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FOREST RESOURCES INVENTORY SPECIALIST
Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Science and Information Branch
City:    Sault Ste Marie
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    12886 - Photogrammetrist 4
Salary:    $1,075.66 - $1,314.14 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52646
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If you have experience and enjoy working with air photo interpretation and field sampling then the Ministry of Natural Resources has a great opportunity for you!

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:

• provide support and participate in the production of Ontario's forest resource information base
• assist in the assembly and preparation of forest inventory and forest ecosystem information
• conduct field survey activities
• carry out photo interpretation activities

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• valid driver's licence to travel to conduct field work

Knowledge and experience:
• specialized knowledge and experience working with complex methods and theories related to photogrammetry including aerial photo interpretation, remote sensing and mapping
• confirmed experience working with photogrammetic methods and techniques
• demonstrated understanding of remote sensing principles, geomatic data management practices and theories to participate in and support the production, quality assurance and delivery of forest resources inventory products

Technical skills:
• strong ability to identify tree species, site parameters and forest sampling techniques
• ability to perform photogrammetric analyses, forest measurements and possess stereoscopic vision
• ability to work with cartographic and other mapped data sets
• strong financial planning and budgeting skills to allocate monies for survey seasons and aerial flights

Project planning and data management skills:
• strong project management and planning skills to assist with ongoing projects
• proven abilities in the preparation of inventory data and other data management
• ability to administer photo interpretation and field survey processes

Evaluative and problem solving skills:
• ability to evaluate specific forest stand information
• analytical and problem solving skills to identify and resolve issues

Communication and interpersonal skills:
• communication skills to assist in managing multiple assignments to produce Ontario's forest resources information base
• organizational and time management skills to complete work with competing timelines

Computer skills:
• ability to utilize standard software and geographic information system software
• use of image analysis software and other specialized forest information software programs

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 1235 Queen St E, Sault Ste Marie, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Thursday, March 14, 2013
 
Note:
  • N-NR-52646/13
    The minimum salary rates identified in this posting are subject to revision as a result of the recently agreed to OPSEU collective agreement covering the period of January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from applying and/or accepting a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
 
Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, March 28, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.



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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
 
 
 
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