Monday, February 11, 2008

Entry Level Comprehensive/GIS Planner, Berkeley, CA

Organization: Design, Community & Environment
Title: Entry Level Comprehensive/GIS Planner
Location: Berkeley, CA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2008-02-08

Position Description:

Entry Level Comprehensive/GIS Planner

Design, Community & Environment, a comprehensive planning, urban design, and landscape architecture firm in North Berkeley, is looking for entry level comprehensive and GIS planners with 1 to 3 years of professional experience. The ideal candidate for this position possesses both strong comprehensive planning skills and specific expertise and capability in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

With a staff of about 45, DC&E serves cities and counties throughout California. DC&E's comprehensive planning work includes General Plans, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documentation, transportation planning, and community involvement. Position responsibilities include:

• Research and writing of General Plan, environmental, and transportation planning document sections as directed by management staff
• Production of graphic diagrams for DC&E projects
• GIS data acquisition and management, development of GIS analytical methodologies, assessment of appropriate GIS applications for specific projects, production of GIS deliverables including analyses and cartographic presentations, and technical assistance on GIS to fellow DC&E staff and clients.

Salary is commensurate with experience and level of ability. We offer a competitive salary, generous benefits and a casual work environment. Please take a look at our website to find out more about the work we do.

Please email your resume, and your salary requirements and/or history and a minimum of two work samples as PDF attachments to Ian Moore, Senior Associate ( or fax to (510) 848-4315 [Work samples must include both professional writing and GIS work products for which the applicant is principally responsible.] DC&E is an equal opportunity employer.

Sunday, February 3, 2008

GIS Jobs at GIS Data Resources, Inc.

Organization: GIS Data Resources, Inc.
Title: GIS Technician / Analyst
Location: Marin County, USA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2008-01-30

Position Description:

GIS Data Resources, Inc., a world leader within the GIS data industry, is seeking as many as three GIS positions for our Northern California office.

Duties - Perform GIS mapping and analysis tasks in support of creating, maintaining, and improving data sets for public safety, utility and real estate customers.

Responsibilities include compiling and synthesizing geographic data into a GIS database; database design; quality assurance; developing attribute data for all type of industry formats; maintaining and updating GIS databases as new data is collected; preparing, modifying and updating data sets using different GIS software (including ArcView 3x, ArcGIS, MapInfo, etc.) and other digital media. This position requires great attention to detail, excellent communication skills, the ability to work well both in team settings and independently.

Required Experience/Skills – The Technician position requires a minimum of 2 years hands-on experience with ArcGIS 8/9x; Knowledge/experience with data conversion using Access and/or Excel.

Desired Experience/Skills - Ideal candidate will have one or more of the following:
1) Experience with building and maintaining street/cadastral data.
2) Geodatabase design using ArcSDE and desktop, intranet and/or internet application programming experience with Access, Javascript, Visual Basic, Access, SQL Server/ Oracle
3) Working knowledge of SQL in an enterprise RDBMS environment to query databases and perform simple database administration tasks.
4) Experience with MapInfo, AutoCad, or Microstation.
Education - Successful candidates will have a BS in geography or related field.

This position is full-time, with compensation commensurate with experience and attitude, and with full benefits paid by the company. The candidate must be able to show proof of US citizenship. An application to one position covers all three openings.

Please send resume to:

GIS Data Resources, Inc.
Attn: Regina Lo, Executive Assistant
8 Digital Drive, Suite 200
Novato, CA 94949

Toll Free: 888.654.4GDR (4437)
Fax: 415.884.4407