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  • 17 Apr 2019 10:21 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    Conexon is a rapidly growing company working with Rural Electric Cooperatives to build advanced fiber to the home (FTTH) networks nationwide.

    We are looking for the right candidates with a strong foundation in GIS to join our growing team. ArcMap will be utilized with fiber optic design and management extensions to produce electronic and paper construction documents. GIS experience is required, and fiber optic design experience is desired, but we will train the right candidate.

    Details and application

  • 15 Apr 2019 11:33 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    Cartographic Services Specialist, Kansas Geological Survey (Lawrence)
    Organization: Kansas Geological Survey, University of Kansas
    Title: Cartographic Services Specialist
    Location: Lawrence, KS
    Application deadline: 2019-05-15

    Details and application link

    Position Overview. The Kansas Geological Survey (KGS) GIS Services Section’s Cartographic Services unit has a new position for an individual to work with the unit’s manager in all aspects of data creation and management, and map production. The work will be focused on, though not limited to, creating data and maps of Kansas geology from field data collected by KGS geologists. Tasks of the position include map and data creation and development using GIS, metadata creation, maintaining and updating GIS data and documentation, and printing on-demand maps for KGS Publications and Sales. The individual will assume responsibility for management of the unit when the manager is away.

  • 02 Apr 2019 4:03 PM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    The City of Lawrence is currently seeking applications for a GIS Intern.

    RESPONSIBILITIES: The position will assist the GIS Coordinator with a variety of cross-departmental duties related the city's Geographic Information Systems using Esri software and extensions during the 2019 spring, summer & fall semesters with the possibility of continuing into 2020. Key job duties include map creation to fulfill requests, data entry and map updates and work towards long-term GIS goals. Other assignments may include, but not limited to, web map creation, geo-processing & model building, field survey and data acquisition utilizing GPS equipment and/or tablets & analysis in support of project design & GIS mapping functions. The GIS Intern will be exposed to the workflows and data structures as well as more in-depth understanding of GIS technology in local government. This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience with the latest GIS software and equipment.

    QUALIFICATIONS: A student currently enrolled in Geography, Engineering, Computer Science or related degree. The preferred candidate will have at least one course in GIS, Cartography, GPS, Remote Sensing, Urban Planning, Engineering and/or other education and/or experience. Must be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license, the ability to pass background check, and capable of operating a City vehicle. Applicant should be well organized and detail-oriented. Positive, responsible, safety oriented and interpersonal approach with people. Knowledge of computers, spreadsheets and database programs desired.

    HOURS: 10-20 hours per week. The work schedule is flexible to accommodate student’s school schedule, but must be performed during normal business hours.

    NOTE: This position requires a completed City job application, cover letter and résumé to be submitted online no later than April 15th, 2019. The cover letter should address why this position is of interest and how it would aid the student in their overall career goals. Cover letter and résumé should be uploaded online via the application form.

    MUST SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION BY: Monday, April 15, 2019 www.LawrenceKS.org/Jobs (listed under Full-Time Jobs)

  • 28 Mar 2019 3:40 PM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    Organization: Sedgwick County, KS
    Title: GIS Analyst (2 vacancies)
    Location: Wichita, KS
    Application Deadline: 2019-04-27

    Please apply via:
    https://www.hrepartners.com/jobdetails.aspx?id=33027

    Job Description:

    Performs highly technical tasks pertaining to the development of geographic data, maps and applications. Involves the design and development of geographic data. Geographic analysis and application development and/or database administration, design, creation and management. Significant client interaction. Collaboration and effective communication with GIS management and other County staff.

    Essential Job Functions:

    GIS application design, development, and maintenance

    • Research and development tasks related to new and existing GIS technology
    • Project management for application development projects

    Customization and enhancements of existing applications and processes

    • Supports automated internal processes for increased efficiencies
    • Supports various tasks as required

    Creation and maintenance of procedural documentation and training

    • Creates internal standards and maintains procedures
    • Creates and maintains progress reports on a regular basis

    Competencies:

    Action Oriented: Consistently maintains high levels of activity or productivity; sustains long working hours when necessary, works with vigor, effectiveness and determination over a sustained period.

    Analytical Thinking: Works systematically and logically to resolve problems, identify causation and anticipate unexpected results. Manages issues by drawing on own experience and knowledge and calls on other resources as necessary.

    Communication: Clearly conveys and receives information and ideas through the appropriate methods and media for target audiences in a manner that engages the listener, helps them understand and retain the message, and invites response and feedback. Ensures appropriate stakeholders are kept informed and that information shared is accurate and timely. Demonstrates good written, oral, and listening skills.

    Customer Focus/Client Orientation: Makes customers/clients and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; makes a conscious effort to include diversity of input in all decisions; shows interest in and understanding of the needs and expectations of internal and external customers (including direct reports); acts with customers in mind and strives for continuous improvement in products and services. Gains customer trust and respect; meets or exceeds customer expectations.

    Listening: Listens attentively to others, asks clarifying questions, actively listens, is respectful and professional in dealing with others, stays open to other viewpoints, and manages distractions and interruptions.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Educational Requirements: Experience in GIS programming, performing analysis, data development, database management, small systems applications and Internet application development.

    Years of Experience: 2

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Educational Requirements: Bachelor Degree with major course work in computer technology/programming, GIS Sciences

    Usual working days/hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • 26 Mar 2019 10:14 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    Stantec has an opening for a Water Resources Engineer in Training. The role of a Water Resources EIT is to work on small projects, and/or as a team member of a larger project under the close guidance and supervision of a senior engineer/designer. You should be able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer systems or products for a project. You will perform a variety of tasks which may include calculations, and field work. The smaller projects that a Water Resources EIT may be assigned to will have relatively few complex features. A Water Resources EIT will assist more senior engineers/designers by performing the routine aspects of engineering assignments. May assist in the analysis of proposed projects.

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  • 25 Mar 2019 9:58 AM | Erika Stanley (Administrator)

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions’ Topeka, KS team has an exciting opportunity for a GIS Intern to work on a large-scale project for the next 2 years. 

    Job Status: This position can be either part-time or full-time with a flexible work schedule to accommodate a student intern.  This opportunity is ideal for students looking to apply their GIS skills in real world applications.

    Key Responsibilities:
    •Digitize features from imagery and/or LiDAR datasets
    •Attribute features to conform to required table information
    •Produce figures, maps, or statistics as requested

    Required Qualifications:
    •Working towards a degree or certificate in Geography or closely related field
    •Knowledge of and experience working with raster and vector feature layers
    •Experience with GIS software for editing spatial features
    •Ability to multitask and solve real-world complex problems in a fast-paced environment
    •Ability to work efficiently and independently and demonstrate effective organizational skills
    •Must be consistent, detailed oriented and highly accurate in their work
    •Must pass drug test, background check
    •Must be available to work a consistent schedule in order to meet project deadlines

    Preferred Qualifications:
    •Local candidates preferred
    •Working knowledge in ESRI (ArcGIS 10.X, ArcGIS Pro), Word, Excel

    Physical Demands: Long hours of stationary work 

  • 25 Mar 2019 9:55 AM | Erika Stanley (Administrator)

    Job Link: https://amecfw-usexternal.icims.com/jobs/37028/job

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions’ Topeka, KS team has an exciting opportunity for a GIS Technician to work on a large-scale project for the next 2 years. 

    Job Status: The position is 40 hrs per week, eligible for benefits, fixed term, with bonus potential and the possibility for full-time conversion after successful completion.
     
    Key Responsibilities:
    •Digitize features from imagery and/or LiDAR datasets
    •Attribute features to conform to required table information
    •Produce figures, maps, or statistics as requested

    Required Qualifications:
    •BS/BA degree in Geography, Computer or Environmental Sciences or closely related field
    •Experience working with raster and vector feature layers
    •Experience with GIS software for editing spatial features
    •Ability to multitask and solve real-world complex problems in a fast-paced environment
    •Must possess good organizational skills
    •Must be consistent, detailed oriented and highly accurate in their work
    •Adept in basic document and spreadsheet applications
    •Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours if required
    •Must pass drug test, background check
    •A serious candidate for this challenging opportunity must be: a self-starter, work well under pressure, perform to schedules and deadlines, work well in a team and enjoy their work

    Preferred Qualifications:
    •Local candidates preferred
    •Working knowledge in ESRI (ArcGIS 10.X, ArcGIS Pro), Word, Excel
    •Experience with multi-user editing environments (ArcGIS Server / SDE)

    Physical Demands:  Long hours of stationary work
     

  • 18 Mar 2019 4:47 PM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions’ Topeka, KS team has an exciting opportunity for a GIS Intern to work on a large-scale project for the next 2 years. This position can be either part-time or full-time with a flexible work schedule to accommodate a student intern. This opportunity is ideal for students looking to apply their GIS skills in real world applications.

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  • 18 Mar 2019 4:45 PM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions’ Topeka, KS team has an exciting opportunity for a GIS Technician to work on a large-scale project for the next 2 years. The position is 40 hrs per week, eligible for benefits, fixed term, with bonus potential and the possibility for full-time conversion after successful completion.

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  • 18 Mar 2019 4:40 PM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking an Entry Level Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst to join our team in our Topeka, KS office. Ideal candidates will have a BS degree in GIS, Geography, Environmental Science, Computer Science, or equivalent, around 1-2+ years’ experience, or any equivalent education and experience. Programming and relational database experience is also a plus. We are looking for someone who is genuinely excited and enthusiastic about learning and pushing technical limits/ finding new solutions for our engineering (technology) related projects and clients.

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