Posted on June 24, 2011 - GC1070

Company: The Forestry Corp.
Position: GIS Professionals
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Contact Name: Information Services Manager

Job Description

The Forestry Corp., based inEdmonton,Alberta, has been providing exceptional quality professional services to industrial, governmental and academic clients in the natural resources sector since 1993.  Our key business is providing dynamic solutions to our clients in the areas of GIS analysis, disposition management, resource assessment, strategic and operational planning, data modeling, data management and application development.

We conduct our business in a work environment that is both flexible and comfortable and in a culture that provides for creative thinking and teamwork.  We offer competitive salaries, benefits, a health spending allowance and opportunities for new challenges and growth.

Currently, we are seeking one or more GIS Technicians or Analysts to join our team.

Job Qualifications

  • Experience with ArcGIS versions 9.x or higher
  • Experience with ArcSDE and working with Enterprise Geodatabases.
  • Experience with relational databases (Oracle or SQL Server)
  • Asset: Experience programming using Python, .NET and/or Java.
  • Asset: Knowledge of workstation ArcInfo version 8.x or higher and AML.

In addition to all the required qualifications listed above, the best candidate for this position will also:

  • Be self-motivated
  • Be a good problem solver
  • Have some experience or exposure to the business of forestry or natural resources
  • Work well in an unstructured environment

Other Information

All applications must have a cover letter (stating salary expectations), your resume and a minimum of 2 references.  Applications will be accepted up to July 8th, 2011.   Due to the tight turnaround on this advertisement, we request email or fax resumes only.  Please forward resumes and cover letters to:

The Forestry Corp.

Attention:  Information Services Manager

Fax: (780) 453-3986


Candidates must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants with valid work permits.  A health benefit package is available after 90 days.  Further information about The Forestry Corp. can be obtained from our web site ( or by emailing us at

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.  We thank you in advance should you decide to apply for this position.

The Forestry Corp.
Suite 101
11710 Kingsway Avenue

Edmonton, AB
T5G 0X5
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