Posted on March 25, 2015 - GC1565

Company: Ecofor Consulting Ltd.
Position: Temporary GIS Technician
Location: Prince George, BC
Contact Name: Laura McKersie
Deadline: April 10, 2015

Job Description

Our Company

Ecofor Consulting Ltd. is a natural and cultural heritage resource management company with offices in Fort St James, Fort St John, Prince George, Terrace, and Whitehorse.  We provide expertise in a broad range of disciplines including fisheries and aquatics, wildlife, vegetation and riparian, soils and terrain, hydrology, reclamation and enhancement, environmental monitoring, environmental assessment, land use planning, archaeology, traditional land use, traditional ecological knowledge, heritage consultation, and socio-economic assessment.

We currently have an opening for a diligent and motivated individual to join our team of over 60 professional and technical employees. Ecofor offers competitive wages, benefits, training and professional development opportunities.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Temporary GIS Technician for a six month term.   This position will provide GIS support for all the disciplines within the company. 

Duties include:

  • Design and produce hardcopy maps and other cartographic representation products
  • Reading and interpreting source documents
  • Database design
  • GPS downloading and creation of GPX files
  • Use the ERSI product line of ArcGIS software applications to create convert, integrate and maintain digital spatial data layers


Job Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

  • Proficient in ESRI ArcGIS software applications, MS Access, Excel, Global Mapper, Oziexplorer and Garmin Basecamp
  • Strong attention to detail, organization and follow through
  • Excellent communication skills as well as excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to complete multiple fast paced projects independently and/or in teams in a responsible and timely manner
  • Familiar with GPS data collection, manipulation and production
  • Familiar with map projections
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in geography, GIS, or other closely related field
  • At least one year of experience with GIS, preferably using ESRI's ArcGIS software platform 

Other Information

For additional information regarding Ecofor please visit our website at


Ecofor Consulting Ltd.
1575 2nd Avenue

Prince George, BC
V2L 3B8

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