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  • 04 Jan 2017 12:10 PM | Christine Chaplin
    JIMAR PacIOOS Data Applications Specialist.pdf

    The position is a new full-time position funded by both JIMAR (in collaboration with the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center) and PacIOOS. Our joint stakeholders rely on timely, reliable, and accurate ocean and fisheries data and information to support their decision-making. This position will further advance this effort by providing database support, coordinating data management tools and applications, and developing and implementing new ways to make data easy to access. The position is located in Honolulu, Hawaii.

    Applications are due by January 13, 2017.

  • 22 Dec 2016 9:20 AM | Craig Clouet

    Geographic Information Systems Support Specialist, Mid

    Booz Allen Hamilton - Honolulu, HI

    Posted: 12/21/2016

    Job Number: 01224223

    Key Role:
    Design, analyze, and develop geo-spatial solutions and product specifications for infrastructure, hydrographic, and physiographic features for global geo-spatial images and vector products. Perform geographic information systems (GIS) analyses on natural resource data. Plan, design, develop, document, and analyze spatial and relational databases. Apply software to spatial and tabular data management, build databases by capturing map information with a coordinate digitizer, produce computer map products depicting database contents, and locate sources of GIS data. Provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity. Work under general supervision, follow established procedures, and submit work for review for soundness of technical judgment, overall adequacy, and accuracy. Contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects. This position is located in Honolulu, HI.

    Basic Qualifications:
    -Knowledge of using ESRI software, including comprehension of topological concepts and applications required
    -Knowledge of interpreting ortho-imagery and assembling and combining spatial content from multiple data sources, including local, federal, and regional governments for analytical purposes required
    -Knowledge of using geo-referencing records and products and converting non-GIS formats into usable GIS data to support terrain and topographic analyses required
    -Knowledge of Python scripting required
    -Knowledge of communicating complex GIS concepts to entry-level users required
    -Knowledge of using GPS systems required
    -Knowledge of using GIS for cadastral mapping required
    -Knowledge of using ArcGIS software 10.2 to develop GIS databases required
    -Secret clearance
    -BA or BS degree in Geography, IT, or CS or completion of a college-level GIS Certification program and 5+ years of experience with GIS required

    Additional Qualifications:
    -Knowledge of object-oriented programming
    -Knowledge of data models and structure
    -Knowledge of the PACOM AOR and USMC DPRI initiatives preferred
    -Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint expertise
    -Knowledge of using spatial data standards for facilities, infrastructure, and environment
    -Ability to work collaboratively with other agencies preferred
    -Ability to interact with high-level program officials at the State Department, OSD, and COCOM level preferred
    -Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills for usage with diverse teams of geographically dispersed professionals

    Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

    Integrating the full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems, working by their side to help them achieve their missions. Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

    We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

    Job National Security and Defense

    Primary Location United States-Hawaii-Honolulu

    Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

    Ad Code PR2 

  • 22 Dec 2016 9:18 AM | Craig Clouet

    Geographer (Recent Graduate)

    Department of Defense - Fort Shafter, HI 96858

    Posted: 12/17/2016

    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    About the Position:

    This position is part of the Army Civilian Training, Education, and Development System (ACTEDS) and is a CIVILIAN position with the Department of Army. The incumbent will serve as an Geographer trainee with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

    * This is a Career Program (CP) #18 position.

    * Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program.

    * Federal employees in Hawaii are currently entitled to receive a 12.05% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in addition to the base salary. This is subject to change.

    Click here for more information on Pathways program participants. The Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Department of Army intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government.

    After Program completion, Department of the Army Recent Graduates MAY be converted to a permanent position.

    To be eligible for conversion to a permanent or term position, Recent Graduates must:

    * Successfully complete at least 1-year of continuous service in addition to all requirements of the Program.

    * Demonstrate successful job performance.

    * Meet the Office of Personnel Management's qualifications for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted.

    To learn more, please visit: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/students-recent-graduates/#url=graduates/

    Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program Eligibles

    Positions are open to:

    * Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years (or will complete no later than December 2016) a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.

    * Preference eligible veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply.


    As an Geographer (INTERN) you will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

    * Assist in the collection of imagery and spatial data from local, regional, state, and federal agencies and organizations, military installations, private entities, and Architect-Engineer firms.

    * Perform data entry, data creation, and geo-processing, entering map and tabular data into the GIS (Geographic Information System).

    * Perform multi-layer map creation and editing, generate map and report products, and review map data for technical adequacy.

    * Assist in the creation and maintenance of simple spatial and tabular, geo-referenced, relational databases.

    * Assist in implementing database designs, data standards, data dictionaries, automated map libraries, and automated data validation functions.

    * Attend professional meetings, seminars, workshops, and training courses to maintain state-of-the-art advances and applications in GIS.

    Incumbent works under closer supervision and works in a developmentalcapacity performing assignments and completing training, both of which areaimed in preparing the incumbent to gain the knowledge and skills necessary

    to perform the duties outlined in the aforementioned job description. Theincumbent receives progressively more responsible assignments as experienceand training are received to the next higher level position.

    Travel Required

    * Occasional Travel

    * Up to 10% Business Travel required.

    Relocation Authorized

    * Yes

    * Payment of moving expenses is authorized subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations. 

  • 20 Dec 2016 9:37 AM | Craig Clouet

    Academic Support - Educational Specialist
    Hiring Unit: UHM Library Services
    Location: Mānoa Campus, Hamilton Library, Gov Docs and Maps Dept
    Position Number: 0079446T
    Closing Date: January 04, 2017
    Salary: Band B; Salary schedules and placement information
    Full Time, Temporary - Not to Exceed: June 30, 2017
    To begin approximately January 2017, pending position clearance and/or availability of funding.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Maintains current and creates new geospatial services for MAGIS (Maps, Aerial Photographs and Geographic Information Systems), serving out remote sensing and GIS data and assists with making geospatial data available to the library’s users.
    • Develops workflows and creates protocols for digital quality assurance and quality control areas.
    • Selects GIS software, data, hardware and peripherals.
    • Trains and supervises student help to assist with GIS services and website maintenance.
    • Coordinates with other departments regarding acquisition and renewal of GIS software licenses.
    • Learns and applies methods and techniques to troubleshoot computers dedicated to GIS functions.
    • Oversees the maintenance of back-end GIS/web programming implementations such as Geoserver or ArcGIS server.
    • Provides expert GIS consultation services to users with varying needs and abilities ranging from basic GIS skills to research level analysis involving manipulating, customizing, querying, or modeling of data.
    • Coordinates with professional librarians on all aspects of geospatial data including outreach, data acquisition, collection management, and planning for services in the campus user community.
    • Assesses ongoing campus user needs for GIS.
    • Designs, creates and delivers GIS training and documentation to patrons.
    • Builds new and maintains existing campus-wide access to remote sensing and GIS data.
    • Conducts troubleshooting for public computers and back-end GIS implementations.
    • Oversees the process of web-enabling born digital collections or create digital derivatives of the library's paper map collections.
    • Maintains proficiency in the use of a large format scanner and printer and oversees its maintenance and supplies.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, Geographical Information Systems, or related field and 3 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for geographical information systems ; or equivalent education/training or experience.
    • Considerable working knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as demonstrated by the broad knowledge of the full range of pertinent standard and evolving concepts, principles and methodologies.
    • Considerable working knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations and theories and systems associated with Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
    • Demonstrated ability to resolve wide ranging complex problems through the use of creative reasoning and logic to accurately determine the cause of the problems and the resolution of the problems in an effective, innovative and timely manner.
    • Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information and ideas clearly and accurately in writing, verbally and by preparation of reports and other materials.
    • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals.
    • Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.
    • For supervisory work, demonstrated ability to lead subordinates, manage work priorities and projects, and manage employee relations.
    • Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage GIS projects from start to finish.
    • Demonstrated ability to use, test, analyze (at an advanced level), document, and provide training for geographic information systems software.
    • Ability to utilize high-level thinking at the conceptual level for maintaining, growing, and continually improving geospatial services provided by MAGIS.
    • Knowledge of spatial data formats and metadata issues.
    • Knowledge of GIS and remote sensing data and data format conversions.
    • Knowledge of different GIS file formats such as shapefiles and geodatabases.
    • Knowledge of back-end GIS software/hardware such as ArcGIS and ArcSDE.
    • Ability to investigate and link servers to front end interfaces such as a geoportal.
    • Knowledge of GIS programming and scripting (e.g., VBA, Python).
    • Knowledge of or ability to learn processes to web-enable a paper collection from creating a derivative, adding metadata including georeferencing information to make it findable and downloadable off the web.
    • Knowledge of web page creation, HTML coding, and JavaScript.
    • Familiarity with different metadata schemes including creation of institutional templates.

    Desirable Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in GIS.
    • Experience in ESRI’s suite of GIS products.
    • Knowledge of Internet service-oriented architectures, especially web portal technologies, and web services development relevant to GIS.
    • Knowledge of other geospatial software such as ENVI and other open source GIS software.
    • Knowledge and experience in protocols such as Web Mapping Services (WMS) and Web Feature Services (WFS)
    • Knowledge of graphics and vector-based software.
    • Ability to create quality assurance/quality control protocols for scanning and digitization.
    • Experience with large format scanner/printers and ability to trouble shoot problems associated with them.
    • Demonstrated experience with planning and executing significant improvements in programs, showing initiative, independence and sound judgment in problem-solving.
    • Experience in an academic research context.
    • High degree of computer literacy and interest in current advances in new technologies.
    • Expertise with ftp software and servers.
    • Knowledge of index systems for remote sensing imagery.
    • Master’s degree in a field that involved the use of GIS.
    • Master’s degree in GIS.

    To Apply:

    Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, UH Form 64A (attach resume) or UH Form 64B (enter credentials including education, experience, etc.), names of 3 professional references and official transcripts (copies acceptable, however, official transcripts will be required upon hire) to the address below. Applications may also be submitted by email at library@hawaii.edu. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

    Address to:
    University of Hawaii at Manoa Library
    Attn: Tammi Yokogawa-King
    2550 McCarthy Mall
    Honolulu, HI 96822
    Inquiries: 808-956-7207

  • 20 Dec 2016 9:34 AM | Craig Clouet

    Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR) performing programmatic and project tasks on land controlled by U.S. Army Garrison Hawai‘i (USAG-HI) on the Island of Oahu. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws. 

    MONTHLY SALARY: Salary commensurate with qualifications. 

    DUTIES: Coordinates with USAG-HI Cultural Resources Manager and Oahu Army Cultural Resources Management (OACRM) Program Manager (Oahu), USAG-HI, and programmatic staff to verify, maintain, and update cultural resource related geospatial data in compliance with U.S. Army requirements. Provides guidance and training to OACRM Program staff on geospatial issues and tools. Familiarizes him/herself with installation plans, undertakings and cultural studies and inventories. 

    PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Geography, Computer Science, or Archaeology/Anthropology. GIS certification is required. 

    EXPERIENCE: One to three (1-3) years of experience in surveying and/or monitoring. One to three (1-3) years of experience in GIS and database maintenance, technical support, and troubleshooting, specifically using Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) software products. Experience preparing written reports based on interpretation of spatial and tabular data. 

    ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Extensive knowledge of Geographic Information System (GIS) databases and applications. Good organizational, communication, and computer skills. Ability to solve problems and think critically. Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing. Proficient at using Microsoft Office, Access databases, and ArcGIS and extensions. Skilled in GPS operation. Ability to use compass, maps, laser range finders and Trimble GPS. Skilled in use of ESRI ArcGIS software. Ability to teach less experienced staff about both the use of ESRI software and Trimble GPS equipment. Must possess a valid driver’s license and proof of personal vehicle insurance, and maintain throughout the duration of employment. Must be able to drive a 4-wheel drive vehicle with manual transmission. 

    Post Offer/Employment Conditions: Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check. Must be able to pass a DoD security check for employment as an Army contractor. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to unclassified information. Must possess the American Red Cross Certification in First Aid/CPR (or be able to obtain and maintain the certificate following the training provided within three (3) months from date of hire) and maintain throughout duration of employment. Must complete UXO training within six (6) months from date of hire as job duties will require work in UXO areas. Must complete online forty (40) hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training within two (2) weeks from date of hire or may be subject to termination. Must complete the online Hazard Communication training immediately after hire or no later than employee’s initial exposure to hazardous chemicals. 

    PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: Willing to work under strenuous and extreme outdoor conditions. Able to hike up to ten (10) miles per day while lifting/carrying a backpack weighing forty (40) pounds unassisted. Able to camp in remote and rugged areas for periods of several days. Hiking field trips of several hours may be required over rough terrain at higher elevations. POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS: As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to University of Hawai‘i's and/or business entity's policies and procedures. Violation of RCUH's, UH's, or business entity's policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.). 

    SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in the cultural and archaeological setting specific to U.S. Army lands and programs. Knowledge of and experience with DoD Cultural Resources in general and the policy, organizational, and operational contexts within which they are managed. Skill as a catalyst and motivator to elicit cooperation and compliance with actions from diverse individuals and groups. Knowledge of local, Federal, State lands use and environmental laws. Familiarity with integrative techniques used to inventory, assess, and display cultural resource assets, environmental impacts, and their interrelationships. DoD experience. Familiarity with SDSFIE and FGDC standards as implemented by the U.S. Army Installation Geospatial Information and Services (IGI&S) program. 

    INQUIRIES: Clifford Smith 554-7492 (Oahu). 

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Salary History, 4) Supervisory References, 5) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuh_employment@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872. 

    RCUH’s mission is to support the research and training programs of the University of Hawai‘i and to enhance research, development, and training generally in Hawai‘i.

    Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.

  • 13 Dec 2016 11:46 AM | Craig Clouet

    Title: GIS Analyst

    Job Type: Full Time

    Location: Honolulu, Hawaii

    Job Detail:


    Assist a DoD client with improving and maintaining GIS data for military installations. Provide specialized technical and analytical geospatial assistance that will support the maintenance of installation datasets. Support data collection, SDSFIE standards integration, and quality verification processes. Maintain geospatial data in an enterprise GIS implementation, aid in the maintenance of the geodatabase, and apply technical and programmatic knowledge of GIS. Execute the responsibilities of a GIS Analyst supporting Installation Management functions as a part of a DoD Installation Geospatial Information and Services (IGI&S) Program, which include:

     GIS technical proficiency and experience with Esri ArcGIS.

     Experience working in an enterprise Esri ArcGIS environment.

     Data preparation, management, and maintenance

     Script writing for automation of routine GIS tasks and procedures.

     Data Model support and compliance.

     Communicate standards, methods, quality assurance/control processes, and metrics.

    Requirements and Experience:

    The following are desired capabilities and experience of the potential candidate:

     Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, GIS, Cartography, or IT related field

     5 years of experience with Esri ArcGIS Desktop and Server applications

     Current US DoD Secret Clearance

     Python script writing experience

     Data management experience

     GPS experience

     Experience in SDSFIE

     Excellent writing and communication skills

     Knowledge of DoD and Federal GIS Standards and Policy

     Ability to work independently and proactively to take initiative to solve complex problems

     Experience in DoD Installation Geospatial Information and Services (IGI&S) or other DoD installation functional areas

    Please email resumes to jobs@geocgi.com or fax to (703) 879-5764.

    Please visit: www.geocgi.com

    We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

  • 29 Nov 2016 8:22 AM | Craig Clouet

    Are you looking for an opportunity with the U.S. Fish and

    Wildlife Service to advance collaborative conservation and

    science on wildlife refuges and with landscape significance?

    Are you interested in living in the vibrant city of Portland,

    Oregon or the Aloha spirit of Honolulu, Hawaii?

    If so, the Inventory and Monitoring Zone Data Manager

    (GS-0150-12) position(s) in the Pacific Region is for you.

    As an I&M Zone Data Manager, you will be involved with

    aspects of data management, data collection, and survey

    protocol development to support conservation and science

    within the Western Oregon and Washington and/or Hawaii

    and Pacific Remote islands of the Pacific Region.


    To access the Job Announcement # R1/8-1858924-CI-MP (US Citizens) use the following links:


    The position is currently open for 5 days and will be closing on December 2, 2016.

    If you have questions contact Kevin Kilbride at (360) 604-2560 or Erin Stockenberg at erin_stockenberg@fws.gov

  • 20 Oct 2016 10:38 AM | Craig Clouet

    The Coral Reef Ecosystem Program at NOAA's Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC) is recruiting for a Marine Spatial Ecologist (through the RCUH-JIMAR project). Please see the announcement below (details attached), which has been extended through 10/26/2016, and distribute to potentially interested individuals/lists.

    click link for more details:
    Job Posting: RCUH/JIMAR PIFSC Marine Spatial Ecologist

    Serves as the team lead for the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Program’s EcoSpatial Information (ESI) Team conducting interdisciplinary research and geospatial analysis to support benthic habitat mapping and ecological characterization projects. Develops, tests, documents, and implements methods for deriving other biologically important characteristics of coral reef ecosystem habitats and environments from satellite imagery and producing mapping information products. Provides assistance with management of the project, including proposal writing, administrative functions, and supervision, training and mentoring of personnel. Prepares technical reports and scientific manuscripts. Presents and discusses findings at national and international meetings with coastal fisheries and resource managers and interdisciplinary ocean scientists. Participates in research cruises and shore-based small boat surveys to map, assess, and monitor coral reefs of the Pacific islands.

  • 23 Aug 2016 6:59 AM | Craig Clouet

    Job opening, please forward to interested people: GIS Tech I

    Job Description: Perform geospatial and non-geospatial tasks as a GIS Technician working with a GIS Analyst and other GIS technicians in a team setting. GIS projects will include development of GIS layers, loading and editing GIS data, performing basic mapping and metadata authoring. Field work at various locations will also be required using a Trimble mapping grade GPS. The data and photos gathered will be integrated into various products in support of GIS development. Will develop geospatial products and provide consolidated database and custom reports. Complete assigned tasks using GIS software packages and other database software and other duties as assigned.


    Minimum 1-2 yrs experience using ArcGIS products.  The ideal candidate will be a team player, good listener, quick learner, and motivated to learn.

    Candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Office.  Other geospatial software used in this office includes SDSFIE tools, ERDAS Imagine, Trimble GPS software, and Adobe Photoshop.

    GIS experience is the most important factor.  Will consider education and potential to learn.  Must provide references.

    Must have good communications and interpersonal skills, both oral and written, to interface with managers, engineers, scientists and other personnel.

    Immediate Opening - this is a multiple year government contract.

    If interested and qualified, please forward resumes to mailto:jobs@bishopco.net

    *** No Relocation, In-State applicants only. Must be available to interview immediately***  EEO/ AA/ DISABLED/ VETS

  • 12 Jul 2016 12:57 PM | Craig Clouet


    Agency Contact Information

    1 vacancy in the following location:

    Wheeler Army Airfield, HI

    Opened Friday 7/8/2016(4 day(s) ago)

    Closes Thursday 7/21/2016(9 day(s) away)

    Series & Grade

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