WesGIS Workshop: Georeferencing

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10 Skills the Future Workforce will Need: Connections to GIS

Article by Joseph Kerski, ESRI Education Manager.

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GIS-related job in Flagstaff

The Springs Stewardship Institute in Flagstaff, Arizona has new positions open for a data management technician and for winter and summer interns. Both positions will involve GIS as well as other tasks. Although listed as an entry level, part time position, it offers potential for full time, permanent work and a leading role with this non-profit organization.



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GIS Tutor available

Mads O’Brien is a QAC tutor specializing in GIS. Her help hours are Tuesdays and Fridays from 3-5:30pm in Allbritton Center.

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GIS job in Pittsburgh

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) is currently seeking a GIS Analyst to assist in the development, and distribution of geospatial data, applications and associated products for the SPC’s 10-county regional GIS.  This position will support the various transportation, planning and economic development projects and programs at SPC, along with expanding partnerships to the region’s member governments and planning partners.
Essential Functions:
·         Updates and maintains the data components and applications of the GIS applying additional knowledge of spatial feature representation.
·         Assists in the designing, developing, and converting spatial databases, GIS coverage’s, GIS applications, cartographic products, standard procedures and documentation for data.
·         Reviews existing and incoming data for currency, accuracy, usefulness, quality, and documentation.
·         Meets with users to develop system or project requirements.
·         Provides addition data collection through the Global Positioning System (GPS)
·         Oversees entry of data into database, including application, keyboard entry, manual digitizing, scanning, and automatic conversion.
·         All other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager.
Education / Experience Requirements:
·        Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, Remote Sensing, Cartography, Planning, Computer Science, Civil Engineering or related field.
·        At least 6 months of related experience working with ESRI GIS software.
·        Experience and/or training in cartography, remote sensing, and map analysis.
Salary commensurate with experience/qualifications.
Email confidential resume, salary history and 3 references to: hr@spcregion.org
Equal Opportunity Employer
For more information on the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, visit:  www.spcregion.org


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Help fight the Ebola outbreak with GIS

See this article to learn how you can help to map the spread of Ebola. Read the whole article to learn more about how crowd-sourced mapping is an effective tool in fighting disease outbreaks.

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GIS job in Vancouver

Ecotrust Canada is seeking an enthusiastic self-motivated individual capable of responding to a variety of mapping requests, as well as creating, maintaining and documenting spatial and attribute data utilized in GIS applications. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, a desire to learn, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment with a focus on quality. See website for more information: http://ecotrust.ca/about/jobs

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GIS internship in South Windsor, CT

The Town of South Windsor has an opportunity for an individual with current GIS skills. This position will assist the GIS Analyst in field collection, data layer maintenance and creation. You must be available to work during normal business hours of 8 AM to 4:30 PM.  The position will be part time, approx. 20/hrs per week. The pay will be dependent on skills. Candidates must be:

  • Competent in ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 or more current
  • Have a valid CT operator license and good driving record
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and in a team situation
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and through correspondence

Questions on the internship may be directed to: Dawn Mulholland, GIS Analyst (860) 644-2511 x 218 or dawn.mulholland@southwindsor.org or Jeffrey Doolittle, Town Engineer (860) 644-2511 x 245

Please submit resumes to: Attn: Engineering Dept. 1540 Sullivan Avenue, South Windsor, CT 06074 by 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014 or emaildawn.mulholland@southwindsor.org

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Game of Thrones mapping

See the history of Westeros through maps.

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Video map of 1000 years of European border changes


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