GIS Intern – Orange County Sanitation District

There is a GIS Intern position that opened up at the Orange County Sanitation District.  The selected candidate will be supporting OCSD’s GIS Program.  This position requires current full-time enrollment in a four-year bachelor’s degree program or graduate
program, majoring in engineering, computer science, information systems, or a related field at a local university with a status of at least junior standing and with at least one year of school remaining. The ideal candidate for this internship will have a basic understanding of the methods and techniques used in information technology; working knowledge of personal computers (PC’s) and peripheral equipment, such as printers, scanners, cameras, etc.; proficient working with Esri ArcGIS desktop software; knowledge of cartographic principles and best practices; the ability to communicate effectively with staff members at all levels of the organization; and knowledge of wastewater, public works or utility industries is preferred.

Senior Web GIS Developer – Public Health Institute

The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally and internationally. PHI was distinguished as one of the top 50 “Best Non-profit Organizations to Work For” by the Non-Profit Times in a national search.

PHI is seeking a full time Senior Web GIS Developer for the California Environmental Health Tracking Program.  This position is located in Richmond, CA.

The California Environmental Health Tracking Program (CEHTP), a project conducted in collaboration with the California Department of Public Health.  PHI is a large non-profit public health organization conducting a broad range of public health research, training, and technical assistance programs in California, throughout the nation, and around the world. CEHTP works to improve public health in California by delivering science-based information on the trends and distributions of diseases, environmental threats, and the relationship between them. Environmental public health tracking is the ongoing collection, integration, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of data on environmental hazards, exposures to those hazards, and health effects that may be related to the exposures. CEHTP is funded mostly by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of a larger initiative to establish Environmental Public Health Tracking systems at the national and state levels. The CEHTP Web Portal, launched in July 2008, contains environmental and health data, information, tools, and services to be used by a variety of stakeholders for research, advocacy, policy, and program planning. Information on the California Environmental Health Tracking Program is available at http://www.CEHTP.org.

Reporting directly to the Principal Investigator, the Senior Web GIS Developer will work closely with CEHTP interdisciplinary staff to develop dynamic Web & GIS applications. The position will be an integral part of a staff team providing data tools and services related to environmental health surveillance in California.

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.phi.jobs/postings/1646 .  Closes 11/16/2013.

Join LARIAC!

If you are an organization or government agency in LA County that has not joined LARIAC yet, or need to know more about it, please try to make the next meeting.  More infomation here:

http://egis3.lacounty.gov/eGIS/2013/10/28/l4_mtg_11-14-13/

The Los Angeles Region Imagery Acquisition Consortium (LARIAC) is looking for cities and public agencies that operate in Los Angeles County to attend a FREE meeting discussing the latest project, LARIAC4!  You’re invited if you want to learn more about how this GREAT DATA can help you or your organization.