Environmental Information & Systems Specialist ID: 65235

Deadline Date: 2020/11/29

Location:  Thunder Bay

The Environmental Information Systems Specialist will manage and coordinate all Four Rivers Group information technology infrastructure including data collection systems provide technical support to the Four Rivers Team and clients and administer all network maintenance HeShe will also oversee outputs for environmental information including use of webbased platforms while also being responsible for proper data storage procedures

Posting Date:
 Thunder Bay
 233 Court Street South
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Visit http://www.matawa.on.ca/recruitment/career-opportunities for more a more detailed posting & job description.
The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
- Required: Post-Secondary Degree in Science, Environmental Studies, or a related field.
- Required: Knowledge of First Nations Governments, Culture, Traditions and Lifestyles.
- Required: Knowledge of the methods and techniques of collecting, analyzing and reporting data, especially stewardship, environmental, natural resource and Indigenous Knowledge data.
- Required: Knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS platforms.
- Required: Working knowledge of database management systems and techniques with experience working with large databases or datasets
- Required: Working knowledge of environmental or geospatial data collection applications (e.g. Survey 1,2,3; iNaturalist).
- Preferred: Candidates who have completed an undergraduate thesis as part of their academic studies or candidates who have a graduate degree.
- Preferred: Candidates with significant experience working with First Nations, preferably on issues related to natural resource management, resource development and stewardship.
- Preferred: First Nation Traditional Values/Indigenous Knowledge Mapping experience.
- Preferred: Working knowledge of website design, construction and maintenance.
- Preferred: Working knowledge of server deployment and maintenance.
- Preferred: Experience developing information collection applications and/or using web, social media and other forms of engagement tools to capture information and feedback.
- Preferred: Experience with Arc Server, ArcGIS Online and GIS smartphone and tablet applications.
- Asset: Knowledge of science, data, issues & adaptations relating to climate change.
- Asset: Candidates with pilot certificates for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (advanced operations preferred).
- Asset: Candidates with experience working on research projects
- Asset: Ability to speak and understand Ojibway/Oji-Cree/Cree
For additional information, including more details on required skills for the Environmental Information & Systems Specialist, please view the job description at the Matawa website: www.matawa.on.ca (or at: http://www.matawa.on.ca/recruitment/career-opportunities/)
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
Please send your cover letter and resume with three references to: Email: Lprior@fourrivers.group 

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Laura Prior
Position Title:
 Communications Specialist
Company Name:
 Four Rivers Group, Matawa First Nations Management
 233 Court Street South
 Thunder Bay
Postal Code:
 P7B 2X9
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