Posted on March 24, 2004 - GC174

Company: TELUS Geomatics
Position: Position Closed
Location: Edmonton, AB
Salary: TBD
Contact Name: Jennifer Rolph
Deadline: April 9, 2004

Job Description

The Challenge

TELUS Geomatics is looking to expand its GIS operations team to meet the growing opportunities for Geographical Information Solutions within Canada. The successful candidate will be part of a team of GIS professionals charged with maintaining innovative custom AM/FM/GIS applications and related data sets for clients in the Government, Oil & Gas, Utilities and Commercial Business industries.

The ideal candidate will be a team player, committed to providing excellent customer service, able to meet short deadlines, be creative, self-motivated and can work with a minimum amount of supervision. One to two years of GIS experience is a requirement.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a junior position. Please do not apply if you are looking for an intermediate or senior position.

Experience & Education

§ Degree/ Diploma in Geography/Geomatics or a related discipline.

§ Post-Degree Diploma or Applied Degree in Geographic Information Systems.

§ Previous experience using GIS, Mapping, or CAD software (Microstation, MapInfo, ESRI, AutoDesk, Intergraph technologies).

Job Qualifications

Technical Requirements

§ Background in understanding and working knowledge of various GIS software packages.

§ Familiar with Spatial and non-spatial databases.

§ Ability to develop the planning and design specification of short term Geographic Information System projects.

§ Determination of customer requirements.

§ Promote, create and maintain practice of standards and processes relating to the delivery and maintenance of data.

§ Investigate and respond to customer requests for product and service requirements.

§ Proficient use of various Windows and Microsoft Office applications

Managerial/Non-technical Requirements

§ Good Interpersonal Skills

§ Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills

§ Strong team player

§ Demonstrated ability to analyze problems, determine alternatives and make sound decisions

§ Strong customer service orientation and sensitivity to meeting customer needs

§ Ability to provide end-user training as required

§ Ability to plan and organize to meet performance expectations

§ Ability to respond in innovative and creative ways to critical client needs and delivering excellent service

§ Sets high personal standards of performance

§ Willing and capable of learning new technology

§ Commitment to continued development of skills and knowledge

§ Demonstrated ability to learn independently and apply knowledge to job function

§ Flexible and adaptable to a rapidly changing environment

§ Highly motivated

Other Information

Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please forward your application by April 9, 2004 via email or fax to:

Jennifer Rolph

TELUS Geomatics

Fax (780) 493-4569

No phone calls please.

To find out more about TELUS Geomatics, visit our website:

TELUS Geomatics
10020 100 Street

Edmonton, AB
T5J 0N5
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