Thursday, July 18, 2024

Job Posting: GIS Technician

Organization: Chugach Electric Association
Position Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Closing Date: Until filled

Online Job Announcements

Chugach Electric Association is a member-owned cooperative, headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska's largest city. Anchorage itself sits at the base of the Chugach Mountains. Chugach is pleased to provide reliable, affordable power to more than 92,000 members from Anchorage to the northern Kenai Peninsula, and from Whittier on Prince William Sound to Tyonek on the west side of Cook Inlet. We service over 113,000 locations with 3,782 miles of transmission and distribution lines. We have many services that make it easy to power homes and businesses with Chugach.

Working under general supervision, the GIS Technician is responsible for the development, maintenance and accuracy of Geographic Information System (GIS) maps and data. This position provides GIS support for all departments.

Please visit the link above for more information.

Job Posting: Lidar Analyst

Organization: NV5
Position Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Closing Date: Until filled

Online Job Announcements

NV5 is a global technology solutions and consulting services company with a workforce of over 4,500 professionals in more than 100 offices worldwide. NV5’s continued growth has been spurred through strategic investments in firms with unique capabilities to help current and future customers solve the world’s toughest problems. The NV5 family brings together talent across a wide range of markets and fields, including Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, Architects, Photogrammetrists, GIS Professionals, Software Developers, IT, Project Management Professionals, and more.

The Lidar Analyst works as part of the Lidar Team, ensuring the execution of processing tasks and following the appropriate workflows. The analyst directly supports senior and lead analysts in developing and testing efficiency improvements while also supporting the production of lidar data from multiple sensor platforms. The analyst has knowledge of lidar processing workflows, performs rigorous QA/QC, and assists in training of analysts and technicians.

Please visit the link above for more information.

Monday, February 12, 2024

Job Posting: Geospatial Analyst

Organization: Lynker Technologies, LLC
Position Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Location: Anchorage or Fairbanks, Alaska

Anchorage Online Job Announcement
Fairbanks Online Job Announcement

Lynker Technologies, LLC is searching for a Geospatial Analyst to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management (OCM). The candidate will provide technical assistance, processing, quality assurance, documentation, and management of geospatial data and services. This position is eligible for full time Work from Home, but MUST be located in Anchorage or Fairbanks, AK so that the incumbent is located within the community and can easily travel throughout the state.

The successful Geospatial Analyst will work together with OCM's Alaska Regional Geospatial Coordinator in assisting in the development and implementation of geospatial activities, provide geospatial analysis and direct technical assistance to partners, and support other GIS and remote sensing projects, such as land cover mapping, lidar processing, and digital elevation model production.

Please visit the link above for more information or contact Laura Trilles or John McCombs.

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Job Posting: GIS Analyst 3

Organization: Alaska Department of Natural Resources, DGGS
Position Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Closing Date: January 31, 2024 at 5:00 PM Alaska Time

Online Job Announcement

The Alaska Geospatial Office works to advance the use of geospatial data and technologies as a tool for better decision-making in Alaska. We accomplish this by coordinating geospatial initiatives through the Alaska Geospatial Council and managing the State Geoportal for public access to data. Our goal is to ensure that current, reliable, high-quality geospatial data are available and accessible to decision-makers.

The Alaska Geospatial Office is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, and detail-oriented individual to manage the State’s Imagery and Elevation Portals. The portal manager will be responsible for processing, storing, organizing, visualizing, analyzing, and distributing elevation and imagery data for Alaska. This is a permanent position located in Anchorage, Alaska. As part of the Alaska Geospatial Office Team, this position will provide leadership for managing imagery and elevation data for Alaska, and distribution of imagery and elevation data via the State Open Data Geoportal.

Please visit the link above for more information or contact Leslie Jones, Geospatial Information Officer, 907-269-5710.

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Job Posting: GIS Specialist (6 Openings)

Organization: National Park Service
Position Type: Full-Time Term (up to 4 years)
Location: Multiple Locations
Closing Date: September 25, 2023 at 11:59 PM (EST)

Online Announcement for NPS-IRA-23-12112545-DE

These positions are located in:
These are Interdisciplinary GIS Specialist positions at GS-09 for the following job series: 0150 Geography, 0401 Biology, 1301 Physical Science, or 1370 Cartography. You must meet the basic educational requirement for at least one series and meet the additional specialized experience and/or education in order to qualify for this position.

These are term positions (more than 1 year) with an initial appointment expecting to last at least 13 months but may be extended up to a total of four years, or more based on any changes to regulations governing the number of years term appointments may last, without further competition. Term positions do not convey permanent status in the Federal service.

This position includes, but is not limited to the following duties:
  • Design, develop, support, and utilize GIS data and workflows.
  • Collect spatial data and create map products to support park needs.
  • Communicate effectively and good customer service.
  • Train, distribute, and support field data collection hardware and apps (GPS/GNSS).
  • Perform spatial analyses.

To apply for one or more of these positions, please complete and submit the required documents as described on the Online Announcement link above. For more information, email Heather Dujay with questions about the positions.

Job Posting: GIS Program Manager

Organization: Alaska Department of Military & Veterans Affairs, Alaska Army National Guard Facilities
Position Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Closing Date: September 25, 2023 at 5:00 PM Alaska Time

This recruitment is open to all applicants.

Online Job Announcement

What you will be doing:

The incumbent is responsible for the administration, design, modification, and maintenance of complex and diverse GIS processes in support of environmental operations. This includes project planning/design, database administration, contract preparation/management, spatial data acquisition and analysis, information technology systems software selection/support, and spatial data equipment management.

Division mission and culture:

Our section's primary mission is to provide environmental oversight and management for AKARNG locations statewide. We accomplish this through staff training, soldier engagement, compliance site visits, and providing timely and accurate regulatory guidance. Our team helps keep the AKARNG mission-ready for State and Federal service.

Who we are looking for applicants with knowledge and experience in these areas:
  • ESRI ArcGIS and AutoCAD systems.
  • Program and project management.
  • Information technology and associated systems.
  • Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and data acquisition systems.
  • Contracts for GIS, AutoCAD, and data acquisition programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the applicant with competencies in
  • Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results. Determines objectives, sets priorities, and delegates work. Accepts responsibility for own actions and decisions. Complies with established control systems and rules.
  • Database Management Systems: Knowledge of the uses of database management systems and software to control the organization, storage, retrieval, security, and integrity of data.
  • Decision Making: Makes sound, well-informed, and objective decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; commits to action, even in uncertain situations, to accomplish organizational goals; causes change.
  • Geospatial Science – Knowledge of the concepts, principles, theories, and methods related to the collection, storage, analysis, visualization, and distribution of geographic based data and maps.
  • Technical Competence: Uses knowledge that is acquired through formal training or extensive on-the-job experience to perform one's job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job; advises others on technical issues.


The successful applicants must pass a federal background check in order to qualify for military base access, which is required with this position's work location on base. The background check will include fingerprinting. All job offers are conditional pending successful completion of the federal background check and issuance of a Defense Biometrics Identification System (DBIDS) card allowing base access. You must be able to maintain the clearance throughout your employment. If using a private vehicle this will require a valid Alaska Driver License, proof of vehicle insurance, and a valid State of Alaska vehicle registration.

State employees are guests on Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson; clearance and access is not within the State's control.

Special Note: In addition, in some cases employees must be able to obtain and maintain a Common Access Card (CAC). As part of the examination process, a background check investigation, including a criminal records check, will be conducted. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude appointment. The circumstances involved in the conviction will be considered.

For specific information in reference to the position please contact:
Name: Donald Flournoy
Phone: 907-428-7197

Monday, June 19, 2023

AAUG Elections on 06/21

AAUG has had the same board since pre-Covid, and we are (finally) holding elections following the presentations on Wednesday, June 21!

Please join us to volunteer and help to select our board. Several of the current board members are happy to continue in the same or new roles, but we definitely need help to complete the slate of positions open so AAUG can continue coordinating presentations and training opportunities for the Alaska GIS community. Come learn more about these fun and helpful positions and remember, holding any board seat in a local GIS group earns points for GISP certification!

The elected positions are (anyone within AAUG can vote):

  • President
  • Treasurer (Chris Harrington will continue)
  • Secretary
And the volunteer positions are:
  • Newsletter
  • Meeting Logistics
  • Webmaster/Job Postings (Angie Southwould will continue)
  • x3 Director at Large positions

If you cannot make the meeting in person or via zoom (same link as general meeting shown above), but would still like to be considered for or nominate someone for a board position, please email Chris before noon on Wednesday.(