Posted on July 6, 2011 - GC1075

Company: Western Forest Products Inc.
Position: GIS Analyst/Developer
Location: Campbell River, BC
Contact Name: Human Resources Department

Job Description

GIS Analyst/Developer

Term August 2011 – Dec 31, 2012

Western Forest Products Inc. is an integrated forest products company with operations on Vancouver Island and coastalBritish Columbia. We currently have the following opening for a term position in our Corporate Forestry Department located inCampbell River,BC.

Western Forest Products Inc. is seeking a highly-motivated, innovative thinker with an aptitude for data manipulation and analysis, demonstrated skills in geographic information system operation, and the ability to work both independently and in a leadership role.  This position will support strategic forest analysis and corporate data management with a focus on automation of repetitive tasks. 

Required Proficiency in:

  • Software Applications: Proficient with ArcGIS and database language (SQL), python, and other programming languages, Model Builder, Feature Manipulation Engine (FME), familiar with Genus, Toad.
  • Talents for VBA coding, statistical analysis, timber/habitat supply modeling, or forest growth modeling would be definite assets.
  • Geospatial Analysis: Capture and edit spatial features, convert data into appropriate formats, manage corporate feature datasets, undertake advanced geoprocessing, analysis and reporting tasks, address external data requests, and prepare resultant overlays for strategic planning and reporting.
  • Corporate Dataset Management: Prepare and implement data quality checks for updating operational data, acquire external information as required, and develop routines, standards, procedures and templates for geomatics personnel.
  • Mapping: Produce and maintain operational map templates and create others for tactical and strategic planning initiatives.

WFP offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefit package and the potential to achieve annual performance rewards. If you believe that you have the skills and qualifications that we are looking for, please reply in confidence:

Human Resource Department

Facsimile:                    250.748.3177


Application Deadline:            Friday, July 22, 2011

Reference Code:                     GIS III, Campell River

As only short listed candidates will be contacted, WFP thanks you in advance for your interest in our Company. Please visit

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Western Forest Products Inc.
435 Trunk Road, 3rd Floor

Duncan, BC
V9L 2P9
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