Posted on June 16, 2016 - GC1610

Company: Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation
Position: Forestry GIS Technical Specialist
Location: Marathon, ON
Salary: Based on experience and education
Contact Name: Carmelo Notarbartolo
Deadline: July 8, 2016

Job Description

As the Forestry GIS Technical Specialist you will be responsible for the NFMC’s GIS database and assisting with the development of Forest Management Plans and various annual programs.  You will also be required to provide a support role in the implementation of the NFMC’s silviculture programs.


Job Qualifications


  • Post-secondary education with a degree/diploma in GIS/computer applications/programming and at least two years of related experience;
  • Knowledge of CSFA and in particular the MNRF Forest Information Manual requirements;
  • Broad understanding of operational forestry practices and forest management planning
  • Ability to work under pressure and within deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel;
  • Good working knowledge of GIS & IT systems and networks;
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean record.


  • Enthusiasm and a passion for forestry;
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision;
  • Ability to work alone or in a team environment;
  • Bear awareness training, first aid training, forest operations health and safety training an asset but not a requirement.

Other Information

The Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation (NFMC) is a Crown Corporation established in 2012 by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry 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 exciting 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 and is interested in being part of an exciting new chapter in forestry in Ontario.  The NFMC is unique in that it is able to provide a flexible work schedule.  As a Crown Corporation, we are able to offer strong benefits with a competitive compensation.  At the NFMC our structure and culture provide opportunities for growth, innovative thinking and solutions, challenges and change in a team environment. We are committed to developing a company, through our employees, with a reputation for cost effectiveness, professionalism, and a fun place to work.

Salary and benefits will be commensurate based on experience and education.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Carmelo Notarbartolo

Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation

General Manager

P.O. Box 1479, Marathon, ON  P0T 2E0  


Applications will be accepted until July 8, 2016.

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.


Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation
22 Peninsula Road

Marathon, ON
P0T 2E0

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