Posted on January 27, 2006 - GC349

Company: Doig River First Nation
Location: Rose Prairie, British Columbia, Canada
Salary: $24.35/hr – $32.14/h
Contact Name: Jane Calvert
Deadline: February 10, 2006

Job Description

The Doig River First Nation is seeking a GIS Technician/Programmer to further the design and development of our Land Information Management System (LIM). The LIM is used to document resources and activities within the Doig River Traditional Territory in northeastern British Columbia. The successful applicant will assist Lands Staff by developing tools (primarily using ArcGIS) to streamline the consultation review process. Other responsibilities include: • Management of incoming consultation referrals, whether operational or non-operational, into LIM and GIS technology. • Integration of cultural heritage information into GIS Technology by utilizing audio and visual mediums; • Maintain and update datasets as new information is gathered; • Implementation of support mechanisms for further development of consultation process as it relates to cumulative impact assessment, ecosystem mapping, wildlife capability mapping, forest cover analysis, and drainage mapping; • Liaise with staff of other Governments, including the BC Oil & Gas Commission and the Treaty 8 Association. • Provide written and oral progress reports to Lands Manager, Chief and Council and community.

Job Qualifications

• Diploma in GIS with five years experience or a Bachelors of Science Degree with a diploma in GIS with 2 years experience; • Several years of direct experience in a Land and Resource Management environment; • Previous experience working with First Nations desirable; • Proficiency with ArcMap and other ESRI technologies; • Knowledge of AML, VB, ArcObjects, and SQL programming; • Thorough understanding of relational data base concepts; • Proven organization, communication and administrative skills; • Familiarity with Provincial natural resource tenure referral processes

Other Information

Work Location: In a beautiful new Band Office on the Doig River First Nation Reserve, near Rose Prairie, BC, approximately 70 kilometers north of Fort St. John. Please visit to learn more about our community. See and for information on Fort St. John area. Application Information: Position includes a 1 year contract term with the opportunity to evolve into a full-time position with medical/dental benefits and participation in our pension plan. Hourly wage ($24.35 – $32.14) is dependant on experience. Thank you for your interest in our organization. Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Resumes will not be accepted after 4pm on the closing date. Mail, Email or Fax Resume and Cover Letter

Doig River First Nation
Box 56

Rose Prairie, BC
V0C 2H0
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