Posted on September 23, 2014 - GC1537

Company: BC Oil & Gas Commission
Position: Temporary GIS Analyst (12 Months)
Location: Fort St John, BC
Contact Name: Joey Lynn Anderson
Deadline: October 3, 2014

Job Description

Temporary GIS Analyst (12 Months)

BC Oil & Gas Commission, Fort St John

Grid 24 - $65,902.33 - $75,302.97*

* Posted salary includes a JFMM Allowance of 10% & a Location Allowance of 3%

Applications & Operations - Resource Stewardship and Major Projects

This position effectively integrates and analyzes resource/environmental information from a wide variety of sources to provide staff with the information needed for their decision-making processes.   The GIS Analyst recommends and develops analysis tools to support broader frameworks for application reviews. This position provides a vital interface between data users and information technology with respect to spatial mapping and data integrity.  The incumbent interprets, manipulates and adapts raw data, reformats the information and conducts sorting, analysis and other data manipulation in response to industry, client and employee requests. 

This position maintains and recommends continual improvement strategies for all standards and policies to GIS analysis and mapping.  This requires comprehensive knowledge of GIS software and hardware, the ability to develop speciality one-of-a-kind products for industry and Commission clients, the ability to interpret sophisticated scientific and technical information to non-technical staff; and the skills to merge geological information from historic manual records, maps and modern GIS data.

Job Qualifications


Consideration will be given to those with:

  • Bachelor degree in Earth Sciences (geology, geography or other resource management field) and two years of related experience or technical diploma and four years of related experience. 

    • This position specifically requires at least two years of current experience (gained within the last three years) in GIS software specifically the ArcMap suite of products, including ArcInfo, ArcView, ArcSDE and ArcGIS Server.

There may be different combinations of education and experience that would meet this requirement.


Preference will be given to qualified applicants who demonstrate experience:

  • Working in a resource management related field in a capacity where the applicant is exposed to a wide variety of experience in energy and mineral resources and information;

  • Experience capturing, converting, creating, editing and maintaining digital information in a GIS environment;

  • Experience in the development and maintenance of data management policies, procedures, systems and standards;

  • Experience with database management tools and applications (MS Access, Oracle, etc.);

  • Experience producing quality cartographic maps;

  • Experience creating and carrying out presentations and training sessions.



Other Information

To submit your application, please select the “Apply Now” button on the BCOGC website:

BC Oil & Gas Commission
PO Box 9331
Stn Prov Govt

Victoria, BC

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