Posted on June 14, 2012 - GC1233

Company: HEMMERA
Location: Vancouver, BC
Contact Name: Angie Williams

Job Description

We are a boutique environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Recognized as leaders in our industry, we partner with clients to make a difference across the globe. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued.


We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients.  In this position you will be responsible for using GIS tools and mapping applications to build, manipulate and maintain data, produce thematic maps and support mapping for projects. Your workflow will consist of taking assigned work from Geomatics team lead or project team members, producing desired drawings, figures, etc., submitting them to team lead for QA/QC, and working through the edit process with project team members.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Experience using AutoCAD essential.
  • Knowledge of survey data, engineering drawings and site plans a strong asset.
  • Experience and education in cartography/map presentation (knowledge of coordinate systems & projections, vector & raster data formats) an asset.
  • Knowledge of GIS theory an asset.
  • Familiarity with graphics packages such as CorelDraw or Illustrator an asset.
  • Knowledge or experience with other GIS software (Google Earth, Global Mapper, Manifold, etc.) an asset.
  • Knowledge of environmental industry a strong asset.
  • Experience with GPS software / hardware an asset.
  • Experience with large format plotters an asset.
  • Experience with scripting or coding (VBScript, Javascript, AutoLisp) or a strong desire to learn

Job Qualifications


  • Willingness to work with intermediate staff and within the project team on various projects of differing complexity
  • Post-secondary education in a related field
  • Highly proficient with computers and various Microsoft programs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

Other Information

Deadline: Actively searching for the right candidate 

How to apply: please apply through our corporate Website at

RECRUITMENT AGENCY NOTICE: A written service agreement must be established with Hemmera’s Human Resources department before any resumes will be accepted; all resumes must be sent directly to the Human Resources department for qualification and not directly to the hiring manager. Hemmera will not pay any fees for recruitment activities related to the hiring of a candidate if the recruitment process outlined above has not been followed.


250 - 1380 Burrard Street

Vancouver, BC
V5C 4C8

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