California Has One Year of Water Left

According to Jay Famiglietti, the senior water scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/Caltech and a professor of Earth system science at UC Irvine, California has about one year of water supply left in its reservoirs.  Are you ready to ration?  What is your government agency you work for going to do?  Imagine what this will do to California’s economy … and the way we will live here, or leave for greener pastures.  Check out the LA Times Op-Ed piece.

See also USGS California Drought.

Local GIS Jobs This Week

Service Planning Analyst (GIS) – Long Beach Transit

Business Systems Analyst I/II – SoCal Gas, Los Angeles

GIS Analyst – Randstad Engineering, Los Angeles

Intern II – Parsons Brinckerhoff, Los Angeles

Geography/GIS Instructor – Pasadena City College

GIS Project Specialist – USC

GIS Software Developer – The Select Group, Los Angeles

GIS Researchers and Field Techs – Geebo, Anaheim

GIS Web App Developer – Pmcs Group, Los Angeles

GIS Spatial Analytics and Mapping Specialist Internship – Gensler, Los Angeles

Planning Technician – City of Malibu

Map History Directory

Interested in map history?  Doing a research projected in map history or cartography?  You might want to check out The International Directory of Researchers in Map History.

The purpose of the directory is to promote communication among researchers who study the history of maps and to provide information about the field to the public.  The directory is an open source for contact information, current interests, research projects, and publications related to map history.  Check it out.

GIS ROP Instructor

Interested in teaching GIS to high school students interested in pursuing future education and careers in GIS?  East San Gabriel Valley ROP/TC is in search of someone who enjoys working with youth and would like to share their passion and GIS expertise.

This particular assignment is taught at a high school, 5 days per week.  To teach in high school, one must have (or apply for) the California Designated Subjects Credential for Career Technical Education (see http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/CREDS/adult-voc-ed.html) which can be obtained based on professional work experience in the field.

For more information and to apply, go to https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/650530 .