Posted on April 18, 2008 - GC643

Company: GEOMA
Position: GIS MAPPER (summer job)
Location: Geraldton ON
Salary: $17.00 - $19.00 per
Contact Name: Genevieve Meyer
Deadline: May 2, 2008

Job Description

GEOMA is seeking individuals to join their GIS team; the GIS technician will work on a variety of projects. Applicant must have knowledge and experience using GIS software. Responsibilities: • Development and production of map products, data analysis, and reports • Providing technical support and troubleshooting • Assist with training and presentations • Other jobs as needed Duration: Four month contract (possible longer employment)

Job Qualifications

Qualifications: 1. Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with GPS technology; 2. Working knowledge of data extraction techniques from GPS units to GIS software; 3. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with the use of GIS software (ArcGIS 9.x) 4. Familiarity with file transfer protocols, internet technology and e-mail services 5. The ability to troubleshoot technical problems (e.g. Printers, plotters, computers, etc.) 6. Applicant must understand and accept that the work and services at times may have to be performed under adverse or hazardous conditions and may require prolonged absence from home 7. Have the ability to work independently and/or with minimal supervision 8. Knowledge and understanding of Occupational Health and Safety Act 9. Have WHIMIS, emergency first aid, Introduction to Incident Command System (I-100) and Bear Awareness training or be capable of obtaining upon hire 10. Have the ability to fly in helicopters under low level, slow air speed, and turbulent conditions for prolonged periods

Other Information

Interested candidates should submit resume (preferably electronic) by May 2, 2008 to: Employment Opportunities GEOMA P.O. Box 400 Geraldton ON P0T 1M0 Or; Attention: GIS Supervisor

7 Popowich Dr.

Geraldton, ON
P0T 1M0
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