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  • 26 Apr 2021 4:23 PM
    Reply # 10364203 on 7775796

    WestWater Research is actively seeking a motivated GIS Specialist for immediate employment.  The qualified applicant will have a minimum of 2 years of full-time professional experience in GIS.  The individual should be organized, able to work independently and be highly motivated in their career.   The incumbent must have a strong background in GIS theory and proficient with the ESRI ArcGIS suite of products and applications.  In addition to supporting the company's GIS needs, the position also includes collaborating in the development of several proprietary company databases and the management of contracted IT Managed Services agreements.

    For more information please visit:

  • 17 Mar 2021 1:52 PM
    Reply # 10207733 on 7775796

    Snohomish County is hiring!!! Come join us!

    Snohomish County Surface Water Management (SWM), a Division of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, is hiring a highly capable GIS Analyst, Senior to join our team. 

    SWM works in partnership with other local and regional agencies to improve Snohomish County now and for future generations. SWM provides a variety of programs and services for reducing road and property flooding and preserving and improving the health of Snohomish County's water resources and natural systems. We focus on four areas of service:

    ·         Clean water in rivers, streams and lakes;

    ·         Habitat for fish and aquatic wildlife;

    ·         River flooding and erosion;

    ·         Stormwater drainage systems.

    You can find us responding to water-quality problems and complaints, monitoring river levels during flood season, maintaining drainage systems, managing habitat improvement projects and more.

    Bring your Geographic Information System (GIS) technical expertise to SWM as a GIS Analyst, Senior to support our Asset Maintenance and Management System (AMMS) as well as providing essential and complex analysis and support to a dynamic group of engineers, scientists, planners and technicians.  We use GIS services applied to floodplain mapping, flood control infrastructure, storm water infrastructure, wetlands and streams, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) GIS database management, asset management, and natural resource planning.

    Snohomish County uses ESRI’s ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online (AGOL) and Portal for ArcGIS (Portal) and integrates our GIS data with Cartegraph software for our asset management program.  As a GIS Analyst, Senior you will create and use automated geoprocesses using Python, create and manage map/feature services using AGOL and Portal, process big data to support County’s essential functions, improve existing data and be an indispensable part of the GIS Asset Maintenance and Management System team in collecting and documenting all of Snohomish County’s drainage assets.  Collaboration and coordination with the other Snohomish County GIS departments and committees is an essential part of this position.  Project management and problem-solving skills are a must for this position.

    Successful applicants will have a background and experience in GIS, geography, environmental sciences, computer science, engineering, planning or related field. They will be able to work independently and as part of a team.  We value the ability to analyze issues, develop solutions using creativity and ingenuity and clearly communicate complex data to varied audiences.   Come join our team and build a career in the great northwest!

    Declaration of Emergency
    Snohomish County is currently under a Declaration of Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The County has put in place initiatives to protect the health of its employees, and as a result, this position may temporarily be assigned to telework. There may be occasions when this position may be required to work in the office or in the field to perform certain job duties. Safety guidelines in compliance with the state, CDC and Snohomish County Health District are required to be followed during those times.

    About the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)
    The Snohomish County Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) includes the Division of Surface Water Management, the Division of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, the Office of Energy and Sustainability and the Office of Agriculture and aims to achieve high-priority environmental sustainability goals. Some of the greatest assets we have in Snohomish County are our unparalleled beauty and abundant natural resources. From the Puget Sound and five watersheds, to forestland, lakes, farms, ranches and parks, our quality of life, economic prosperity and future sustainability are dependent on protecting and improving our environmental resources. Visit the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources web page to learn more. For further information on Snohomish County Surface Water Management’s programs, please go to

    About Snohomish County

    Snohomish County, north of Seattle, is located in northwest Washington between the Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains. The county has rich scenery, numerous activities and a thriving economy. Snohomish County is a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family.  When joining Public Works, you will work in an environment where innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement are highly encouraged and supported.  We are proud to offer an outstanding benefit package to employees and their dependents. We are invested in your success and growth and offer competitive wages, job flexibility and stability, employer paid ORCA cards, and a friendly, diverse team atmosphere where employees are appreciated and make a real difference providing services for our citizens. We strive to not only provide a meaningful job, but a lifelong career.

    Snohomish County - The Future We Choose

    Snohomish County will be invested in your success and growth and offers the following benefits to our employees:

    • ·         Flexible work schedules for some positions
    • ·         Sick leave: You will accrue sick leave each month
    • ·         Vacation Leave: You will accrue vacation each month. Your leave accruals increase based on your years of employment with the County.
    • ·         Holiday Pay: The County observes 10 paid legal holidays per year and provides employees with two floating holidays annually.
    • ·         Pension Benefits: County employees are eligible for Washington State PERS enrollment.
    • ·         Benefits: The County offers a wide range of benefits including, medical, and dental, vision, life insurance, LTD, deferred compensation and more.
    • ·         Pay Increases: You will be eligible for a 5% annual step increase until you reach the top step.

    Job Duties


    • 1.       Engages in complex GIS analysis and other datasets; reviews and manipulates records of spatial and tabular data.
    • 2.       Performs advanced programming and development of cross-platform, multi-function, interactive applications involving graphical interfaces for multiple end-users. This may include determining requirements, design, implementation, debugging, and deployment within GIS, network, and web-based environments.
    • 3.       Contributes to, evaluates, and leads projects by reviewing existing county data, recommending data needs, accessing available digital data from outside sources, and determines analyses to fulfill project provisions.
    • 4.       Analyzes GIS data requirements and configures digital data design, assembly, conversion, compilation, and maintenance procedures essential for long-term applications.
    • 5.       Coordinates with consultants, scientists, engineers, planners and other professionals on GIS analysis projects, including determines data requirements and project specifications.
    • 6.       Develops and provides training on the use, development, and management of geospatial data sets.
    • 7.       Coordinates and directs collection of field data by professional and technical personnel; develops data standards and methodology for data collection; ensures completed work complies with data standards.
    • 8.       Prepares and reviews reports, presentations, and metadata to describe application procedures, data requirements, software functions, status, and change management, attends and presents at conferences.
    • 9.       Develops and supports department and countywide spatial database directory, structure, schema, and configurations per organizational standards; including database administration, data management through replication/syncing tasks, setting privileges, versioning, and domain coded-values for staff within geodatabase environments.
    • 10.   Assists and provides technical support to staff and customers on GIS requests, which include data extractions, map products and applications, plus on-the-fly data inquiries.
    • 11.   Provides quality assurance, quality control, and user acceptance testing for projects using established methodology and best practices. Coordinates enterprise-level GIS services, policies, standards, and procedures with other County professionals.
    • 12.   Acts as GIS resource on various technical advisory committees, commissions, and interest groups.
    • 13.   Operates GIS equipment, including large format printers, storage media, and viewing devices.
    • 14.   Assists with updating, revising, design, and maintenance of maps, surveys, plats, legal descriptions, codes, decisions, and reports; supports the interpretation, digitization, acquisition, and processing of remotely sensed data, aerial photography, and satellite imagery.
    • 15.   Researches and collects data from county and non-county sources for applications, products, and services.


    • 1.       May arrange for, set up, and/or participate in public meetings, hearings, emergency management, executive, and council sessions.
    • 2.       May collect field data using a Global Positioning System (GPS) or other equipment as needed.
    • 3.       May be required to perform all the duties of subordinate classifications.
    • 4.       Performs related duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications


                    Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, geography, computer science, engineering, planning, natural resources or related field; AND two (2) years of GIS or automated mapping experience; OR any equivalent combination of training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. Must pass job related tests.


                    Master’s Degree preferred.


                    A valid Washington State Driver’s license may be required in some divisions for employment.

    Additional Information


    Knowledge of:

    • ·         Current GIS technologies and industry trends
    • ·         Analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills
    • ·         Visual communication and data mapping theories
    • ·         GIS application development, programming, and/or GIS related technologies
    • ·         GIS production of complex cartographic and other spatial data displays
    • ·         GIS web-mapping applications served to internal and external users
    • ·         Project management, planning, organization, and customer service skills
    • ·         Database techniques to process and analyze geo-spatial datasets
    • ·         Scientific research and data collection techniques
    • ·         User Acceptance Testing, metadata, hardware/software configurations, and GIS standards

    Ability to:

    • ·         Communicate effectively by oral, written, and by other graphical means
    • ·         Read, understand, and apply technical manuals and procedures
    • ·         Maintain required records and prepare necessary reports
    • ·         Independently analyze problems and assist others in GIS analysis
    • ·         Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to business needs
    • ·         Learn new programs, platforms, and tools to finish specific analysis and tasks
    • ·         Complete multiple competing projects and meet deadlines
    • ·         Effectively function as a team member
    • ·         Analyze customer needs and business systems
    • ·         Convey technical information to non-technical users
    • ·         Train users in GIS products and promote GIS solutions
    • ·         Work with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds
    • ·         Understand disciplines of the assigned department and its divisions


                    Employees receive supervision from a supervisor or manager, while team members provide guidance. The employee carries out assignments on his/her own initiative and receives additional, specific instructions when relevant. Work is performed with considerable independence and may be checked to assure adherence to instructions and conformance with established departmental policies, procedures, and quality assurance standards.


                    The work is performed in an office environment with some field trips to locations throughout the county for the purpose of data collection, quality control, and to increase understanding of projects. Prepares for and provides GIS support during emergency situations including floods, earthquakes, and storms. When on call, employees may be required to carry a county mobile phone, have connectivity and be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

    Snohomish County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Accommodations for individuals with disabilities are provided upon request.

  • 5 Mar 2021 8:51 PM
    Reply # 10168682 on 7775796

    Weyerhaeuser is hiring!

    Come join the GIS Services team at Weyerhaeuser! We're hiring a GIS Data Team Lead. This is a great opportunity within an incredibly important part of our organization.  This is one position but multiple possible locations.

    Details here:



  • 26 Feb 2021 12:57 PM
    Reply # 10143309 on 7775796

    The Benton County, WA GIS Department  is looking to fill a GIS Technician II position.  The position is at the Benton County Justice Center in Kennewick, WA.  

    For details on this job posting, go to

  • 13 Jan 2021 6:12 PM
    Reply # 9857879 on 7775796
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Idaho Department of Water Resources (IDWR)  is looking for a Remote Sensing Analyst.  The position is at the IDWR state office in Boise, Idaho.  The job announcement is open  until Feb 3, 2021.

    This position will plan, design, develop, schedule and conduct complex remote sensing analysis projects.

    For details on this job posting, go to

    Last modified: 13 Jan 2021 6:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
  • 17 Dec 2020 2:22 PM
    Reply # 9437615 on 7775796
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Land Records Technician I/II


    Job Summary

    The Clark County Geographic Information Services (GIS) division has a current opening for a Land Records Technician.  The position will be hired at the I or II level, depending on the incumbent’s experience and education.  The Land Records Technician position performs nearly the full range of process work associated with land records and parcel maintenance and serves as a contact for customers (property owners, businesses, government agencies, etc.) regarding these technical issues. 

    This position reports directly to the Land Records Technician Lead and GIS Manager.  The Land Records Technician Lead makes assignments by defining objectives, priorities and deadlines and assists the incumbent with unusual situations or problems that do not have clear precedents.

    The Land Records Technician will work alongside other Land Records Technicians to plan and carry out the work independently and everyone is expected to work together to resolve problems in accordance with instructions, policies and accepted practice.

    This position is represented and requires membership in Local 11 – OPEIU (Office and Professional Employees International Union, AFL-CIO).  Initiation fee and membership dues will be deducted from employee pay.


    Education and Experience:

    • One (1) to three (3) years of experience researching, interpreting and mapping legal descriptions, and researching property ownership history (chain of title).


      • One (1) year of experience researching, interpreting and mapping legal descriptions and researching property ownership history (chain of title).
      • Two (2) years of college level education in Surveying, Forestry, Paralegal, Records Management or a related field.

        College degrees must have been conferred by an institution of higher education and have National Recognition of Accrediting Agencies by the U.S. Secretary of Education; official transcripts may be required at the time of hire.

        Knowledge of:  Legal descriptions pertaining to land ownership, research methods to determine right-of-way and property ownership history (chain of title), principles of geographic mapping and cartography, Esri ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro software, mathematics, and effective methods and principles of customer service and problem-solving.

        Ability to:  Read, understand and interpret legal descriptions and legal documents as they pertain to real property; understand and respond to map product requests from the public; understand and respond to questions as they pertain to the County’s property maps and land records; learn and remain current on technical processes, trends, and applicable computer software; and establish and maintain working relationships with employees and the public.

        Examples of Duties

        Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

        • Reviews legal descriptions and ownership information in recorded documents to determine the effect on County property records.
        • Processes ownership changes to real property and mobile homes following established guidelines.
        • Performs parcel maintenance activities:
        • editing the parcel map layer and associated map layers
        • updating parcel-related data in the County’s property database
        • Examines and interprets a variety of map data such as photography, road plans, and utility maps as they relate to determining parcel location.  Computes acreage and square footage using cartographic methods.
        • Responds to questions from property owners, businesses, and County and other government agencies as they relate to land records data and parcel maintenance processes.
        • Processes service requests from the public, appraisers, and other persons regarding lot size, acreage ownership, legal descriptions, etc. Examines deeds, contracts, court decisions, appraisers’ notes, maps, aerial photography, surveys, etc. for this purpose.
        • Addresses customer inquiries and processes service requests on most parcel-related issues, including mapping issues, tidelands, leases, easements, plats and preliminary plats, and foreclosures.
        • Employs appropriate research methods to investigate property boundary history and ownership history. Uses standard practices to interpret legal descriptions and chain of title.
        • Uses related computer software to perform the above work: GIS software, the County’s property database, standard office software, other custom applications.
        • Other related duties as assigned.

        Salary Grade

        Local 11.707 ($21.21 - $27.12) per hour

        Close Date



        Rori Jones (

      • 10 Dec 2020 9:49 AM
        Reply # 9419672 on 7775796

        Senior Cartographer (GIS Technician III)

        JOB #2020-281

        Washington County, Oregon, is seeking to fill a Senior Cartographer (GIS Technician III) role in the Assessment and Taxation Department. This role will aid in supporting the mission by working as part of the Cartography – GIS Team. 

        The successful candidate will serve as a technical lead in the unit, guiding other GIS Technicians and administrative staff. The Senior Cartographer (GIS Technician III) will be an expert in cadastral mapping methods utilizing ESRI ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro including deed interpretation, legal descriptions, surveys, plats, etc.  As the technical lead, the successful candidate will help prioritize the work assignments of unit staff, check and maintain quality assurance of maps and databases, create and update documentation and train staff, and respond to customer issues in a timely and professional manner.  The Senior Cartographer (GIS Technician III) will also create and maintain assessor maps, update the property history database, and perform complex property research, digital remapping, and ownership changes. 

        In Assessment and Taxation, we strive to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees. With the help of every employee, our customers, our partners and our community – we can achieve our mission of equity for all!

        Senior Cartographer (GIS Technician III) description image

         VIRTUAL INFORMATIONAL Q & A SESSION (Optional): All candidates are invited to participate in an (optional) Virtual Informational Q & A Session. During these informational sessions, you will have the opportunity to meet our Washington County Assessment and Taxation team, learn about a day in the life of a Cartographer and what you can expect as an employee in this role.

        WHEN: Tuesday, December 15, 2020 beginning promptly at 12:00 p.m (noon) and again at 5:30 p.m. Session(s) to last approximately 45 - 60 minutes.

        HOW: Register with your preferred session time with Washington County Department of Assessment and Taxation by emailing Veronica Garcia at and have a Zoom link sent to you.  

        Washington County values a culture of equity, diverse perspectives, and life experiences.  Our organization embraces innovation, collaboration and work-life harmony.  We offer job stability, a comprehensive benefits package, and an opportunity to serve and support our diverse community. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and an inclusive workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


        Duties may include:

        1. Maintains complex GIS data; researches and verifies data for inclusion in GIS database. 
        2. Prepares, creates, maintains, and updates complex maps, drawings, plans, spreadsheets, data files, and documentation for a wide variety of uses and prepares and formats information for entry into the GIS database and enters data into system. 
        3. Consults with clients and staff to define requirements and assess scope of mapping and information requests and researches and evaluates available data and proposes methods of production. 
        4. Develops methods; preliminary mapping and design layouts; determines methods to be used and develops procedures; designs final map layouts; and executes design drafts. 
        5. Assists in creating a positive and supportive work environment; enforces a safe workplace; establishes a culture of teamwork and communication; creates a workplace that promotes the organizational values of workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion; and actively promotes an environment respectful of living and working in a multicultural society.
        6. Creates spatial overlays and maps in support of staff projects by reviewing information from a variety of existing data; performs complex analysis and database queries; and creates, implements, and maintains GIS databases.  
        7. Codes and creates mapping information in order to update and maintain mapping layers and controls quality by verifying the accuracy and integrity of data. 
        8. Responds to mapping and information requests from employees and the public regarding property ownership, jurisdiction, and legal. 
        9. Trains staff in GIS applications, development of scripts, and other aspects of GIS. 
        10. Assists other GIS staff in installing and testing new GIS software; assists in resolving and troubleshooting GIS-related problems and requests; and provides technical support on GIS software. 
        11. Serves as technical resource for other staff on difficult GIS database and application issues and coordinates and leads data conversion and process improvement initiatives. 
        12. Serves as liaison with GIS stakeholders in other work units and organizations in the development and maintenance of GIS data, shares information, and coordinates projects. 
        13. Plans and organizes work assignments, processes, and procedures.

        Minimum Requirements
        Education and Experience:
        A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

        • Bachelor's Degree; AND Three (3) years of experience in the use and operation of GIS systems and applications; OR
        • Associate's Degree; AND Five (5) years of experience in the use and operation of GIS systems and applications; OR
        • Seven (7) years of experience in the use and operation of GIS systems and applications.
        If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted.

        Washington County organizes its positions into classifications. Classification descriptions are typically written broadly. To review this classification, please use this link: Geographic Information Technician III.

        Please be clear and specific in the applicable sections of the employment application about how your background is relevant. This information must also be consistent with your supplemental question responses if applicable.  Please note: Answers to the supplemental questions are typically evaluated separately from your application.


        Washington County is committed to using a Merit Based System in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities.

        1. An evaluation of education, training and experience of submitted employment application and materials will be performed by Human Resources. The timeframe to review will be the week of December 21, 2020.

        2. A Subject Matter Expert (SME) Panel may perform an in-depth evaluation of experience and training taken from your employment application materials. The approximate timeframe will be the week of December 28, 2020.

        3. Our goal is to schedule oral panel interviews with candidates that successfully passed the SME Examination evaluation step as soon as possible.

        Please note: Candidates that are successful in the evaluation process may have their applications referred for additional vacancies in the same classification, or job family.

        Veterans' Preference
        If you are a Veteran and would like to be considered for a Veterans' preference for this recruitment, please review instructions using this link: Veterans Preference Points (Download PDF reader).

        Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act
        Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment. To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources 503-846-8606, or e-mail at: at least 48 hours before any step in the recruitment and selection process for which you feel you need accommodation. 

        Status of Your Application
        You will be advised by e-mail of your status at each step in the application process, from initial application to final employment disposition. Please note that Washington County communicates with all candidates via email. If you "opt out" or "unsubscribe" of email notification from notices in NEOGOV it will impact our ability to communicate with you about job postings.

        Questions (??'s) Regarding This Recruitment
        Rebecca Tabra, Talent Acquisition Team Supervisor

        * Washington County is a drug-free workplace *

        Last modified: 10 Dec 2020 9:52 AM | Anonymous
      • 17 Jul 2020 6:33 AM
        Reply # 9108149 on 7775796

        GIS Specialist - Montana Disaster and Emergency Services Division - Job Annoucement


        UPDATED announcement: We are seeking an experienced GIS specialist for our Disaster and Emergency Services division. 

        Responsibilities include developing and maintaining the databases, web resources, and map productions that reflect the statewide efforts to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate future disasters.  This position will analyze processes utilized by other partners in order to enhance disaster preparedness and promote life safety and property protection.  The position will promote cross-agency and private sector coordination as well as analyzing processes utilized by other states.

        This announcement is open until filled, with application review beginning the week of July 6, 2020.

        Salary: $ 60,530.00 - 60,530.00  
        Posting Date :  Jun 22, 2020, 7:47:10 AM 
        Closing Date :  Ongoing 

      • 18 Jun 2020 2:27 PM
        Reply # 9046107 on 7775796

        Senior GIS Analyst/GIS System Manager

        for IT-GIS

        Posted: 6/18/2020, Closes: Open until filled

        Permanent Full-time

        Compensation: DOE/Q

        Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

        Under the general direction of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s GIS Manager, performs professional technical work in the acquisition and maintenance of digital data of high complexity. Work requires independent judgment in managing multiple priorities and in coordinating work activities to meet established schedules and goals. Duties include specific tasks within seven areas of responsibility:

        (1) GIS system and database design/creation and maintenance

        (2) Project coordination

        (3) Application development

        (4) Client services

        (5) Geo-spatial product production

        (6) GPS technology usage

        (7) Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) operations

        More details:

      • 18 Jun 2020 2:05 PM
        Reply # 9046067 on 7775796

        GIS Technician

        for IT-GIS

        Posted: 6/18/2020, Closes: Open until filled

        Permanent Full-time

        Compensation $14-$19 /hr

        Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

        Under the general direction of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s GIS Manager and the Senior GIS Analyst, the incumbent performs technical work in the acquisition, maintenance and dissemination of digital geographic data of any complexity received from multiple resources. Work requires setting priorities and coordinating work activities to meet schedules. Duties include specific tasks within seven areas of responsibility:

        (1)    Finding, gathering, inputting and  outputting data in a variety of usable formats

        (2)    Maintenance of existing data by means of direct editing and spatial analysis

        (3)    ArcGIS Enterprise/Portal map and app development for the group and other programs within the Tribe

        (4)    Cartographic production in paper and digital formats

        (5)    Maintenance of the GI SProgram budgets

        (6)    Installation and support of ArcGIS Desktop software for users outside the GIS Program

        (7)    Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) operations

        More details:

        Last modified: 18 Jun 2020 2:26 PM | Anonymous member
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