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Job Posting: GIS Analyst

July 3, 2020

Service Area: GIS, Mapping & Information Management
Status: Permanent Full-time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Location: North Vancouver (Remote during Covid-19 outbreak, all hardware/software will be provided)
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

COMPANY BACKGROUND:
Established by the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Inlailawatash is an innovative and growing company that provides a range of natural and cultural resource services to diverse clients. The company has five service areas: Tree & Vegetation Management; Ecosystem Restoration; Archaeology; GIS, Mapping & Information Management; and Renewable Resources. By placing the respect of Aboriginal and environmental values as overarching priorities for our business, Inlailawatash is truly unique. Visit inlailawatash.ca for more details.

 

JOB SUMMARY:
The service area requires the addition of a passionate and committed individual who is able to assist us with providing mapping and analysis services. The GIS Analyst will join a dynamic team of professionals and primarily support the production of geospatial deliverables associated with archaeological projects, anthropological, and use and occupancy studies.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create high-quality cartographic maps and templates.
  • Research, assemble and summarize data including scanning, georeferencing and digitizing features from paper and mylar maps.
  • Verify and check data to ensure continuity, integrity and compliance with standards.
  • Create, maintain and analyze spatial and attribute databases.
  • Construct visual material for meetings, proposals, reports, conferences and presentations.
  • Design, develop, document and implement GIS projects.
  • Manage projects as directed.
  • Assist with other projects and duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES:

Education/Experience:

  • One or more years of related work experience.
  • Completion of a post-secondary program in Geography, Natural Resource Management, Information Management Systems or a related field or concentration.
  • Technical certificate in Geographic Information Systems is an asset.
  • Previous experience working for or with an Aboriginal community or organization is an asset.

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge and understanding of GIS principles and mapping systems.
  • Familiarity with and commitment to practice effective data management procedures and standards.
  • Current knowledge and understanding of latest GIS trends, applications and data technology.
  • Knowledge and experience with provincial and federal administrative, natural resource and infrastructure spatial datasets.
  • Understanding of GIS applications in archaeology and natural resources is an asset.

Cartographic and Presentation Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of map design principles.
  • Experience with the presentation of map products (reports, atlases, public outreach).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Personal Skills:

  • Ability to interact and work with others and communicate effectively.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and adapt to changing priorities on tight timelines.
  • Understanding and respect of First Nations history and perspectives.

 

Apply by emailing your cover letter and resume to GIS@inlailawatash.ca. Please use subject line: GIS Analyst: Last Name, First Name (e.g. GIS Analyst: Doe, Jane). Applicants of indigenous ancestry are strongly encouraged to apply.

We thank you for your interest in advance. Short-listed candidates will be contacted; others will be kept in our database for future consideration.

 

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