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The jobs section is a chance to browse mapping-related job openings across North America.

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Research Crew Leaders and Research Technicians, Ducks Unlimited Canada (AB & SK)

Are you interested in gaining work experience with one of North America’s leading wetland and waterfowl research programs?

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First Nations University of Canada (various deadlines)

There are a variety of positions posted on their website:

  • Indigenous Studies Faculty Positions (2), Northern Campus and Regina Campus. Deadline: January 1, 2007 and July 1, 2007

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GIS/CAD Technician, Pechanga Tribal Government

P.O. Box 1477, Temecula, CA 92593
Website: http://www.pechanga-nsn.gov

INTRODUCTION:
Under general supervision the GIS/CAD Technician position will perform technical Geographic Information System (GIS) system analysis, data input and maintenance, and creation of new databases. In addition perform technical manual and computer aided drafting of various maps. Performs technical input including editing and digitizing to produce a wide variety of maps, reports and other related products. The position will consist of using both GIS and CAD software, 70% of the work will be GIS work with the occasional CAD project needing to be performed. A background in Water distribution systems is a plus. This position reports to the GIS Manager.

FUNCTIONS:

  1. Maintenance and updating of GIS Data
  2. Prepare detailed drawings, layouts, sketches, maps, and graphic representations of architectural designs by hand or using CAD software.
  3. Convert GIS and CAD data
  4. GPS field work and data collection
  5. Map production in Arc Map
  6. Database production and update

Education and Experience:

Minimum:

  • 2 Years of professional GIS experience
  • GIS certificate may substitute for one year of GIS experience.
  • 1 year professional Auto CAD experience
  • Ability to work independently on multifaceted projects.
  • Ability to work with multiple departments.

Desired:

  • Experience working with Water Systems and using GIS water system models is a plus.
  • Course work at a technical or vocational school, in geographic information systems, geography, planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, computer science, or a related field, or two years of experience working with geographic information systems. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
  • Read and interpret legal descriptions.
  • Use graphic instructions such as blueprints, layouts or other visual aids.
  • Read and use zoning maps, quarter-section maps, land use maps, single line maps, and aerial maps.
  • Travel across rough, uneven or rocky surfaces when conducting field inspections or performing survey work.
  • Enter data into a computer terminal, PC, or other keyboard device requiring continuous or repetitive arm-hand-eye movement.
  • Present facts clearly and accurately in graphic form.

Compensation
$42,000 – 46,000 per year (DOQ)

How to Apply
Please Send Resume to Barbra Turner, HR Director:
bturner@pechanga-nsn.gov

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Drake GIS & Mapping (Kelowna, BC) - DL: Until filled

We are presently accepting resumes from qualified candidates who have a strong background in Geographic Information Systems and Cartography.

The mandatory requirements include: a minimum of 3 years directly working in the BC Forest Industry using MicroStation and Arc/Info, experience with TRIM I & II data, FC1 & FIP Files, and a strong background with databases and programming languages. Preference will be given to those individuals with any related experience with Resource Management and working with First Nations.

If your qualifications match our criteria, we will contact you. Please send a resume outlining your capabilities and experience to Rob Drake via e-mail.

http://www.drakeforestry.com/

Drake Forestry Services Ltd. (DFS) is a Kelowna based consulting firm that provides technical and professional services to government and industry, large or small in many aspects of forest management. We are proud of the reputation we have built over the past fourteen years for the provision of reliable quality service.

DFS is also proud to be a First Nations Company. We are committed to including training opportunities to interested members of First Nations Bands within close proximity of our projects.

Our clients provide the opportunity and our personnel build the reputation. Check them out along with our specialties by using the links below. Our GIS division has a separate web page that can be accessed using the link provided. All of our mapping services are included there.

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