Friday, March 24, 2017

Job Posting: Web GIS Fellow

Organization: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Online Job Announcement 2017-004 EJ

This GIS position will participate in work on developing national web maps and AGOL story map applications in additional to gaining experience on various GIS analytical and data management projects. The work is focused on topics including climate change vulnerability assessments and adaptation plans, drought risk assessments, carbon sequestration and flux, greenhouse gas emissions, and energy management.

To apply for this position, please complete and submit an application from the Online Job Announcement link above. For more information, email usforestservice@orise.orau.gov.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Job Posting: GIS Technician

Organization: Kenai Peninsula Borough
Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Soldotna, AK
Closing Date: March 15, 2017 5:00 PM Alaska Time

Online Job Announcement

Under designated supervision, the GIS technician is responsible for ongoing development and operation of the Geographic Information System including programming and documentation, graphic and related data input, and production of standard and special use GIS products.

To apply for this position, please see the Online Job Announcement link above. For more information, contact the Office of Human Resources at (907) 714-2130 or via email at humanresources@kpb.us.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Training Announcement: Mastering GIS Concepts

Organization: UAF-GINA/Blue Skies Solutions, LLC
Location: GINA Remote Sensing/GIS Lab, West Ridge Research Building Room 004, Fairbanks
Date(s): January 12-13, 2017 or March 15-16, 2017 or May 10-11, 2017

This course is designed for those who have a good foundation in the basics of GIS and are ready to explore some of the more technical components of ArcGIS for Desktop software as well as ArcGIS Online.

Training Announcement

For more information, please visit the web link above or contact Pete Hickman at pete@gina.alaska.edu.

Training Announcement: Navigating GIS Concepts

Organization: UAF-GINA/Blue Skies Solutions, LLC
Location: GINA Remote Sensing/GIS Lab, West Ridge Research Building Room 004, Fairbanks
Date(s): January 9 and 11, 2017 or March 13-14, 2017 or May 8-9, 2017

This course teaches what a GIS is and what you can do with it with a focus on utilizing Alaska GIS resources. Working with Esri’s ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Online, you will create maps, explore and analyze the data behind the maps, and apply methods to easily share your maps. By the end of the course, you will gain solid understanding of how GIS maps and ArcGIS tools are used to visualize real-world features, discover patterns, obtain information, and communicate that information to others.

Training Announcement

For more information, please visit the web link above or contact Pete Hickman at pete@gina.alaska.edu.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Job Posting: GIS Manager

Organization: City of Valdez
Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Valdez, AK
Closing Date: Until filled (Application review begins 03/17/2017)

Online Job Announcement

The City of Valdez has an opportunity for a GIS Manager in the Information Technology Department. This hands-on position requires advanced level GIS experience deploying and integrating GIS at an Enterprise level combined with outstanding leadership, communication, presentation, customer service, and project management skills.

To apply for this position, please complete and submit an application from the Online Job Announcement link above.

Job Posting: Advanced Wildlife Survey and GIS Technician

Organization: Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Arctic Beringia
Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Closing Date: Until filled

Online Job Announcement

Provide GIS, data management, and field assistance to the Dall’s sheep monitoring program of the National Park Service Arctic Inventory and Monitoring Network (ARCN) and associated aerial distance sampling survey work conducted by ARCN, the Central Alaska Network (CAKN), the Western Arctic National Parklands (WEAR), Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve (GAAR), Denali National Park and Preserve (DENA), Lake Clark National Park and Preserve (LACL) and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve (WRST). The position will provide linkages between NPS wildlife objectives and those of WCS in the region, including work on predator/prey interactions (especially as they relate to wolverines) and outreach to hunters and their communities.

Desired start date is March 15, but flexible.

To apply for this position, please complete and submit an application from the Online Job Announcement link above.

Training Announcement: Mastering GIS Concepts

Organization: Blue Skies Solutions, LLC
Location: TIPS Computer Lab, Atwood Building, Anchorage
Date(s): April 10-11, 2017

This course is designed for those who have a good foundation in the basics of GIS and are ready to explore some of the more technical components of ArcGIS for Desktop software as well as ArcGIS Online.

Training Announcement

For more information, please visit the web link above or contact info2@blueskiessolutions.net.