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Job Posting – GIS Manager, Monterey Association of Governments

Thanks again! to Carol Ostegren JOB TITLE: Â Â GIS (Geographic Information System) Coordinator Monthly Salary Range $5,865-$7,887

Here is the link to the opening:Â

Good luck!

Job posting – Great Basin LCC Coordinator Position Available

Thanks to Carol Ostergren for passing along!


Great Basin Landscape Conservation Cooperative Great Basin LCC Coordinator Position Available

The Bureau of Land Management has announced the Great Basin LCC Coordinator position –  see the announcement below for more information. To apply, click on this link:


Customizing Locators in ArcGIS 10

The US Locator (all dolled up).

LA County maintains customized geocoding rules (actually the ESRI locator was developed by an LA County contractor many years ago, so our rules fit very well). Â This has helped up maintain geocoding rates about 99.6% of all addresses.

With ArcGIS 10, ESRI has developed […]

Tips and tricks from New Zealand – and HELP!

Thanks Kayla from passing this along.

Came across this site when searching for information on printing failures and it seems useful & thought I’d share. The PC tuning suggestions are interesting in themselves:


Here’s the weird part. Â I have […]

Online meeting regarding ESRI Community Map

I will send this out as well, but I wanted to provide the connection information for tomorrow’s meeting regarding the ESRI Community basemap.

When: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada).


Please join me in a Connect Pro Meeting.

Geospatial Technology Competency Model

GeoSpatial Pyramid

The Geospatial Technology Competency Model was developed under the Department of Labor, and is a comprehensive list of requirements for Geospatial experts.

This is an important release because it makes it official that geospatial technologies are a recognized, growing field, not related to any others. Â This is leading […]

New [Free] Online Viewers from Esri

Esri is starting to roll out more of these free web apps with specific purposes in mind; so I thought I’d put a few of them here for you to take a look at. The latest is related to Landsat data (and change detection). But there is another for green building info and […]

LA County uses online redistricting software

A new article describing the County’s redistricting software in more detail has recently come out – I thought I would share the link:

I originally posted about this on May 2nd – Link to the original post – which contains links to the actual application.

From the article (link to the full […]

LA County Public Works releases iPhone app to find services

Snapshot on iTunes


If you live in areas covered by LA County’s Public Works department, they have just released an iPhone application that has been coming for a while. Â It’s a nice application that was developed in-house, and which ties to their back-end tracking systems. Â I recommend taking […]