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GIS Data Assistant

Toronto

Summary

Experienced GIS data assistant with a demonstrated history of working in the field of spatial analysis. Skilled in digitizing, database management, geospatial analysis, metadata creation and remote sensing applications. Strong information technology professional with a Bachelor of Science focused in Statistics, Environmental Geography and GIS from University of Toronto. Actively looking for the GIS Technician/Analyst or Environmental Planner careers.

 

Skills

·    Outstanding 4 years geospatial analysis experience with ArcGIS and GPS.

·    4 years demonstrated proficiency in MS Office, including Excel and Access.

·    Advanced data visualization and dashboard creation ability in Tableau.

·    Strong database manipulation and report creation skills in MS SQL Server.

·    Strong programming analysis skills in Python related to GIS analysis.
·    Solid time management and organizational skills, able to prioritize tasks under fast-paced environment.

·    Able to work independently or within a team with a detail-oriented attitude and commitment to quality.

·    Strong technical writing skills with a critical thinking mind.

·    Fast learner, result-driven, highly enthusiastic with a can-do attitude.
Experience

05/2017 to 08/2018
Scholars GeoPortal Data & GIS Assistant

University of Toronto - Toronto, Ontario

·    Organizing and maintaining large collections of spatial datasets, assisting a team of 6 in shapefile batch conversions, MXD file creations, geodatabase maintaining, etc.

·    Creating and updating metadata for over 10 collections of geospatial datasets

·    Checking and revising scale, projection, symbology, etc. and producing thumbnail images before uploading datasets into the online portal.

·    Testing and enhancing the online portal functionalities, resolving technical issues by conducting extensive researches or by co-operating with the team, publishing map services for student/staff use across Ontario.
09/2017 to 05/2018
GIS Research Assistant

World Wildlife Fund – Canada - Toronto, Ontario

·    Under IPCC standards, perform geospatial analysis such as land-use reclassification and data points generation in ArcMap for 23 years historical land-use datasets.

·    Performing statistical analysis (logistic regression) to predict the future land-use change in Ontario’s eco-zone, producing the estimated land-use change map using ModelBuilder to visually compare with the actual land-use map.

·    Writing a detailed instruction to explain the land-use analysis procedures, which effectively influenced the conservation areas planning process.

·    Involved in the WWF’s Ocean Map project, assisting the team in layer files format conversions using QGIS, and uploading layer files to the Ocean Map.
Education

09/2014 to 06/2018
Bachelor of Science

University of Toronto – St. George Campus - Toronto, ON, Canada

·    Major in Environmental & Physical Geography and Statistics Science

·    Minor in Geographic Information System
COURSES AND PROJECTS

09/2016 to 12/2016         Advanced Geography Information System

·    Produce a map to help a hiker team that lost in mountains to find their way home using 3D surface analysis

·    Perform raster analysis on satellite image to help customers buy houses in well vegetated areas and close to schools and healthcare facilities
01/2017 to 05/2017           Environmental Remote Sensing
·    Geo-referencing the City of Toronto area by collecting the Ground Control Points (GCPs) and minimizing the root mean square errors (RMSE)
01/2017 to 05/2017           Watershed Hydroecology
·    Study the impact of vegetation density and air temperature on evapotranspiration by performing simulations on BEPS-TerrainLab Model
09/2017 to 12/2017           Field Methods
·    Explore the impact of channel geomorphic factors on riffle-pool sequence spacing in Kettleby Creek by collecting field data and analyzing data in R
01/2018 to 05/2018           Programming in GIS
·    Using Python to estimate air pollution values for 30 days by different census divisions in the southern Ontario

Education

2014/2018

Bachelor of Science, Physical&Environmental Geography, GIS, Statistical Science at University of Toronto

Experience

2017/2018

GIS Data Asistant at Ontario Council of University Libraries

2017/2018

GIS Research Assistant at World Wildlife Fund - Canada

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