RCA GIS/IT Database Manager Riverside County

The Western Regional Conservation Authority (RCA) in Riverside County is still seeking an RCA GIS/IT Database Manager. Incumbents in this class provide an administrative and technical foundation for environmental problem solving and Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan (MSHCP) execution; through creation, implementation and maintenance of geospatial databases to managing IT database and systems to meet policy requirements. Incumbents perform complex geographical and financial analysis by developing models to address the impact of population and urban development as it relates to the MSHCP. This involves working in cooperation with and in support of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, environmental groups and consultants to ensure accurate identification of target conservation acreages, generate quantitative data for biological analyses, reach pre-defined goals as set forth in the MSHCP, create and protect linkage to existing Reserves and assure conservation of 146 focused species and their habitats.

Competitive candidates will be technical experts in utilizing the most complex GIS applications, programs, and software, including ARC GIS, ARC Info, and ARC SDE. Experience working directly with high level federal, state, and local government officials regarding GIS mapping and database systems.

For more info and to apply, visit the job page here.  The salary range for this position is $82,468 to $127,930.

Engineering Tech/Specialist Santa Barbara County

Santa Barbara County has an Engineering Technician/Specialist job opening. The current vacancy is in the County’s Storm Water Compliance program and is responsible for overseeing water quality field operations to comply with the County’s Storm Water Management Program; maintaining GIS databases; conducting field investigations and business inspections to ensure compliance with storm water laws and regulations; assisting in the development and implementation of water quality monitoring programs; updating and maintaining computer databases; maintaining written records and preparing reports.

For more info and to apply, visit the job page here.  The application period closes November 4th.

Geographer Army Corps of Engineers

The US Army Corps of Engineers has a Geographer job opening in Los Angeles. The position serves as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist for the District. Applies extensive knowledge and experience with geographic, cartographic and land surveying methods, practices and techniques used in the creation and analysis of Geodatabases. The work involves a wide variety of complex techniques for on-going programs, and many one-of-a-kind special projects that require use of current state-of-the-art GIS equipment and technology.

For more info and to apply, visit the job page here.  The position closes November 4th.

Crime Analyst I/II Ventura County Sheriff

The Ventura County Sheriff has Crime Analyst I and II job openings. Crime Analyst I is the entry-level classification in this series. Incumbents perform the more routine assignments requiring the application of basic data research and analysis principles.  Crime Analyst II is the journey-level classification in this series. Incumbents perform complex technical assignments requiring professional knowledge and skills in conducting data research and analysis projects, formulating recommendations, and communicating findings effectively and are expected to exercise independent judgment working within established systems.

For more info and to apply, visit their job page here.

GIS Tech I-II City of Long Beach

The City of Long Beach has a GIS Technician I-II job opening.

Examples of duties: Under general supervision, performs increasingly responsible duties involving geographic information systems including installation, maintenance, support, and input of data; inputs graphic and non-graphic information into the Geographic Information System using GIS software; converts existing source documents into digital computer format; verifies accuracy of input data; Configures operating systems software and hardware; develops computer programs to enhance and customize system capabilities; interacts with vendors and user departments; researches and/or prepares records, drawings, maps, legal descriptions, reports and other information; prepares and updates graphics and maps, maintains and modifies system databases and programs; may troubleshoot plotter hardware; may train system users; operates City vehicle as necessary; performs other related duties as required.

For more information and to apply, visit their job page here.  Now accepting applications until November 14.

New and Correct Map of the United States

Abel Buell’s New and Correct Map of the United States is showcased in the ongoing Library of Congress exhibition “Mapping a New Nation”.

This landmark map of extraordinary significance to the historical record of the United States was published by Abel Buell in 1784. Notably, this is the first map of the newly independent United States compiled, printed, and published in America by an American. Additionally, it is also the first map to be copyrighted in the United States. Only seven copies are known to exist and survive in major institutions in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Spain. The copy on display is considered to be the best preserved of all extant editions and was officially deposited with the Library by Mr. David Rubenstein in January 2010.  Check it out!

A Ton of GIS Jobs

GIS Intern – City of Santa Clarita

Spatial Applications Specialist – University of Redlands

Data Management User Experience Product Engineer – ESRI, Redlands

ArcGIS API for JavaScript Product Engineer – ESRI, Redlands

GIS Technician – Engineering & Construction Management Firm, Los Angeles

GIS Technician – Red Bull, Santa Monica

Pricing Analyst I – Waste Management, Commerce

GIS Operators – Yang Management, Burbank

GIS Specialist – Parsons, El Segundo

GIS Technician – APR Consulting, Rosemead

Geographer – Department of Defence, Los Angeles

Mapping Assistant – SoCal Gas Co., Los Angeles

Geography Instructor – Santa Monica College

Assistant Professor Geography – CSU Northridge

GIS Developer – Eastridge Info Tech, Huntington Beach

ArcGIS Developer – ITsource Technology, Los Angeles