Posted on November 30, 2010 - GC1006
Company: Ducks Unlimited Canada
Position: GIS Specialist
Location: Edmonton, AB
Contact Name: Al Richard
Ducks Unlimited Canada, Canada’s most trusted and respected wetland conservation organization, is looking for a detailed, analytical and dedicated professional to join our team. You are an effective communicator who is as comfortable presenting to others as you are gathering, identifying and integrating spatial data. You are self-motivated, enjoy a complex, changing environment and can manage numerous projects on tight deadlines. You will design and implement projects while participating in teams providing GIS support, modeling and decision support and spatial analysis.
At Ducks, we’re going places. You need to be an enthusiastic team player – a self-starter who can work cross-functionally, is innovative, interested in conservation and is capable of seeing the greater conservation picture.
Your three years of experience and knowledge of geographic and cartographic principles make you the ideal candidate for this position, which is located in Edmonton, Alberta. You possess strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills. You have demonstrated expertise in creating maps, graphics, and image processing. Your strong time management skills and ability to work independently or in a team setting is an asset.
- A degree or diploma in GIS, geography or related environmental science.
- Solid understanding and experience using ESRI ArcGIS.
- Strong data management skills.
- Working knowledge of biophysical habitat inventories.
- Experience with eCognition, ERDAS, Adobe Illustrator, MS Access would be assets as would experience with landscape ecology or wetland ecosystems.
As a member of the Western Boreal Program (WBP) team you will provide GIS technical expertise and leadership to internal clients while collaborating with external partners to meet user needs and implement GIS project components. You will also collaborate with other regional and national GIS team members on projects requiring specific expertise.
In Canada, we lose 80 acres of wetlands every day and we need your help to stop this loss. If you’re a conservation minded, compassionate individual who is interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resumé, including salary expectations, for confidential consideration to the attention of:
Ducks Unlimited Canada
Closing deadline: December 13, 2010
DUC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce. We offer a competitive salary and a complete range of employee benefits for this full-time position.
Created in 1938, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is a private, non-profit organization that conserves, restores and manages wetlands and associated habitats for North America’s waterfowl. These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people.
While DUC would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
Ducks Unlimited Canada
P.O. Box 1160
Homepage - www.ducks.ca
E-Mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
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