Looking for funding for your GIS implementations? Check out these funding opportunities for GIS in Transportation, Water Resources, Pollution, Energy, Environment, Fish, Wildlife, Forestry, and Infrastructure.
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
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”
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
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
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.