Posted on May 25, 2005 - GC261

Company: Canfor
Position: Woodlands Information Management Technician (GIS)
Location: Fort Nelson, BC
Contact Name: Graydon Rockwell
Deadline: May 29, 2005

Job Description

A key member of the Woodlands Information Management (WIM) group at our Fort Nelson operation, the successful candidate will work closely with operational staff to provide support for business, technical and forestry information needs through WIM. The WIM Technician will interface with other WIM staff and Operational Staff in understanding and providing technical support to business processes.

Primary responsibilities: Deliver on divisional requirements for data integrity and management, information requests, and infrastructure needs; Provide cost effective technology solutions for woodlands and regional staff; Actively participate in the development, improvement and/or testing of information management tools; Understand woodlands and WIM business processes

Job Qualifications

A degree or diploma in Geographic Information Systems or Natural Sciences (Forestry or Geography) with a minimum of one year GIS-specific experience; At minimum the candidate must have a working knowledge with ESRI ArcGIS V8x, ArcView, MicroStation, and be familiar with Oracle, Access, SQL, and Crystal reporting Excellent interpersonal and team participating skills are essential. Eligibility for funding under the Government of Canada’s NRCan Science and Technology Internship Program would be considered an asset (eligibility requirements outlined below): Unemployed or underemployed youth; Have graduated, with a post-secondary degree in a relevant natural science fields such as earth science, forestry, energy and mineral and metals, within the last 2 years; Be 30 years of age or less; Participation of youth from employment equity groups is encouraged (women, Aboriginal, visible minorities and people with disabilities); Participants must be legally entitled to work in Canada; this includes Permanent Residents.

Other Information

All applicants are required to submit a full resume including references and a completed copy of the WIM Technical Supplement. Please contact the Graydon Rockwell to obtain this supplement via email or fax. Behavioral and technical interviewing may be conducted for eligible candidates.

Candidates are invited to submit by mail, fax, or email to the addresses identified below by May 29th. Please address to the attention of the Graydon Rockwell, WIM Supervisor.

5162 Northwood Pulp Mill Road

Prince Geroge, BC
V2L 4W2

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