Posted on December 4, 2008 - GC813

Company: Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority
Position: GIS Assistant
Location: Barrie Ontario
Salary: $16/hr
Contact Name: Susan Richards
Deadline: December 12, 2008

Job Description

NOTTAWASAGA VALLEY CONSERVATION AUTHORITY GIS ASSISTANT – Contract We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our GIS/IT team and assist with fulfilling data/mapping requests for NVCA staff and external agencies. Responsibilities will also include the development of NVCA databases in SQL Server with Access Front End, and assisting the GIS Analyst with GIS support for projects. Typically, the incumbent has a Diploma in geomatic studies, or environmental studies. You will have a comprehensive understanding of GIS concepts, and in-depth knowledge of ArcGIS 9.2. Strong database development skills in Access, SQL Server are required, as well as working experience in writing VBA code for Access Front End and Microsoft Office Suite. You have excellent communication and computer skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team. You must have a valid driver’s licence. This is a 12 week contract at $16.00 per hour. This is a challenging position in an excellent working environment. The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority’s watershed is one of the fastest growing in Ontario and we are committed to providing a high quality of service to our clients. We invite you to review a detailed job description on our website at Please e-mail your resume to, Human Resources. Your application must be received by noon on December 12, 2008. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted NVCA, John Hix Conservation Administration Centre, Tiffin Conservation Area, 8195 8th Line, UTOPIA, Ontario, L0M 1T0. Telephone: 705.424.1479; Fax: 705.424.2115 The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA), located near Barrie, Ontario, is a public agency dedicated to the preservation of a healthy environment providing the expertise to help protect our water and land, and spans approximately 3700 Our jurisdiction includes 18 municipalities in the County of Simcoe, County of Dufferin, Grey County, and the western part of the City of Barrie. Our watershed includes significant landform features, such as the Minesing Wetlands, the Niagara Escarpment, and the Oak Ridges Moraine.

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Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority
8195 8th Line

Utopia, On
L0M 1T0

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