Posted on May 27, 2005 - GC263

Company: Stewart Weir Group
Position: GIS Supervisor
Location: Fort St. John
Contact Name: Jason Whale
Deadline: June 17, 2005

Job Description

Stewart Weir provides a wide variety of surveying services to our clients. We take pride in our dedication to customer service, professionalism, high ethical standards, and technical expertise. Today, we are keeping at the forefront of the technological changes that are improving the efficiency of the delivery of surveying and mapping services. The GIS Supervisor will help lead the development of the Fort St. John Stewart Weir GIS department. This includes, but is not limited to, the maintenance of a GIS database, creating, maintaining and disseminating maps, reviewing and quality controlling mapping products, assisting with, and advising on the purchase of GIS software and GIS supplies. The GIS Supervisor will of course also be able to lead and supervise GIS staff, provide training and technical assistance where needed, work closely with clients and users of Stewart Weir’s GIS data and products, and liaise with various government departments or other agencies and openly discuss GIS and other data related issues.

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have post secondary training and/or education in GIS from a recognized (and accredited) institution, a minimum of two years of GIS experience, with specific experience using the ESRI suite of software (ArcInfo/ArcGIS, Arcview, ArcSDE, ArcIMS). The successful applicant will also have a demonstrated background and understanding of GIS principles and practices, experience with VB and AML programming, plus a sound understanding of SAFE FME, MS Access, relational database fundamentals, SQL, and BC Government spatial data sets (e.g. TRIM, BCGS Forest Cover data etc). Demonstrated cartographic abilities is a must. It would be considered an asset if the candidate also has knowledge and experience with ArcObjects (or MapObjects), SQL Server, AutoCAD, general database design, knowledge of GPS data collecting and post-processing, networking and system design knowledge, imagery processing experience (satellite and/or orthophotography), and substantial GIS analysis experience.

Other Information

Stewart Weir offers an excellent compensation package that includes a competitive salary, group health benefits, and an opportunity to grow with a progressive, dynamic organization. Please forward your resume or CV in confidence (my mail, FAX or e-mail) to: Jason J. Whale, BCLS, Branch Manager Stewart, Weir & Whale - Professional Land Surveying Suite #2, 11427 Alaska Road, Fort St. John, B.C. V1J 6N2 FAX: (866) 787-9344 Email: or

Stewart Weir Group
11427-2 Alaska Road

Fort St. John, BC
V1J 6N2
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