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Transportation Planning Intern (Summer position: mid-May to mid-August), $15.77-19.18 p/hr 
City of Casper, WY-Metropolitan Planning Organization

This position will assist with public engagement for the Comprehensive Plan update and conduct surveys for transit in the City of Casper. We anticipate a very robust public engagement effort in the community. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in Statistical Analysis, Program Evaluation, MS Excel, and Social Media platforms. Ability to work in GIS-based platforms is a plus.  Incumbents are responsible for assisting in a designated City department with a variety of projects and duties to assist in developing a skill set in a specialized area of study.  Responsibilities may include data collection, research, public assistance, general office work, special projects and other duties related to the designated department. Receives direction from higher level supervisory staff within assigned department.  This position is driving essential.
No previous experience required.  Applicant must currently be enrolled at, or a recent graduate of an accredited university or college, majoring in the field of the internship, with a plan of working in that field as a career.

Closes 3/11/2016.  To apply: pdf


Fire Technician II, Survey Technician IV, Outside Plant Engineer (SOP), IT Manager
SLUG (Salt Lake Area GIS Users Group): Grand County Utah, Sevier County Utah, General Dynamics, Elwood Staffing

Fire Tech: The Grand County Fire Warden will develop and oversee the wildland fire programs within Grand County.  As the state representative for wildland fire in the county, the fire warden will protect private and public property by preventing the origin and spread of fire on non-federal forest and rangelands and help the county, communities and land owners protect their lands through effetive fire prevention and mitigation programs.  Use GPS and GIS to accomplish tasks.  Survey Tech: GIS and ArcMap experience...Upload survey data to GIS using ArcMap software.  Knowledge of how to upload survey data in GIS using ArcMap software... Outside Plant Eng: Responsible for Red-line conversion, as built validation, splicing one-line diagram, updated splicing sheets, compilation of all updates into a GIS format, and handover of redlines, GIS file and copleted as builts....IT Man: familiarity with GIS softwared preferred, especially ESRI ArcGIS.  Supports the organization's comoputer hardware equipment, software applications and all IT and GIS related operations.

Fire Tech: Closes 2/21/16: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/utah/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1350861 .

Survey Tech: Closes 2/17/2016: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/utah/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1338612

Outside Plant Eng: https://secure.resumeware.net/gdns_rw/gdns_web/job_detail.cfm?key=242369 .

IT Manager: http://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=85bbfe2408c0fdd3&q=GIS&l=utah&tk=1aamcivvk1q4p85s&from=ja&alid=8d4996488a4929e7&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=job_alerts


GIS Intern (20 hours a week, flexible, for 15-20 weeks), $15 p/hr
The University of Utah's DIGIT Lab and the Utah Automated Geographic Reference Center (AGRC)

AGRC is seeking a GIS Intern for Spring 2016. The incumbent will assist in processing data updates, and performing quality control checks, on large scale GIS datasets. Work will primarily be for the Governor's Office of Economic Development’s Broadband Outreach Center, but might also include tasks for the Public Lands Survey System, 911-related GIS data layers, and more.
Intermediate familiarity with ArcMap and other ESRI products. Must have taken at least one advanced GIS course.  Experience with editing polygons in ArcMap.  Upperclass undergraduate or graduate student.  Strong problem solving skills in GIS.  Ability to work self directed and independently, as well as in a team.  Experience using python or other programming languages is desired, but not mandatory.
Work must be performed on site at AGRC in the State Office Building at the Capitol campus. Hours are flexible with an expectation of 20 hours per week. Start date is as soon as possible and the term of the internship is expected to be 15-20 weeks.

Supplemental questions:

  • Describe the three most innovative or impactful GIS projects/solutions in which you played a role.
  • What do you see as the three most important current GIS trends in the GIS field?
  • Briefly describe your experience and interest in GIS.

Submit a resume and answers to the supplemental questions above to Phoebe McNeally at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Hourly GIS Technician 1 (20-25 hours a week, flexible), $12.00 - $17.00 p/hr
Salt Lake City Streets Division, Salt Lake City

Collects, compiles, maintains and updates departmental geographic information. Verifies address-related or other database related information through researching existing records and field checks.   Conducts quality assurance of the data prepared for entry into geographic information system. Utilizing trigonometric and algebraic concepts, measures and adjusts state plane coordinates, to maintain and update GIS coverage.  Utilizes a variety of input devices for inputting mapping and tabular information into a geographic information system, including coordinate geometry coordinate adjustment software. Interprets maps, plats and survey records to develop map overlays. Prepares basic maps and tabular reports using plotters and other output devices. Provides mapping and departmental GIS related information to other City departments and outside agencies, and assists in interpreting the requested information. Participates in the accurate completion, calculation, verification coding, entry and cross checking of individual department data input and City-wide GIS database and subsequent data layers.    Performs other duties as required.
Graduation from high school or equivalency, including course work in trigonometry and/or algebra, and two (2) years of experience in one or more of the following areas: computer-aided design and drafting, GIS, surveying or computer data entry. Two (2) years post-high school training in civil engineering, computer science, GIS, surveying or a related field may be substituted for two (2) years' work experience.  Ability to operate computers and basic familiarity with AutoCAD and ArcView. Familiarity with basic surveying methods and techniques.  Ability to work well with co-workers, supervisors, other agencies and the general public under a variety of circumstances.  Possession of a valid Utah driver's license or driving privilege card and ability to work unconventional hours and overtime when required.
Closes 1/29/16.  Apply at: https://dotnet.slcgov.com/ManagementServices/JobApplication


GIS/Mapping Specialist, Full-Time
CBC (Coldwell Banker Commercial) Advisors, Utah

Applicant's primary responsibilities include creating site analysis and tenant competition maps, updating data and geodatabases, assisting commercial agents with map requests as well as aiding with the creation of online interactive mapping systems.  The specialist will provide a variety of full scale maps and interactive mapping capability to our agents for tours, new site selections and a wide range of demographic studies for use in listing and tenant rep presentations.
Bachelor's (4) year degree in Geography or related field with an emphasis in GIS.  GIS software experience required in ArcGIS (ArcView, ArcCatalog), ArcGIS Online web maps or experience with web mapping API's using Javascript.
To Apply: https://coldwellutah.applicantpro.com/jobs/334300.html


NSF Summer Undergraduate Research Student
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program, The University of Toledo

Students are partnered with scientists, engineers, graduate students, and agency professionals to conduct cutting-edge research on important land-lake environmental challenges.  Fun, Exciting, Meaningful Field & Lab Research.  Build the skills for your dream career. Develop life-long connections with top scientists, faculty, engineers, grad students & agencies.  Fields: Environmental Sciences, Biology, Engineering, Chemistry, Geography, GIS.Study and help combat environmental problems: Harmful Algal Blooms, Invasive Species, Climate Change, Water Quality.  Use & Apply Top Technology: Sensor networks, water quality, environmental DNA, next-gen sequencing, Geographic Information Systems, ROVs, drones, etc.  Field trips: canoeing, lake sampling, wetlands.  Social: Cedar Point, Mudhens baseball, SkyZone, concerts, kayaking.  Opportunities to earn research credits are available.     
Rising college Juniors and Seniors are preferred, Sophomores may be considered.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents.
9 Weeks ⋅ $5000 Stipend & Food Allowance, Paid Dorm ⋅ Travel Allowance ⋅ June 1-July 29.  REU students will be housed in University of Toledo dormitories and provided a $5000 stipend to cover living expenses and food.

Application deadline: 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 26, 2016.  http://www.utoledo.edu/nsm/lec/reu/main.html


HP GIS Tech 3, Temporary Full-Time Position
Questar Project Employees Co.

Complete simple and routine GIS functions; help supervisor or team lead on GIS projects as directed; provide basic support to customers; maintain pipe records that involve working with simple platting processes and procedures creating and updating pipe assets and land base in GIS data model; create, generate and print cartographic maps and reports; perform spatial and data queries that are less technical in nature; help in the gathering and printing of requested gas facility information for internal and external customers; perform simple and routine mathematical calculations on conversions for deriving pipe centerline, rights-of-way and land base; and perform other duties as assigned.
Regular attendance; a two- year associate degree or certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from an accredited institution or equivalent professional experience; additional education or experience in basic survey and engineering principles is preferred; proficient in the field of GIS and able to meet reasonable work completion deadlines; possession of a valid driver's license; an acceptable driving record; adherence to all policies established by Company, including the Questar Corporation Business Ethics and Compliance Policy and to all applicable industry rules and regulations such as FERC compliance.
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Link: http://www.questar.com/psp/webextdom/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=901421&PostingSeq=1


IHP GIS Tech 3, Temporary Full-Time Position
Questar Project Employees Co.

Complete simple and routine GIS functions as related specifically to Distribution Intermediate High Pressure (IHP) pipe mapping; create and update IHP pipe features and attribution in distribution GIS model; perform simple and routine mathematical calculations on conversions for deriving pipe centerline, location in relation to other IHP and Land features; general mapping and data assistance; help others as needed to research pipeline information and create mapping prints; under direction of immediate supervision or lead person, carry out GIS assignments in a regular routine skill level with limited latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment; and perform other duties as assigned.
Regular attendance;  a two- year associate degree or certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from an accredited institution or equivalent professional experience; additional education or experience in basic survey and engineering principles is preferred;  proficient in the field of GIS and able to meet reasonable work completion deadlines; possession of a valid driver's license; an acceptable driving record; adherence to all policies established by Company, including the Questar Corporation Business Ethics and Compliance Policy and to all applicable industry rules and regulations such as FERC compliance.
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Undergraduate GIS Intern, Flexible Part-Time (10-19 hrs/wk), $12/hr
University of Utah Global Change and Sustainability Center (GCSC), On-Campus

Assist the staff of the iUTAH Visualization Lab (iVL) in developing visualizations of geospatial data for science, policy-making, and general public audiences. Process and clean data including County Assessor parcel databases, public utility billing data, municipal infrastructure databases and CAD files, hydrological and meterological sensor data and survey response data. Design static maps, interactive web maps, and/or 3D visualizations using these data.
The successful applicant will have a strong working knowledge of basic functions in ArcGIS for Desktop, particularly including: data management and processing functions; attribute and spatial queries; and symbolizing data for effective communication. Applicant's must have solid skills in organizing and managing data (in shapefile, file geodatabase, raster, and flat tabular formats) in the Windows 8.1 environment. Discipline in documenting workflows is critical, as is capacity to use the ESRI help resources to master unfamiliar functionality. Experience with 3D Analyst applications ArcScene and ArcGlobe are a plus, although not required. The position also offers the opportunity to work with ESRI's City Engine, so previous experience with this application is also a plus but not required. Critically, I'm seeking an intern who balances willingness to work and resolve problems independently, with lack of fear about communicating when and what they don't know.
This intern will assist the work of the iVL, a scientific and information visualization effort that is part of the NSF-funded iUTAH project (see the project website at iutahepscor.org). This multi-disciplinary research project involves collaborators at UU, USU, BYU, and elsewhere, in a broad research program that is investigating the intersection between changing climate, urban expansion and rapid population growth in the Greater Wasatch Region in order to better understand Utah's water future. iUTAH seeks to cultivate Utah's research infrastructure and improve the state's capacity to compete successfully for future NSF grant funding; development of human capital and other research infrastructure like the iVL are important elements of this mission. This opportunity would be ideal for a student majoring in GIS who wants to cultivate experience with ESRI's geovisualization tools.
TO APPLY: Please send a resume indicating relevant coursework and work experience to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and feel free to email at this address with any questions.


GIS Technician, Full-Time

Planning and environmental firm with award-winning GIS team needs a full-time, entry-level individual with strong problem-solving skills to fill a UDOT-contracted position in West Valley City, Utah. Must be self-motivated, knowledgeable and excited about GIS technology and trends, industry savvy (particularly with Esri), and an excellent problem-solver with the technical ability to troubleshoot a wide spectrum of issues related to map services, data services, and other GIS technology.
Salary commensurate to entry-level GIS technician. BIO-WEST offers an excellent benefits package including paid holidays, paid personal time off, medical and dental insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, profit sharing, and discretionary bonuses.
To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three professional and academic references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Looking to hire immediately. The position is open until filled. No phone calls, please. Equal opportunity employer.  http://www.bio-west.com/employment/job-openings/ 


GIS Project Leader, Full-Time, $83,345.60/yr
Salt Lake County Administrative Services

Salt Lake County Government Center, SLC, Utah
Oversees development and coordinates Salt Lake County’s GIS. Provides programing services, maps, data sets, technical advice, training and assistance as required to county agencies and elected officials. Defines, documents, coordinates and implements standards and procedures for GIS in order to create a consistent implementation throughout the county. Recommends GIS visions, goals and strategies to provide a solid direction to the county in regards to GIS.
Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography, Urban Planning, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems Management or other closely related field, plus six (6) years of related experience, of which two (2) years must have been supervisory or administrative; OR an equivalent combination of related education and experience. Education may not be substituted for supervisory or administrative experience.
Application Close Date: 1/25/16


Temporary Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician, January ASAP-December 2016 (exact dates flexible)
AgReserves, Inc., South Valley Farms, Wasco, CA

This position is located at the South Valley Farms office in Wasco, CA, but will assist remotely and/or in person with projects in Chico, CA and other locations as assigned.
The preferred candidates for this internship would be a recent graduate in GIS, surveying/geomatics, drafting technology, civil engineering, geography, agronomy, or a related field.
Compensation is based on qualifications. Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Group Term Life, Disability, Retirement Savings Programs (401k and Retirement Plus Plan), Flex Spending, and other value-added benefits.
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To Apply: To be considered for this position, send cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with “GIS Opportunities” in the subject line.


National Park Service
Mosaics in Science
Paid Internships

Various Locations-Travel and Housing may be Covered (check on Internship details)
Most over Summer (May to August)


Open Rank Faculty Position in GIS, Natural Resources, and Protected Areas
UCMERCED (University of California, Merced)

We seek a scholar who will provide leadership in helping to establish a program of international stature within the interdisciplinary area of adaptive management of complex coupled human (managerial, legal, administrative, economic, cultural) and natural (ecological, climatic, geologic, hydrologic) systems to sustain native species, ecosystems, and landscapes, and to preserve cultural heritage. The ideal candidate will have a research program that addresses lands and resource management broadly in the context of changing global earth systems and governance, including conservation, ecosystem services and climate adaptation, relying on systems thinking and adaptive management of coupled human and natural systems, spatial analytics and modeling, environmental planning, or other related fields. The ideal candidate will bridge management and science, and will lead efforts to develop interdisciplinary research and education programs at UC Merced associated with science, management, and sustainability of public lands and protected areas, such as national parks. We seek scholars who can contribute to the cross-functional research environment at UC Merced, who publish in leading high-impact journals, and who can teach undergraduate and graduate courses in one or more areas of management and/or in resource management and sustainability.
A Ph.D. in one of the core areas of Management, Engineering, Science or a closely related field is required. Evidence of or potential for high-quality teaching, and excellence in scholarship and research are necessary. We encourage applications from candidates who have cross-functional or multi-disciplinary research interests. Appointments will be effective July, 2016, or later. PhD must be completed by the start of the appointment.
Open December 1st, 2015 through June 30th, 2016: https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/apply/JPF00274


12 Internships, 12 Wks. (40 hrs/week) during summer, $15.00/hr
National Park Service Climate Change Response program & The University of Washington

The George Melendez Wright Initiative for Young Leaders in Climate Change (YLCC) offers twelve positions for the summer of 2016 in national parks and program offices all around the country -- from Florida to Alaska, and Washington DC to American Samoa. Applications will be accepted until 12:00 PM PST on January 28, 2016.
Graduate Students & upper-level undergraduates (current juniors & seniors)


Geospatial Web Applications Developer, Full time
RedCastle Resources, Inc., SLC, UT

Assist with and/or lead the specification, development, and maintenance of web-based and native applications.
4- year college degree or significant development experience in substitution.


GIS Specialist, Full time, $48,403.00- $76,131.00/year
Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Grants Pass, OR

Work with resource specialist to determine type, amount, and level of information required to develop and analyze ecosystem management alternatives. Compiles natural resource, topographic, and cartographic data for creation of thematic map products and presentation materials.
Must meet the specialized experience requirement or substitution of education for experience: At the GS-9 level; Master’s degree or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.


Postdoctoral Fellow II, 1 year may be extended contingent on performance and availability of funding.
Utah State University, Watershed Sciences, Quinney College of Natural Resources, Logan, UT.

Work with Dr. Patrick Belmont’s research group and will have some flexibility to choose among several research topics.
PhD or MS in Watershed Sciences, Hydrology, Civil Engineering, Earth Sciences, Geosciences, Physical Geography or a related discipline and have research interests in fluvial geomorphology.


Senior GIS Analyst, Full time. $19.42-$33.41 hourly.
810 Department of Transportation, Salt Lake County, UT

Create, complete, and maintain high level or complex GIS projects and supporting databases; design and implement GIS solutions.
Bachelor’s degree in a field related to GIS (or equivalent work experience)


SIGINT Geospatial Analyst 1, Full time
MultiLingual Solutions, SLC, UT

Knowledge and experience to apply geospatial analysis techniques against SIGINT metadata collected from foreign communications systems in order to identify, locate and track SIGINT targets, and to accurately report the intelligence gained from geospatial metadata analysis to SIGNINT customers.
HS/GED preferred.


Geospatial Web Applications Developer, full time.
RedCastle Resources Inc., SLC, UT.

Assist with and/or lead the specification, development, and maintenance of web-based and native applications.
4-year college degree or significant development experience in substitution.


GIS, Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, 1- full time 1- half-time.

Work will focus on the Park Atlas program which involves acquisition and organization of park data to develop web mapping applications using ArcGIS Server and GeoCortex software.
Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography or Computer Science, or a related field OR a Bachelor’s degree and four years progressively complex GIS experience.


Revenue Cycle Division Internship (non-clinical) for Summer 2016. Full time M-F for 3 months, beginning mid-May 2016
University of Utah Health Care, Salt Lake City, UT.

Participates and leads ongoing planning & execution of internship projects as assigned by the preceptor and members of management.
Currently enrolled at an accredited educational institution for undergraduate or graduate degree.
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Museum Education Intern-Taking Learning Outdoors Program. $9.50/hour, 10 hours/week for 12 weeks; hours are variable.
Natural History Museum of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

Applicant will work closely with the department’s education specialists to complete a variety of projects centered on informal science education for K-12 students and teachers.
University of Utah undergraduate.
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a brief cover letter stating how your interests and experience align with position


GIS Internship, $8.00/hr part time flexible hours, core hours 7:30am-5:30pm
Herriman City, Herriman, UT

High school or equivalent
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SIGINT Geospatial Analyst 1, Full time
Hill AFB, UT

Compare geospatial analysis techniques against SIGINT metadata collected from foreign communication systems, and develop end-product SIGINT-derived from GIS reports. SGA level 1 requires mentorship and/or significant guidance from Government personnel.
BS in a technical field
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Environmental Scientist
Environmental Scientist Remediation, South Jordan, UT

Design environmental monitoring systems, evaluate and interpret monitoring results. Technical report preparations, large field investigations, and designing, evaluating, operating and troubleshooting various remediation techniques.
BS degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Geology, environmental sciences (or in related field)
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State Engineer Job Announcement:  GIS Developer/Analyst (#58986) – David Hatchner. Office of the State Engineer, Santa Fe, NM.$24.47 - $42.56 Hourly
$50,897.60 - $88,524.80 Annually, Permanent Position

This programmer analyst position serves as a lead Geographic Information System (GIS) web application developer, analyst, technical lead and facilitator on multiple inter-agency projects where GIS and other agency systems must work together to meet agency business requirements. The GIS Analyst Programmer is a self-directed solution and technical support provider to business, engineering or scientific work groups in accordance with established standards. Working under limited supervision, the position consults with peers, subject matter experts, data architect, other developers and GIS experts. This position also provides guidance, mentors, trains, and helps develop junior staff. To Apply:  http://www.spo.state.nm.us/applicationguide/#Scene001


The Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office (PLPCO) is recruiting for a GIS Analyst. 

This individual will serve as a GIS Specialist with 50% office work and 50% field work.  Per diem meals and camping/hotel costs are covered while traveling. Field work includes multiple day trips working in remote locations throughout Utah. This full time position requires flexibility to work in an office and outdoor environment. Start date is early November. Prefer Bachelor's degree in Geography, Environmental Science, or related field. $18.00-21.00/hr. http://statejobs.utah.gov/jobseeker/


Planning Intern, Lehi City, Planning Division, Community Development Department. Part time $12.00/hr.

Lehi City Planning Division is currently seeking applicants for a paid internship position. Interns will have an opportunity to gain planning experience, build professional skills, and network with urban planning, real estate development, and design professionals. The internship position is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are currently working on an urban planning degree. Duration of the internship would be until approximately April of 2016. The minimum time commitment is 15-20 hours per week.


GIS Programmer/Analyst, Horrocks Engineers, Pleasant Grove, UT.

Horrocks Engineers is looking to hire a GIS Programmer/Analyst in our Pleasant Grove, Utah office with approximately 4-6 years of experience. The candidate will be part of a highly skilled GIS team with opportunities to work on innovative GIS projects.
Bachelor’s Degree in a diverse variety of fields with an emphasis in GIS
3+ years of experience as a GIS Analyst. 2+ years of experience as a GIS Programmer


GIS Analyst (GIT Associate I). Michael Baker International, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT.

Responsibilities include: Applies basic principles of geography, mapping, planning, and physical/computer sciences to GIS tasks. Assists GIS specialists and engineering professionals on project plan preparation, evaluation, conditions, design changes, and reports. Candidate will have highly developed ArcMap editing skills along with being proficient with Microsoft Office products.  Cartographic duties include: digitizing, editing, and map book creation using data driven pages. Analyzes and interprets diagrams and documents to extract project and production data. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, 2+ years of experience.


Geographic Analyst II, & TCS Engineer I- GIS/Maps, Nokia Business, Seoul, Korea

Nokia business, offers the world’s freshest maps and location experiences across multiple screens and operating systems. HERE is inspiring a new generation of location services and devices, helping more people to navigate their lives with ease and confidence. Built on more than 25 years of experience in cartography and drawing on more than 80,000 sources of data, HERE offers “Maps for Life” for every country of the world, voice guided navigation for 95 countries in more than 50 languages, and live traffic information for 34 countries. To learn more about HERE, visit http://blog.here.com
Bachelor’s degree required.  Degree in Business, GIS/Geography, Science, Technology or related field preferred


GIS Coordinator, Dept. of Agriculture/Conservation/Forestry, Augusta, Maine, $41,516.80-$55,910.40, closes October 7

Advanced tech services work in operating the Maine Geological Survey's graphic information system.
Maintain MGS Publications, Map Status, & Mapping Databases; operate ink jet plotters & wide-format digital scanner
Use graphic software to comine figures, diagrams & images w/text fot maps & reports. Assist w/natural resource gospatial analysis.
Needs 6yr minimum combinatin of education, training, and/or experience related to GIS systems, experience using ArcGIS 10.x.
Strong knowledge of cartography & map design in geologic disciplines and/or hydrology preferred


Health Policy Fellowship, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Rockville, MD.

A fellowship opportunity is available in the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion’s (ODPHP) Division of Health Care Quality within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), Office of the Secretary (OS), at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Rockville, MD. The participant will gain professional experience in a health policy setting.
A medical degree, PhD/DrPH, MPH,  or a closely related field received within the last five years. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree received within the last five years are also encouraged to apply, provided they have relevant public health academic or work experience in addition to the degree.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience working in a public health environment and experience in improving health care quality.


Postdoctoral Training, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, David E. Bell Fellowships, Boston, MA.

The Bell Fellowship Program provides opportunities for research and leadership training in a flexible, 1 or 2 year non-degree program for researchers and practitioners in the field of population and development. Selected candidates possess a strong record of academic training, a commitment to population and development work, the demonstrated ability to work independently, and leadership potential.
Applications for the 2016-2018 cohort will be accepted beginning on September 1, 2015. The deadline to apply is December 7, 2015 at 3 pm EST.
Sloan Fellowship on Aging and Work, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Boston, MA

Thanks to generous funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (HCPDS) is launching the “Sloan Fellowship on Aging and Work.” This interdisciplinary, postdoctoral training program will address the challenges of aging societies and labor force participation. The HCPDS will host its first cohort (two fellows) beginning in September 2016.
Research Assistant, Harvard Center for Population & Development studies, Harvard, Boston, MA. The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (HCPDS) is a University-wide initiative, dedicated to interdisciplinary research focused primarily on the quantitative social science of population change, socioeconomic development, and public health.  The Center has a team of specialists called the Research Core, that support faculty and fellows in achieving their research agendas. Specifically, Research Core staff help faculty/fellows apply for grants, ensure DUA, IRB and other areas of research compliance are met, attain and manage data, conduct statistical analysis, and publish academic papers. We currently seek an energized research assistant who will join our Core and focus on aspects of data management and basic statistical analysis.
BA, BS or Masters in statistics, economics, public health or other quantitative social science preferred; Fluency in French preferred.


Associate Director, Youth Garden Project (YGP), Moab, UT. Full time, year round, salaried position.

The Associate Director of the Youth Garden Project (YGP) will take on management and oversight of the organization’s day-to-day financials, special events, site maintenance, and internship program. The Associate Director will report to the Executive Director.
This is a key staff position that requires an ability to independently perform assigned duties within broad parameters defined by general organizational policies and accepted practices with limited direct oversight. End results determine effectiveness of job performance.
This position requires someone with demonstrated leadership skills, the ability to work collaboratively and independently, and has an enthusiasm for engaging the community in the mission of the Youth Garden Project.
Graduate of an accredited university or college, with 3 years’ experience in a leadership position within a nonprofit or educational organization.
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Development Intern, Real Estate Dept., S. Power, Sustainable Power Group. Salt Lake City, UT.

Growing renewable energy company in Salt Lake City, UT seeks a highly motivated Development Intern to join the Real Estate team. The successful candidate will have an aptitude for spatial analysis and a passion for renewable energy. This is an entry level position, but a relevant field of study and internship experience are preferred. Proficiency in ArcGIS is a requirement. Part-time during the academic year and full time in the summer is preferred. $10-15 per hour (depending on experience) with an immediate start.
BA/BS in process (or Graduate work) with an excellent academic record, GIS emphasis is preferred.


Mobile GIS Developer, Service First Mobile GIS Team, Oregon Washington BLM.

The incumbent will work as a member of the Service First (BLM/FS) Mobile GIS Team to assist developing Mobile field geospatial data collection applications that work with ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Portal. Additionally the incumbent will lead the Forest Service Region 6 geospatial web development team and develop and deploy applications and services using ArcGIS Server for desktop, web and mobile use. The incumbent will work under the guidance of the Service First Mobile GIS Lead and DRM Management.


Postdoctoral Scholar or a Graduate Research Assistant, HIV Spatial Analysis and network Modeling, Dept. of Geography, University of Connecticut

The Geography Department of University of Connecticut (UConn) is looking for either  a post-doctoral scholar or a PhD graduate student to work on methodology development for visualizing and analyzing neighborhood and social network effects on drug use, HIV transmission, and treatment. This is part of a multi-year NIH funded study looking to identify multilevel barriers to medication adherence, retention in care, and HIV treatment outcomes among drug users with HIV infection. The ultimate goal is to develop multilevel interventions to improve adherence to ART and HIV treatment outcomes.
The post-doctoral position is for 1 year and the start date is as soon as possible ; continuation beyond one year will be based on performance and availability of funds.
The graduate assistant position is for 4 to 5 years (typical length of a PhD program); continuation of funding on a yearly basis will be based on performance.


Engineer, Hydrology & Computer Applications Section, NeoGov, 560 Dept. of Natural Resources, SLC, UT
Engineer I- $20.50-$26.51/hr. Engineer II- $24.13-$32.27/hr. Engineer III- $26.89-$34.77/hr.

Perform water resources engineering functions to aid in the planning and development of water projects in the State of Utah.  Position will develop computer models and GIS applications for use in such items s flood hydrology studies, river basin simulation models, and water use projections for municipal and industrial water use, development of water projects and dam safety analysis


Storm Water Program Supervisor, Office of Township Services, Salt Lake County Government Center, SLC, UT
Grade 26: $44,228.80. Grade 28: $48,942.40

Coordinates and implements the County’s Storm Water Quality Program to ensure compliance with the Utah Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (UPDES) permit, and all Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and State storm water regulations that authorize storm water discharge into water bodies of the State. Coordinates with stakeholders and agencies concerning water quality issues and regulations. Supervises Storm Water UPDES staff.  Oversees proper scientific collection, presentation, and use of water quality data.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Geology, Hydrology, Engineering, or related earth science field, plus two (2) years of experience in water quality related work.


Tenure-track assistant or associate professor, University of Michigan, School of Public Health.

The Department of Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is seeking a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in the area of population health management and policy.  We define population health management broadly as programs and policies designed to improve the health of populations, subpopulations, or individuals through a variety of strategies. 
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, two reprints/examples of scholarship, and the names/contact information for three references.  All application materials should be emailed to Margaret Wright atThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please include “Population Health Management and Policy Position” in your subject line


Tenure-track Assistant Professor, University of Colorado, Denver.

The Department of Sociology invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin fall 2016. The department is especially interested in applicants with a strong record of primary scholarship and teaching in race and ethnicity.  Expertise in criminology also is preferred.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related discipline at the time of appointment. Applications should include: 1) a letter of introduction which addresses the position requirements and summarizes the qualifications of the applicant; 2) full curriculum vita; 3) research statement; 4) teaching statement; and 5) a list of names and contact information for three professional references (do not have reference letters sent; they will be requested as needed). The department is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty to reflect our student body composition. Candidates should identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Review of applications begins October 1, 2015, and continues until the position is filled. See
posting and apply athttps://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/106663. Questions should be directed to Keith Guzik, Search Committee Chair, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Demographic Data Analyst, University of Utah.

Responsible for developing, manipulating, and analyzing datasets pertinent to population research. Also responsible for using statistical tools and methods to develop estimation models, estimates, and derivative products. Engages in research related to a wide variety of demographic topics. Generates written, graphic, and other related products. This person will work as a member of the Demographic Team at The Policy Institute. This team is primarily responsible for producing demographic estimates, population projections, and community indicators for the State of Utah. Population, household, and housing unit estimates will be produced at both the regional and community level. In this role, s/he will be responsible for building and maintaining specific data sets required for the work and integrating these into our database system. Ideally the candidate has experience in advanced applied statistics, data modeling, and social science research.
The ideal candidate has demonstrated the ability to work productively in a collaborative team environment. For more information and to apply, see https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/44848.


Assistant Professor of Urban & Metropolitan Development, University of California Davis.

The Community and Regional Development (CRD) program of the Department of Human Ecology at the University of California, Davis announces an opening for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level.  We seek outstanding candidates with a promising research program in Urban and Metropolitan Development. 
We welcome candidates from all the social sciences including sociology, rural sociology, geography, city and regional planning, political science, public policy, economics, and anthropology.  Interested candidates should submit all materials via the web-based online submission system at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/ required materials include a research statement, a teaching statement, a C.V.,
three to five representative publications, and the names and contact information of three referees who have agreed to write letters on their behalf. Applications received by October 15th, 2015, will be guaranteed consideration for positions beginning in July 1st, 2016 (depending on candidate’s availability).


3 Geospatial Mapping Technicians, The Great Basin Institute, BLM State office Utah, SLC
$15.00/hr, $75/wk housing stipend. October 2015-August 2016 (42 weeks), Full time, 40hr/wk.

In cooperation with the BLM UT State Office, GBI is recruiting three Geospatial Mapping Technicians to provide geospatial support to BLM staff for the development and implementation of spatially referenced map products. The assigned work will be in support of the BLM’s vision to create and disseminate accurate, user friendly information about, and market, BLM-Utah’s outdoor recreation opportunities. The Technicians will utilize GIS and Graphic Design software to design and create attractive, user friendly maps under the guidance of BLM staff. Completed products will be made available for public consumption using a wide variety of digital platforms that will allow the public to easily search for and browse spatially referenced maps, download maps, and track real-time movement on maps using a mobile device’s built-in GPS. Printed maps will be made available as an alternative to digital maps for distribution at BLM public contact points across the state.
College graduates or upper-level college students with education and training in cartography, geography or a related discipline that demonstrates understanding of the principles of geographic information systems (GIS) http://www.thegreatbasininstitute.org/job/geospatial-mapping-technicians/


GIS Intern, ($10.00-15.00/hr), Utah Division of Water Rights, Salt Lake City, UT.

Creates content on ArcGIS, knowledge and practical experience of basic feature digitizing and editing.  Performs research activities using the Internet and other computer-related sources.  Ability to work with a wide variety of people including canal company owners, work independently with minimal direction, and detail oriented.  Full-time in summer/ Part-time during school.  Work environment is combination of office and field.  To apply send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


68 GIS Specialists, Apple, Sunnyvale/Cupertino, CA & Austin, TX

We need people who are entry level with a degree in GIS/Geography and a passion for mapping. Contact: Delanie Franham, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


GIS Intern, 810 Department of Transportation, SLC, UT
$7.25-$25.00/hr. Job #06088

This internship job is designed to assist students in the completion of their degree by fulfilling working requirements. This includes, but is not limited to bachelors and masters level students from an accredited institution of higher education, and also includes assisting students working towards a certification that requires hands-on, community experience.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and/or trainable after entry into position:
Research methods, techniques, and/or sources of information. Organize information in a clear and concise manner. Experience with metadata. Familiarity with ArcGIS online. Ability to work with a wide variety of people with various knowledge of GIS. Detail oriented. Working knowledge of ArcGIS Suite (Desktop, SDE, ArcGIS.com) and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Access). Ability to work independently with minimal direction.


Airborne Sensor Operator, Aero-Graphics, SLC, UT

Aero-Graphics, Inc., a geospatial services firm, is currently looking for candidates with an interest and qualifications in Aviation/Remote Sensing/GIS/Photography/Geospatial Technology.


GIS/CAD Technician – Planning & Boundaries, Granite School District, SLC, UT. $42,140 to $51,313 range.

Under the direction of the GIS Manager, using Geographic Information System (ESRI’s ArcGIS suite) and computer aided drafting software (AutoCAD), performs moderately complicated technical work in support of the Planning and Boundaries, and Architectural, Engineering & Construction departments. Uses GIS and/or CAD software to develop and maintain maps, create/maintain data in GIS databases, and prepare/update architectural and civil drawings.
High School Diploma or equivalent. Associates or Bachelor’s degree in geography, drafting, computer science or related field, or two years of job-related experience using GIS/CAD systems is preferred.
Date Posted: TuesdaWednesday, September 09, 2015 by 3 P.M.


GIS Utilities Analyst
City of Norman, OK.  Full-time, 8-5 M-F, $23.30 - $33.18/hr

BS in Geography w/emphasis in GIS or computer modeling plus 1yr experience using GIS or complex modeling programs
Knowledge of water and watsewater modeling concepts, database design, & understanding of inter-application communication
For more information, click here.  To apply, print all documents and return to Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman OK 73069


Remote Sensing Analyst & Training Specialist. salary dependent on qualifications & experience, benefits
RedCastle Resources, Inc., Salt Lake City

Conducts remote sensing and geospatial projects & develops/trains remote sensing to adult learners via web conferencing
Need proficiency in remote sensing, GIS spatial statistics & geospatial sciences.  Background in natural resource analysis (Soils, plant biogeography, forestry, etc)
BS in natural resource or technical area (i.e. biology, geography/GIS, ecology), MS preferred
For more details, click here.


Company: RedCastle Resources, Inc. / Title: Remote Sensing-Geospatial Analyst and Training Specialist / Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Description: The Remote Sensing Analyst and Training Specialist will work individually and as part of a team conducting remote sensing and geospatial projects and, developing and delivering remote sensing training to adult learners. Projects are very diverse, covering the breadth of geospatial technologies and resource applications. Example training and projects may include multispectral imagery analysis, change detection, lidar data analysis, object-based feature extraction, multi-stage sampling, and more. Candidates for this position should be motivated self-learners and will be expected to teach subjects that are beyond their current technical competencies. Course delivery is typically via web conferencing.
BA/BS minimum degree requirement (preferably a MA/MS)
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Public Works GIS & Engineering Intern, $12.50/hr
Springville, UT

This Internship will assist Public Works GIS and Engineering Staff with various land development and capital facility planning activities. The successful applicant will gain valuable experience in GIS, site and subdivision design, city planning, utility design and public works operations. We are looking for candidates with a high level of energy and enthusiasm for this type of work.
At least one (1) year of formal GIS and/or civil engineering education or comparable work experience. Preference will be given to students who are working toward, or have completed a degree in Geography, GIS, Civil Engineering, or related field.


OSP Design Engineer (Ariel Make Ready/Fiber/FTTH)
Kineticom, SLC, UT

Coordinating the design with permitting/ROW agents, adjusting the design and approach as necessary.
Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Arc View/GIS, and Visio software.
In-depth knowledge of Commercial Standards, National Electric Safety Code (NESC), RUS Requirements, State and Local Requirements (per Metro market assigned), Telcordia (formally Bellcore), RUS, BICSI, and commercial “best practices” applicable to the contract.
OSP/Fiber Design/Aerial Make Ready: 1 year


SIGINT Geospatial Analyst 1
Hill AFB, UT

Join Engility and see your engineering and technology expertise help address the nation’s most pressing and complex challenges. Engility works with our customers on missions that strengthen security and safety and protect the basic values of our society.
BS in a technical field, DEPL2000 course.
See more at: http://careers.tasc.com/job/Hill-AFB-SIGINT-Geospatial-Analyst-1-UT/243529500/?feedId=108100&utm_source=Indeed&utm_campaign=TASC_Indeed#sthash.5KjARoIf.dpuf


Mobile/Web/Desktop Developer; Xactware, Lehi UT

Designing and implementing either mobile, web or desktop applications, services and systems
Providing feedback to team members to increase effectiveness of processes
Assist of development of customer guides, training materials, user manuals
Aid in definition and implementation of specifications for new applications and features
Work with customers to create designs
Mandatory team lunches, which means free food. Who doesn’t like free food?!
Taking a break to compete in high level ping pong and foosball games
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science degree with minimum 3.0 GPA


GIS Analyst, State of Utah, Trust Lands Administration, SLC, UT
Recruitment is open to the public and closes on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

GIS analyst provide GIS support for the Planning and Development Group.  Preference given to individuals with strong planning and development related GIS and cartography skills., proficient in the use of ArcGIS Desktop 10.3, survey Metes & Bounds interpretation, parcel fabric and experience working with CAD, engineering data and or survey plats. 


Internship for Human Rights, AAAS, Washington DC

Interns work closely with AAAS staff across a range of projects, helping to prepare proposals, participate in on-going research, organize meetings, and contribute to publications. They also have the opportunity to attend relevant conferences and meetings in the Washington, D.C. area, and write for the Program's newsletter, Professional Ethics Report. Information about the Program's current projects and acitivites is available under the human rights and ethics and law tabs at the top of the page.  Internships are paid, however, the Program is unable to subsidize expenses related to housing or travel. The Program will accommodate students interested in receiving course credit. Requests for course credit must be pre-approved by your academic department and indicated in your application.
The Program is interested in an intern with experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing to work with the Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights Project. The Project seeks an undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in geography, remote sensing or a related field. Recent graduates are also welcome to apply. Applicants with GIS or image processing experience (e.g., ArcGIS, ERDAS Imagine, etc.) are preferred. Please note in your application cover letter whether you wish to be considered for this position.  http://www.aaas.org/page/geospatial-technologies-project


GIS Analyst II (Oakland, CA)

Primary Responsibilities include contributing to field investigations and site analyses, researching activities in support of project planning deliverables including formatting documents and contributing to the development of presentation materials.  Contributing to the development, editing and production of newsletters, final reports, memos and workshop materials.  Collecting data for the production of maps for field work, public input, client meetings and project display.
Requirements for this position include a passion for active living and non-motorized transportation, a Bachelor’s degree in planning or related field, and 1 or more years of experience in a consulting environment or public entity.  A general understanding of non-motorized transportation, the planning process, and GIS, and experience with ESRI ArcGIS, Spatial Analyst, and Network Analyst.  Must have good interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and exhibit accuracy, attention to detail, and good organizational skills.
Preferred skills include strong analytical/statistical skills, a working knowledge of US Census information with GIS, and a familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and web mapping platforms.


Performs a variety of technical, working and advanced level duties associated with the administration and development or creation of digital maps and geodatabases through a geographic information system (GIS). Provides technical computer support for hardware and software for the City.
Graduation from a standard senior high school plus four (4) years of technical or college training in civil engineering, drafting, GIS computer science, plus geography/urban planning directly related to the above functions provided through professional workshops, in-service courses, or college courses, and Four (4) years of responsible experience performing in a field directly related to the above functions with a strong emphasis on GIS system.



Research Interdisciplinary, Hanover, NH

Job Announcement Number: SWGR158579731480114D
Opening Period: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 to Friday, August 28, 2015
Position: Research Interdisciplinary
Series & Grade: DB-0150/0801/0808/0810/0830/1301-04
Salary: $70,192.00 to $128,223.00 / Per Year
Full Time- Permanent
Vacancies: 3
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Career Opportunities in GIS

Career Opportunities in GIS


The potential applications of geographic information software (GIS) and related technologies are almost endless. GIS is being used in applications ranging from transportation planning, urban growth management, market analysis, retail site selection, business logistics, health care planning, epidemeology, facilities management, archaeology, landscape architecture, environmental analysis, natural resource management, hazards mitigation, hazards response and even oceanography! Plus, GIS is a growth industry and software firms are always looking for people with the right background.

Because of the many applications of GIS, individuals with a solid education in geographic information science (GISci) are in great demand at all levels of industry, government and the private sector. A "solid education" in GISci requires both a foundation in geographic theory and problems as well as computer science skills. The University of Utah Certificate Program in Geographic Information Science offers the education and skills necessary for a first-rate career in GIS!

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What Is Geography?

Geography is the study of natural Earth systems, human societies and the interaction between them. Geography bridges the physical and social sciences.  Geographers work with powerful technologies such as geographic information systems (GIS), digital Earth imagery (remote sensing) and spatial modeling. And geographers are not afraid to get their boots muddy! Geography has a long-standing field tradition, often involving travel to spectacular locations - some of them in our own backyard.

Geographers use a collaborative and integrated approach to help understand complex 21st century challenges such as climate change, globalization, sustainability, urbanization, and living with hazards. Rewarding careers exist in the private and public sectors, and education.

Geography is a STEM subject in Geographic Information Science (GIS) and Cartography, Geospatial Intelligence, and basic earth science.