GIS Intern – Position filled

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the GIS Applications Specialist and as a member of a team of forestry professional and technical specialists, you will apply your knowledge in support of the forest management programs across the forests under our management.

Your sound foundation in GIS principles will allow you to use ESRI GIS application software to support forest planning and operations requirements. Your attention to detail and data accuracy will allow you to complete data management and map production tasks.

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

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

Qualifications

You will have recently graduated with a college diploma or university degree in Geographic Information Systems or have graduated from a related program and attained demonstrated GIS proficiency.

Candidates scheduled to graduate in the spring of 2010 will be considered for this position.

Knowledge of forest management planning requirements in Ontario and of the spatial data sets used to support them will be considered an asset.

Knowledge of GIS object-based programming and customization abilities on Windows PC based platforms will be considered an asset.

Note that this is a 12-month position with the potential to lead to permanent employment with First Resource Management Group Inc.

Please submit your cover letter and resume as well as the names of at least one academic and one work-related reference.