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The Broward County Energy and Sustainability Program will be hiring a Natural Resources Specialist I for a 10-12 month period to complete the requirements of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant.
Work involves administrative support of the County’s internal, community-wide and regional climate initiatives. This may include supporting logistics, record keeping, energy conservation outreach and research on green practices. Work also requires the ability to be responsible for project assignments, to use sound judgment and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and internet protocols required. Experience with GIS ArcView software and familiarity with climate change issues and energy conservation is preferred.
For job announcement details click here (closes August 26).
NextEra Energy Resources, LLC
In the competitive energy business, NextEra Energy Resources stands for clean energy. We develop, construct and operate power plants to produce electricity. We have invested – and will continue to invest – in a clean-energy tomorrow for future generations. Our expertise is in wholesale and retail electricity and project development and construction, as well as in offering customers the energy products and services they need. Our parent, NextEra Energy, Inc., is a leading clean-energy company with 2009 revenues of more than $15 billion, nearly 43,000 megawatts of generating capacity and more than 15,000 employees in 27 states and Canada.
- GIS Technician
- The GIS Technician will be responsible for GIS database development, Spatial Analysis, and Map Production in an ESRI ArcGIS environment to ensure a successful Enterprise GIS implementation.
Position Roles & Responsibilities:
- Compiles geographic data from a variety of sources including censuses, field observation, satellite imagery, aerial photographs.
- Gathers, analyzes and integrates spatial data from staff and determine how best the information can be displayed using GIS.
- Designs and update databases, applying additional knowledge of spatial feature representations.
- Enters new map data by direct input of coordinate information using the principles of cartography including coordinate systems, longitude, latitude, elevation, topography and map scales.
- A strong understanding and mastery of land survey principles and legal descriptions including metes and bounds and Public Land Survey System (PLSS).
- Designs and creates special map and digital products as assigned using predefined procedures, knowledge of GIS data and required GIS skills.
Education & Skills Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree with a major in geography, information systems, information technology, land planning, or urban & regional planning.
- Required experience of at least 2 years with ESRI ArcGIS
- Experience and/or academic work in one or more fields applicable to GIS applications including land resources, land planning, land records, environmental resource management.
- High proficiency in communication, written, oral and cartographic skills – the ability to convey GIS spatial information to non-GIS users.
To apply: Go to www.nexteraenergy.com/careers and apply for requisition 1101662 – Development Technology Technician – GIS
City of Pompano Beach
Opening Date: 03/18/11
Job # PT11-20
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Position: ENGINEERING GIS INTERN
Salary: Hourly: $15.0453
Work Days/Hours: 20 hours per week between Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for approximately 3 months.
Job Status: Temporary
Pay Plan/Grade: 17G
Position Summary (Major Job Duties)
Performs the collection and analysis of GIS data. Performs the updating, correction and manipulation of existing GIS data layers. Duties are widely varied and may include assistance with various technical and administrative assignments. Performs related duties as required.
Qualifications (Education, work experience, special requirements)
Graduate of, or current student in, a 2 or 4 year program with an emphasis on geography/GIS, environmental science, or related field. Knowledge, interest, and project experience in GIS operating characteristics, capabilities, limitations and applications. Experience with ESRI software including ArcMAP 10. Intermediate level experience with the ESRI’s ArcGIS software suite is required. Must be able to proficiently use Microsoft Office software, especially Microsoft Access, Word, and Excel. Ability to read and comprehend moderately complex civil engineering plans, plats, and profiles. Strong analytical, writing, reading, and verbal skills. Must be able to work inside and outside in variable conditions and be willing to engage in limited to moderately strenuous physical activity. Sedentary positions with the ability to handle or feel objects or controls, hear, talk, see and read. Noise level is an office environment and is usually quiet.
Apply to the Human Resources Department, 100 West Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Phone (954) 786-4626 Fax (954) 786-5553 Job line (954) 786-4693
The City of Pompano Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer
SEE PROCEDURE AND BENEFITS LINK ON WEBSITE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: www.mypompanobeach.org
Job Description: The Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center in Davie, Florida is seeking an enthusiastic individual to work as part of a multi-agency team engaged in research in support of Everglades ecology and restoration.
Duties Include: This individual will be the primary GIS/Remote Sensing specialist in a research group that includes scientists and managers from the University of Florida, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, and the National Park Service. The individual will assist in ongoing projects that monitor and assess responses of the Greater Everglades system to ecological restoration, evaluate the distribution and effects of invasive species in the region, and forecast the possible effects of climate change on endangered species. Specific duties will include (1) compiling geospatial data from collaborators, online warehouses and in-house field data; (2) extensive QA/QC of data; (3) geospatial analysis using ArcGIS, R and other open source tools and software; (4) preparing metadata and developing/documenting protocols used in data analysis; (5) assisting colleagues in the preparation of proposals, project reports, and peer-reviewed publications and (6) maintaining ongoing communication with collaborators across a diverse range of government agencies and research institutions.
This is a full time position with an initial one-year appointment. Ongoing employment will be dependent on performance and funding.
Qualifications: Applicant should have at least a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in geography, ecology, environmental science, or related field and at least one year of GIS experience. Applicant must be able to work well independently and with others in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience using GIS to support ecological research, be proficient in ArcGIS and have experience in R, and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Technical writing, problem solving and organizational skills are essential. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and have all paperwork completed prior to accepting the position.
Salary: $15.00-20.00/hour depending on experience
Position Starts: As soon as a suitable candidate can be identified. Review of applications will start immediately.
To Apply: Please send resume or CV and letter of interest by email to: Dr. James Watling, email@example.com, with the subject line GIS Technician. In your letter please address how you have worked as part of a team, your GIS experience, and examples of your ability to juggle multiple projects efficiently while maintaining high standards of quality, including documentation of metadata and data collection/analysis protocols.
The JEA is a water/sewer/electric utility provider in the NE FL region. We are in immediate need of an experienced GIS developer on the ESRI platform. For more information please contact Keith Joiner at (904) 665-8690, firstname.lastname@example.org. Details can be found at www.jea.com. Click on the Careers banner, and search for all job openings. The title of the position is Corporate Applications Specialist.