Forestry GIS Technical Specialist ID: 60657

Deadline Date: 2019/08/25

Location: Marathon

Nawiinginokiima Forest Forestry GIS Technical Specialist Management Corporation (Marathon, ON) The Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation (NFMC) is a Crown Corporation established in 2012 by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) under the Tenure Modernization Act, 2011.

If you have more than two years GIS experience with an accredited GIS program, then you may be interested in this full-time/permanent position.

The NFMC is looking for a dynamic, hardworking team player who has the experience to develop, implement, and maintain a GIS database system. The NFMC is able to offer a strong benefits package with competitive compensation. At the NFMC, our structure and culture provide opportunities for growth, and innovative thinking. The successful applicant will work in a team environment, supporting initiatives to solve operational challenges.

As the Forestry GIS Technical Specialist you will be responsible for maintaining the NFMCs GIS database and assisting with the development of Forest Management Plans and various annual programs under the supervision of the Operations Manager. You will also be required to provide a support role in the implementation of the NFMCs silviculture programs.

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 Natural Resources, Agriculture
-Post-secondary education with a degree/diploma in GIS/computer applications/programming and at least twoyears of related experience;
-Knowledge of CSFA and in particular the MNRs Forest Information Manual requirements;
-Broad understanding of operational forestry practices and forest management planning;
-Ability to work under pressure and within deadlines;
-Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Excel;
-Good working knowledge of ArcMap 10.x, IT systems, networks, GPS and associated apps;
-Valid drivers license with a clean record;
-Enthusiasm and a passion for GIS and forestry;
-Ability to work independently with limited supervision;
-Ability to work in a team environment;
-Willingness to live in remote community.
 Salary and benefits will be commensurate based on experience and education. For more information, please visit the NFMC website:
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How To Apply:
 Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to: Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation Neil McDonald Operations Manager P.O. Box 1479, Marathon, Ontario, P0T 2E0
Applications will be accepted until August 25th, 2019.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only applicants selected for interview will be contacted. If requested, accommodation(s) will be made for those with disabilities.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Neil McDonald
Position Title:
 Operations Manager
Company Name:
 PO Box 1479
Postal Code:
 P0T 2E0
Web Address:

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