Posted on November 6, 2023 - GC1751

Company: BC Public Service
Position: GIS Analyst
Location: Multiple Locations, British Columbia
Salary: $67,728.87 - $77,012.22 annually
Contact Name: Dana Cruickshank
Deadline: November 12, 2023

Job Description

Ministry of Forests

This position supports GIS work within the Chinook business area (Powell River, Chilliwack, Squamish, Daajing Giids) and can be based in any of the following BC Timber Sales offices: Burns Lake, Campbell River, Chilliwack, Dawson Creek, Fort St James, Fort St John, Hazelton, Kamloops, Mackenzie, Nelson, Port McNeill, Powell River, Prince George, Quesnel, Squamish, Terrace, Vanderhoof, Vernon, Victoria, or Williams Lake. Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 2 days at home subject to an approved telework agreement.

GIS Analyst
$67,728.87 - $77,012.22 annually

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) works collaboratively with regional and district operations to plan, develop and auction a substantial portion of the province’s annual available timber volume. BCTS operations are guided by three overarching principles: forest sector safety, reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and sustainable forest management. A career path in BC Timber Sales offers exceptional opportunities to develop new solutions to complex problems and to learn and grow personally and professionally. Existing and future BCTS employees have the opportunity to impact public and private forests, communities, the economy and the lives of British Columbians in positive and unique ways. To find out more about our program, check out the BCTS website.

The GIS Analyst conducts advanced spatial data analysis to support program and management decision-making on resource planning, land management or other program issues. This position contributes to building the capabilities of ministry staff to maximize the potential of GIS and related geospatial and information technologies through the development, implementation, evaluation and dissemination of standards, procedures and methods for collection, integration, maintenance, analysis, storage and distribution of digital corporate data. Outputs from this position are used for developing science-based policy, standards and guidelines for natural resource management and informed strategic planning and decision-making regarding forest management activities. Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Forests.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Diploma or degree in geographic information systems, or in a related field, such as natural resources, geography or data science and three (3) years of related experience.
  • Equivalent combination of training and five (5) years related experience.
  • Experience designing and developing customized spatial/database tools.
  • Experience delivering complex spatial/tabular analysis projects in support of client’s business needs.

Other Information

For more information and to apply online by November 12, 2023, please go to:

BC Public Service
1st Floor - 940 Blanshard st

victoria , BC

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