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ACC GIS Student Showcase at ACC Highland Campus 5/10 from 4:00-5:30 PM

posted Apr 24, 2017, 2:56 PM by Sean Moran

Join ACC GIS Students as they showcase their work at the ACC Highland Campus on Wednesday, May 10th from 4:00 to 5:30 PM at the top of the Grand Staircase.

Students have teamed up with the Travis County this semester to analyze a variety of topics of interest to Travis County, including:
  • Assessing BCCP Permit Compliance
  • Developing a Travis County Flood Evacuation Plan
  • Analyzing Travis County Land Use
  • Mapping the Travis/Williamson County Line
  • and more!
Attendees are invited to learn about the student projects, visit with each other, and enjoy some local snacks. See pictures from previous Poster Sessions at LCRA, Austin City Hall, and the Broken Spoke. Please feel free to forward this email to a friend.

A special thanks to Travis County GIS Manager David Shore and his staff for sponsoring our event. Please contact Sean Moran at smoran@austincc.edu if you have any questions about the GIS Student Showcase or visit GIS@ACC to learn more about ACC GIS. Hope you can swing by the ACC Highland Campus on Wednesday, May 10th from 4:00 to 5:30 PM and see our latest work!

GIS Interns with the City of Buda

posted Apr 19, 2017, 12:35 PM by Sean Moran

The City of Buda is seeking candidates for their student intern program. Candidates should have:
  • Ability to interpret and migrate information from various data sources and input of raw data into the GIS database utilizing GIS techniques.
  • Ability to assist in maintenance of electronic databases.
  • Ability to collect and convert field data using a GPS-enabled data collector.
  • Ability to find and document metadata to support GIS applications.
Please visit the online job posting to learn more and apply for these positions.

GIS Summer Interns with TxDOT

posted Apr 19, 2017, 12:26 PM by Sean Moran

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Transportation Planning and Programming Division is hiring two GIS Summer Interns. Candidates interested in applying for this position must be:
  • Must be 17 years old
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or be eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student at a high school, technical school, college or university the spring semester before the summer work period OR be currently accepted for enrollment at an institution of higher learning.
See the job description for more information and to apply for these positions.

GIS/CAD Technicians with Local IT Company

posted Apr 13, 2017, 12:27 PM by Sean Moran

GIS/CAD Technicians with Local IT Company. Nine full-time temporary maximum one year contract position working in teams on spatial data projects supporting engineers and data teams. Forward your cover letter and resume to Sudip Sen with mindlance at sudips@mindlance.com.

Key Qualifications
  • One to two years’ experience using GIS software for spatial analysis
  • Background and related coursework in Urban Planning, Architecture, Geography or GIS
  • Database experience with SQL, scripting experience with Python
  • Internet research skills and experience
Description
Responsible for content analysis, validation, cleansing, collection and reporting. Analyze and validate data content and assemble new content from various sources, including databases, files/spreadsheets, and websites. Follow written instructions and data specifications. Respond to data inquiries from managers.
Create and publish regularly scheduled and/or ad hoc reports as needed.

Education
BS/BA or MS/MA in Geography, GIS, Architecture, Urban Planning, Interior Design or Engineering.
Additional Qualifications
  • Experience with CAD/BIM applications with an emphasis on AutoCAD
  • Good report writing and communication skills

GIS Analyst I with Comal County

posted Apr 13, 2017, 10:45 AM by Sean Moran

Comal County, Texas is seeking candidates for a GIS Analyst I to design, implement and maintain a Geographic Information System, including database design, web application development, and system integrations for County business purposes. The position offices in New Braunfels and pays $23 per hour. Please see the GIS Analyst I job posting for more information and to apply for this position.

Geospatial Data Coordinator with UT Libraries

posted Apr 7, 2017, 9:53 AM by Sean Moran

The University of Texas Libraries is seeking candidates for a GIS and Geospatial Data Coordinator. They are looking for a strong leader to launch and grow Research Data Services for faculty, staff, and students by providing tools and resources to facilitate the discovery, access, management, and analysis of geospatial data. Preferred qualification include a graduate degree in GIS, computer science, geography, geology, social sciences or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. They would also like experience with the administration of centralized/enterprise GIS databases and web services (e.g. ArcGIS Server and/or PostGIS + Geoserver); and one or more scripting languages (e.g. Python, SQL, general shell scripting).

Please see the UT job posting for more information and to apply for this position.

GIS Technician with Luxe Energy

posted Apr 5, 2017, 1:23 PM by Sean Moran

Luxe Energy LLC is seeking candidates for a GIS Technician position to provide mapping and spatial data management support to the entire company. The position will play an active role in configuring and maintaining the Luxe Companies’ GIS environment.

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Spatial Sciences, or a related field; and basic knowledge of Oil and Gas lease and tract data a plus. Experience with land mapping systems. See the job posting on GIS Jobs Clearinghouse for more information and to apply for this position.

GIS Intern with TxDOT

posted Apr 5, 2017, 1:20 PM by Sean Moran

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Right of Way Division is seeking candidates for a Summer Support Tech II position. The GIS Intern will assist the Mapping and GIS branch within the Right of Way Division in a variety of clerical-related work activities. Must be at least 17 years of age, and have completed one (1) or more semester hours or equivalent, in a college or university OR have been accepted for enrollment in a college or university-level educational institution. Applicants working towards a degree in Geography or GIS are preferred. 

See the job posting for more information and to apply for this position.

IT Geospatial Technicians with the City of Austin

posted Mar 30, 2017, 2:07 PM by Sean Moran

The City of Austin Watershed Protection is seeking candidates for two IT Geospatial Technician positions. These are temporary, full-time positions that pay $19 per hour. See the City of Austin job posting for more information and to apply for these positions.

Research Internship with City of Austin

posted Mar 29, 2017, 1:26 PM by Sean Moran

The City of Austin Office of Performance Management is seeking candidates for a Bond Development Student Internship. Proficiency in GIS is preferred. Pay is $15 per hour and the ideal start date is April 15th. Please see the attached announcement for more information and to apply for this internship.

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