Posted on October 7, 2009 - GC897

Company: Stantec Consulting
Position: GIS Specialist
Location: Calgary
Contact Name: Sidney Vlieg

Job Description

Stantec’s Calgary downtown (8th Avenue) office is seeking a GIS Specialist. The successful candidate will work with a multidisciplinary team which may consist of vegetation, soils, terrain, wildlife, GIS, planning and regulatory specialists. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Creating and maintaining spatial information in a variety of platforms in various GIS software packages. - Managing geomatics projects including scope and budget preparation. - Identification of data requirements. - Maintaining and creating data integrity and metadata. - Documentation of process and procedures. - Preparation of cartographic products.

Job Qualifications

- GIS degree or diploma from a recognized post secondary institution. - Minimum of 3 years of relevant GIS experience. - Proven skills using ERSI ArcGIS 9.x suite of products. - Understanding and proven experience operating in a variety of data environments. - Working knowledge of co-ordinate systems, projections and datum’s. - Ability to utilize scripting or programming languages including VB, VBA, Python, AML, Avenue. - Independent problem solving skills with the ability to work as part of a larger team.

Other Information

Our Environmental Management group is dedicated to managing environmental issues professionally and proactively. Our staff of professionals includes specialists in marine biology, wetland science, wildlife biology, soil science, fisheries biology, botany, hydrogeology, hydrology, forestry, habitat and ecosystem restoration, permitting, GIS, and Information Management. We help our clients to identify and respond to opportunities and threats within constantly changing regulatory and corporate environments, through active engagement with the public, stakeholder groups, and governmental regulators. Our team members have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of projects that may include endangered species assessments, habitat restoration, wetland characterizations, and water resources management. We are seeking exceptionally talented and enthusiastic individuals with a keen interest in the natural sciences to join our team and advance their career. Stantec is One Team providing Infinite Opportunities. Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter online at We thank you for your interest but due to the high volume of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted.

Stantec Consulting
300-805-8 Ave SW

Calgary, AB
T2P 1H7

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