Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Job Posting: Planning / GIS Technician

Organization: City of Soldotna
Location: Soldotna, AK
Closing Date: January 31, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Online Job Announcement

Position Description Document

The City of Soldotna has an opening for a regular full time Planning / GIS Technician in the Planning and Zoning Department. This position is responsible for ongoing operation of the City Geographic Information System (GIS), and for enforcement of City zoning, public nuisance, and land use ordinances. Assists in performing other duties of the Planning department. Work is performed under the direction of the Director of Economic Development and Planning.

Must submit City application, resume and cover letter to Human Resources at 177 N. Birch Street, Soldotna, by email tcollier@ci.soldotna.ak.us, or fax 866-596-2994 by 5 p.m., January 31, 2014.

The City of Soldotna is an EEO employer.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Highlights from the 1/15 AAUG Meeting

Andy Spence of esri presenting to AAUG at the BP Energy Center on 1/15 on the benefits and process of developing a staff training plan!

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Job Posting: GIS Analyst III

Organization: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (DGGS)
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Closing Date: January 27, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Online Job Announcement

The Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (DGGS) is recruiting applicants for a GIS Analyst III position in our main office located in Fairbanks, Alaska. We need a motivated, efficient, and productive individual with strong GIS skills, demonstrated proficiency with ESRI’s ArcGIS software, and the ability to contribute and thrive in a team-based work culture, to serve as our division’s primary GIS data manager. The staff comprises mainly highly educated field geologists and research geoscientists who collect, analyze, and disseminate information about Alaska’s land and its potential to produce metals, minerals, fuels, geothermal resources, and construction materials. They also investigate potential geologic hazards to buildings, roads, bridges, and other structures. More information and the application process are available online; see the job announcement link above.

Please contact Paula Davis with any questions regarding this recruitment.

Paula Davis (Hiring Manager)
PH:  (907) 451-5053
FAX:  (907) 451-5050
email:  paula.davis@alaska.gov

Friday, January 10, 2014

Event Announcement: 2014 Alaska Surveying and Mapping Conference

Registration Now Open!


March 24 - 28, 2014
Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center
Fairbanks, Alaska

*Attendee Registration Now Open*
Visit www.aksmc.org and register by February 14th to receive the discounted rate!

*New This Year*
This year's conference brings you the Geo Jam: a combination of the
GIS Jam and Technical Sessions. 
Geo Jam agenda and Geo Jam presenter registration coming soon!
*Digital Map Showcase*
The Digital Map Showcase is back again! 
Submit a map to share with your peers at this year's Geo Jam.

 *Thank You to our Sponsors!*
Click HERE to check out the sponsors making this year's conference possible!
 *Let's Celebrate*
 Join us in celebrating Bill Mendenhall’s 90th birthday by contributing to the new
William W. Mendenhall Engineering Scholarship.
Click HERE for details.

For questions, please contact:

Brooke Ivy
Visions Meeting and Event Management