Posted on November 22, 2006 - GC406

Company: Bernard Hodes
Position: GIS/Mapping Technician (Auxiliary)
Location: Vanderhoof, BC
Salary: SALARY: $43,675 to $
Contact Name:
Deadline: December 4, 2006

Job Description

Duration: December 5, 2006 to March 31, 2008 NOTE: This competition will be used to fill a fixed term auxiliary position (ending March 31, 2008) and also to establish an eligibility list for future full time regular vacancies in the Stuart-Nechako Business Area. The GIS/Mapping Technician supports the Timber Sales Office’s (TSO) planning and operational initiatives through data input, manipulation, and quality control as well as map production and generation of associated reports for GIS analysis. The Technician integrates geographical and statistical data using geographic information systems (GIS) applications (ArcInfo, ArcView) and relational database management systems to achieve results. As well the position utilizes databases and software to address planning issues and provide insights into resource management. The position also ensures the maintenance and security of digital information as well as the conformance of data to the required inter-agency protocols on quality and specifications.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications - Technical school diploma in GIS and one year of related and current (gained within the last three years) experience or the equivalent combination of training and experience such as four years related experience; demonstrated experience manipulating and integrating geographical and statistical data using multiple geographic information systems applications and relational database management systems; and, demonstrative experience creating a variety of digital, graphical and descriptive products including themes, color thematic maps, terrain models, and associated descriptive statistics. Previous experience using ArcInfo, ArcView, ACCESS, Microstation and GENUS would be an asset.

Other Information

SALARY: $43,675 to $49,672 annually. For a complete copy of the job description and instructions on how to apply, please visit If you are unable to access this link, please contact the BC Public Service Agency at Tel: 250 565 4180; Fax: 250 565 4376; Email; Closing Date: December 4, 2006. Please note applicants will only be contacted if they are selected to proceed further in the process. For community information on Vanderhoof, please visit

Bernard Hodes
2445 West 41st Ave

Vancouver, BC
V6M 2A5
604 266 7420
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