Posted on February 13, 2008 - GC592

Company: GNWT Enviornment and Natural Resources Forest Management Division
Position: Fire Management Geomatics Analyst
Location: Fort Smith, NT
Contact Name: Human Resources
Deadline: February 22, 2008

Job Description

Located in Fort Smith and reporting to the Manager of Fire Science you will manage and conduct advanced spatial data analysis to compliment the Territorial forest fire management program goals. This includes the creation of reliable spatial/attribute data and products that support the development of standards, guidelines, and science-based policy. Providing expert advice and logistical support to fire management program geomatics functions in five (5) regions is a key requirement.

Job Qualifications

Typically these knowledge, skills and abilities would be acquired through the successful completion of a diploma from a recognized technical institute in GIS and two (2) years of related and current experience (gained within the last four (4) years); which includes manipulating and integrating geographical and statistical data using various Geographic Information Systems applications and Relational Database Management Systems as well as experience in data and information management. Equivalent combinations of education and/or experience will be considered.

Other Information

The salary starts at $41.05 per hour (approximately $80,047.50 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $4,910.00.

This competition may be used to fill similar positions that become available over the next six months

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

GNWT Enviornment and Natural Resources Forest Management Division
149 McDougal Road

Fort Smith, NT
X0E 0P0
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