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GIS Technicians and Specialists

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BCCF is looking for qualified GIS technicians and specialists to fill a range of short term project needs.

In particular we are looking for applicants who have the following:

Minimum qualifications must include

  • Certificate or diploma in Geographic Information Systems.
  • Familiarity with the principles and applications of spatial analysis, as typically covered in undergraduate GIS courses.
  • Experience using ArcGIS, MS-Access, MS-Excel for both spatial and non-spatial operations involving data processing, manipulation, integration, and analysis

Preferred/Asset qualifications would include

  • Bachelor degree from a recognized university in Biology, Geography, Environmental Studies or equivalent with substantial GIS coursework
  • Advanced abilities using ESRI’s ArcGIS platform and MS Office software (including Excel, Access) as well as Python, VBA, other programming
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, ESRI’s geodatabase, shapefile, and coverage structures and functionality, in addition to MS Access databases
  • Advanced knowledge of, and experience with spatial analysis (e.g., topology, interpolation, overlays)
  • Knowledge of habitat suitability modelling and mapping
  • Experience digitizing polygons accurately
  • Experience querying attribute data.
  • Experience producing publishing-quality spatial products (i.e. maps)
  • Knowledge of standard provincial datasets of ecosystem type and landcover.
  • Knowledge of Raster data sets.
  • Knowledge and ability in conducting analyses of geographic data using standard GIS software.
  • Experience with in conducting GIS analysis and producing spatial products for subject matter related to wildlife, protected areas, or other natural environmental values is an asset.
  • Experience and ability in more advanced database management
To apply for this job: 

Please submit an application through our On-Call page (as this will be on-call work) at:


To be considered you will have to be able to meet the additional requirements as listed on the On-Call page.


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