Posted on December 12, 2023 - GC1754

Company: BC Public Service
Position: RPAS/Geomatics/Remote Sensing Specialist
Location: Multiple Locations (Hybrid)
Salary: $73,855.42 - $84,134.34 annually, plus $36.53 bi-weekly isolation allowance for Smithers
Contact Name: Dana Cruickshank
Deadline: January 4, 2024

Job Description

Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship

There is currently a temporary opportunity available until January 31, 2025, this temporary opportunity may become permanent.
This position can be based in any Water, Land and Resource Stewardship office. The locations listed on the online posting are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity and are not a complete list of locations.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work from home a few days a week subject to an approved telework agreement.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

RPAS/Geomatics/Remote Sensing Specialist
$73,855.42 - $84,134.34 annually, plus $36.53 bi-weekly isolation allowance for Smithers

The RPAS Geomatics Remote Sensing Specialist provides advice to senior ministry decision-makers and technical and professional staff in the ministry, sector or industry on the use and interpretation of drone data and technology. This position maximizes the potential of geospatial and information technologies – specifically remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), imagery, thermal, multi-spectral and LiDAR - to support the Remote Sensing and Geodetic Engineering section at GeoBC and the Natural Resource Ministry’s RPAS Program’s clients and business objectives. 

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship.

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.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in geomatics, resource management, geography, computer science, or related area.
  • Experience developing and managing large spatial and attribute data sets and experience with database management tools and applications.
  • Experience developing methodologies and performing custom geospatial data modelling, complex analysis, and interpretations.
  • Holds an Advanced Pilot Certificate, Small Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS), Visual line-of-sight (VLOS), issue by Transport Canada. Proof of certification will be requested.

For more information and to apply online by January 4, 2024, please go to:

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