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GIS Manager, Information Services Corporation of Saskatchewan

Information Services Corporation of Saskatchewan
Manager, GIS
Out-of-Scope Band 4
One Permanent Position
Located in Regina
Open Competition

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Information Services Corporation (ISC) of Saskatchewan is a customer-focused provincial Crown Corporation that is responsible for the administration of land titles, geographic information systems (GIS), surveys, mapping and personal property registries. ISC is committed to achieving and maintaining national standards for quality and healthy workplace.

We are seeking a self-directed, innovative and customer focused individual to join our team. Reporting to the General Manager, Delivery, you will be responsible for managing people, process, procedures of systems involved in maintaining the integrity and high quality of GIS data within the ISC environment. You will also be responsible for managing GIS data, staff, associated processes and supporting systems. This includes the input into the Integrated Spatial Database (ISDB) and parcel data quality within LAND; managing Plan Index Tracking System (PITS) data entry, Plan Processing System (PPS)/GIS data customer inquiries and search requests; and managing the system releases for components of LAND and GIS.

This position assumes a lead role and is the key contact with technology product experts to advance the geomatic strategy and supporting systems. You will also mentor, lead and manage employees to achieve a fully integrated and efficient unit, ensuring that the goals and objectives of the Business Units are met and/or exceeded. You will also be a critical member of the Delivery Team ensuring that end-to-end business processes are optimized for all stakeholders.

Applicants are asked to clearly describe in their résumé or cover letter how they have gained the required knowledge and abilities.

Successful candidates will have:

  • A post-secondary degree in Survey Engineering or a diploma in Survey Technology, Drafting Technology, GIS Applications or related field and/or equivalent experience.
  • Working knowledge of the Provincial Land Survey System, Torrens Land Registry System, Land Surveys Act 2000 and Regulations, Land Titles Act 2000 & Regulations and Planning Development Act.
  • Extensive knowledge of GIS/PPS business processes, procedures, policies and Plan Index and Tracking System.
  • Extensive knowledge of Conversion, Titles Processing and E-Business processes, procedures, and their integration points with Plan Processing & GIS.
  • Extensive knowledge of the all GIS layers and model; all integration points with Plan Processing, LAND, the applications used; Cadastral Editor (CE); Quality Control (QC); PITS; ISDB Extract/Commit process (GATE); and the requirements of ISC’s GIS clients.
  • Extensive knowledge of project management and methodologies.
  • Technical proficiency and innovation for resolving complex problems.
  • Knowledge of budgeting, forecasting and human resource management, including a commitment to the leadership and development of people.
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills to resolve disputes, solve issues, and complex problems.

You will have demonstrated the ability to:

  • Explain new and existing procedures, processes or requirements to all levels of ISC, consultants, stakeholders and clients.
  • Prepare and present highly technical information in manner that is understandable to clients, public, senior management and employees.
  • Discuss sensitive issues with employees in a professional manner.
  • Exercise sound judgement to make tactical and/or technical decisions within current policy and/or financial implications.

You will be:

  • Discrete in order to handle sensitive information appropriately;
  • A team player that interacts positively with colleagues, managers, stakeholders & service providers.

This is an out-of-scope position within ISC Band 4 compensation salary range of $54,006 to $71,822 per year.

** Information Services Corporation prefers that you submit your resume by e-mail. **

To apply for this position, please send your résumé and cover letter quoting competition number 42-P-GIS-2006-LPKby 12:00 noon., January 8, 2007 to:

E-mail: (Word format please)

Human Resources
Information Services Corporation of Saskatchewan
300 – 10 Research Drive
Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 7J7
Fax: (306) 798-0682

Successful candidates will be contacted within four weeks of the competition closing.

ISC is committed to a diverse workforce and encourages applications from qualified persons of Aboriginal ancestry, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and women in management and non-traditional roles.


Research Assets and Intellectual Property Planner, Ministry of Forests and Range


Licensed Science Officer - Forester 2
$47,635.41 - $59,496.39


Instructor, Language and Culture Program (Nunavut Arctic College, Nunatta Campus)

Iqaluit, NU
Starting January 2007

Under the supervision of the Senior Instructor, Language and Cultural Program, the incumbent will be responsible for the delivery of courses in the Inuit Studies and the Interpreter and Translator program.

The incumbent will also be responsible for transcribing elders’ interviews, translating, proofing and editing and revising newly produced and existing materials. The incumbent will also be responsible for monitoring the quality of instructional materials produced by the program.

The incumbent must be fluent in English and in Inuktitut, spoken and written. Familiarity with several dialects of Inuktitut is essential. The ability to teach consecutive and simultaneous interpreting and technical translation is required. In addition, candidates must be able to type in roman orthography and syllabics.

Salary is currently under review.

Competition #: 041-080107-ILC
Closing date: January 8th, 2007

Submit Applications to:
Human Resources Administrator
Nunavut Arctic College,
PO Box 600
Iqaluit, NU
Tel: 867-979-7221Fax: 867-979-7108

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce, to better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut.
  • Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries.
  • Only the candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Equivalencies may be considered.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax or email.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.

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Specific Claims Researcher - Union of BC Indian Chiefs

VANCOUVER OFFICE - Deadline Monday January 8, 2007

UBCIC Research has an opening for a full-time experienced Specific Claims Researcher. Reporting directly to the Senior Researcher and Research Director this position will focus on archival research, document analysis and the production of detailed historical reports related to specific claims. The successful candidate will also assist in UBCIC Research initiatives involving education, support and outreach to the BC Aboriginal research community. Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Identifying and copying of potentially relevant documents and maps from public and private archives, government offices and university libraries
  • Analyzing documents
  • Assisting in the preparation and submission of written research reports and memoranda
  • Summarizing documentation and setting out research findings
  • Undertaking other research and administrative tasks as may be required
  • Providing advice and reference services to community-based researchers
  • Assisting with workshops, conferences, lectures and publications.
  • Maintaining and updating department database
  • Providing orientations to the UBCIC Resource Centre for visiting community-based researchers


  • Strong comprehension of specific claims research policy a must
  • Strong understanding of reserve creation history in BC a must
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in relevant fields or equivalent experience
  • Excellent analytical skills and previous archival research experience
  • Superior writing and editing skills
  • Proficient computer skills including internet skills
  • Practical experience with specific claims research procedures is an asset
  • Strong knowledge of the vision and goals of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs

Salary range is $32,000 to $36,000 per annum, depending upon experience. Please send a cover letter, resume, references and samples of writing to the attention of the Research Director. We thank all candidates for their interest and regret that only those candidates who are short listed for interviews will be contacted. Closing date for applications is Monday, January 8, 2007.

The Union of BC Indian Chiefs hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply. However, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority.

5th Floor, 342 Water Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B IB6
Fax: (604) 684-5726