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Policy Specialists and Geographic Information Systems Analysts, Nunavut Planning Commission

Nunavut Planning Commission
Cambridge Bay NU,


Lecturer, Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

  • 3 year appointment

Information and Data Management Specialist, the Grassland Conservation Council of British Columbia

The Grassland Conservation Council of British Columbia (GCC) is seeking an ambitious, energetic and organized individual to work as a team with the GIS Coordinator to complete the Priority Grassland initiative. Using a recently completed provincial grassland GIS in conjunction with other data sets and the expertise of regional agrologists, ecologists, grassland experts and First Nations, the successful candidate will solicit data, manage information and deliver effective communication and facilitate a process that will identify priority areas in each of the major grassland regions across BC.  Value criteria such as rare and unique ecosystems, species at risk, habitat, grassland condition, landscape connectivity, levels of representation, forage value and risk will be applied to identify priority grassland sites. This analysis and collaborative process will yield strategic recommendations for each grassland region, supported by maps, data and other information. The information and tools produced through this initiative will be extended to provincial, regional and local governments, First Nations, and industry to inform land use planning and decision-making as well as achieve conservation and stewardship of BC’s grasslands.


    • Coordinate and facilitate the retrieval of data and the management of information.
    • Facilitate effective communication between all levels of government, First Nations, NGO’s and other partners.
    • Coordinate and facilitate communications, workshops and meetings with scientists, resource professionals, land use planners and other experts.
    • Assist with the development of maps, analytical tools and supporting information to assist in land use planning and decision-making.
    • Coordinate the production of regional strategic documents, including grassland portfolios, regional conservation targets, grassland status reporting and recommended strategies for conservation.
    • Organize meetings with a provincial technical advisory committee, regional committees and government.
    • Write reports, program updates for funders and partners and prepare funding proposals.
    • Prepare and deliver presentations on the priority grasslands initiative.
    • Work with GCC staff and board to effectively communicate and raise the profile of the GCC and its programs and the need for conservation and stewardship.


    • University degree in Geography, Ecology, Agrology, Natural Resource Science or related field.
    • At least 3 years work experience in natural resource management, land use planning and Geographical Information Systems.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Highly organized with the ability to manage several tasks and multiple deadlines.
    • Good understanding of government, ArcGIS, Arcview and data-base management.
    • Ability to work well under pressure and to overcome challenges.
    • Must be able to work well as part of a team and with committees.
    • Excellent inter-personal skills, diplomatic, cheerful, and dynamic.
    • Must be resourceful and a creative thinker.
    • Motivated, self-starter.

Full-time term position to March 31, 2009 (Position is subject to available funding).
Start Date: November 1, 2006 or ASAP.
Starting annual salary: $38,000 to $44,000 commensurate with experience. Includes benefit package.

Apply in confidence by resume and covering letter by 4:30 pm October 2, 2006:

Bruno Delesalle
Executive Director
Grasslands Conservation Council of British Columbia
954 A Laval Crescent
Kamloops, BC  V2C 5P5
Or Fax to: 250-374-6287
No Phone Calls Please!

For more information on the GCC visit our Website at


GIS/CAD Technician, Vancouver Port Authority

Vancouver Port Authority
Salary: $55,907 - $62,127


The Port of Vancouver is Canada’s largest port, trading more than $43 billion in goods annually with more than 90 nations. The port is a significant direct economic generator and a major force in the western Canadian economy. This translates into an exceptionally exciting and challenging environment in which you will play a pivotal roleas: GIS/CAD TECHNICIAN Our Engineering and Maintenance Department is seeking a highly motivated GIS/CAD Technician to provide a variety of services related to planning, construction and maintenance of infrastructure, including computerized drafting, GIS, LIS, records maintenance and research. In this role, the incumbent will:

  • Prepare awide variety of plans, including preliminary design, tender, site, as-built, lease, licence, orthophoto and display plans from a wide variety of source material. Revise VPA mapping as required.
  • Prepare, collect and input GIS and LIS data. Participate in the regular updating and reconciliation of land and asset inventories.
  • Modify CAD files received from others to meet VPA digital storage requirements and ensure that as-built drawings of all facilities and structures built on VPA property are received and recorded. Maintain the Corporate Plan Registry and keep the electronic index files up-to-date.
  • Assist with implementation and ongoing maintenance of the Infrastructure Maintenance and Management System by in putting relevant engineering data.
  • Carry out research related to historical records.
  • Assist with the organization and maintenance of electronic and hardcopy drawings and records related to Port infrastructure as required.
  • Assist the Engineering Technician with site surveys and measurements as required.
  • The salary range for this position is $55,907 -$62,127 plus a comprehensive benefits package.

The successful applicant must have:·

  • a related technical diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • a minimum of three years of experience in GIS, AutoCAD Map, Raster Design and civil engineering related drafting.
  • an excellent command of the English language, both spoken and written.
  • demonstrated good judgement and a strong orientation towards customer service.
  • the ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.

If we have accurately captured your profile above, please forward a resume and cover letter, in confidence, by September 22, 2006 to:

Human Resources Department
Vancouver Port Authority
100 The Pointe
999 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 3T4
Fax: 1-866-284-4272
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The Vancouver Port Authority is committed to employment equity. We welcome applications from qualified aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.

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