Posted on December 12, 2016 - GC1627

Company: BC Public Service
Position: GIS Analyst
Location: Queen Charlotte, BC
Salary: Salary $54,414.97 - $62,042.70 annually
Contact Name: Katharine Seaward
Deadline: December 30, 2016

Job Description

BC Public Service

Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Queen Charlotte, British Columbia


GIS Analyst
Salary $54,414.97 - $62,042.70 annually
*This position qualifies for Isolation Allowance of $71.75 bi-weekly

A unique opportunity to further your career while living in a community rich in natural beauty 
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is responsible for stewardship of Provincial Crown land and natural resources, and protection of B.C.’s archaeological and heritage resources. Overseeing a land base of 94.8 million hectares, the Ministry supports the sustainable management of forest, mineral and land resources, the prosperity, viability and competitiveness of industries that use them, and public access for a wide range of activities such as hunting, fishing and recreation. The Ministry is responsible for policy development, operational management and implementation, and oversees over 50 statutes and associated regulations.
The GIS Analyst conducts advanced spatial data analysis in support of program and management decision making on resource planning, land management or other program issues.
The Village of Queen Charlotte is one of seven communities on Haida Gwaii.  90 km off the British Columbia Coast and just south of the Alaska panhandle, Haida Gwaii is home to the Haida Nation and a diverse group of rural island dwellers. A total population of approximately 5,000 is spread throughout the archipelago and provides for small community living with all the amenities you’ll ever need.

In addition to this exciting opportunity and amazing location, the BC Public Service is an award winning employer in British Columbia, including such accolades as being one of BC's Top Employers for 2016, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2016 and one of Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers in 2016.  The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and unlimited opportunities for career learning and development.  To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Degree in resource management or related field, or a diploma in geographic information systems, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience designing and developing customized spatial applications, models and/or other geospatial deliverables.
  • Experience developing, maintaining and managing data and metadata.
  • Experience delivering spatial analysis projects in support of client’s business needs.
  • BC Class 5 Driver’s License

Other Information

For more information and to apply by December 30, 2016, please go to:

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted

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