Posted on June 1, 2014 - GC1514

Company: Woodlands North
Position: Manager GIS, Research & Development
Location: Edmonton
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Contact Name: Bruce Nielsen
Deadline: July 4, 2014

Job Description

Woodlands North Inc. is currently seeking an experienced individual to become lead of our Geospatial and Research & Development department while contributing to our ongoing success. This full time position is based in our Edmonton office.

Reporting to the Principal of Woodlands North, this position requires innovation and leadership while improving and maintaining the company’s geospatial data management and analysis. The position will be the main driver behind company’s Research & Development initiatives. The successful individual will have opportunity to demonstrate project management, geospatial, decision support and analytical skills while presenting and publishing at different forums for business development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic leadership and management of data (spatial/aspatial database), analysis & reporting

  • Project management to ensure all projects are completed timely and accurately

  • Lead role in Research & Development of new applications/programs

  • Trouble shooting errors, improve work flows, training staff

  • Conduct spatial 3D and 2D as well as numerical modelling


Job Qualifications


  • PhD in Forestry, Environmental Management or other applied field

  • Proven experience using geospatial analysis to build Decision Support Systems

  • > 5 years of working experience with the government, consulting and/or industry

  • Demonstrated focus on delivering business results

  • Excellent GIS skills including programming (Python, VB) for ESRI & FME suite of products

  • Proven experience with LiDAR data, including e57, las files, point cloud manipulation and classifications and modelling

Other Information

If you are interested in the opportunity to work with an organization that offers a full range of employee benefits and a competitive wage package, consider joining our Team. Please forward your resume, in confidence, by July 4, 2014 to

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted

Woodlands North
18136 - 102 Ave

Edmonton, Ab
T5S 1S7

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