Cambridge Systematics, INC – GIS Director
Posted April 28, 2015
The GIS Director will build our GIS business practice by developing and execute a business strategy that leverages and aligns our staff, qualifications, and experience with a compelling set of service offerings. S/he will exhibit proven business development, staff supervision, project management, and technical skills. S/he will execute the GIS business strategy, provide day-to-day oversight and mentoring of GIS staff as well as manage GIS projects. S/he will leverage and grow staff GIS skills across the organization and work collaboratively with the senior management team to build our GIS practice. This position can be based in any of our office locations.
Background Check Required–Education, Criminal, Identity
To apply: http://www.camsys.com/HR/Halogen.htm
Deadline for application: January 4, 2015.
The Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) seeks a GIS Intern to assist in a project investigating relationships between water quality data from stormwater systems and features of stormwater infrastructure, land use, population, and other variables. The GIS intern may be asked to assist in other data projects, if appropriate.
The GIS Intern will develop, edit, verify, and analyze spatial data related to drainage basins, municipal stormwater infrastructure, and water quality within the Mystic River Watershed. Experience with ArcGIS software and fluency with Excel are required.
Interns will learn about efforts that a watershed association undertakes to advocate for water quality improvements. The intern must be able to work independently and as a team. This is a part-time position that requires a commitment of two to three days a week during the Monday through Friday work week. Position begins in January and concludes mid-April – exact dates can be flexible depending on the candidate.
An interest in science, the environment and advocacy is encouraged.
Since 1972, MyRWA has played a unique role in the whole of the watershed by its science, advocacy, and outreach efforts. The Mystic River Watershed Association is based in Arlington, MA and is accessible via several bus routes. The Mystic River Watershed Association is an equal opportunity employer.
If interested, please send your resume to WQInternship@MysticRiver.org. No phone calls please.
Deadline for application: January 4, 2015.
2012 ED FORREST INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
The Ed Forrest Internship Program was initiated to create opportunities for students who have made a commitment to study disciplines related to GIS to obtain practical experience in this field.
The Internship Program consists of two parts: 1) a competitive stipend program, and 2) an internship clearinghouse. This program is open to all students who are juniors or above and are currently enrolled in accredited colleges or universities. Participating GITA corporate sponsors, contributors, small business affiliates, user affiliates and other qualified GIS companies will place interns through the program. The program is designed for summer internships. GITA will offer at least one $1,500 stipend to a selected student to offset travel and living expenses incurred as a result of obtaining an internship (10-12 weeks) with one of the association’s corporate members or other approved companies. The stipends are awarded on a competitive basis, selected from completed applications. Resumes of all students who complete the internship application will be included in the association’s internship clearinghouse. Resumes will be circulated to GITA corporate member companies and other approved organizations, with individuals who are eligible for the stipend identified.
Applications will be evaluated using the following criteria:
2012 INTERNSHIP PROGRAM APPLICATION
In addition to completing the application form, the following information must be submitted:
2. A 300-500 word statement regarding your current educational goals and plans for your
3. A transcript from each school attended (undergraduate and graduate). Please black out your
4. Two letters of recommendation. Each letter must be from a faculty member or other person who
5. A current resume showing your GIS experience and education. This application is made for the
* *The Intern is responsible for supporting Meteorology and Development staff with day-to-day GIS analysis and cartography needs. The intern will also assist with the maintenance of First Wind’s Enterprise GIS system.
The Spatial Analysis Lab at Smith College will be hiring a Post-Baccalaureate Fellow for a 1 year position starting this Summer (July 2012). The position is ideal for a student hoping to gain additional GIS experience before moving on to a more permanent job, or as a bridge before graduate school. The position is designed for graduating seniors or recent graduates (within 3 years). We are looking for someone who enjoys the spirit and rigors of an academic setting and who can contribute to the growth of GIS and Spatial Thinking at Smith.
Provide administrative and technical support for the broad range of programs and activities undertaken by the Smith College Spatial Analysis Lab (SAL). Support activities include documenting, maintaining, and acquiring spatial data, maintaining lab equipment and associated software. Additional responsibilities include supporting classes, faculty, and students.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
*Data Documentation, Maintenance, and Acquisition (40%): *Provide administrative and program support to the GIS Specialist in maintaining the Lab’s spatial data collection(s). Acquire or generate new digital materials to support classroom and research requirements. Generate metadata as required to meet college, national and state standards. Help promote data standards and guidelines to the user base. Develop work flows to help students and faculty ensure all data meets adopted standards. Supports other staff needs as necessary. Performs related duties as required.
Equipment and Software Maintenance (30%): Ensure all lab equipment is in working order, charged and ready for class or individual use. Install updates, firmware, and datasets as required to all GPS units, total stations, and laser range finders. Administer equipment sign-out, delivery, and return system. Process field data for user community as needed.
Class & Individual Support (20%): Help supervise student lab assistants. Provide GIS and GPS instruction to faculty and students on an as needed basis. Support all GIS/GPS workshops.
Administrative Support (10%): Provide support as needed for internal and external programs and activities. Activities may include: poster printing, conference planning and logistics, outreach activities, web page updates, database maintenance, and other administrative duties as required.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree. Research or direct project experience with Geographic Information Systems, and Global Positioning Systems required.
Skills: Well developed organizational and both written and verbal communication skills. Attention to detail very important. Skills in computer programming, web based APIs, and database management experience highly desirable.
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