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GIS DATA TECHNICIAN

Organization:
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Division:
Regional Operations Division
City:
Sioux Lookout
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
17152 - Systems Officer 1
Salary:
$973.18 - $1,167.43 Per Week* Isolation pay: $5.18/weekly or $10.36/bi-weekly
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
121495
Put your technical skills to work in a team environment where you will be a valuable asset to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry in ensuring that resources are protected and being used to their maximum efficiency.

What can I expect to do in this role?

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
• coordinate 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 licence 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, policies, procedures and guidelines.
• You have demonstrated experience with maintaining database records, manipulating, analyzing and managing tabular and spatial data.
• You have knowledge of 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 communication skills:

• You have communication skills including experience preparing reports, technical instructions, and data share agreements
• You possess interpersonal skills to conduct training and provide individual support to users.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Permanent, 49 Prince St, Sioux Lookout, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
6
Category:
Lands and Resources
Posted on:
Monday, March 12, 2018
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, March 26, 2018 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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