Posted on September 19, 2005 - GC300

Company: Canfor
Position: Woodlands Information Management Technician (GIS)
Location: Prince George
Contact Name: Jordan Kirk
Deadline: October 5, 2005

Job Description

Job Status: Temporary 6 Month

A key member of the Woodlands Information Management (WIM) group at our Prince George operation, the successful candidate will work closely with operational staff to provide support for business, technical and forestry information needs through WIM.

The WIM Technician will interface with other WIM staff and Operational Staff in understanding and providing technical support to business processes.

Primary responsibilities:
· Deliver on divisional requirements for data integrity and management, information requests, and infrastructure needs;
· Provide cost effective technology solutions for woodlands and regional staff;
· Actively participate in the development, improvement and/or testing of information management tools;
· Understand woodlands and WIM business processes.

Job Qualifications

· A degree or diploma in Geographic Information Systems or Natural Sciences (Forestry or Geography) with a minimum of one year GIS-specific experience;
· At minimum the candidate must have a working knowledge with ESRI ArcGIS V8x, ArcView, MicroStation, and be familiar with Oracle, Access, SQL, and Crystal reporting;
· Excellent interpersonal and team participating skills are essential.

Other Information

All applicants are required to submit a full resume including references. Behavioral and technical interviewing may be conducted for eligible candidates. Also note that an eligibility list may be used to staff similar positions. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Lesser-qualified candidates may be hired at a lower level.

Candidates are invited to submit by mail, fax, or email to the addresses identified below by October 5th, 2005. Please address to the attention of Jordan Kirk – WIM Supervisor


FAX:(780) 538-7800

MAIL: Canadian Forest Products – Grande Prairie
9401 – 108 Street
Grande Prairie, Alberta
T8V 3A3

9401-108 Street

Grande Prairie, AB

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