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Los Angeles County Geographic Information Officer (GIO) Position is Open

Los Angeles County has opened its Geographic Information Officer (GIO) position to outside entities. This is a great opportunity for those seeking the challenge of running a large GIS operation in the most populous county in the United States!

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Salary $126,684.00 – $166,152.00 Annually More about Los Angeles County, […]

LA County opening GIS exams for its GIS Series

I am please to announce that the County of Los Angeles is opening GIS exams for the recruitment of talented staff to fill a number of vacant GIS positions within the County and to support its GIS recruitment and retention efforts. There are limitations on the number of applications that we will process, so […]

GIS positions implementation approval before the Board On 15 April

Recommendation: Approve the introduction of an ordinance to add one non-represented classification, change the title of one non-represented classification, and reclassify 140 positions to implement results of the Countywide Geographic Information Systems study in the Departments of the Assessor, Chief Executive Officer, Children and Family Services, Fire, Health Services, Internal Services, Public Health, Public […]

Los Angeles Atlas project seeks a cartographer

Hi All –

While this sounds like a cool project, I’m in San Diego and they asked me if I knew anyone in LA that would be interested… so I’m putting Patricia’s email out to this list.



Heyday Books is actively seeking a creative cartographer to work with on a wonderfully ambitious […]

GIS Job Openings @ City of Pasadena and Los Angeles, CA

Here is a link to a GIS job opening at the City of Pasadena, CA:


And another GIS job at URS Corp. in Los Angeles, CA:


Los Angeles County releases GIS Classifications and Specifications (job descriptions)

GIS classes released

Los Angeles County has just released a complete GIS series that will support its ability to hire and retain Geographic Information Systems (GIS) staff that will help the County use geography and GIS technologies to support the citizens of the County more effectively for emergency response, citizen engagement, child […]

LA County Board of Supervisors approves new GIS Classifications


I haven’t had the time to post about this before today, but I am very happy to report that the LA County Board of Supervisors adopted a GIS classification series for the County!

For the first time the County has a career path for staff doing GIS, and will recognize GIS […]