Geomatics Specialist / Coordinator

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development

BC Public Service

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development

Multiple locations

Geomatics Specialist/CoordinatorBC Public Service

Apply your leadership, organizational and technical expertise to foster GIS collaboration across BC Timber Sales’ coastal business areas

Salary $61,665.45 – $70,367.02 annually

The location for this position is negotiable, but must be worked from a BC Timber Sales Northern office location (Prince George, Vanderhoof, Terrace, Smithers, Fort St. James, Burns Lake, Hazelton, Huston).

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) Headquarters is looking for a Geomatics professional to work with the GIS staff in our Northern BCTS business areas. The GIS Coordinator will work to promote cooperation between the business areas, build collaboration to achieve business efficiencies and coordinate efforts with other BCTS GIS teams.

The purpose of this position is to also develop and implement GIS Technology Entry Level Program (GTELP)for the Northern and Provincial needs. GTELP will address ongoing training and effective knowledge transfer needs for BCTS GIS, and maximize the potential of GIS and related geospatial and information technologies to support the business objectives of the program and its clients.

Qualifications for this role include:

Diploma or degree in geographic information systems, natural resources management, geography, computer science or a related field and a minimum of five years recent related experience; OR the equivalent combination of training and experience may also be considered.

Minimum of 5 years of experience developing and managing large spatial and attribute data sets and experience with database management tools and applications.

Minimum of 5 years of experience developing methodologies, and performing custom geo-spatial data modelling and complex analysis and interpretations.

Demonstrated project management/administration experience.

Minimum level of 301 Project Management courses.

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