GIS Analyst Position in Oceanside

Bucknam Infrastructure Group, Inc. is searching for a GIS Analyst for their Oceanside, CA office. The successful candidate will provide field / in-house GIS mapping support for their Infrastructure Management team as well as internal GIS projects. Bucknam is looking for a creative self-motivated individual that works well independently while still keeping a keen focus on team building. Bucknam is striving to grow in its field and is looking for the candidate that fits its goals.

For more info and to apply, click here.

California Friday: Gravity Hill

Our next stop for California Friday is Gravity Hill in Sylmar.  For those of you that grew up in the San Fernando Valley, you probably remember going to Gravity Hill to experience your car rolling “uphill” without any power.  To make it extra creepy, it was best to experience this phenomena in the dark of night because Gravity Hill was next to a cemetery.  Then add in a legend about a school bus crash that happened there and the children that died will push your car to keep you from the same fate … that makes it even more creepy! Continue reading

Local GIS Jobs This Week

GIS Specialist – iWater, Irvine

Airports-Logistic Coordinator II – Parsons, Los Angeles

Student Assistant-GIS/Cartography/Geology – Dept of Conservation, Los Angeles

GIS Applications Team Lead – SoCal Gas, Los Angeles

GIS Technician – APR Consulting, Pomona

GIS Specialist – NextGen, Orange

GIS Analyst – City of Whittier

GIS Intern – CHC Consulting, Carlsbad

GIS Analyst – Management Applications, Los Angeles

Intern Data Management and Analysis – Community Development Commission, LA County

GIS Technician – CDI Corporation, Orange


Oblique Imagery of the West Coast

The National Geodetic Survey (NGS) deployed the NOAA Office of Marine and Aviation Operation’s King Air aircraft to complete the collection of geo-referenced oblique imagery of the West Coast. More than 3,000 images were collected from the U.S.-Mexico border to Cape Flattery, WA. The imagery will be used to assess impacts of the ongoing El Niño event in several NOS mission areas, including navigation and coastal zone management. Continue reading

Information System Analyst (GIS) – City of Whittier

The City of Whittier has an Information Systems Analyst position that is open.  Under general direction, the Information Systems Analyst coordinates and implements the activities and operations involved in developing, enhancing and maintaining the content, accessibility, integrity, and security of the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS) within the City’s computer local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN) systems; works with user departments and/or interdepartmental project teams to identify, develop, implement and maintain new and existing database support systems with special emphasis on GIS. Participates in development of an enterprise-wide data imaging and warehousing system; performs a variety of complex technical duties in the installation, repair, replacement, and maintenance of LAN/WAN systems and peripherals; provides system support for a variety of communications and telecommunications equipment; performs computer programming as needed; performs other related duties as required. Supports Information Technology/Records Manager and staff in consulting with user departments to provide Information Technology services and telephony.

The position salary ranges $65,388 to $84,984 annually.  Click here for more info and to apply.

Crime Analyst – Burbank PD

The Burbank Police Department has an opening for a Crime Analyst.  Essential functions include: Designs and maintains complex computer database systems; defines, implements, and maintains access controls verifying data integrity; collects, analyzes, and interprets data and statistics using quantitative and qualitative methodology; reviews, extracts, and analyzes various crime and intelligence data and compiles into a logical and understandable format using Crystal Reports, presentation software, electronic spreadsheets, and statistical applications; prepares and presents complex and detailed statistical reports; initiates and disseminates crime analysis reports, bulletins, and statistical data related to crime trends, patterns, and suspect individuals to department personnel in support of directed patrol and investigative activity; prepares or directs the preparation of charts, graphs, maps, written reports, and audio visual representations of specific crimes; studies current research methodology and assists in the development of new programs, procedures, methods, and systems; demonstrates a continuous effort to improve the department’s response to crime; responds to requests for information and analytical reports.

The salary ranges from $59,732.92 – $78,548.86 annually.  For more information and to apply, click here.