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BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development


Bring your GIS expertise to this rewarding role

BC Public Service

The Chilliwack Natural Resource District is one of three Districts located in the South Coast Area / Coast Region of the Ministry of Forest Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. The District prides itself on having knowledgeable, friendly staff dedicated to providing the highest quality service for a multitude of authorization including the issuance of licences, permits, registrations and other authorizations required to utilize the Province’s natural resources.

As the Geomatics Technician, you will create digital, graphic and descriptive products to support resource planning through the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS). An expert in translating, integrating and manipulating data, you will produce spatial products, terrain models, graphics, and descriptive statistics.

If this position interests you and you meet the required criteria, we look forward to your application.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please see What We Offer.


Qualifications for this role include:

  • Diploma in geographic information systems or a Diploma in the Natural Resource field AND 2 years work experience.
  • Experience capturing, converting, creating, editing and maintaining digital information in a GIS environment.
  • Experience creating a variety of digital, geographical and descriptive products including thematic maps, terrain models and associated descriptive statistics.


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