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Quick Jobs Index (click the title for detailed job description)
|Position Title||Location||Organization||Salary Range||Closing Date|
|Part-time Asset Management Technician||Lenexa, KS||City of Lenexa||$16.87 to $17.55 per hour||Until Filled|
|GIS Project Leader||Madison, WI||Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)||$59,633 - $91,504||01/26/2015|
|Senior GIS Technician||Kansas City, MO||Kansas City Water Services||$44,520-$69,744||January 30, 2015|
|Stormwater Intern||Wentzville, MO||City of Wentzville||$10/Hour||April 03, 2015|
|GIS Intern||O'Fallon, IL||City of O'Fallon||$10/Hour||Continuous|
|Professional Services Engineer||St. Louis, MO||Boundless||?||Until Filled|
|GIS Support Specialist
|Lake St. Louis, MO||National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC)||?||Until Filled|
|Engineering Technician II (GIS Specialist)||Sioux City, IA||City of Sioux City||$50,599-$58,282||01/21/2015|
|GIS Analyst||Gardner, KS||City of Gardner||$53,892 - $78,336||Until Filled|
|Cartography Technician||Olathe, KS||Garmin International||?||Until Filled|
Other Employment Resources
The GIS Jobs Clearinghouse: http://www.gjc.org/
Part-time Asset Management Technician
The City of Lenexa, Kansas, a leader in the delivery of exceptional public service, is a growing, dynamic and progressive city due in large measure to its commitment to quality growth as a “planned community” in partnership with its citizens. Lenexa has a diverse population of approximately 50,000, with a similar number of people coming into the city each day for their jobs. Encompassing 34.40 square miles of land, Lenexa is located in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area, and recently was named as one of the best places in the country to raise children by Bloomberg Businessweek. The City of Lenexa employees are dedicated to providing exceptional public service to the community. We value integrity, service, teamwork, dedication, vision and employees who care. We are currently accepting applications to join our team as a Part-time Asset Management Technician within our Municipal Services’ Department.
The Part-time Asset Management Technician is responsible for performing technical work to develop and maintain the City’s asset management system. This position will work with various city departments to gather and compile information on our streets, lights, signs, sidewalks, storm infrastructure, hydrants and telecommunication components and develop standard procedures to collect and maintain this data. Incumbent will be responsible for generating reports from the data collected, by utilizing work records from asset inventories and inspections and ensuring the information is accurate and complete for data quality and reporting.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, cartography, computer science or related field. One year related experience working with ArcInfo, ArcView, and/or AutoCAD MAP, Microsoft Office products and experience with using GPS and Lucity software preferred. . Must possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record history. Must have a working knowledge of Trimble handheld units.
Successful candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screening and background investigation. Salary range is $16.87 to $17.55 per hour ( DOQ). The City of Lenexa offers a competitive compensation package including health, dental, life, short term disability; both state and city retirement plans, wellness and on-site clinic, and much more.
TO APPLY for the above position please complete an on-line application or visit our website at http://www.lenexa.com/hr/career.html. Be sure to attach your cover letter and resume reflecting any work history you may have during the past 10 years. For best consideration apply immediately as applications are accepted only until filled.
GIS Project Leader
Wisconsin Department of Transportation - Madison, WI
Type: Full Time
Deadline to apply: 01/26/2015
Payrate: $59,633 - $91,504
Description: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) currently has a IT Project Leader – GIS and Web Development position available in our Application Development Section. This position provides project leadership for application development projects with an emphasis on GIS (Geographical Information Systems) and web development.
The Bureau of Information Technology Services, Application Development Section is responsible to develop, maintain, and support business applications in partnership with agency divisions and associated stakeholders. Applications support a broad range of business activity and needs related to various business processes and responsibilities.
Job Duties: This position provides advanced project leadership for the development of complex departmental GIS and web development systems. These projects will involve a broad cross-section of business area stakeholders, permanent and contracted IT staff, and third party vendors and products. The IT Project Leader – GIS and Web Development position will provide direction to IT staff and contractors involved in the project development and GIS operational support efforts.
A portion of this position will perform advanced consulting and technical support services related to GIS and standard IT project development. This IT Project Leader will consult with and mentor IT project leaders and staff on project management and/or application development methodologies and best practices. This position will work with project teams and business area staff to assess project scope and objectives, ROI, risk and budget for IT projects.
Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check with may include FBI fingerprinting.
WisDOT does not sponsor work visas. Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience as an IT Project Leader and Systems Analyst
Knowledge and skills in working with professional IT staff to provide project leadership and web development expertise for application development efforts
Knowledge and skills to lead GIS IT development efforts using advanced iterative development methods, reuse strategies, and object oriented analysis and design methods.
Knowledge of IT Project and Portfolio Management best practices
Knowledge of Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK)
Knowledge of IT application development methodologies (IE, SDLC, RUP, etc.)
Knowledge and skill working with business users and vendors to perform IT analysis
Skills to coordinate communication between the development team and related stakeholders
How To Apply: Apply online! To apply, click “Log In” to access your existing account or to create a new account if you don’t have an account with Wisc.Jobs. Once you are logged in, click “Apply Now.” You will be asked to provide your personal information, attach a resume and insert your letter of interest (complete an exam).
This position requires that you submit a resume and letter of interest to apply for this position. In your resume and letter of interest, please clearly identify your training and experience in the following areas:
Experience as a project leader of an applications development team. **
Experience creating project management documents as a project leader.**
Experience with GIS products (e.g. ESRI, ArcGIS, ArcGIS SDE Server, etc.)**
Experience addressing customer requirements
Experience leading web development projects
** These are required experience areas for the position. Candidates who do not meet these requirements will not be considered for the position.
For more information: GIS Project Leader
Senior GIS Technician
SENIOR GIS TECHNICIAN - Job# 504505:
Full-time position available with the KCMO Water Services Department, Engineering Planning & Records Division
Annual Salary Range/Benefits: $44,520-$69,744 and Excellent Benefits
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Application Deadline Date: January 30, 2015
This is advanced and highly responsible work involving the use of a computer aided drafting and design (CADD) system, automated mapping, or geographical information system (GIS) and utilizing ESRI ArcGIS software suite including: ArcMap and ArcSDE. Responsible for the training or supervision of other personnel in the use of these systems. Work involves the development of standard practices and the customization of the system to suit the needs of various applications within the work group. Work may include the design of small projects under the supervision of a technical superior.
REQUIRES high school graduation and 9 years of related and increasingly responsible experience in engineering drawing, mapping, automated mapping, GIS and equipment or CADD, engineering, land survey, construction inspection and related field; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience; OR high school graduation and possession of the Level III Certification as Engineering Technician (ET) as issued by the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) or a Registered Land Surveyor's License as issued by the Missouri Board of Architects, Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months. Preference given to applicants proficient with Microsoft Office, extensive experience with ArcGIS applications, or knowledge of Hansen database, Oracle or SQL databases.
How to Apply:
Applications available at http://kcmo.gov and the Kansas City Water Services Department. Submit completed applications to Kansas City Water Services Department, HR Division, 4800 W. 63rd St.Kansas City, MO 64130.
The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.
About Kansas City Water Services:
Kansas City Water Services protects and enhances one of Kansas City's most precious resources by delivering safe and reliable drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater services to our customers. Our focus is on continuing to provide quality products and an excellent experience to our customers today, as we prepare for the water needs of the next generation.
Public Works Department
Starting Salary Range: $10 per hour Pay Grade: C
This is a paid internship not eligible for benefits. The assignment is scheduled to begin in May 2015 and will work no more than 440 hours over the duration of the internship. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to train and get hands-on experience in a variety of skill set areas including stormwater management, utility inspections, water quality and pollution prevention, GIS, planning, and program administration.
JOB DESCRIPTION: The stormwater intern assists with field inspecting infrastructure, construction, and municipal facilities and updating GIS mapping related to the Stormwater Management Program. The internship may include research and development of stormwater pollution prevention plans and materials. The internship culminates with the production of an inspection report, GIS data layers and corresponding maps.
REQUIREMENTS: Undergraduate degree or student pursuing a degree in environmental science, engineering, geography or related field; current valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office, and the Internet; knowledge and/or interest in stormwater management and emerging trends; able to read maps and navigate; able to operate a digital camera.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience editing ArcGIS data layers and maps; experience with engineering plans, data analysis, and/or water quality.
TO APPLY: Submit a letter of interest, resume and completed City of Wentzville employment application. The application and full job description are available online at http://www.wentzvillemo.org/job-listing.aspx. Deadline to apply is April 3, 2015.
The City of Wentzville is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The City of Wentzville is a drug and alcohol free work place. A pre-employment drug screen and background check is required for all positions. Additional pre-employment testing may be required for certain positions. It is the policy of the City of Wentzville not to discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, religion, sex or disability except where specific requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification.
This position is part of a mentoring program for those planning to enter a career in geography.
The duties of this position includes (but is not limited to): assist with developing graphic representations of data using GIS hardware or software applications; assists with GIS map production;, provides GIS field data collection; collect in urban and suburban areas using global positioning system (GPS) hardware and software for high-accuracy collection tasks; help check in and check out data from a variety of database types and sources for field collection duties; help analyze/identify spatial relationships or display results of analyses, using maps, graphs, or tabular data; maintain or modify existing databases using techniques such as coordinate geometry, keyboard entry of tabular data, manual digitizing of maps, scanning or automatic conversion to vectors, or conversion of other sources of digital data; help review existing or incoming data for currency, accuracy, usefulness, quality, or completeness of documentation; involved with creating cartographically pleasing features and feature classes for publishing to GIS Servers and online map servers; involved with geospatial data building, modeling, or analysis, using advanced spatial analysis, data manipulation, or cartography software; other duties within the scope of the position to benefit the Information Technology Division.
- High school diploma or equivalent and enrollment in a geography related field of study;
- Proficient with computer software, word processing & spreadsheet/database management applications, ESRI Products, as well as general office equipment;
- Ability to maintain a positive attitude; demonstrate a commitment to City goals and values, and to exhibit a positive overall customer service-oriented manner and a willingness to work together in a team environment;
- Ability to think analytically and creatively;
- High aptitude for paying close attention to detail;
- Qualities such as competence, independence, self-sufficiency, & dependability.
- Ability to efficiently and courteously interact with people;
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
- Grasping, lifting, reaching, walking on rough terrain, sitting, standing, running, crouching, frequent bending and repetitive tasks.
- Ability to pick-up, lift, and carry objects up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis.
- Ability to work outside in a variety of weather conditions.
- Regular attendance;
- Valid driver’s license in good standing.
Please be sure to include three (3) references on your application.
For more information, please contact Chad Quinn, 618.624.4500 ext 4302, email@example.com.
Professional Services Engineer
Boundless is actively seeking a Professional Services engineer that will be responsible for architecting, optimizing, and delivering our open source geospatial software to clients in the St. Louis, MO area. Boundless is a high-growth software company that gives customers powerful Spatial IT software to free enterprises from proprietary alternatives. Founded as not-for-profit in 2002, Boundless develops and supports open-source software for managing spatial data and building maps and applications. Following impressive global adoption of OpenGeo Suite, the company received venture capital financing from Vanedge Capital and In-Q-Tel and was spun out as an independent corporation in April 2013. The expert developers at Boundless enjoy a fun and flexible work environment and exceptional benefits while building Spatial IT solutions for some of the largest corporations and government organizations. Our customers already include major energy, telecommunications, utilities, civilian agencies within the US federal government, the US Intelligence community, the Defense Department, the World Bank, and other large enterprises worldwide.
This position works directly with our clients to streamline implementations and ensure successful deployment of the Boundless software stack.
- Provide technical guidance related to optimizing existing implementation of OpenGeo Suite
- Support architecture, implementation, and optimization related to expanding the use of the open source OpenGeo Suite across multiple GEOINT content domains
- Plan technical migrations of additional GEOINT content domain projects/programs to open source software
- Support to efforts to disseminate GEOINT content via OpenGeo Suite (PostGIS, Geoserver, OpenLayers, etc)
- Develop customized configurations of Boundless stack ranging from proof-of-concept implementations to production-ready systems
- Develop, improve and deliver Boundless's Professional Service (PS) offerings to our clients
- Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a technical discipline
- Demonstrated experience building geospatial solutions
- Hands-on experience of GIS/geospatial software, particularly PostGIS, GeoServer, GeoWebCache, OpenLayers, and ESRI products
- Hands-on skills with System Administration (Linux, Windows), Enterprise Security (LDAP, Active Directory, SSL), Test Automation Tools (JMeter, SoapUI/LoadUI), ETL (SAFE FME, GDAL/OGR, GeoKettle), Web Servers and Architecture (Apache, JEE Containers, REST, HAProxy), Version Control (GitHub, Subversion), Amazon Web Services
- Experience with clustering and performance optimization on bare-metal and cloud infrastructures
- Current and active Top Secret (TS)/SCI security clearance
The ideal candidate also offers:
- A desire to learn about new technology and practices, and a desire to share, and to teach others
- GEOINT community experience
You must be organized, self-directed, and passionate about using your skills to make great products and services.
We invest in the best people and treat them right. We offer competitive salaries and great benefits. Boundless is a small but growing organization focused on bringing the best enterprise open source geospatial software to organizations and governments around the world. Our team is distributed from Austria to Argentina, with higher concentrations in New York, NY; Arlington, VA; Victoria, BC; and St Louis, MO.
How to Apply
Send us your resume and cover letter, and make sure to let us know why you're interested in Boundless.
GIS Support Specialist (3 positions)
Employer/Position: National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) - GIS Support Specialist
Location: Lake St. Louis, Missouri
Primary Responsibilities: This position reports to a support team lead, has a high level of customer interaction and works closely with the support team and team’s software engineers in resolving issues with NISC’s mapping software. The position is responsible for providing service, facilitating and following up with customers for receiving approvals for custom programming requests, assisting with software releases, review and audit configuration database data, follow up communications on change requests and assisting with special projects via the telephone and e-mail supporting NISC Member/Customers in their use of NISC’s applications.
Disclaimer: Management may modify this job description by assigning or reassigning duties and responsibilities at any time.
- Assists customers in all aspects of application support including troubleshooting, training, and on-going support.
- Utilization of ESRI software
- Troubleshoots Member mapping data.
- Works with customers through basic and complex mapping issues.
- Prepares Change Requests (CRs) and follow-up to resolution.
- Performs research of difficult application problems, resolves issues for Member/Customers who are using and recommends changes or enhancements as directed.
- Facilitate and follow up with Member/Customers on requests and procedures.
- Assists with mass communications to Member/Customers.
- Assists with software release process.
- Gather, maintains and audits Member information in the configuration database.
- Conveys customer feedback to product development staff as appropriate.
- Perform on-site training or deliver remote application training to Member/Customers via Web Tools.
- Potential need to provide afterhours support.
- May develop and deliver training to coworkers as assigned.
- May prepare materials and deliver National IT Learning Center classes.
- May prepare materials and deliver Member information Conference (MIC) sessions.
- May be called upon to assist in other support areas.
- May be called upon to participate on design teams regarding application enhancements.
- May be called upon to participate in testing of new product development or enhancements.
- May be required to travel to customer sites.
- Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employees must be able to see, speak, and hear, to operate computer keyboards or office equipment, and are required to stand, walk, and sit.
Desired Education: Bachelor's degree in GIS or business-related field or equivalent experience.
Desired Job Experience:
- 3-5 years of Geographic Information Systems experience with NISC or in a related industry.
- Basic knowledge of Project Management processes and theory.
- Basic knowledge of Service Level Management (SLM) best practices.
- Basic knowledge of the Utility or Telecom industry is ideal but not mandatory.
- Familiarity with other integrated applications and services.
- Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
- Ideally possess presentation and training skills.
- Excellent telephone etiquette and an ability to deal effectively with Member/Customers.
- Excellent research and problem solving skills with a strong attention to detail.
- Strong PC skills.
- Ability to organize and prioritize.
- Ability to interact in a positive manner with internal and external contacts.
- Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
- Ability to travel as often as necessary to meet the goals and objectives of the position.
- Commitment to NISC’s Statement of Shared Values.
Certifications Required: None
Apply now: http://www.nisc.coop/careers/
Engineering Technician II (GIS Specialist)
Closing Date: 01/21/2015
ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN II(GIS SPECIALIST), $50,599-$58,282/DOQ Performs highly skilled technical work in support of public works and utility engineering functions using ArcMap (ESRI), AutoCAD, surveying/GPS, performing record-keeping functions, including related office filing, maintain geospatial data, permitting, and assessments, with the primary function supporting GIS activities. This position will be responsible for various GIS functions and may assist the Chief Land Surveyor, Surveyors, Engineering Technicians, and Inspectors in surveying/GPS, inspections, design, drafting or other engineering functions. Minimum qualifications: Associates Degree and four years GIS experience with emphasis on ESRI products.
Application and further details can be located at the city's website, http://www.sioux-city.org/, under the "Job Openings" section.
Salary: $53,892 - $78,336/yr. – EXEMPT – Responsible for performing technical and professional level work maintaining and expanding the geographic information systems (GIS) databases, layers and linkages to various databases for the Public Works Department. The GIS Analyst works under the direction of the City Engineer with a variety of responsibilities that include, but are not limited to: GIS program planning, management and coordination, GIS and infrastructure mapping and database management and maintenance of the GIS internet/intranet sites. Work involves creating and updating public and associated private infrastructure GIS datasets; map production using ArcGIS software suite; database manipulation and data entry; and maintaining records of installed infrastructure. Bachelor’s degree in geography, business or public administration, engineering, computer science, or related field, and a minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience involving GIS operations, database design and maintenance, or related field, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Hours M-F; 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Application Deadline: Open Until Filled with First Review 11/17/14.Application and job description available at City Hall or on-line at www.gardnerkansas.gov Submit completed application to City of Gardner, HR Department, 120 E. Main, Gardner, KS, 66030. All offers of employment are conditional upon the successful completion of a post offer physical exam, drug screen, and background check including driving record. EOE
Associates get the royal treatment at Garmin. Regardless if you’re a newbie or a veteran, engineers dream it, design it and use it. Here, you will be surrounded by others who share the same passion about what they do every day. We offer a relaxed team environment (no dress code!) where advancement is found from sharing knowledge, not hiding it! While we promise you a lot of responsibility, you also will have the opportunity to have ownership over projects…oh, and we promise you there will be some fun mixed in there, too!
Left or right? East or west? Our cartography technicians have the know-how to make sure our products don’t steer you wrong. Responsible for the attribution, maintenance and digitization of cartographic data, our technicians assist engineering in researching, defining, creating and evaluating all maps used in Garmin products. Heading out for a day on the water? Our technicians had a hand in creating that marine map. Going hiking in the Rockies? Yep, they did that too. Sightseeing on the streets of Paris? Ditto again. Our technicians maintain all of that geographic data using custom and 3rd party software so you always know where to go. Come on, what are you waiting for – are you ready to follow the leader?
We’re seeking full time Cartography Technicians for our office in Olathe, KS, to partner with our engineering teams in the research, definition, creation and evaluations of maps produced for use in Garmin products.
Essential functions for this role include:
- Edit, manipulate and maintain geographic data using custom and 3rd party software
- Ensure the application of cartographic specifications to the data
- Help evaluate and process database updates according to established methodology
- Assist in map generation and product compilation
- Conduct testing and evaluation of Garmin cartography products
- Perform established operations for quality assurance
- Continuous growth and evolve with engineering technology
A Bachelor’s Degree in cartography or geography with a minimum 3.0 GPA or a minimum of 4 years experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description is required. Qualified candidates will possess a basic understanding of geo-databases and a working knowledge of cartography and geography relevant to Garmin’s business needs. Proficient computer skills, including familiarity with PC applications and Windows Operating System (OS) and typing skills with the ability to type 30 wpm are also musts! Other required qualifications include:
- Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision
- Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment
- Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
- Ability to work and thrive in a sophisticated technical environment
- Candidates who are familiar with ArcGIS or other GIS applications, GIS principles and methodologies, and/or possess experience using a GPS device are preferred. Bilingual skills are also a plus!
At Garmin, we like to laugh, have fun and work hard. It comes easily when you work on cool products with hard-working individuals who share the same passion. We offer numerous opportunities to get involved – kickball anyone? – and believe strongly in a work-life balance so your creativity can flow.
At Garmin, we like to laugh, have fun and work hard. It comes easily when you work on cool products with hard-working individuals who share the same passion. We offer numerous opportunities to get involved – kickball anyone? – and believe strongly in a work-life balance so your creativity can flow.
Garmin offers one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefit plans around. We offer extensive health care coverage with little to no contributions, depending on the plan. Plus, we offer dental insurance, an employee stock purchase plan, a Retirement Plan, and much more….trust us, it doesn’t get much better than this. Unless of course, you want to talk table tennis, fitness spaces, product discounts….come on, what are you waiting for? Apply today.
**To be considered please apply online at http://www.garmin.com/careers