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Spatial Information Analyst, BC Ministry of Agriculture and Lands

Scientific/Technical Officer N21
$47,628.89 - $54,334.88

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Opportunity: An excellent opportunity to advance your impressive career in Information Analysis and Decision Support

The Ministry of Agriculture and Lands
- Integrated Land Management Bureau is the primary provincial agency responsible for coordinating and accepting applications for access to Crown natural resources and delivering natural resource authorization adjudication services on behalf of mandated ministries. It also develops, implements and revises land-use plans and manages and delivers natural resource information.

The Corporate Information Services (CIS) section of the Corporate Resource Information Management Division (CRIM) has primary responsibility for identifying client needs and ensuring needs are met through the effective delivery of integrated, science-based land, resource and decision support services.

As Spatial Information Analyst, you will conduct advanced spatial data analysis on a variety of land and resource planning and decision making projects. Projects include land use planning, habitat analysis, environmental monitoring and reporting, socio-economic analyses, treaty negotiations, and timber supply analyses.

You will use your expertise in the discipline of information and analysis to: gather digital data from a range of subject areas; design and apply analytical processes; and develop products to meet the needs of various clients.

Our ideal candidate has:
- Bachelor's degree in a related natural resource management field and two years' related experience; or technical school diploma in GIS or natural resource management and four years' related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

- Demonstrated experience manipulating and integrating geographical and statistical data using ESRI geographic information systems and relational database management systems (preferably Oracle)

- Demonstrated experience creating a variety of digital, geographical and descriptive products including themes, colour thematic maps, terrain models and associated descriptive statistics

- Demonstrated ability to use ESRI GIS products and other applications to perform complex analysis and modeling on data from a range of different sources

Prior to applying please review the full job description and qualifications (attached below).

The ability to travel and to work overtime may be requirements of this position.

Qualified applicants may be placed in a cross government inventory for future consideration in similar positions in both Union and Non-Union environments, An eligibility list may be established

Competition: AL2007:34889
Closing Date: 2007-01-31
Apply to: BC Public Service Agency, 3 - 940 Blanshard Street, Victoria, BC, V8W 9E7
Contact: Rebecca Gale
Phone: 250/387-5393
Fax: 250/387-0774


Forestry Technician 2A-3 (Digby, Tusket) NS Public Service Commission

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Published Date: 2007-01-11
Ad #: 5003SB-CB

Department: Natural Resources

Competition #5003SB-CB

Please merge your cover letter and resume into one document when applying.  In the cover letter, please quote competition number, department and competition name.

This is a bargaining unit position restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union.  All current employees applying for job competitions are required to include their employee ID number in order to be considered as a bargaining unit applicant.  External applicants will be considered if there are no qualified bargaining unit applicants.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Under the general supervision of an Area Supervisor or Assistant Area Supervisor, the Forestry Technician implements approved Department projects and policies concerning the development, maintenance, protection, and public education of and about the natural resources of the province within a designated geographical district or activity area. These two positions primary duty will be overseeing the Tobeatic Wilderness Area campsite lease program. This involves working closely with Department of Environment and Labour Wilderness Area staff and campsite lease holders to remove camps and relocate campsite leases to Crown lands outside the Wilderness Area.

Typically a Forestry Technician may be assigned any or all of following responsibilities:

  • Carry out and/or monitor approved projects on Crown lands relating to outdoor recreation, land administration, wildlife habitat and resource management
  • Implement forest fire prevention and pre-suppression programs
  • Conduct public liaison and education duties in support of departmental policies and programs
  • Investigate and respond to a wide variety of requests from the public
  • Supervise the operation, maintenance, and construction of public camping and picnic parks, depots, or other facilities
  • Conducts field investigations, surveys and/or data collections relating to resource management and land administration
  • Prepare a wide variety of reports and returns
  • Participate in work related meetings, courses, committees and conferences
  • Monitors forest insect and disease levels through regular surveys
  • Other related duties as may arise


Requires successful completion of a two-year Natural Resources Technical Diploma Program (one year Maritime Forest Ranger School graduates will be accepted).  Must be physically fit, as travel is often on foot over rough terrain and to occasionally work for extended periods of time.  May be required to work in remote locations.  Must be computer literate.  Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills for preparing and delivering accurate reports, carrying out public liaison duties and supervising staff.  Must express a willingness to learn numerous government acts, regulations, policies, and procedures.  Must be capable of maintaining good rapport with fellow employees and the general public.  Must be willing to work standby and callback, irregularly scheduled hours, and overtime.  Must hold a valid driver’s license and may be required to provide a vehicle to carry out duties. Required to operate department vehicles, off road vehicles, boats and equipment.

Classification Range: TE 13 - 22

Salary Range: $29,767 - $48,920

Closing Date: January 30, 2007

Applications/resumes can be sent to:

Human Resources Division, Department of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 698
1701 Hollis Street, 2nd Floor, Founders Square Building
Halifax, NS  B3J 2T9
Fax : (902) 424-3222

Submissions must be received by mail or delivery by 4:30 P.M. on the closing date.  Submissions must be received by fax or email by midnight on the closing date.

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