Posted on February 18, 2021 - GC1711

Company: BC Public Service
Position: Geomatics / Geodetic Specialist
Location: Victoria
Salary: $65,252.73 - $74,396.51 annually
Contact Name: Jennifer Arkinstall
Deadline: March 9, 2021

Job Description

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Geomatics / Geodetic Specialist

$65,252.73 - $74,396.51 annually

There is one immediate project position available for 12 months, to March 31, 2022, with an opportunity to extend to a maximum of 24 months (March 31, 2023).

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development has a mandate to manage specified Crown land and resources in a manner that embraces the economic, environmental and social goals of government. These results are all essential to improving the global competitiveness of BC industry and our ability to attract private investment and to stimulate economic growth and job creation across the province.

The Geomatics / Geodetic Specialist position provides survey adjustment, modelling, and GIS-related support to two professional engineers in providing professional expertise that directly impacts executive and stakeholder decision-making, and supports the executive’s ability to address key provincial issues related to geo-referencing (e.g., survey of Crown and private land, oil and gas tenures and infrastructure, forest tenures, transportation and utilities surveys, etc.). This also role supports the provision of the ongoing operation, maintenance and modernization of geodetic reference systems (e.g., analysis and mathematical modelling for the MASCOT survey control database system, guiding other staff in using complex algorithms and software tools, evaluating and implementing developments in Global Navigation Satellite System technologies).

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Come, be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please visit What the BC Public Service Offers.

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Job Qualifications

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in geomatics, survey engineering, geography, computer science or equivalent, plus two (2) years of related experience, OR, a diploma in surveying/geomatics technology plus four (4) years of related experience.

Related Experience must include the following:

  • Experience developing and managing large spatial and attribute data sets.
  • Experience with database management tools and applications.
  • Experience developing methodologies and performing custom geo-spatial data modelling and complex analysis and interpretations.

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