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Regulatory Compliance Technician Position with BSEAC

posted Nov 23, 2015, 2:43 PM by Mary Booth

The Barton Springs/ Edwards Aquifer Conservation District has a job opening for a Regulatory Compliance Technician. The job is located in South Austin and pays $16.50 – $20.50 an hour depending on qualifications

Entry-Level GIS Positions with Williamson County and TxDOT

posted Nov 18, 2015, 12:52 PM by Sean Moran

Williamson County is seeking candidates for a Data Specialist to assist the Voter Registration Supervisor with analysis and classification of streets, blocks, and jurisdictional boundary lines to ensure highest level of accuracy for the master street index. This position also performs administrative duties related to voter records, voter registration, and the elections process. This full time position pays $18 per hour and is located in Georgetown. See the Data Specialist job posting online to learn more and apply for this position.

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is seeking candidates for a GIS Analyst I to perform GIS data maintenance, development, integration and analysis; produce maps and graphics; and extract, analyze, and report data. This position will also provide technical assistance and support of transportation planning projects and programs. This full-time position pays approximately $40,000 per year and is located in Austin. See TxDOT job posting #103868 for more information and to apply for this position.

ACC GIS Students Place First and Third at Statewide GIS Competition

posted Nov 13, 2015, 12:22 PM by Sean Moran

ACC GIS Students Rebecca Broadbent and Kathy McCormack placed first and third respectively in the Poster Contest at the 2015 Texas GIS Forum. The contest was created to promote and recognize the advances of map design, cartography, and GIS. The top posters earned high marks from conference attendees for:
  • Map design
  • Use of space
  • Subject matter
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Originality
Both Ms. Broadbent's Geo-Genealogy of England and Wales and Ms. McCormack's Identifying Suitable Sites in Travis County, Texas for Full Infiltration Rain Gardens were created in support of their final ACC GIS Capstone Project required to complete the ACC GIS Level I Certificate. You can learn more about the contest winners and view their winning posters in the Poster Gallery Winners form the 2015 Forum article on the Texas Natural Resource Information System (TNRIS) website.

Congratulations and well done!

Online Section of Intro GIS Added to Spring Schedule

posted Nov 12, 2015, 10:46 AM by Mary Booth   [ updated Nov 12, 2015, 10:46 AM ]

We have added another section of GEOG 2470 to the spring schedule. This will be a totally online course. 

Women's Transportation Seminar $500 Scholarship

posted Nov 2, 2015, 8:12 AM by Sean Moran

WTS (Women’s Transportation Seminar) is an international organization of transportation professionals
with roughly 4,100 members – both women and men – who are committed to excellence in the
transportation industry. Our mission is to “transform the transportation industry through the advancement
of women,” and our scholarship program is one way that we demonstrate this support.

The WTS Heart of Texas Chapter is pleased to send you the application for the 2015/2016 WTS Junior
College Scholarship ($500) and a scholarship flyer to post in an appropriate location. Both documents are
attached to this email.

We are very excited to offer these scholarships and appreciate your assistance in getting these applications
to the students. Please note that these applications can also be downloaded directly from our website.

Completed scholarship applications must be received by WTS by Friday, November 13, 2015 and should
be mailed or emailed to:

Laura Friello
P.O. Box 27331
Austin, Texas 78755

In addition to the local scholarship, the recipient of the Heart of Texas Chapter scholarship will
automatically become eligible for the national scholarship as their applications will be forwarded on to the
WTS International competition. At the national level, the Junior College Scholarship is valued at $1,000.

If you have questions concerning the applications or materials, please do not hesitate to contact me at 512-
328-5771 or at We look forward to receiving your students’ applications!

Address/Mapping Specialist with CTCOG in Belton

posted Oct 30, 2015, 1:41 PM by Sean Moran

The Central Texas Council of Government (CTCOG) in Belton is seeking candidates for an Addressing/Mapping Specialist to maintain 9-1-1 telephone and address databases for emergency telephone service within a seven county area.  Responsible for Geographic Information System (GIS)-based data maintenance, mapping, and basic analysis.  This position serves as the primary point of contact and call-taker for addressing inquiries, as well as updating.

See the attached Job Description for more information and instructions on applying for this position.

GIS Software Design and Engineer Intern (part-time) with Poseidon Valuation

posted Oct 28, 2015, 6:06 AM by Rhonda Little

As more and more information is available online, there are exciting opportunities to visualize and analyze that data in unique ways not quite done before. We want to drive change with this trend in the real estate industry. 
Qualifications/Experience Needed:
We are looking for smart, passionate, young engineers with experience in building web-enabled data applications that utilize publicly available data, update and query that data, and report on it in an intuitive manner, while building a clean User Interface on top of it. Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and mapping software a huge plus.
We are investing in this project and in you, so this is a paid project. We envision co-designing the application with you and then working with you as you document, build and test it. If this sounds interesting, reach out to us via email, share a portfolio of some of your past work as well as your resume, and let's discuss timelines, scope, and pay. Let's put your skills to work and build something great! 

Contact will be 

GIS Technician with ENCO Consulting

posted Oct 21, 2015, 2:01 PM by Sean Moran

Enco Consulting is looking for a GIS Technician, must have GIS Certification or equivalent courses and work experience. Need to know the ArcGIS Desktop platform and be comfortable editing and annotating data. Preferred candidate understands how to read plat maps, as-builts and constructions plans. QGIS and AutoCAD are a plus. The position is in our Lakeway office. Please forward inquiries or resumes to Jacquelyn Bilbro at

Environmental Research Assistance with Banks Environmental Data, Inc.

posted Oct 20, 2015, 10:52 AM by Sean Moran

Banks Environmental Data, Inc. is currently seeking a candidate to fill a research assistant position in our Document Research Services department. The position is full time, entry level. We are a small company with a close-knit team. We are looking for someone who can work independently with minimal supervision.
Draft template reports of information we gather from a network of regional researchers. Make follow-up calls to check status, and monitor on-going work we have placed in the field. Assist the department manager with day-to-day workflow, including general office duties. Other responsibilities include researching historical aerials and topographic images, environmental records research and mapping, georeferencing aerial photographs, data entry/geocoding, and assisting with daily tasks in the department and the environmental division.
Banks hires resourceful critical thinkers who work diligently on their own as well as in collaboration with a team. Ideal candidates enjoy solving puzzles and possess the following skills: 
  • Microsoft Office Suite and Acrobat proficiency
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Excellent typing skills
  • A sharp eye for quality control
  • A can-do attitude
  • Organization skills
  • Great phone/people skills
Workloads can be heavy with tight deadlines. The ideal candidate must remain resilient under pressure and demonstrate a willingness to complete projects with precision and enthusiasm.
Application instructions:
Email cover letter, resume, and LinkedIn profile to

Data Research Assistant with GeoSearch

posted Oct 20, 2015, 10:48 AM by Sean Moran

GeoSearch is seeking candidates for a full-time, research assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate will have strong multi-tasking abilities, excellent work ethic, and great communication skills. See the posting on for more information and to apply for this position.

It will be expected that you handle computer tasks (word processing, spreadsheets, etc.), organizing various types of data, contacting local/state/federal governmental agencies.

General Responsibilities/Duties:
  • Utilize Windows based programs and GIS application (MapInfo)
  • Communicate and deal effectively with associates, state and federal employees and the general public by phone, email, and/or in person
  • Collecting, organizing, and maintaining extensive amounts of data in various formats (digital, hard copy, etc.) on a daily basis
  • Data entry on large projects
  • Assist with coordinating new projects, timelines
  • Function independently for day to day tasks; Communicate with Team as well as coordinating with other departments when necessary (Production, Sales, Customer Service, etc.)
  • Coordinating with vendors in regards to data entry and data delivery

  • Customer Service experience is a plus
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Follow-up skills are a must.
  • Basic computer, software and internet skills.

  • High School education or equivalent,
  • 2 years of customer service experience; or
  • equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
This is a full-time position. You must be able to work a schedule within our service hours of 8 AM to 5 PM Monday thru Friday. We offer a competitive starting salary and benefits.

To Apply for this position, please send the following: (Incomplete submissions will not be considered)

1. Cover letter
2. Resume
3. Salary history
4. Salary requirement

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