Posted on April 29, 2009 - GC871

Company: Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre
Position: Data Manager
Location: Corner Brook
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Contact Name: Shelley Pardy

Job Description

The data manager will work under the supervision of the Executive Director of the AC CDC in Sackville and the Senior Wildlife Biologist (Biodiversity) with the Wildlife Division. He/she will be responsible for managing Newfoundland and Labrador species at risk and biodiversity databases for both the AC CDC and the Wildlife Division. The data manager will on a regular basis be required to fill data requests, develop databases, coordinate data mining exercises, funding proposal writing, report writing and manage AC CDC staff in the Corner Brook office. The Data manager will also occasionally identify and contribute to the AC CDC revenue generating exercises.

The incumbent will also from time to time be given the opportunity to assist the Wildlife Division’s biologists with the development of field projects associated with species at risk or biodiversity inventories, this may include participating in the field work, surveys and other activities as needed and as they relate to the AC CDC and data management requirements.

Job Qualifications

This position requires experience with collecting, compiling, managing and interpreting biodiversity and species at risk data. Well developed analytical, communication and organizational skills are important. Data management and GIS skills are essential. Experience in interpreting occurrence information and biological data as well as an understanding of Nature Serve methods and NatureServes’s Biotics conservation science software would be advantageous. Should be able to work independently and in a team.

These qualifications would normally be acquired through a Bachelors Degree in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Sciences or related field and additional training with respect to data management and Geographic Information Systems (ArcGIS)

Additional qualifications: Knowledge and interest in flora and fauna of Newfoundland and Labrador Plant and/or animal identification skills Visual Basic for applications (Access, Excel, Word) Visual Basic for ArcObjects Avenue programming in ArcView Oracle SQL Map Info

Other Information

How to Apply: Send resume and covering letter by mail: Care of: Department of Environment and Conservation, Wildlife Division Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre Data Manager Recruitment P.O Box 2007, Corner Brook, NL, A2H 7S1 OR by E-mail with subject line: Data Manager application (first name, last name) to:

Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre
117 Riverside Drive

Corner Brook, NL

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