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Transit Analyst, Jarrett Walker and Associates (Portland, OR)

GIS analysis, map -making, and creating visual explanations are integral to nearly all of our work. Quantitative analysis, typically using Excel, is also important. We are seeking a talented and creative person to join our team as an Analyst at the Junior Associate level, to help us deliver great work to clients while continuing to innovate in our approach. Learn more.

Environmental GIS Specialist, Environmental Resources Management (Boston)

ERM is seeking an Environmental GIS Specialist to join our Boston, MA, office as an integral part of the Data Management, Modeling, and Visualization Group. Our team is growing and we are looking for self-motivated, detail-oriented people to work on a wide range of environmental projects across the globe. In this role, the successful candidate will provide GIS support and additional environmental data management support as needed. Additional tasks will include supporting team management with scheduling tasks, managing projects and writing proposals.

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GIS Teaching Fellowships, Middlebury College (VT)

The Geography Department at Middlebury College invites applicants for its GIS Teaching Fellows Program, designed to encourage the expansion of GIS instruction across the liberal arts curriculum. We seek recent doctoral recipients or advanced ABD candidates from any academic discipline who have applied GIS in their doctoral research and have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching. Middlebury’s GIS Teaching Fellows will be appointed to a nine-month term, to begin in September 2014. In the fall semester, Fellows will assist Geography Department faculty in teaching the department’s Fundamentals of GIS course. Learn more.

Climate Adaptation Project Manager, Cambridge Systematics (Open Location)

We are seeking a project manager and technical expert with an understanding of the impacts of climate change on transportation and a broad understanding of risk management and transportation planning to lead extreme weather and climate change vulnerability assessments and adaptation strategy projects for regional, state, Federal, and international clients. Our work focuses on helping our clients understand the risks of extreme weather and climate change to multimodal transportation systems and cost-effectively integrate resiliency measures (adaptation strategies) into transportation planning and decision-making processes. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of transportation planning and policy and/or civil engineering work experience with strong communication skills, project management experience, business development experience, understanding of the application of climate data to the assessment of infrastructure and operational vulnerabilities, knowledge of asset management for transportation infrastructure, understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and broad transportation planning experience. Candidates will be expected to lead or support extreme weather and climate change vulnerability and adaptation studies, as well as lead or support general transportation planning projects. Experience with disaster risk management planning is a plus. Work assignments may include project management, performing research and data analysis, facilitating stakeholder and/or technical expert dialogues and workshops, preparing and delivering presentations, and documenting findings and recommendations. This is a superb opportunity to join and work with a group of bright and dedicated professionals in a stimulating, profitable environment. Qualifications: Ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in Planning, Policy, and/or Civil Engineering, with emphasis on transportation (a Bachelor’s with additional years of experience is also acceptable); evidence of strong oral and written communications skills; project management experience; ability to work with multidisciplinary teams and independently; familiarity with GIS; willingness to travel; and desire for growth. Experience working with the U.S. DOT, state DOTs, MPOs, transit agencies, and/or multilateral/regional investment banks is highly desirable. Business development skills, including proactive marketing of clients, proposal development, and presentation skills also desirable. Foreign language skills are a plus.

 

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Assistant Professor of Environmental Science (Berry College, GA)

The Environmental Science program at Berry College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2014. Primary teaching responsibilities include core courses in Environmental Science, Geographic Information Systems, and an upper- level elective course in the candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidate will establish a strong research program involving undergraduate students, which utilizes the natural resources on our vast and ecologically diverse campus. In addition to a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, the successful candidate should possess a strong interest in service and mentoring students in a residential college environment.

 

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