Posted on October 23, 2007 - GC550

Company: Timberline Natural Resource Group
Position: GIS Technician/Specialist
Location: Athabasca, Alberta
Contact Name: Cary Gulka
Deadline: November 30, 2007

Job Description

Timberline Natural Resource Group Ltd. is one of Canada’s strongest and most geographically diverse full-service natural resource consultancies. Our network of operations has offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario, as well as international operations in Chile. We employ over 230 professional and technical personnel. In response to dynamic and growing business opportunities, our staffing requirements continue to expand. Our Athabasca branch currently has a full time employment opportunity for a GIS Technician/Specialist. The successful candidate’s primary duties will include the loading, updating, integration and quality assurance of data with industry standard GIS products and a customized forest information management system. In a dynamic team environment, the GIS Technician draws on the skills and experience of a large group of foresters, information technologists, and GIS specialists.

Job Qualifications

In order to be successful the GIS Technician will: • Be self-motivated and team-oriented; • Have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; • Bring professionalism and innovation to all tasks; • Have experience and/or formal training in ArcGIS and ArcInfo Workstation; • Have a thorough knowledge of GIS concepts, especially those relating to topology and data translation; • Have a good understanding of the concepts behind data management in a relational database; • Be skilled and interested in automating GIS tasks with AML, or Visual Basic; • Hold a GIS focused post secondary accreditation or have a minimum of two years work experience; • Enjoy problem solving and GIS analysis; • Be enthusiastic about enhancing their existing GIS talent; and • Familiarity with the forest industry, experience with ArcPad, programming/scripting skill and a valid driver’s license are assets.

Other Information

This is a full time salary position. Remuneration is commensurate with experience and demonstrated contribution to the firm. Timberline is 100% employee-owned and offers competitive wages and benefits. Our organization has exciting career development opportunities with flexible work locations and schedules. At Timberline, we pride ourselves on team development, technical knowledge, and continuous learning. APPLICATION PROCESS Applications including resume and cover letter should be forwarded via email to: Please indicate in the subject line of your e-mail the position or positions you are applying for, and include your resume and cover letter as a word attachment. Digital submission via email is preferred. Alternatively, you may fax your resume and cover letter to 780-675-8343, Attention: Cary Gulka, or mail it to: Mr. Cary Gulka, RPFT GIS & GPS Services Coordinator Timberline Natural Resource Group 4915A – 49th St. Athabasca, Alberta T9S 1C5 For more information about Timberline, visit All candidates must be eligible to work in Canada. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those short-listed for initial interviews will be contacted. We will be accepting applications until November 30, 2007

Timberline Natural Resource Group
4915A-49 Street

Athabasca, AB
T9S 1C5
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