Local GIS Jobs This Week

Pre-Fire Specialist Vegetation Mgt Program Admin – Ventura County

Utility Forester / Work Planner – Torrance area

Technical Support Position – Laguna Hills area

Data Technician – San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools

GIS Analyst – Chatsworth area

Tax Area Code Analyst – Diamond Bar area

GIS System Administrator – Bakersfield area

GIS Technical Specialist – Rosemead area

GIS Specialist – Los Angeles area

GIS Elections Assistant Intern – Riverside County

 

CCEA Meeting

Add April 7th to your calendars for the City and County Engineers Association (CCEA) meeting.

Time: Social – 11:30am to Noon, Buffet Lunch – Noon to 12:45pm, Program – 12:45pm to 1:30pm

Place: Luminarias Restaurant, 3500 Ramona Boulevard, Monterey Park, CA, 91754, (323) 268-4177

Cost: $30 – Members, $35 – Non-members, $15 – Students

Program: Marianne Jeffers, Section Head, LA County Mapping and GIS Services and Mark Greninger, Geographic Information Officer, LA County – “How LA County Public Works Improves Services with GIS”

Please RSVP by Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

OpenStreetMap Mapathon

Hi SoCalGIS group,

We’re reaching out to you and your organization about an upcoming mapathon Saturday April 2nd (http://meetu.ps/2Wjm0m) at the LA Times in downtown LA to get people together to edit OpenStreetMap and import all the buildings in the City of Los Angeles!

This is part of a larger effort to import all 3 million buildings in Los Angeles County using open data from the LARIAC (Los Angeles Region Imagery Acquisition Consortium) Program and the L.A. County Assessor. The import will improve Southern California’s maps by adding building shapes and data on heights, elevation, general use, year built, and the number of residential units. Continue reading

USGS Crowd-Sourced Structures Data Webinar

This is a reminder that U.S. Geological Survey is hosting a webinar next week on our Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) program. VGI provides an editing environment that allows interested persons to add, delete, and modify certain structures in the USGS structures database. The online VGI editor is based on the popular Open Street Map interface and anyone who is interested can sign up for an account to help us update structures and improve the quality of our data for future release to the public.

Structure types available for editing include schools, colleges/universities, fire/EMS stations, police stations, correctional facilities, state capitol buildings, hospitals, ambulance services, cemeteries, and post offices. Continue reading

CDFA Research Program Specialist I (GIS)

California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is looking for a Research Program Specialist I (GIS).

The RPS I (GIS) works closely with staff involved in providing Information Technology services to extract available data and support the GIS infrastructure of Plant Division at CDFA. This position works closely with scientists and technicians to collect and analyze various data sets. Position includes working with ESRI server technology, creation of applications for use in the field and desktop and update mapping processes for the Division.

The job is based in Sacramento County.  For more information and to apply, click here.