Posted on September 5, 2013 - GC1428

Company: Mussio Ventures Ltd / Backroad Mapbooks
Position: GIS / Cartographer Technician
Location: Coquitlam BC
Salary: 41k
Contact Name: Andrew
Deadline: September 20, 2023

Job Description

Backroad Mapbooks has a great opportunity for a motivated individual to join our growing organization as a GIS / Cartographer Tech with excellent cartography skills. We are seeking an exceptional team player who is passionate about maps, adventure activities, and looking for a great place to work and grow with the company. Website:

Working out of our Coquitlam, BC location, this position will be responsible for using their Cartographic and GIS software skills to help with the production of our mobile, paper and digital map products. Excellent computer aptitude, multitasking, database management, programming skills, time management, organizational skills and cartography knowledge are key components of this position.

Job Qualifications

Key Knowledge Requirements - Cartography / Geographic Information Systems

- GIS software including ArcGIS, Postgresql/PostGIS , FME, Mapublisher, Quantum GIS

- Python programming, ArcGIS Modelbuilder and geo-processing and tools

Other Knowledge Requirements - Software Development

- Understanding of Spatial database including relational database modeling, data management, security and performance tuning/monitoring

- Technical writing/documentation including code commenting, systems design and technical specifications

- Understanding Spatial server technologies such as Geoserver and Mapserver

- Graphic Software including Adobe products Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign

- Experience developing in some or all of Python, SQL, C++, .NET, JS, Flex, Java, HTML5, Web Mapping, mobile development frameworks

Other Information


- Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative, assertiveness, sense of urgency and accountability

- Excellent written and oral communication skills

- Familiarity with consumer GPS devices a bonus

We are looking for a full-time member to join our team. If this sounds like you, please submit your application including a cover letter.

Mussio Ventures Ltd / Backroad Mapbooks
106-1500 Hartley Ave

Coquitlam, BC

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