, electrical facilities and equipment by reconciling, editing, and entering information gathered from various District documents, processes, employees and outside agencies. May involve mapping research in the field or in the office. Enter new map data using hard copy graphics, such as asbuilts, CAD drawings, or digitally created job maps as well as through digitizing and data entry.

    ·         Support the District’s electric distribution analysis by creating, modifying, and updating the electric database network model and generating reports using the District’s analysis processes, queries, scripts and models.

    ·         Produce, develop and deliver map products and related documents as requested for all departments. Demonstrated abilities to operate a variety of related equipment, such as digital camera and GPS unit.

    ·         Assist in the improvement of process workflow, manpower efficiencies, and software utilization for system management. May assist in research, evaluation, and further development of integrated data management systems.

    ·         Work cooperatively and jointly with personnel from all departments and outside agencies.

    ·         Performs tasks as assigned by GIS Supervisor to help the Engineering business unit meet District goals and expectations.

    EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

    • ·         A minimum of an Associate’s degree or equivalent in geographic information systems, geography, planning or computer science plus a minimum of one (1) year of experience providing GIS functions. An equivalent of education and experience may be qualifying.
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    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • ·         Demonstrates positive interpersonal and customer service skills to courteously deal with and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, other District employees, outside vendors and the general public. 
    • ·         Ability to work in multi-task work environment, with constant interruptions and distractions while maintaining and meeting strict deadlines for projects.
    • ·         Attention to detail and strong organizational, analytical, and knowledge of basic arithmetic and algebraic skills required.
    • ·         Ability to take initiative and be self-motivated in order to make independent decisions using sound judgment.
    • ·         Requires conflict resolution skills.
    • ·         Ability to communicate clearly in a professional business-like manner, both orally and in writing.  Must understand and follow oral and written instructions.
    • ·         Ability to maintain confidentiality of restricted or private information and records and effectively handle sensitive matters.
    • ·         Understanding of scripting languages and tools such as: SQL, Python, .NET, ArcGIS Model builder and other spatial data processing skills.
    • ·         Thorough knowledge of cartography including scaling and converting cartographic information to digital format is required.
    • ·         Thorough knowledge of ESRI’s ArcGIS suite. Knowledge of Schneider Electric ArcFM system a plus.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    • ·         May require work hours in excess of 8 hours per day, 5 days per week.
    • ·         Must wear proper apparel for assigned working conditions in accordance with the District’s dress code policy.
    • ·         May require some travel (20%).
    • ·         Observe and abide by all District policies, goals and objectives.
    • ·         Must be able to remain in a stationary position for 50% of the time with up to 4 hours of consecutive computer work.
    • ·         Must be able to exchange phone conversations with office background noise.
    • ·         Must be able to position self to move up to 30 lbs.
    • ·         Must be capable of driving vehicles safely in all road conditions.
    • ·         Works in awkward positions.
    • ·         Physically able to traverse moderate terrain in all weather conditions.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    ·         Must be able to pass post offer background check.

    ·         Must have a valid Driver’s license and be able to drive safely in all-weather/road conditions.

    • This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.  Its intent is to be a general guide of the duties and tasks we may ask you to perform as part of your employment with us.  It is by no means an exhaustive list of all of your duties or responsibilities with us.  Job descriptions are dynamic living documents that change, as business needs change.  We may elect to clarify, change or even add to this job description and your list of assigned duties in the future.  We operate as a team and from time to time, you may be required to complete other related duties as assigned. Be able to perform all tasks asked or assigned of you is an important part of being a team member and a key expectation for your position.


  • 30 Jul 2019 4:27 PM
    Reply # 7804865 on 7775796
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Deschutes County, OR

    Applications Systems Analyst II, IT

    Salary 
    $5,434.68 - $7,387.86 Monthly
    Location
    Bend, OR
    Job Type
    Regular, full time, full benefits
    Department
    Information Technology
    Job Number
    2019-00091
    Closing
    8/8/2019 11:59 PM Pacific

    Summary

    Deschutes County is accepting applications for an Applications Systems Analyst II for the Information Technology Department. This is a technical GIS/IT position responsible for supporting the Esri ArcGIS Desktop, Enterprise, and Online software for county GIS users. This position supports GIS professionals in County departments as well as departments with limited GIS resources. Must have advanced knowledge of implementing and managing ArcGIS Desktop and Enterprise products, GIS analysis, GIS principles, and web GIS solutions. The incumbent will be responsible for researching new GIS technologies and identifying opportunities to implement them; providing support to identify, research, and resolve GIS related issues for ArcGIS Desktop, Enterprise, and web based software; and writing, updating, and maintaining advanced python scripts to support data workflows.

    *This job posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and functions.

    Notification to all candidates will be sent via email only. Please check your email for recruitment information, and your Governmentjobs.com account for application status.

    Additional information may be found online by going to the Deschutes County Human Resources website.

    This classification is under review. Changes to job duties and requirements may occur.

    Compensation

    $5,434.68 to $7,387.86 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Salary normally starts at the first step. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Incumbents have typically completed four years of college, completing the equivalent of a Bachelor's degree in Geography, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field and one year of relevant experience. Incumbents with an Associate's degree may substitute additional experience gained through formal training programs for some formal education.

    Preference will be given for:

    • Bachelor's degree in Geography, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
    Must have knowledge and skill in the following:
    • ArcGIS Desktop, Enterprise (Portal/Server/SDE), and Online.
    • Microsoft Windows Server/IIS.
    • GIS analysis and principles.
    • Expertise in scripting with Python.
    • Strong communication, organizational skills, and work ethic.
    Must have the ability to:
    • Evaluate and assess user GIS needs and implement solutions.
    • Communicate effectively with others.
    • Quickly and effectively learn and implement new software.
    • Work various shifts and be on-call.
    • Multitask on simultaneous projects.
    Necessary Special Requirements

    Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended.

    Physical Requirements 
    Must have the ability to work in an office that is environmentally controlled; possess sufficient hand coordination to perform keyboarding and data entry; arm/hand movements to retrieve work materials and operate a variety of general office equipment.  The position is frequently required to sit, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, reach, stand, grasp, talk, hear, see and lift up to 10 pounds.

    Agency
    Deschutes County Human Resources
    1300 NW Wall Street Suite 201
    Bend, Oregon, 97703

    Phone(541) 330-4643 

    https://www.deschutes.org/jobs


  • 11 Jul 2019 1:52 PM
    Reply # 7775797 on 7775796
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Company: Metro

    Position Title: Geospatial Developer

    Deadline to apply: July 22, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
    Salary: $73,673.60 - $98,758.40 annually

    POSITION SUMMARY:  
    Everybody needs web developers now. But where else can you find the diversity of subject matter that Metro touches? Economics, diversity, recycling, Oregon Zoo, conventions, transportation, schools, annexations, conservation, housing... We do a lot of great things and that is what keeps us engaged and busy every day. The Senior Developer gets to help shape the way that Metro brings all the great things we do into the public view.

    We are looking for someone who wants to join a small team of data professionals who delivering information to both policymakers and the public. As part of the Metro Research Center (RC), you'll help provide cutting-edge decision- and program-support, as well as data, analysis, and forecast products to Metro and non-Metro clients. The team you'll be a part of maintains and applies the Regional Land Information System (RLIS) database, and helps deliver information through applications, tools, and analysis.  Our information feeds high-profile regional tasks such as setting the Urban Growth Boundary, choosing the investments and programs in the Regional Transportation Plan, helping the Parks and Nature department to manage its natural resources, and helping the Property and Environmental Services department conduct waste transfer and other operations.

    We're seeking an individual who possesses a sense of civic engagement; has the ability to maintain currency with technology and trends and making recommendations to keep the team ahead of the curve; someone who enjoys teaching and/or mentoring; and an inquisitive mind.

    The Geospatial Developer develops and maintains the (geospatial) processes and application suite for the Metro Research Center. This person works with the team and functional lead to deliver database/server/ client-side solutions. They will provide work within our technology stack to deliver effective, engaging, and cost-effective web solutions.

    This position is classified as a Systems Analyst III, and reports directly to the Enterprise Services Manager within Metro's Research Center.

    Metro hires a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all our employees can thrive.


    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    A Bachelor's degree in geography, computer science, mathematics or a related field, with major course work in computer science, relational database management systems (RDBMS), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and five years of progressive work experience in software/RDBMS development, data automation, or geospatial application development; or any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.

    To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs  for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.

    Application Requirements
    1) Electronic application, 2) answers to supplemental questions, 3) a resume 4) and a cover letter describing your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position. 

    Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

     

  • 11 Jul 2019 1:51 PM
    Message # 7775796
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

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