Posted on August 27, 2010 - GC988

Company: Oil and Gas Commission
Position: GIS Support Specialist
Location: Kelowna
Salary: $51,290.00 - $58,511
Contact Name: Krista Zens
Deadline: September 7, 2010

Job Description

The Opportunity Regulatory Affairs and Stewardship Division – Stewardship The GIS Support Specialist is responsible for the digitizing and inputting of spatial data related to oil and gas development (surface and subsurface). This position effectively integrates and analyzes resource/environmental information from a wide variety of sources to provide staff with the information needed for their decision-making processes. Work within the Planning and Analysis team, this position provides support to GIS Analysts and other Commission staff by providing GIS expertise and producing maps.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications Consideration will be given to those with: • Bachelor’s degree in a related natural resource management field and 2 years of related experience or Technical school diploma in GIS or natural resource management and four years of related experience. This position specifically requires at least one year of current experience (gained within the last three years) in GIS software specifically Arc Info and ArcMap. There may be different combinations of education and experience that would meet this requirement. • Demonstrated experience creating a variety of digital, graphical and descriptive products including colour thematic maps and associated descriptive statistics. Preference will be given to qualified applicants who demonstrate experience: • Working in a resource management related field in a capacity where the applicant is exposed to a wide variety of land and environmental data and information • Experience producing cartographic quality maps • Knowledge of spatial conversion, analysis and cartographic composition procedures and spatial data management techniques • Knowledge of provincial government data applications, such as the Land and Resource Data Warehouse (LRDW), the Integrated Land and Resource Registry (ILRR) and iMapBC

Other Information

In submitting a resume and cover letter, you confirm you have reviewed the following job description for a complete list of duties and qualifications. We encourage all applicants to apply, even if they do not currently meet the qualifications as an employee development plan may be established for lesser qualified applicants to progress to the full working level. Classification and salary will be based on level of education, experience and training requirements. An eligibility list may be established. Occasional overtime work may be required. Please note applicants will only be contacted if they are selected to proceed further in the process. For additional information regarding this position, please contact Krista Zens at (250) 419-4439. You are also encouraged to view the OGC’s Website Competition: 10-045 Closing Date: September 7, 2010 Apply to: Oil and Gas Commission, 100 10003 110 Avenue, Fort St. John, BC, V1J 6M7 FAX: (250) 787-3550 E-Mail: For More Information: Krista Zens 250-419-4439

Oil and Gas Commission
100-10003 10th Ave

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