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Upcoming NG-911 Workshops (Nov/Dec) sponsored by SoCal URISA

4 GISP CEUs are granted to attendees!

Click to Register – Limit of 35 attendees per workshop

Topics Covered:

Why Next Gen 9‐1‐1 (NG9‐1‐1)? Keystakeholders: PSAP, Address, GIS 9‐1‐1 Technology, Terminology & Standards GIS and Next Generation 9‐1‐1 Getting Your GIS Ready Real‐World Examples and Lessons Learned

SAN DIEGO WORKSHOP

DATE: Tue, November 28, […]

GIS Day at Ventura College 11/17

Extend your GIS Day through the end of Geography week! More info at: https://venturagisday.world/

Save the Date – GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018 – Oct 8-11, 2018

CalGIS 2018 will be presented in partnership with URISA’s GIS-Pro annual conference. CGIA and the four California URISA Chapters are excited to support this event.

Date & Location: October 8-11, 2018 in Palm Springs!

Check back for more information here: http://www.urisa.org/education-events/calgis/

GIS Day at LA County

LA County is celebrating its 10th GIS Day. If you are in the area it is one of the larger events out there – with over 50 booths from vendors, county departments, schools, and many presentations.

LA County’s GIS Day is free to attend both for the public and presenters, supported by County departments and […]

Senate Bill S.1253 Introduced – Geospatial Data Act of 2017

This bill was introduced in the Senate on 5/25/2017 to “improve the coordination and use of geospatial data”. The lead sponsor of the Geospatial Data Act (S.1253) is Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and the co-sponsors are Senators Mark Warner (D-VA), Dean Heller (R-NV), and Ron Wyden (D-OR).

https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/1253

The Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) […]

GIS Day in Irvine – Tuesday Nov, 14 (10am-2pm)

If you’re looking for something to do as you gear up for GIS Day 2017, the City of Irvine is holding its annual event a day early on Tuesday Nov. 14.

Info at: http://www.cityofirvine.org/news-media/news-article/gis-day-2017-discovering-irvine-through-gis

The event includes both exhibits and workshop opportunities.

CAL FIRE RPS1 (GIS) Position in Sacramento

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Geographic Information System Specialist RESEARCH PROGRAM SPECIALIST I (GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS) $5,255.00 – $6,578.00

https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=85056

 

 

GIS Technician II/I Position Open at Placer County Water Agency

Placer County Water Agency is looking for a temporary GIS Technician II/I. Duties may include:

Create maps based upon verbal or written instructions, rough sketches and data collected by field personnel. Use Geographic Information System (GIS) software programs, commands and compilation methods to generate and utilize spatial overlays. Update and maintain the Agency’s GIS database […]

Senior GIS Specialist position open at Foothill Associates

Foothill Associates, an environmental consulting corporation, is seeking a full-time Senior GIS Specialist in their Rocklin, CA office.

Responsibilities: The Senior GIS Specialist will lead the GIS Division in preparation of presentation-quality maps and other graphics. Additional responsibilities include providing direction and mentoring for GIS staff; development/refinement of map production and analysis procedures; management of […]

Save the Date: CalGIS 2018

CalGIS 2018 will be presented in partnership with URISA’s GIS-Pro annual conference. Save the Date: October 8-11, 2018 in Palm Springs, CA!

Stay tuned for more info later this year!

2017 CGIA GIS Award Winners

CGIA announced the winners of the 2017 Awards at the ESRI Conference in San Diego in July.

The winners are: Advancement of Collaboration Award – Santa Clara Collaborative GIS Group Exemplary Systems Award – Lorri Peltz-Lewis, US Forest Service Outstanding Internet Application Award – Tie – Rebecca Ferkovich, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

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CGIA Member Spotlight: An-Min Wu

An-Min Wu

Job:

Lecturer of Spatial Sciences, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, California

Bio: An-Min Wu teaches GIS courses in the online Geographic Information Science and Technology graduate program and in the interdisciplinary Population, Health and Place PhD program at USC. Her area of expertise is in geospatial analysis and modeling. As […]

LA County Geographic Information Officer (GIO) position is open

LA County has opened its GIO position to outside entities. This is a great opportunity for those seeking the challenge of running a large GIS operation in the largest County in the United States!

View job posting

Salary $126,684.00 – $166,152.00 Annually

GIS Director position at Maricopa Orchards in Fresno

Job Summary:

Maricopa Orchards is seeking a qualified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) to manage company mapping software along with geographical information and data related to our organization. The GISP candidate will develop our custom GIS database and mapping analysis. The GISP will also integrate existing company software and data necessary for capturing, managing, […]

CGIA & SoCal URISA Pizza Night at 2017 Esri User Conference

Hello Everyone,

In conjunction with Geospatial LA and Geospatial San Diego, CGIA and SoCal URISA are hosting “pizza night” for their members and those interested in joining. It should be fun and lively! Pizza will be provided, yum!

Feel free to bring a friend and introduce them to the CGIA family, we hope they […]

GIS position at Orange County Sanitation District

OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of an IT Analyst III (GIS).

https://www.ocsd.com/about-us/jobs/job-openings

Under general direction, provides highly advanced professional level support to departments with highly complex systems and programs including the analysis, evaluation, design, development, and testing of software and hardware programs. This person will assist in the technical responsibility for OCSD’s […]

GIS/Programmer announcement – Tahoe Conservancy

GIS/Programmer announcement. Please feel free to forward to possible candidates. https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=61339

Please note that the announcement indicates we will consider hiring from either the Research Program Specialist 1 list or the Staff Programmer Analyst (Specialist) list. To apply for one or both classifications the candidate will need to take the corresponding exam. They can find […]

Nominations are still open for 2017 CGIA GIS Awards

Nominate a coworker! 2017 California Geographic Information Association Award Nominations

CGIA annually recognizes outstanding achievements in GIS within California through its awards program.Awards are open to any person in the State of California, and will be announced at a social event at the ESRI User Conference July 10, 2017, San Diego, California.

Nominations for […]

Nominations open for 2017 CGIA GIS Awards

2017 California Geographic Information Association Award Nominations

CGIA annually recognizes outstanding achievements in GIS within California through its awards program.Awards are open to any person in the State of California, and will be announced at a social event at the ESRI User Conference July 10, 2017, San Diego, California.

Nominations for the 2017 Annual […]

Important Updates for CalGIS LocationCon 2017

CalGIS 2017 updates:

Conference dates are May 22-24, 2017 (Note: no longer 25th).

Schedule (subject to change) is now posted: https://calgis2017.locationcon.org/conference/schedule/session/2017-05-22

Registration tool is also live: https://www.regonline.com/calgislocationcon2017

Link for reserving hotel rooms: https://aws.passkey.com/event/49044166/owner/17821/home

The early bird deadline (and hotel room block deadline) for regular conference attendees is April 23rd.