Posted on July 6, 2006 - GC377

Company: Treaty 8 Trbial Assoication
Position: Gis Advisor
Location: Fort St John, BC
Salary: Negotiated
Contact Name: Kieran Broderick
Deadline: July 14, 2006

Job Description

Description of Responsibilities: o Aid in the storage and mapping of traditional use information; o Consolidate information from traditional use and knowledge, oral history, archaeological reports, trapper knowledge, elders and environmental monitors for planning purposes; o Ensure compatibility with government and industry databases in order to improve First Nations’ ability to exchange information with government and industry; o Expedite the referral and permitting process through ongoing training and support for Treaty 8 First Nation Land Use offices; o Facilitate better information exchange amongst industry, government and Treaty 8 First Nations; o Provide participation in joint planning and management activities involving government agencies and Treaty 8 First Nations; o Maintain a Geographical Information System using data from diverse government agencies and industry; o Liaise with the GIS Technicians at the Oil & Gas Commission & other Government Ministries; o Provide written and oral progress reports.

Job Qualifications

• Diploma in GIS and a Bachelors of Science Degree with five years experience or a Master of Science Degree and two years experience; • Extensive experience with ESRI ArcGIS software, GIS hardware, web-based mapping technologies, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Office applications; • A thorough understanding of computer information databases; • Experience working closely with First Nation communities (would be an asset); • Proven organization, communication and administrative skills; • Familiarity with provincial natural resource tenure referral processes; • Experience in land use planning and resource management.

Other Information

Treaty 8 Trbial Assoication
10233 100th Ave

Fort St John, BC
v1j 1y8
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