GIS Analyst @ City of Pasadena

The City of Pasadena’s Department of Information Technology is currently seeking a GIS Analyst to assist in the design, development, analysis, implementation, and maintenance of the city’s Geographic Information System. Under general supervision, the GIS Analyst performs professional duties in support of City and departmental GIS databases and geographic information systems capabilities.

The ideal candidate will bring experience with some or all the following technologies:
• ArcGIS Desktop suite and extensions 10.6 or higher including ArcGIS Pro 2.6 or higher.
• Adept with scripting, automation, and programming languages
• ESRI enterprise Geodatabase data management
• Web GIS technologies including ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Enterprise, and ArcGIS Web AppBuilder.

A successful candidate possesses professional knowledge of the theory and principles of GIS software and database manipulation and product/output development.

GIS Analyst salary: $81,743.00 – $102,178.00 Annually

For more info and to apply, click here.

LEGO Art World Map

If you like maps and LEGOs, then this is for you! This new addition to the LEGO Art collection contains the most pieces ever included in a set in LEGO’s history … 11,695 pieces! The world map measures 25.5 inches high by 40.5 inches wide when completed. The map is made up of 40 interconnecting base plates which are divided into three sections for the build that can be arranged in one of three ways, allowing you to place your favorite part of the world in the center of the map.

And check this out, there are customizable brick-built push pins that you can use to mark out destinations already visited or highlight those still on your bucket list! All of this for only $249.99! Available June 1st. Check it out!

GIS/Database Supervisor @ OCWD

Orange County Water District (OCWD) has an opening for a GIS/Database Supervisor. This position manages, operates and maintains the District’s Water Resources Management System, consisting of an integrated relational database, geographic information system (GIS), CAD, analytical, modeling, and web-based third-party application software.  Position supervises or directs the activities of GIS analysts, a senior programmer analyst, and an environmental specialist/data coordinator.  Duties include: conducting user needs assessments; preparing application designs and programming specifications; managing outside consulting contracts and budgets; testing new applications; upgrading and enhancing existing applications; conducting end-user training; programming database reports and forms; defining and administering database user profiles and security requirements; performing database administration; preparing system and end-user documentation; managing and enforcing data management procedures; evaluating new technologies; preparing GIS datasets, maps, database reports, graphics, and specialized queries in support of hydrogeologic and engineering studies and projects; and assessing staff workloads and schedules.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Chair and Vice Chair needed for California GIS Council

The California GIS Council needs a Chair and a Vice Chair to serve July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. The Vice Chair would move into the Chair position for the July 2022 – June 2023 term.

The original deadline of May 7 has been extended. The nomination period for the Council’s Chair and Vice Chair for 2021-2022 fiscal year will close at 5:00 pm on May 13, 2021. Self-nominations are highly encouraged! Please consider nominating a colleague or stepping up yourself for this opportunity to help facilitate greater cooperation throughout the State of California by supporting the collection, acquisition, sharing, and dissemination of GIS data, standards, and policies.

Nominees must specify a constituency that they identify with. Please note that identification with a constituency does not imply any official representation; rather, an individual brings the perspective of one’s work within that constituency to the Council. The Council Charter identifies the following constituencies:

State Government
Federal Government
County Government
City Government
Tribal Government
Regional Government and Regional GIS Councils
Special Districts
Private Industry
Professional Associations
Public and Private Utilities

The positions’ responsibilities are specified in Section 4 of the Council Charter:

“The Chair will be responsible for scheduling Council meetings, presiding over the Council, and representing the Council in public meetings.”

“The Council will elect a Vice Chair from a different constituency than the Chair for a one-year term. The Vice Chair becomes the Chair the following year. The Vice Chair will be responsible for supporting the Chair in his or her responsibilities and fulfilling the Chair’s duties when the Chair is unavailable.”

The time commitment for the Chair position can average out to about 8 hours per month. Additional time may be needed for any Workgroups that the Chair may also be involved with. The most time is spent in the weeks leading up to the quarterly meetings. It’s usually a bit less for Vice Chair. Anyone considering taking on these roles is welcome to contact the current Chair Jane Schafer-Kramer and current Vice Chair Ashlee Llewellyn at or message us on LinkedIn to inquire further.

Nominations are being accepted now and will close at 5:00 p.m. on May 13, 2021.  Please use the form linked below to enter your nomination. Those nominating themselves should be prepared to include a brief candidate statement. If you are nominating someone else, please inform them that you are doing so!

GIS Council Chair Nomination Form

GIS Council Vice Chair Nomination Form

Thank you,

Jane Schafer-Kramer
California GIS Council Chair until June 30, 2021

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Junior GIS Project Manager Position @ CSUN


Deadline: Open Until Filled

Start date: Immediate

Location: Work remotely until summer – then on campus at CSUN.


The Center for Geospatial Science and Technology at California State University, Northridge is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Junior GIS Project Manager to support Center activities. More information about the Center can be found on our website at:

This position requires an advanced understanding of GIS and an in-depth knowledge of ArcGIS Desktop and/or ArcGIS Pro. Under general supervision of the Center director and current project manager, the junior project manager is responsible for a variety of duties related to managing GIS projects and supervising staff. These duties include administering GIS projects from conception to completion, developing budgets and proposals, managing project teams, serving as a liaison with Center clients and partners, developing documentation, supporting and developing Center GIS technology and training and supervising Center staff. The junior project manager will also perform other related duties as assigned.


  • BA/BS in Geography OR related discipline with concentration in GIS or GIS Certificate;
  • 2+ years of related paid work experience and 1+ year of project management experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of concepts related to GIS (i.e. map projections, data processing, data and file management, spatial analysis, topology, linear referencing, etc.).
  • Demonstrable skills in spatial data creation, quality control, management and analysis;
  • Fundamental understanding of relational database design concepts;
  • Experience in developing project documentation including, but not limited to: workflows; standards documentation, and progress trackers;
  • Experience supervising, training, communicating with and delegating to staff;
  • In-depth knowledge of ArcGIS Desktop and/or ArcGIS Pro and Microsoft Office Products (i.e. Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Attention to detail and a deep understanding of methods to ensure data and project integrity;
  • Excellent communication skills; and
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities and tasks.


  • Experience with free or open source software;
  • Proficiency in SQL, Python and/or other programming languages;
  • Proficiency in spatial statistics;
  • Familiarity with mobile GIS technology;
  • Development and administration of web-based mapping applications; and
  • Experience and knowledge of hydro-related concepts and datasets, specifically the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD).


Salary commensurate with experience. This position is full time and includes a comprehensive benefits package. Employment is through The University Corporation (TUC).

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity at (818) 677-2077.

Please send resume and cover letter to: Danielle Bram Director, Center for Geospatial Science and Technology Use the subject line: Project Manager Position