Posted on August 6, 2019 - GC1698

Company: Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation
Position: Forestry GIS Technical Specialist
Location: Marathon, ON
Salary: Salary and benefits will be commensurate based on experience and education.
Contact Name: Neil McDonald
Deadline: August 25, 2019

Job Description

The Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation (NFMC) is a Crown Corporation established in 2012 by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) under the Tenure Modernization Act, 2011.

If you have more than two years GIS experience with an accredited GIS program, then you may be interested in this full-time/permanent position.

The NFMC is looking for a dynamic, hardworking team player who has the experience to develop, implement, and maintain a GIS database system. The NFMC is able to offer a strong benefits package with competitive compensation. At the NFMC, our structure and culture provide opportunities for growth, and innovative thinking. The successful applicant will work in a team environment, supporting initiatives to solve operational challenges.

As the Forestry GIS Technical Specialist you will be responsible for maintaining the NFMC’s GIS database and assisting with the development of Forest Management Plans and various annual programs under the supervision of the Operations Manager. You will also be required to provide a support role in the implementation of the NFMC’s silviculture programs.

Job Qualifications

• Post-secondary education with a degree/diploma in GIS/computer applications/programming and at least two years of related experience;
• Knowledge of CSFA and in particular the MNRF’s Forest Information Manual requirements;
• Broad understanding of operational forestry practices and forest management planning;
• Ability to work under pressure and within deadlines;
• Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Excel;
• Good working knowledge of ArcMap 10.x, IT systems, networks, GPS and associated apps;
• Valid driver’s license with a clean record;

Other Information

• Enthusiasm and a passion for GIS and forestry;
• Ability to work independently with limited supervision;
• Ability to work in a team environment;
• Willingness to live in remote community.


For more information, please visit the NFMC website:

Salary and benefits will be commensurate based on experience and education.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:
Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation
Neil McDonald
Operations Manager
P.O. Box 1479, Marathon, Ontario, P0T 2E0

Applications will be accepted until August 25th, 2019.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
If requested, accommodation(s) will be made for those with disabilities.

Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation
PO Box 1479

Marathon, ON
P0T 2E0

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