Posted on October 17, 2008 - GC778

Company: Ducks Unlimited Canada
Position: GIS Specialist
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Contact Name: Colleen Smith
Deadline: November 10, 2008

Job Description

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual to become our next Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist, located in Edmonton, Alta. Reporting to the Managers of GIS and Inventory Programs, you will develop various cartographic outputs and will process both internal and external data sharing requests.

Job Qualifications

You have a demonstrated ability to listen and translate user needs into cartographic solutions and deliver on those products. Your excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills, together with an ability to work well with team members, partners and the general public, make you the ideal candidate for this position. Your technical and time management skills allow you to work on multiple projects, set priorities, meet deadlines, and work independently with minimal supervision. You possess a technical diploma in GIS and/or a university degree in geography or related environmental science and have a minimum of two years’ work experience using ESRI GIS software (ArcGIS). You also possess the following: • Solid understanding and experience working with ESRI products, including ArcGIS (ver. 9.2) and associated extensions. • Excellent cartographic skills in developing various communication delivery products. • Experience working and communicating with diverse groups of people in dynamic settings. • Strong data management skills. • Previous experience with Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw or similar graphic production software would be a definite asset.

Other Information

DUC offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a complete range of employee benefits for this full-time position. A valid Canadian driver’s licence is required for this position. If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity please submit your resumé, cover letter (including salary expectations) and references for confidential consideration by November 10, 2008, to the attention of: Colleen Smith Ducks Unlimited Canada Fax: 780-443-6236 #100, 17958, 106 Avenue Edmonton, AB T5S 1V4 Created in 1938, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is a private, non-profit organization that conserves, restores and manages wetlands and associated habitats for North America’s waterfowl. These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people. While DUC would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Ducks Unlimited Canada
P.O. Box 1160

Stonewall, MB
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