Employment Opportunities


Climate Science Research & Communication Fellowship

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Climate Change Division, - Washington, DC

EPA Office/Lab and LocationA research opportunity is currently available with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Air and Radiation (OAR), Climate Change Division (CCD) located in Washington, DC.

CCD’s mission is to assess and address global climate change and the associated risks to human health and the environment. The research opportunity is sponsored by CCD’s Climate Science and Impacts Branch (CSIB). CSIB is responsible for:

  • developing and leveraging climate change-impacts analyses (www.epa.gov/cira).
  • highlighting climate change impacts and risks through the development of communication tools, such as climate change indicators (www.epa.gov/climate-indicators) and coordinating climate-science and impacts communications (www.epa.gov/climate-change).
  • collaborating with the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) and its federal members on assessment reports, expert workgroups, and associated products.   
  • coordinating and partnering with other EPA offices, government agencies, external stakeholders, and the public on climate change issues.

See full posting here for position details & how to apply. 


GIS Website Administrative Analyst I - Lead 

PNM Resources - Albuquerque, NM 

This position is responsible for system administration, maintenance, and development of PNM OPS Web Mapping ecosystem, including ArcGIS Servicer, ArcGIS Portal, ArcGIS Online, and Arm Server/Web.  The GIS Web Admin Analyst is familiar with GIS operations, how they differ from other IT systems, and how to work within strict security standards.

Minimum Education and/or Experience

A degree in Geography/GIS, Computer Sciences, or closely field with strong focus on geographic concepts and software systems, with a minimum of two years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or a minimum of two years of experience related to the discipline.

See position posting for details and how to apply. 


Environment Department seeks more than 30 new employees to protect New Mexico workers

The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) is hiring more than 30 people to staff its Occupational Safety and Health program – often referred to as “OSHA.” The Department is hosting rapid-hire events to quickly select motivated and qualified candidates who want to help protect New Mexico workers and hold employers accountable. The rapid-hire events will take place 9a.m. to 3p.m. in Las Cruces on October 20, 2021; Albuquerque on October 21, 2021; and in Santa Fe on October 22, 2021. All event attendees must follow COVID-19 safe practices, including physical distancing and masking.  

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Interested candidates should apply in-person for the event and come with a resume, two forms of ID, and unofficial transcripts.


Natural Hazards Data Specialist

NHERI RAPID - University of Washington - Seattle, WA

The Natural Hazards Reconnaissance Facility (referred to as the “RAPID Facility") is the field reconnaissance node of the NHERI network. Headquartered at the University of Washington (UW), the RAPID enables state-of-the-art field collection of critical scientific, engineering, and social science data following natural disasters. 

The RAPID Facility is seeking a Natural Hazards Data Specialist that will assist facility users in processing their critical natural hazards reconnaissance data, including geospatial and remote sensing data. More information on the position and application instructions can be found here.

Any questions on the position can be sent to: uwrapid@uw.edu.



Student Service Contractor: Classification of Bird Habitat using Remote Sensing 
U.S. Geological Survey, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center St. Gainesville, FL
We anticipate hiring a student services contractor to assist with a remote sensing project to monitor waterfowl habitat and shorebird habitat along inland agricultural landscapes of the northern Gulf of Mexico coast using satellite imagery. This student contract position is open to a recent B.S.-level graduate. Current students with a B.S. degree are also eligible for this B.S.-level scope of work. The applicant must have graduated within the last year. This student services contractor will help with the following activities: (1) geospatial data compilation; (2) assess waterfowl and shorebird habitats via classification of satellite imagery; (3) data management; (4) geospatial data analysis; (5) figure and table preparation; and (6) verbal and written communication of results. The student services contractor will work under the guidance of Nicholas Enwright (www.usgs.gov/staff-profiles/nicholas-enwright).

In order to be eligible, applicants must have the status listed above and be eligible to work in the U.S. as a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident. The applicant should have an interest and experience in remote sensing and geospatial analyses. Finally, the applicant must preform the work from the duty station, which is in Lafayette, Louisiana.

To apply for this position, please send the following information to Nicholas Enwright via email (enwrightn@usgs.gov):
(1) A cover letter explaining their interest in the position
(2) A resume or CV with references
(3) A sample geospatial-focused report or product, particularly one with remote sensing components (e.g., a class paper or writing assignment)

Please send this information in an attachment via email with the following subject line "Application: Student Research Opportunity." A single attachment is preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For questions, see attached scope of work or contact Nicholas Enwright (enwrightn@usgs.gov).


GIS Analyst

New Mexico Gas Company - Albuquerque, NM 

Provides analytical expertise and application development utilizing geographic information system (GIS) software.  Maintains raster databases and structure through acquisition and deployment.  Presents project highlights and elements to key stakeholders and makes recommendations to ensure success of GIS projects.

See position posting for details. 


GIS Analyst

Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District - Albuquerque, NM

Under general supervision of the Systems and Data Integration Program Manager provides analytical and
design expertise, technical support, and application development in the operation of the District parcel level
and facility-wide geographic information system (GIS); also provides internal/in-house support as SQL
Programmer. Presents project highlights and elements to key stakeholders and makes recommendations to
ensure success of GIS projects.

See flyer for details. 


HAF Fellow for the Civilian Climate Corp (CCC) – Remote Sensing

Region 2 (Desert Southwest), National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS), Division of Biological Sciences and Inventory and Monitoring Program - Albuquerque, NM 

The CCC Fellows will use existing data/information to define the potential locations of oil and gas sites. Where existing information is insufficient, the Fellows may conduct original analyses, with assistance from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and other subject matter experts. Supervisors will provide Fellows with guidance for testing the assessment process, identifying available data and selecting parameters for evaluating data. 
 
Specific tasks for CCC Fellows may include:
  1. Develop visual and data-based gas and oil well identification methods using annotation tools in a geographic information system (GIS) for model training and testing;
  2. Identify potential unknown oil and gas site locations using existing machine learning code for the assigned refuge or region;
  3. Conduct literature reviews to inform site specific analyses;
  4. Engage with other FWS programs and USGS for support, training, and identification of spatial datasets and tools; and,
  5. Conduct analyses using available tools to better understand oil and gas operations and ecological effects.

See position posting for details & how to apply. 


Survey Tech I 

Bona Fide Surveying LLC - Albuquerque, NM

James Combs, licensed Surveyor and owner of Bona Fide Surveying LLC is seeking a part time Survey Tech I beginning mid October through summer 2022 and possibly beyond on multiple projects in the Albuquerque area. He can be contacted at james@bonafidesurveying.com for more information.

See Website for details. 


GIS/Engineering Intern

City of Rio Rancho Public Works/Engineering - Rio Rancho, NM

The Engineering/GIS Intern is responsible for providing assistance to staff within the Engineering Division of the Department of Public Works: Capital Improvement Section and the Traffic Section. Duties anticipated include project plan reviews, project meeting attendance, project inspections, field data gathering, and project inspections as needed.

See position posting for details & how to apply. 


Sustainability Resilience Officer

Energy, Minerals, & Natural Resources Department - Santa Fe, NM

This position is responsible for supporting the Climate Change Task Force, managing U.S. Climate Alliance technical awards, managing various climate-related projects, including management of resiliency grants. This position also assists with coordination between and technical assistance to agency staff supporting the Climate Change Task Force. Key responsibilities include research and analysis on policy and regulatory approaches to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, reviewing and compiling Task Force reports, and assisting development of Task Force strategy and operations.

See position posting for details. 


GIS Specialist

Boulder County Public Works Department - Boulder, CO

The Boulder County Public Works Department is seeking a skilled GIS Specialist to develop and maintain GIS datasets; carry out tasks and projects as directed by the GIS manager; support department staff with mapping and dataset development needs; and work with the GIS team to develop long term mapping solutions. This individual will be responsible for using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to interpret, design, and produce maps, both static and dynamic; develop web map applications; edit and maintain spatial (GIS) data; perform spatial analysis; develop the Boulder County Road Map; and assist with implementing and maintaining an asset management system. Make sure to fill out the Boulder County online form completely, ensuring that all education, experience and qualifications in GIS are included. The GIS Specialist position is a journey level classification.

See position posting for details & how to apply. 


Remote Sensing Specialist

The Yale Center for Earth Observation (YCEO) - New Haven, CT

Manage the Yale Center for Earth Observation and support university-wide teaching and research
on environmental remote sensing.

The Yale Center for Earth Observation (YCEO) is a teaching and research lab for the Yale community specializing in the use of satellite-based remote sensing. Our workstations have been configured to handle the processing and graphics demands typical in remote sensing. These workstations use high performance video graphics cards and multiple LCD monitors to access data on our dedicated server. This equipment, coupled with the latest versions of the predominant Remote Sensing and GIS software, provide a strong foundation to support the remote sensing needs of the Yale community

See position flyer for details. 

See YCEO website for more information. 


National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center - Baker City, OR 

ACE: Curation Team Members

The American Conservation Experience, a nationwide Non-Profit Conservation Corps based in Flagstaff, AZ and Salt Lake City, Utah in partnership with the BLM's National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center is seeking Two Curation Team Members to dedicate 26 weeks to assist the BLM Interpretive Center staff with curation work to prepare for the temporary closure of the museum in spring 2022, in ensuring the inventorying and assessment of the permanent collection is completed before construction is scheduled to begin.

The ACE Members will gain valuable skills, behind the scenes work in a museum, learn curation and associated skills to add to the depth of your resume, and learn how jobs with the U.S. Government are in related fields of study, and communication. They will also benefit from mentoring their peers and sharing their experiences with the wider community.

The ACE Members work contributes to the understanding of the Interpretive Center's mission, and influences visitors' opinions, attitudes, and enjoyment of the site. The ACE Members will have a direct effect on individual and group safety, education, and appreciation of resources and the BLM mission.

See position posting for details. 


Santa Fe County - Santa Fe, NM 

GPS Technician 

Collects, develops and delivers field and geospatial information in digital and/or hard copy format to support the operation and utilization of the County's parcel level Geographic Information System (GIS) and E-911 Databases. Closes 09/08/2021. 

See posting for details & how to apply. 

GIS Technician 

Develops and delivers geograhic information in the form of digital and/or hard copy data to support the operation and utilization of the County parcel-level Geographic Information System (GIS) and integration with related County databases. Closes 09/08/2021.

See posting for details & how to apply. 


SANDAG San Diego Association of Governments - San Diego, CA

The SANDAG Data Science and Analytics (DSA); Data, Analytics, and Modeling (DAM); Research and Program
Management (RPM); Government Relations; Planning; and Mobility & Innovation Departments are seeking forwardthinking professionals to join our teams.

We are looking for qualified individuals with varying levels of expertise to fill multiple positions to help advance how
data, partnerships, and pilot projects are leveraged regionally, state-wide, and nationally to support various initiatives
and deliver innovative projects.

See flyer for details & how to apply. 


Esri - Chesterbrook, PA, Redlands, CA, Olympia, WA, Louisville, CO, San Antonio, TX

Account Manager - Education

We invite you to use your deep understanding of the education industry and experience with geospatial technology to become an integral part of the account team promoting effective use of ArcGIS in educational institutions. You’ll join a highly-skilled group of sales professionals and solution engineers who collaborate with existing customers to identify new, innovative ways of using our technology in educating the future workforce, advancing knowledge through research, and operating educational institutions efficiently and safely.

You’ll work closely with teams throughout Esri to support the growth of our education community and to help students, educators, and the administrators of educational institutions use GIS to improve understanding and make better decisions.

See posting for details & how to apply.


UNM Department of Geography and Environmental Studies - Albuquerque, NM 

Graduate Coordinator- Professional Intern

This position works closely with the Department Administrator, Academic Coordinator, and Graduate Program Director to complete day-to-day programmatic tasks related to student academic success.  These tasks include, but are not limited to, the following: support the implementation of the department’s graduate programs; conduct in-person and internet-based outreach to attract new graduate and undergraduate students; maintain correspondence with current and prospective graduate students; assist graduate students in navigating administrative systems, policies, and procedures leading to degree completion; assist with departmental course scheduling; schedule meetings, colloquia, and other academic events; and compile student data for departmental research and reporting purposes.

This position will also provide backup and support to the Department Administrator.  These duties may include: purchasing and related processes; providing customer service to the public, students, faculty, and other staff; scheduling rooms and A/V needs for departmental meetings; issuing keycards; course scheduling; submitting requests for IT and facilities support; tracking and completing graduate assistant contracts; and attending meetings.

See posting for position details & how to apply. 


UNM Department of Geography and Environmental Studies - Albuquerque, NM 

Dept Administrator A2

The Department of Geography is seeking an innovative, energetic professional who, as our Department Administrator (DA), will be responsible for the administrative and management functions of a complex unit within the College of Arts and Sciences.

The DA works closely with the Department Chair to ensure the smooth functioning of all aspects of the department's work, including financial management and planning, liaison with the College staff and development operations, with Office of Faculty Affairs & Services (OFAS), Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) and with all other pertinent elements of UNM’s central administration. The position requires an advanced level of administrative experience and skill working with all aspects of UNM’s electronic management systems.

A demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively with the wide range of constituencies that make up the diverse intellectual community of our Department is essential.

See posting for position details & how to apply. 


Mapping Prejudice Program  University of Minnesota Libraries - Minneapolis MN 

Geospatial, Technology, & Data Lead

Mapping Prejudice is mobilizing people of all ages and backgrounds to map racial covenants, legal clauses in property deeds that barred people who were not white from occupying land. The project is leading a collective examination of these “unjust deeds” in order to open the door for systems-level change. Volunteers read historical property deeds in search of racial covenants, generating data that can be mapped. This process nurtures a constituency for transformative change, empowering participants to demand data-driven and community-engaged efforts to build more sustainable and equitable communities.

Mapping Prejudice is seeking a geospatial researcher and data manager to join our highly-collaborative, trans-disciplinary team. Mapping Prejudice is building a long-term program of community-embedded research related to the history of structural racism in housing policy and practice, as well as the legacies of these practices for the built environment and the people who inhabit them. This person will curate the datasets for Mapping Prejudice, integrating data on racial covenants with archival research and geospatial data on other indicators of well-being. This researcher will lead new data collection efforts and will collaborate with other members of the Mapping Prejudice team as well as its scholarly and community partners.  

The Geospatial, Technology, and Data Lead is responsible for creating and maintaining geospatial databases of racial covenants, managing the workflow for covenant transcriptions, creating maps, delivering presentations and responding to community inquiries, and overseeing research related to the covenants data sets, as well as maintenance of the project website and training interns in these areas. The Geospatial, Technology, and Data Lead modifies practices and procedures to improve efficiency and quality, searches for better ways to effectively achieve end results, supports the project mission by addressing information management needs of diverse teams working with diverse data sets, and works under general supervision, but has the discretion to make daily operational decisions. The Geospatial, Technology, and Data Lead is both a project manager and a data manager. Project management responsibilities include developing work plans, tracking tasks and overall progress, generating documentation, and communicating project status to stakeholders.

This position works closely with the Project Director, the Project Co-Director (Head, Borchert Map Library), and the Volunteer Property Research Specialist and jointly directs the work of Graduate Research Assistants.

See Mapping Prejudice Program site for more information. 

See posting for position details & how to apply. 


AAG American Association of Geographers - Hybrid Position Washington D.C. & Remote

Program Assistant

The Program Assistant will support new and ongoing projects related to careers and professional development and geography education. The Program Assistant will work closely with the Manager of Career Programs on a range of AAG projects that address some of the Association's core goals of delivering new and improved services to AAG members, advancing geography as a sustainable discipline, and expanding outreach to geographers working in government and private industry. The Program Assistant will also provide content and support for multiple webinar series on the AAG virtual platform focused on careers and professional development, and conduct research on the geographic/geospatial job market. 

See job posting for position details & how to apply. 


University of Arizona School of Geography, Development & Environment - Tuscan, AZ

Instructional Designer II 

The School of Geography, Development and Environment is seeking a full-time Instructional Designer II with geospatial skills that will be responsible for administrative tasks related to the Geographic Information Technology programs, as well as other school needs and help coordinate and design educational activities, labs, and projects related to the BS-GIST and MS-GIST Program. This position requires presence on UA's main campus in Tucson.

See GIS page, School of Geography, Development & Environment page for more information. 

See job posting for position details & how to apply. 


San Diego Gas & Electric - San Diego, CA
Electric GIS Technician
Performs pre-construction and post-construction quality control and quality assurance of construction documents. Provides guidance and solutions to project management and construction. Collaborates with project management, construction and stakeholders to resolve discrepancies and ensure consistency in construction documents and validate the final as-built for SDG&E. Makes independent decisions to maintain a complex geospatial model in the enterprise geographic information system (GIS) with a high degree of accuracy and precision to ensure essential data is available to customers.

See job posting for position details. 


Parks California 

Natural Resources Data Management Analyst

The Natural Resources Data Management Analyst (Analyst) contributes to Parks California and Parks Conservancy partnership with CA State Parks NRD to gather and manage ecological data that supports conservation stewardship and informed park management. The Analyst will support the partnership by cross-referencing and error-checking data, enhancing or building integrated resource data storage strategies and systems, developing quality control and quality assurance procedures, writing standard operating procedures and other data management plans, and creating reports and/or dashboards. The position will provide data management and interpretation support for multi-district programs.  

See flyer for details. 

See Parks California Website for further information. 


Cottonwood Gulch Foundation - NM 

Director of Education

Job Objective: To oversee the outdoor and experiential education components of Cottonwood Gulch's programs. This person will work directly with school partners and other CGE staff to design and implement outdoor programs for all CGE expeditions. The Education Director will act as the point person for our school partners, and will play a major role in training CGE staff on our programs, curriculum, and itineraries. As a memeber of the Leadership Team, they will help improve CGE's systems and policies, and directly support the staff. 

See flyer for details. 

Program Director

Job Objective: The Program Director is responsible for overseeing the implementation of CGE's programs. Working alongside the education director and operations staff, this person will be the main point person for our staff team. They will take the lead on hiring, scheduling, and overseeing our seasonal staff team, with direct support from the rest of the Leadership Team. The ideal candidate will have experience managing staff and experience in an educational setting, with a love of the outdoors and a desire to inspire children through outdoor experiential learning. This person should have experience managing budgets and be prepared to take a leadership role in our programs, including our summer program in Throeau, NM. 

See flyer for details. 

More positions can be found at the Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions Website. 


NuroMountain View, CA

Nuro is a robotics start-up whose mission is to accelerate the benefits of robotics for everyday life. We have an elite team of entrepreneurs and engineers, designers, and scientists. We believe AI and robotics are at the cusp of transforming daily life and we are dedicated to building meaningful products with this technology. Join us and play a critical role in our mission.

Software Operations Specialist, Map Labeling

Our mapping team is growing and we are looking for a Software Operations Specialist to help our Map Labeling team produce the detailed maps that our self-driving delivery robots use to navigate the world. We’re searching for a specialist who has experience working with maps and 2D/3D spatial data, a good eye for detail, a high standard for quality, and a strong desire to contribute to the future of robotics and transportation.

See Website for details & how to apply. 

Software Operations Specialist, Map Data

Our mapping team is growing and we are looking for a Software Operations Specialist to help produce the detailed maps that our self-driving delivery robots use to navigate the world. We’re searching for a specialist who has experience working with maps and 3D spatial data, comfortable with abstract ideas as related to projects, a high standard for quality assurance, and a strong desire to contribute to the future of robotics and transportation.

See Website for details & how to apply. 


SANDAG (Various Positions) - San Diego, CA 

The SANDAG Data Science and Analytics, Data, Analytics, and Modeling, Research and Program Management, Government Relations, Regional Planning, and Mobility & Innovation departments are seeking forward‐thinking professionals to join our teams. Multiple positions, at varying levels of career expertise – from entry level interns to experienced program managers ‐ will advance how data, partnerships, and pilot projects are leveraged regionally, statewide, and nationally to realize SANDAG’s bold vision for the San Diego region.

See flyer for details & how to apply. 


Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps - Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge Biological Technician Individual Placement

Vegetation Monitoring: Individual Placement will spend 6 weeks working on our "rapid monitoring" program and visit approximately 20 sites in the backcountry. This will focus on collecting data on native and invasive species cover.  Treatment of Russian olive and tamarisk: Russian olive retreatments as well as tamarisk chainsaw project in the fall. The IP would support the GSEP Field Supervisor in this capacity and work with Conservation Corps crews to complete treatments. 

The refuge is seeking a positive and adaptive individual to be a Biological Technician to serve as support for the refuge’s Biology Program from October 3, 2021 to October 04, 2022. This individual will contribute to providing information, planning, and on the ground observation and management of wildlife and habitat restoration, enhancement, and monitoring on/for the refuge, especially as it continues to be built from the ground up.

See Website for details & how to apply. 


G.I.S. Supervisor (Assessor's Office) - Santa Fe, NM

To coordinate, oversee, track and manage internal and interdepartmental projects within the GIS Division with emphasis on geographic data acquisition and integration; technical, analytical and design support for the operation of the County parcel-level Geographic Information System (GIS). Supervises Division staff.

Seeflyer for details.

Click here to apply. 


Assessor's Office G.I.S Technician - Santa Fe, NM

Develops and delivers geographic information in the form of digital and/or hard copy data to support the operation and utilization of the County parcel-level Geographic Information System (G.I.S.) and integration with related County databases.

See flyer for details. 

Click here to apply. 


Research Integration Specialist - Colorado/Wyoming

Western Water Assessment (WWA) is encouraging applications for a full-time Associate Scientist to serve as the Colorado/Wyoming Research Integration Specialist, with a focus on integrating social science expertise throughout the program’s activities. 

The position will be located within the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) campus in Boulder, Colorado.

We are seeking an individual with a graduate degree in geography, environmental studies, sociology, economics, or another interdisciplinary social science field (MS degree is required at a minimum, Ph.D. is preferred), experience conducting and publishing social science research, and an understanding of the social science landscape of climate adaptation and resilience.

This position is open until filled and applications will be screened as they are received. You can find more information about the position and instructions to apply below.

Contact Benét Duncan (benet.duncan@colorado.edu) or Lisa Dilling (lisa.dilling@colorado.edu) with any questions.

See job posting for position details.


Social Science (for Recent PhD Graduates) 4 Positions- Daphne, AL, Vero Beach, FL, Fort Collins, CO, Athens, GA

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is hiring FOUR GS 12/13 social scientists at multiple locations across the country. This is an unprecedented hiring action that reflects our agency’s commitment to mainstreaming social science to improve our conservation outcomes. We are seeking candidates who are passionate about the social sciences and looking for an opportunity to translate their knowledge into applied practices that will inform and guide the Service's regional and national conservation work. 

See postingfor position details & how to apply


GIS Specialist (Recent Graduates)-Salt Lake City, UT

Assists in the design, development, and management of the GIS database, database management systems; including the conversion of thematic source maps from analog to digital form through the use of appropriate hardware and software. This involves augmenting the GIS database by digitizing mapped information, importing existing digital data or converting data, and documenting work through metadata. Ensures that national data standards and trail/program project needs are met. This may involve acquisition, management, and/or sharing of GIS data with other federal, state, and local resource offices and the academic community. Designs and develop Global Positioning System (GPS) data dictionaries, spatial data inventories, and cross linkages to ensure software and data structure compatibility. Assists in the design and maintenance of web mapping applications utilizing established procedures and protocol.

See link for details & instructions on how to apply. 


BEMP (Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program ) Ecologist- Full Time

The Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program (BEMP) is looking to hire a full time Ecologist. This individual will be conducting field data collections and data processing for up to 33 research sites throughout the Middle Rio Grande Bosque. BEMP involves K-12 community scientists in hands-on data collection and environmental education opportunities.

See link for detailed job posting. 

For more information on the Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program see BEMP Site.


IPES-Food (The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems) full time staff position 

The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) is looking for a full-time staff member to join its secretariat. Working as part of a small and dynamic team, the new staff member will help to develop and promote the range of reports and projects undertaken by IPES-Food. The ideal candidate is an adaptable all-rounder with a strong background in research and/or project management and good knowledge of global food systems and sustainable development. See linkfor more information. 


Student Service Contractor: Classification of Bird Habitat using Remote Sensing U.S. Geological Survey, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center

We anticipate hiring a student services contractor to assist with a remote sensing project to monitor waterfowl habitat and shorebird habitat along inland agricultural landscapes of the northern Gulf of Mexico coast using satellite imagery. This student contract position is open to a recent graduate with a B.S. degree. The applicant must have graduated within the last year. This student services contractor will help with the following activities: (1) geospatial data compilation; (2) assess waterfowl and shorebird habitats via classification of satellite imagery; (3) data management; (4) geospatial data analysis; (5) figure and table preparation; and (6) verbal and written communication of results. The student services contractor will work under the guidance of Nicholas Enwright (www.usgs.gov/staff-profiles/nicholas-enwright).

In order to be eligible, applicants must have the status listed above and be eligible to work in the U.S. as a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident. The applicant should have an interest and experience in remote sensing and geospatial analyses.

To apply for this position, please send the following information to Nicholas Enwright via email (enwrightn@usgs.gov):          

  • A cover letter explaining their interest in the position
  • A resume or CV with references
  • A sample geospatial-focused report or product, particularly one with remote sensing components (e.g., a class paper or writing assignment)

Please send this information in an attachment via email with the following subject line "Application: Student Research Opportunity." A single attachment is preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

For questions, contact Nicholas Enwright (enwrightn@usgs.gov)


Administrative Support Assistant (OA) National Park Service- Santa Fe, NM or Salt Lake City, UT

The position performs critical administration functions such as, but not limited to: completing travel and training arrangements and related documents; document and form preparation, submission, and tracking; processing time and attendance; processing purchase requests and completing credit card purchases for supplies and materials; providing budget preparation and tracking assistance; maintaining files and records; assisting park supervisors with tasks associated with HR processing and onboarding, serving as the park HR liaison to the Servicing Human Resources Office to facilitate completion of HR office requests; front office management including instructing employees on equipment use, troubleshooting equipment issues, processing mail, receiving deliveries, providing visitor services on phone and in-person; conducting property inventories and processing excess property. Regularly uses standard Department of Interior software applications such as FBMS, Grant Solutions, AFS4, Concur, Quicktime, HR Portal, FPPS, Microsoft Office, and email/messaging/chat/video conferencing programs. Supports park staff with administrative tasks as needed and as directed by the Administrative Officer.

See linkfor more information. 


Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions (Multiple Postions) 
Field Educators 
Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions seeks an enthusiastic educator to join our Students In Wilderness Initiative (SIWI) team in a full time capacity. Our Students in Wilderness Initiative is a collaborative program developed with The Wilderness Society (TWS), a variety of schools across New Mexico, and is part of TWS’s larger Youth In Wilderness program. Our program focuses on public lands, issues around wilderness, the history of public lands in the US, and environmental education.
See link for more details. 
YCC Crew Members
Cottonwood Gulch is now hiring for our 2021 Youth Conservation Corps. It's an opportunity to sink into Southwest conservation work, community living, and leadership skill development in the outdoors! Applications due May 14th.
See linkfor more details. 
Director of Marketing and Communications
Cottonwood Gulch seeks a candidate to manage external communications, including marketing and branding, while staying connected to CGE’s field programs.
See link for more details. 
Summer Field Educator
Cottonwood Gulch seeks enthusiastic individuals to spend the summers educating youth in the Southwest.
Seelinkfor position details.  
For more information about programs and general hiring: 

Academic Coordinator- Sustainability Studies Program

The Sustainability Studies Program at the University of New Mexico seeks an energetic and enthusiastic academic coordinator to join the team. This position works with the director of the Sustainability Studies Program (SSP) and the Department Administrator of the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies (GES) to oversee the day-to-day activities of the program, while also providing support to GES, the program’s departmental home. The Coordinator will manage administrative processes for the program, including for establishing new courses, certificates and degrees; managing key processes in the service of the scheduling of courses and course evaluations; providing assistance with student advisement and recruitment; and providing registration assistance to students. The Coordinator will also play a lead communication role and will provide updates to the SSP and GES webpages, produce promotional materials for the program, and help organize events.There are recordkeeping, purchasing, budget reporting, time entry and other basic administrative duties associated with the position. It also may include student employee supervision and staff support for SSP interdisciplinary collaboratives.This position requires excellent communication and problem-solving skills, and the ability to collaborate as a member of a small team that serves a wide range of internal and external constituents.


Geographical Information System (GIS) Coordinator- San Jacinto, CA
Under limited supervision from the Manager of Information Services, develops, organizes, manages, designs, and maintains the City's Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Provides advanced training and technical support to end users regarding GIS and related hardware and software operations; performs related duties, as required.

 

Please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sanjacintoca/jobs/3039272/geographical-information-system-gis-coordinator for more information. 


GS-11 Biologist positions at USGS
USGS Sequoia-Kings Canyon Field Station (SEKI) is currently searching for people interested in 2 term Biologist/post-doc positions in Forest and Fuel Ecology
Forest Dynamics Ecologist
(at least 4-year position, with possible extension)
The broad role of the Forest Dynamics Ecologist is to improve our understanding of forest dynamics with
particular emphasis on climate change applications, assessing forest drought vulnerability, and assisting
managers with resource issues—including the development of tools to help prioritize management
actions. This person will oversee the Sierra Nevada Forest Dynamics Plot Network (SNFDPN), a
decades-long, annual resolution tree demographics dataset from plots in Sequoia National Park (SEKI
NP) and Yosemite National Park. The position also involves the development of new projects, designing
protocols for new research, performing advanced statistical analyses, coordinating and collaborating with
multiple scientists and agencies, and writing manuscripts for publication in peer reviewed journals. The
position requires regular scientific outreach, including both giving presentations and working directly
with resource managers. This position includes supervision of the seasonal forest demography field crew.
Fire and Fuels Ecologist
(at least 2-year position; with possible extension) The Fire and Fuels Ecologist will be responsible for working with the Pyregence Consortium (https://pyregence.org/) to produce SEKI NP-specific maps of fuel loading and vulnerability to mass fire at a scale usable by park managers. This person will consolidate, validate, and process existing SEKI NP datasets; supervise the collection of new data where gaps exist; and work directly with Pyregence to produce maps and vulnerability assessments for SEKI NP. This person will be expected to produce peerreviewed publications in scientific journals, as well as perform outreach, through presentations and direct interaction with NPS managers.
Please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/598746600 for more information. 

New Mexico Wild - Pecos Wilderness Ranger Internship Position

This intern will work alongside our experienced Santa Fe National Forest - Pecos Wilderness Rangers in their work collecting important data on Pecos Wilderness character and implementing other Wilderness Stewardship tasks. This intern position will also assist rangers in administrative work and volunteer coordination. This is a field position that will require backpacking skills and willingness to be out in the backcountry for several days at a time.

 

Please visit http://www.nmwild.org/internship/ to learn more about this position and direct any inquiries to: will@nmwild.org


Join the Soilutions Team! - Albuquerque, NM
Come learn about running a sustainable business! We are seeking summer interns to help manufacture compost and help with customer service at our Soil Yard. We are NM's largest private compost producer. In partnership with 50+ ABQ businesses, we've diverted more than 40,000,000 pounds of food waste away from the landfill and back into replenishing our state's soils.
The ideal candidate will have basic knowledge about landscaping, composting, agriculture or other related fields and a passion for environmental sustainability. Manufacturing and/or customer service experience is helpful but not required.

 

Applicants should email info@soilutions.net to apply.


Cartographer, ZP-1370-2/3 - Washington DC

The MAP and DE announcements for 3Cartographer, ZP-1370-2/3 positions have been posted. The announcements will be open for 10 days; they are set to open on 4/16/21 and close on 4/26/21.

Job Announcement # (MAP): NOS-OCS-2021-0009

Job Announcement # (DE): NOS-OCS-2021-0008


GIS Coordinator Position - San Jacinto, CA

GIS Coordinator M14 - Albuquerque, NM
Position Summary

Assign, review and participate in the work of staff responsible for the activities and operations of maps and records maintenance; ensure work quality and adherence to established mapping standards, policies and procedures and perform the more technical and complex tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cabq/jobs/3041655/gis-coordinator-m14?keywords=GIS&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


GIS Technician I/II - HELIX WATER DISTRICT-El Cajon, CA

HELIX WATER DISTRICT, El Cajon, CA (located in East San Diego County) is seeking a GIS Technician to join our team.  Come work for an organization where people make a difference, leaders appreciate your contributions and talents, and where employees develop their skills and abilities while working toward their professional aspirations.  Do you want to work alongside others who are passionate about their technical professions and care about the quality of their work?  If so, we would love for you to consider joining our team!

Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/helixwater/jobs/3044102/gis-technician-i-ii?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


GIS Specialist - San Diego Zoo Safari Park- San Diego, CA

The GIS Specialist supports San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance's mission and vision of saving species worldwide by uniting our expertise in animal care and conservation science with our dedication to inspiring passion for nature and creating a world where all life thrives. The Geographic Information Systems Specialist performs analysis and database development utilizing geographic information systems technology and executes various GIS functions in the office and field. This position reports to a Supervisor or Manager.  

Interested? Check out the position here: https://us59.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/sdzwa/Posting/View/3228


GIS specialist - Rio Rancho, NM

Job opportunity at City of Rio Rancho – GIS Specialist.

http://ciriorancho.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=1548204&&#job


GIS Instructor Position at Georgia College

Georgia College in Milledgeville, GA will begin a search for a limited-term instructor in GIS (possibility of renewal) to start Fall 2021.  Most of the teaching responsibilities will contribute to our new certificate in GISc.  Milledgeville has a relatively low cost of living and is about 90 minutes from Atlanta.  Please pass this along to anyone who might be interested! Thank you. 

You can view and apply for this job at here.


GIS Analyst Needed

Timo Luostarinen, one of our alums, is looking for a GIS Analyst like yesterday to start at his company, Quartic Solutions. Duties generally include geocoding, creating maps, generating reports, etc. The position is permanent, full-time, and local.

Send resumes to Timo at timo@quarticsolutions.com


USFS Work Opportunity

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is seeking an individual to help integrate and visualize data for a wildfire coordination center in Albuquerque.  This is a paid, temporary position.   See the description below, including the contact info for Pete Dobbins with the USFS. 

Scope of the Need: Seeking assistance to migrate tools built using the MS Office Suite (desktop) over to the Firenet 365 Online environment, while maintaining or improving their functionality. These tools mainly involve linked Excel and/or Access files with complex formulas, extensive macros, and internal & external data connections which facilitate near real-time “dashboard” display and decision support capability. Understanding and overcoming differences in functionality between the desktop and Firenet 365 Online versions of MS Office will be critical. Firenet 365 is a government version of MS Office 365; the architecture, functionality of both are very similar.

To be Achieved:

  • Identify differences in functionality between MS Office 365 desktop and Firenet 365 Online environment (Mainly with regard to Excel, Access a distant 2nd).
  • Transform desktop Excel files with macros & data connections into their equivalent functionality in the Firenet 365 Online environment.
  • Leverage improvements and new processes available on Firenet 365 Online (Power Query, Power Apps, Power BI?) to improve or expand capability.
  • Integrate/display information using SharePoint sand other applicable Firenet 365 Online tools and processes.

This would be a great opportunity for someone from the University of New Mexico (including a graduate student). Feel free to contact me with additional questions.

Contact Info:

Pete Dobbins

Coronado National Forest

Tucson Interagency Fire Center

peter_dobbins@firenet.gov

cell: 214-585-4651


PAID UNM/EPSCORE Research Opportunity for Undergrads

Undergraduate Research Assistant Position: Two (2) Undergraduate Research Assistants for the CIRCLES Alliance project, Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior Level Program: Cultivating Indigenous Research Communities for Leadership in Education and STEM (CIRCLES) Alliance grant, under NM EPSCoR and UNM

Schedule: 10 hours/week. This is a PAID position. The position begins in Summer 2021 and ends in Fall 2021. Students selected MUST be available to work as part of the initiative for the entire duration of the project.

 If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter/letter of application, professional CV, and names and contact information (name, title, email address, and phone number) for two (2) professional references to Lani Tsinnajinnie at lanimts@unm.edu

For earliest consideration, submit materials by 5:00 pm on Monday, April 26, 2021. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Questions about the position can be directed to Lani Tsinnajinnie at the above email address. 


Positions open at GISinc.

Check out their open positions including Solutions Engineers, Solutions Architects, Geospatial Developer, and Account Executives!
https://gisinc.applicantstack.com/x/openings


Geospatial Research and Program Coordinator at CSU

We're excited to announce a brand new position at the Geospatial Centroid at Colorado State University in Fort Collins!

https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/84378 [jobs.colostate.edu]


Santa Fe County - GIS Analyst

Provides technical, analytical and design support for the operation and utilization of the County parcel-level Geographic Information System (G.I.S.) and integration with related County databases.

https://www.santafecountynm.gov/job_description/gis-analyst-4


Santa Fe County - GIS Supervisor 

Coordinates, oversees, tracks and manages internal and interdepartmental projects within the GIS Division with emphasis on geographic data acquisition and integration; technical, analytical and design support for the operation of the County parcel-level Geographic Information System (GIS). Supervises Division staff. 

https://www.santafecountynm.gov/job_description/gis-supervisor-4


Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District - GIS Technician

 Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD) has a job opening for GIS Technician. Please see link for posting.

https://www.mrgcd.com/careers.aspx


Social Science lead in the Playa Lakes Joint Venture

Please see announcement for position as Social Science lead in the Playa Lakes Joint Venture. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1a958CkUu-_xjBaFTSnb1PSXTL6K3ZDobcc6gGmIOTfI/edit#


AJP Consulting Corporation 

AJP Consulting Corporation is a GIS consulting company looking to hire a full time employee. AJP Consulting has been providing GIS services since 2011, and became incorporated in 2014. Our current focus is on clients within the southern California environmental consulting field, primarily in San Diego and Riverside counties. Most projects involve biology and wetland permitting, with some work in environmental planning.

The ideal candidate would have 2+ years experience using GIS in the San Diego environmental consulting field, with technical capabilities using the Esri software suite to create data, maps, and analyses for documents.

If you have experience in this specific field and are in the job market, please send a resume with a cover letter to info@ajpcon.com.


GIS position with CABQ Fire Department

Find details about this GIS Data/Applications Specialist M15 position and other GIS positions with the city at this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cabq?keywords=gis%20m15


GIS Specialist M13

Design and implement assigned GIS projects supporting the generation of customized maps and geographic analysis reports; maintain and update geographic data in the City's Geographic Information System (GIS); and provide geographic information to City departments, outside agencies and the public. 

More details here: GIS Specialist M13 | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)


GIS Data/Applications Specialist E15

Lead GIS projects that involve highly complex spatial analysis using a variety of GIS software tools; develop and maintain ArcGIS geoprocessing models or write scripts to automate GIS processes; participate in the design and maintenance of GIS related databases; supervise work of lower level GIS staff as assigned, diagnose hardware and software problems; test, research, and assist with deployment of GIS software and hardware upgrades.

More details here: gis-data-applications-specialist-e15 | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)


GIS Analyst and Cartographer, Andes-Amazon

The Field Museum seeks a GIS Analyst and Cartographer with South American expertise and a passion for the Andes-Amazon region to produce maps, analyses, and databases that illuminate the diversity of ecosystems, their condition and uses, and the potential for future management. The GIS Analyst will collaborate with a team of biologists and social scientists working in close collaboration with conservation organizations, Indigenous and campesino peoples, universities and museums, and national and regional governments.


The GIS Analyst will be part of the Andes-Amazon program in the Keller Science Action Center, an interdisciplinary team committed to translating Museum science into action for conservation and improved quality of life. One of the main initiatives of the team is to conduct rapid inventories, which are surveys of remote wilderness areas that provide social and biological information to decision-makers to help establish effective conservation areas. Since launching the program in 1999, the team has completed rapid inventories in 31 different locations—24 of them in the Andes-Amazon region of South America—and provided the Peruvian, Colombian, Bolivian, and Ecuadorian governments with technical support for the creation of 17 new conservation areas.

The GIS Analyst will be based at the Field Museum in Chicago and report to a Senior Conservation Ecologist. The position involves travel to South America, anywhere from 15-30% of the year, with the possibility for field work in remote locations. During the pandemic, the GIS Analyst will work virtually with the team rather than onsite.

This is a one year term position. 

More details here: https://careers.hireology.com/fieldmuseum/490120/description?fbclid=IwAR38du_b5YDl6ZoCDvzitiEYRKzRht2fk5oJasmToEg_N3yP6MNzdPg6Q9M


New Mexico Department of Health - Geospatial Health Data Specialist

 More info is available here:


 

 

 

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