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Friday, April 06, 2018


Date Posted:

April 06-24, 2018

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Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development
Quesnel, BC (100 Mile House & Williams Lake may be considered)

Job Title:

Geospatial Services Coordinator

Starting Date:



$61,665.45 - $70,367.02 annually
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.


Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor degree in a related resource management field (e.g., forestry, geography, agrology, environmental science) and/or a diploma in geographic information systems, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum five years’ experience designing and developing customized spatial solutions and delivering spatial analysis projects in support of clients’ business needs.
  • Minimum three years’ experience using ESRI GIS products, in particular ArcGIS.
  • Advanced ability and demonstrated experience scripting Python to automate GIS solutions.
  • Experience managing projects based on project management principles.
  • Experience preparing and presenting strategic land and resource management technology issues and recommendations to multi-stakeholder planning tables, and/or senior management.
  • Experience using sound technical knowledge and analytical skills with geospatial tools including GIS, relational databases, remote sensing and related technologies to support complex land and resource management issues.
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of data management policies, procedures, systems and standards.

The preferred location for this position is Quesnel; 100 Mile House and Williams Lake may be considered, subject to the successful candidate’s current location and Ministry operational requirements

A dynamic career opportunity to showcase your project management and leadership excellence

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is responsible for stewardship of Provincial Crown land and natural resources, and protection of B.C.’s archaeological and heritage resources. Overseeing a land base of 94.8 million hectares, the Ministry supports the sustainable management of forest, mineral and land resources, the prosperity, viability and competitiveness of industries that use them, and public access for a wide range of activities such as hunting, fishing and recreation. The Ministry is responsible for policy development, operational management and implementation, and oversees over 50 statutes and associated regulations.

The Geospatial Services Coordinator leads a variety of resource management projects for clients and provides professional advice for the resolution of land and resource issues through the application of information and technology. The Coordinator maximizes the potential of GIS and related geospatial and information technologies in support of business and program objectives and client needs.

How to Apply:
For more information and to apply online by April 24, 2018, please go to: .

Competition Number: 49424

Closing Date:

April 24, 2018