Posted on December 6, 2006 - GC418

Company: Western Forest Products
Position: GIS III
Location: Campbell River, B.C.
Contact Name: Len Smith
Deadline: January 6, 2006

Job Description

THE COMPANY Western Forest Products Inc. is an integrated Canadian forest products company that is committed to the safety of our employees, the culture of performance and the discipline to achieve results. We are currently seeking an experienced geographic information systems (GIS) technician to join our Timberlands group in Campbell River. THE POSITION As part of a dedicated analysis team within Corporate Forestry, the successful candidate will be a motivated, innovative thinker with an aptitude for data manipulation and analysis, demonstrated GIS skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. The successful candidate will use GIS and database skills to assist in resolving forest inventory and analysis issues and develop procedures for the assembly and analysis of spatial data integrated from various sources.

Job Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS The successful candidate will have as a minimum a technical school diploma in forestry or computer technology and three years working experience with GIS, or five years working experience with GIS. Advanced GIS skills are required (preferably ArcGIS/SDE), SQL and databases (preferably Oracle and MS Access) and MS Windows in a PC environment. Candidates with a proven track record in project management and a general understanding of basic forestry operations and procedures will be preferred.

Other Information

If you are interested in being part of our Timberlands team, please submit your resume by January 6, 2007 to: Employee Services Department, Western Forest Products Inc. 3rd Floor, 435 Truck Road, Duncan, B.C. V9L 2P9 FAX: (250) 748-1618; As only short list candidates will be contacted, we thank you in advance for your interest.

Western Forest Products
435 Trunk Rd

Duncan, BC
V9L 2P9
250 748-1618
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