Career Opportunities. Employment opportunities are available from time to time with Bi-State Regional Commission.
Application for employment
Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity. The Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Federal Law and policy, Bi-State Regional Commission is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex and familial status. (Note all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Click to view Bi-State Regional Commission's Title VI Program and Non-Discrimination Policy.
EOE - Affirmative Action Plan
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Careers in Planning and GIS. Bi-State Regional Commission encourages those looking for jobs in the field of planning and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to visit several resources - city or county planning departments, regional planning agencies, economic development, transportation planning organizations, and local, state, and federal government offices. Our staff provides outreach to local colleges/universities, high schools and elementary schools on an appointment basis to speak on career aspects of planning, GIS/mapping and data analysis. Contact our office for more information on our speakers' bureau.
Other contacts include our local governments and associations, such as:
Iowa Association of Regional Councils (IARC) - http://iarcog.com
Illinois Association of Regional Councils (ILARC) - http://ilarconline.org
American Planning Association (APA) - http://www.planning.org
Illinois GIS Association (ILGISA) - http://www.ilgisa.org
Illinois Geographical Society (IGS) - http://illinoisgeography.org
Iowa Geographic Information Council (IGIC) - http://www.iowagic.org
Association of American Geographers (AAG) - http://www.aag.org
American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) - http://www.asprs.org/Students/Career-Brochure.html
Esri - http://www.esri.com/what-is-gis/careers-in-gis
GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) - http://gisci.org
National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) - http://www.ncge.org
The Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) - http://www.scgis.org
Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) - http://www.urisa.org