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8/26/16

GIS Analyst
MJ Engineering & Land Surveying, PC
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Preferred Qualifications:
Completion of two years college coursework in GIS, CADD, BIM, engineering, geography, surveying, laser scanning, architecture, computer applications or a related field with an additional three to four years of related experience; or any combination of relevant education and experience that provides the following:

Required knowledge for the position includes:

-Knowledge of the fundamental principles of GIS, spatial analysis, geodatabase development, and map production
-Fluency with ESRI ArcGIS Suite & Microsoft Office Suite software
-Understanding of vector data, raster data, and elevation products such as DEM’s

Required skills for the position include:

-Perform spatial analysis and clearly convey the results through mapping, tables, and charts
-Create, develop, and manage geodatabases and map series
-Organize workflows and batch process data using ArcGIS Model Builder or Python
-Communicate effectively with team members

The preferred candidate might also have some of the following skills:

-Experience with CAD or BIM data and software such as AutoCAD, Bentley MicroStation, or Revit
-Experience with ArcGIS Online and web mapping
-Experience with 3D modeling, mapping, or visualization
-Experience with LiDAR data and processing

Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resumes to resume@mjels.com

The Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Planning seeks a PLANNER Hauppauge, NY

PLANNER
An employee in this position prepares charts, maps and narrative reports outlining findings and resulting recommendations in connection with planning and zoning projects. Supervision is exercised over a small staff of sub-professional planning and drafting personnel. Work is performed under the supervision of a professional supervisor through conferences and written reports. Does related work as required.

The minimum requirements for this position are either:
(a) Graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Political Science, Economics, Geography, Environmental Studies, Civil Engineering, or a related field; or,
(b) Graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree, and one (1) year of experience in the field of community or regional planning.

NOTE: Additional relevant graduate level education from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university may be substituted for the one (1) year of experience cited in (b).

Salary: Commensurate with experience, excellent benefit package. Suffolk County Residency Required

Qualified candidates ONLY please send cover letter and resume to Alan Schneider at: sc.personnel@suffolkcountyny.gov

Suffolk County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


A Hudson Valley technology company called netEffx Inc. is hiring for GIS positions. In addition to technology support, netEffx Inc. contract skilled individuals out to large local companies. They are currently looking for talented individuals for GIS positions at a local utility company. They are entry-level, full-time positions with excellent potential for growth.
   
A professional/educational background in Geography/GIS is required. Additionally, experience with ArcGIS is required and any experience with the ArcFM extension is highly valued. Highly developed written and verbal communication skills are a must. Start date is projected to be mid-late April and into May.
 
If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact Alex Ellick at alex@neteffx.com.
A resume and cover letter can be sent to resumes@neteffx.com.


Groundwork New Orleans (http://www.groundworknola.org/) is now accepting applications for:

-Environmental Education Internships
-Green Team Members
-Green Team Leader


Hazard mitigation/recovery part-time opportunities in NY.

Opportunities involve housing buyouts through the NY Rising program, and document retrieval teams for public assistance grants and will probably last a couple of years based on the amount of work and funding available. 

1.  Buyouts:  For the Buyout project, basically an H2O Team will be trained in the Mohawk Valley area to work in the field with communities to complete the Property Information forms in the FEMA Grant Application packet. It entails researching tax appraisal information, gathering floodplain information, maps, etc. Buyout are being funded by FEMA under Hurricane Irene and Sandy at 100% reimbursement. We've identified 10 jurisdictions within the Mohawk Valley area that are interested in submitting a grant application for properties in their community. To date, there are approximately 200 properties on the buyout list. H2O is seeking 2 part-time personnel preferably with a background in planning or mitigation. However, a professional individual that works well in a team environment that can be trained is fine too. The pay is $35-$40 per hour, plus travel expenses.

2.  Public Assistance Document Retrieval:   CDBG/PA/Document Retrieval Team (GOSR) - is a group of staff who will be traveling through affected communities retrieving documentation to complete files for Public Assistance projects. We start in Irene and Lee affected communities and will eventually move on to Sandy. Contract staff will need an insured vehicle, laptop, and some PA knowledge (training available). We are looking for resourceful, independent people who are comfortable traveling and working alone or in small teams with remote supervision. 

Both of these jobs will provide experience with FEMA and State Emergency Management programs that are very desirable for employers.