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GIS Analyst

Listing Number: 5089
City/Town: Port McNeill
Start Date: ASAP
Wage Comment:

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Port McNeill

GIS Analyst
$56,478.64 - $64,337.78 annually plus $38.87 Bi-weekly Isolation Allowance
A multi-faceted role in an advanced technical environment
BC Timber Sales (BCTS) plans, develops, and sells through auction, a substantial and representative portion of the Province’s annual available timber volume. The bid prices received from auctioned timber support the Market Pricing System (MPS) in setting stumpage rates for coastal and interior operating areas of the province. The costs incurred by BCTS also provide data for the Tenure Obligation Adjustments, contributing to another integral part of the MPS.
To find out more about our program check out the BCTS website
The GIS Analyst conducts advanced spatial data analysis in support of program and management decision making on resource planning, land management or other program issues. This position contributes to building the capabilities of ministry staff to maximize the potential of GIS and related geospatial and information technologies through the development, implementation, evaluation and dissemination of standards, procedures and methods for collection, integration, maintenance, analysis, storage and distribution of digital corporate data. Outputs from this position are used for development of science-based policy, standards and guidelines for natural resource management, and informed strategic planning and decision-making regarding forest management activities.
Qualifications for this role include:
•Diploma or degree in geographic information systems, or in relate field, such as natural resources or geography and three years (gained within the last five years) of related GIS experience.
•OR an equivalent combination of training and five years (gained within the last seven years) of related GIS experience.
•Experience designing and developing customized spatial tools.
•Experience delivering complex spatial analysis projects in support of client’s business needs.

For more information and to apply online by May 8, 2018, please go to:

Contact: J Arkinstall