GIS Program Manager Position @ Long Beach

The City of Long Beach has an opening for a Business Systems Specialist VI (GIS Program Manager). Under supervision, performs specialized technical work pertaining to applications programming and analysis, system software/hardware analysis and design, and system administration and support activities; prepares or codes programs from specifications; tests and debugs programs; updates and modifies existing programs from detailed specifications; develops, maintain and/or updates system procedures and documentation; performs hardware and software maintenance on complex installations and data communications equipment; interfaces with end users to plan, define and implement systems modifications; accurately interprets end user needs and requirements and modifies or designs programs or systems to meet those needs; prepares detailed technical specifications for programmers to follow in program development and modification; provides timely, accurate and effective customer service; recommends options to end users by considering various solutions to business needs; may act in a lead or supervisory capacity; may prepare or evaluate training materials and manuals; and performs other related duties as required.

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GIS Analyst Position @ Long Beach

The City of Long Beach has an opening for a GIS Analyst. Under supervision, performs specialized technical work pertaining to applications programming and analysis, system software/hardware analysis and design, and system administration and support activities; prepares or codes programs from specifications; tests and debugs programs; updates and modifies existing programs from detailed specifications; develops, maintain and/or updates system procedures and documentation; performs hardware and software maintenance on complex installations and data communications equipment; interfaces with end users to plan, define and implement systems modifications; accurately interprets end user needs and requirements and modifies or designs programs or systems to meet those needs; prepares detailed technical specifications for programmers to follow in program development and modification; provides timely, accurate and effective customer service; recommends options to end users by considering various solutions to business needs; may act in a lead or supervisory capacity; may prepare or evaluate training materials and manuals; and performs other related duties as required.

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Senior GIS Analyst Position @ Pasadena

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

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Time to Upgrade to new ArcGIS Basemap Layer Service

If you are using the legacy ArcGIS Online tile services in your apps and maps, then it’s time to upgrade to the new ArcGIS basemap layer service. The legacy tile services are in mature status and are no longer being updated. April 30, 2022 is the deadline to upgrade to the new services. Click below for more information and how to upgrade to the new services.

GIS Technician I/II Position @ Thousand Oaks

The City of Thousand Oaks has an opening for a GIS Technician I or II. The successful candidate will assist IT Division management and technical staff with various GIS duties including map creation and maintenance, meeting user GIS requests, spatial analysis, troubleshooting and maintenance of GIS software and applications, and GIS projects as necessary and desired.

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WindNinja Mobile

If you are a firefighter, you might find WindNinja Mobile a great tool to have while out in the field. WindNinja Mobile, which can be downloaded for free from app marketplaces such as the Apple App Store and Google Play, was mainly created for firefighters with mobile devices or tablets who need to quickly compute and visualize wind direction and speed simulations. Click below to read an article about it.

Cartography MOOC

Thousands of GIS professionals have signed up for ESRI’s free online course to learn how to make beautiful maps using ArcGIS Pro. If you’re interested in exploring the cartographer’s craft and trying out the latest ArcGIS Pro mapping tools, you are invited to join the course too.

In the course, ESRI’s top cartographers review essential mapping concepts and share tips and techniques to create accurate maps that showcase your data and analysis results.

The course includes the following:

  • Step-by-step exercises, videos, quizzes, and discussion
  • Access to ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online software
  • Certificate of completion

Join the course, get inspired, and do more with maps. The course runs from February 16 to March 30. Click here for more info and to register for the course.