Posted on May 3, 2012 - GC1219

Company: MITIG Forestry Services Ltd.
Position: GIS Analyst
Location: Callander, Ontario
Salary: $40,000 - $50,000 pe
Contact Name: Grant Mitchell

Job Description



As part of the MITIG team in our Callander office, you will:


  • Provide a broad range of operational and planning support for two Sustainable Forestry License clients (SFLs),
  • Assist with the Forest Management Planning (FMP) process,
  • Assist with the annual services requirements of the FMP by developing the Annual Reports (AR) and Annual Work Schedules(AWS),
  • Assist with the development and migration of existing software support tools to the current ESRI platform,
  • Provide support for the SFL client’s handheld GPS devices.


  • Ensure data collection is prepared and implemented according to company data standards,
  • Assist in the preparation and development and delivery of Annual Work Schedules,
  • Assist in the preparation and development and delivery of Annual Reports,
  • Design, develop, test, implement and document GIS applications for both SFL and company use,
  • Assist with resource management by developing specialized map products and applying concepts of spatial analysis to problem and issues,
  • Assist with system administration, maintenance and support for GIS, Windows hardware and applications as well as peripheral devices (e.g. plotters, digitizers, printers).
  • Maintaining client GIS databases and layers by implementing both company and provincial data standards,
  • Provide GIS support with major, minor and administrative FMP amendments as well as AWS revisions, and changes to operations documentation,
  • Maintain the company web site.





Job Qualifications


  • Degree or Diploma in GIS related field,
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ESRI products including ArcGIS V 9/10, Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, Model Builder, ArcInfo Workstation,
  • Excellent programming skills using AML, Python and SQL,
  • Experience with GPS, DNR Garmin and Mapwel would be an asset,
  • Knowledge with HTML would be an asset.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Forest Management Planning process in Ontario.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills,
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented,
  • Ability to prioritize and respond to the needs of several people,
  • Understanding of quality control measures appropriate for information-management and cartography,
  • Project and client focused with regard to timelines, team engagement, communication and schedules.



Other Information


MITIG Forestry Services Ltd. is an established forestry / GIS consulting company with offices in Sault Ste. Marie, Huntsville, Parry Sound and Callander providing GIS services and resource analysis to the forest industry and government. We are currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team located in Callander Ontario.

Additional Information:

Mitig offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefit package and the opportunity to achieve your potential in a fast-paced and challenging work environment. If you believe that you have the skills and qualifications that we are looking for, please reply in confidence to:

Grant Mitchell

Mitig Forestry Services Ltd.

645 Queen Street East, 3rd Floor

Sault St Marie ON

P6A 2A6

phone 705-254-2073


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


MITIG Forestry Services Ltd.
645 Queen Street East
3rd Floor

Sault Ste. Marie, On
P6A 2A6

Homepage -
E-Mail -

<< Back to Job Board