Posted on November 9, 2007 - GC556

Company: Hemmera
Position: GIS Technician
Location: Vancouver, BC
Salary: TBD
Contact Name: Jennifer Long

Job Description

Corporate Profile: Hemmera is a progressive consulting firm that provides professional services and specialized expertise in environmental planning, science, engineering and management. Since its establishment in 1994, Hemmera has grown into a highly respected multi-disciplinary company with over seventy-five staff members. The firm has primary office locations in Vancouver and Victoria, and a strong project presence across British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba. Hemmera is focused on supporting our clients and partners in addressing environmental challenges, and creating opportunities for growth and sustainable development. By striving to provide the best service to our clients, Hemmera has had the opportunity to take on increasingly challenging projects, add to our existing roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to the technical, scientific, and regulatory environments within which we work, and give back to the communities in which we live. Description: We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients. In this position you will be responsible for using GIS tools and mapping applications to build, manipulate and maintain data, produce thematic maps and support mapping for projects.

Job Qualifications

Desired Experience / Qualifications: *Knowledge of GIS theory essential. *Experience and formal education with ESRI/ArcGIS systems required. *Experience and education in cartography/map presentation *Knowledge of survey data, engineering drawings and site plans an asset. *Familiarity with graphics packages such as CorelDraw or Illustrator an asset. *Knowledge or experience with GIS software, coordinate systems and projections and vector & raster formats an asset *Knowledge of environmental industry a strong asset. *Experience or interest in AutoCAD an asset. *Experience with GPS systems an asset. *Experience/knowledge in Internet mapping technologies such as MapGuide or MapServer an asset *Interest in emerging open source GIS technologies (Google Earth, mash-ups, etc.) an asset. Position requirements: *Willingness to work with intermediate staff and within the project team on various projects of differing complexity *Post-secondary education in a related field *Highly proficient with computers and various Microsoft programs *Excellent verbal and written communication skills *Excellent organizational abilities *Strong attention to detail and accuracy

Other Information

Location/Working Conditions: The successful candidates will be based in our Vancouver office. Deadline: Actively searching for the right candidate. How to Apply: Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to: We appreciate the interest shown by all applicants; however, only selected individuals will be contacted for interviews.

Suite 250, 1380 Burrard Street

Vancouver, BC
V6Z 2H3

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