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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Division:    Corporate Management and Information
City:    Peterborough
Job Term:    1 Temporary (up to 2 placements, one 26 weeks and the 2nd placement 40 weeks)
Job Code:    17152 - Systems Officer 1
Salary:    $945.56 - $1,134.30 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    68715
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What can I expect to do in this role?

This position will include tasks that support the improvement of geospatial data within the Mapping and Information Resources Branch. You will:

• investigate and resolve data issues, assist in quality control and maintenance of spatial and tabular data;

• assist in the review, geo-referencing and loading of boundary spatial and tabular data into the corporate system;

• review digital mapping to a variety of other hard copy and digital records to assess and document the spatial accuracy of boundaries and cadastral fabric; and

• provide GIS support by digitizing, analyzing, preparing and processing boundary data.

How do I qualify?

• Proof of eligibility to work in Canada;
• Proof of full-time enrolment in a recognized post-secondary college or university or graduation within the last five years;
• Candidates are only eligible to participate in a maximum of two placements and must meet the above eligibility criteria for the duration of both placements.

Knowledge and Skills
• Knowledge of basic surveying and basic surveying language

• Familiarity with GIS concepts

• Ability to use AutoCad and Modules and ESRI ARCGIS and modules

• Experience with Microsoft Office including Excel, Access and Word

• Ability to research and organize information independently

• Good communication skills to write reports and deal with peers

• Ability to work with relational databases with minimal supervision, in a team environment

• Good organizational and time management skills

Please Note: The successful candidate will begin at the base-level pay rate and will move up in the pay scale in accordance with the OPSEU collective agreement.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 40 weeks, Peterborough, East Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Information Technology
Posted on:   Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, August 27, 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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