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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Division:    Regional Operations Division
City:    Dryden
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    17152 - Systems Officer 1
Salary:    $945.56 - $1,134.30 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    68220
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Put your expert technical skills to work in a team environment, where you will be a valuable asset to the Ministry of Natural Resources, in ensuring that resources are protected and being used to their maximum efficiency.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• update and maintain natural resource GIS and database records
• providing district GIS products and services, consistent with regional and provincial standards, in order to support ministry projects
• liaise with regional GIS staff to ensure district requirements and priorities are clearly conveyed to regional staff
• provide project management for field and office data collection projects
• provide input into the development of standards for data transfer, compatibility, valuation, maintenance and quality control, and assistance to staff in the use and maintenance of hardware, software and peripheral equipment
• coordinating the development and administration of resource management information agreements and copyright license agreements

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirement:
• You must possess a valid class 'G' driver's license or equivalent as recognized in the Province of Ontario.

Technical Knowledge:
• You possess working knowledge and demonstrated experience with use of GIS applications/software, development of specialized map and information products, and provision of support to GIS users.
• You are knowledgeable of and possess the ability to apply and interpret ministry resource management programs, policy, procedures and guidelines and demonstrated experience with maintaining database records, manipulating, analyzing and managing tabular and spatial data.
• You have knowledge and experience with computer hardware, software and networking systems; trouble-shooting and managing GIS software and databases.

Data Management and Support:
• You possess experience supporting programs, projects and field surveys; recommending data management practices/equipment, collecting, downloading, correcting, assembling, analyzing and storing data according to prescribed standards.

Interpersonal and Communications Skills:
• You have communications skills; experience preparing reports, technical instructions, data share agreements; interpersonal skills for conducting training and providing individual support to users.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 469 Government St, Dryden, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Tuesday, August 5, 2014
  • N-NR-68220/14
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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