GIS Applications Specialist – Position filled

Responsibilities

Your sound foundation in database design principles and proficiency in object-oriented programming and your ability to use and customize ESRI GIS application software, will allow you to complete spatial analysis and to provide customised application development to support forest planning and operations requirements.

Your demonstrated attention to detail and data accuracy will allow you to be responsible for data management and map production.

In order to meet project deadlines and to rapidly respond to information requests, you must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

As a technical specialist you will have the excellent communication and presentation skills required to effectively interact with staff and clients.

Qualifications

You will have a university degree or college diploma in Geographic Information Systems, however formal education in a related discipline, accompanied with GIS training and experience will also be considered.

Intimate knowledge of forest management planning requirements in Ontario and of the spatial data sets used to support them will be considered an asset. Demonstrated GIS object-based programming and customization abilities on Windows PC based platforms and familiarity with GIS image analysis software will be considered an asset.