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BC Public Service

STO 21R - GIS Analyst

Location
Burns Lake, BC
Details
Full Time
3 days ago
Salary
63,446 to 72,142 per year
Posting Title

STO 21R - GIS Analyst

Position Classification

Scientific/Technical Off R21

Union

GEU

Location

Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0 CA
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4X3 CA
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Quesnel, BC V2J 6W6 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Terrace, BC V8G 1W2 CA
Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A0 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

Salary Range

$63,446.31 - $72,142.65 annually

Close Date

12/13/2022

Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

6/30/2023

Ministry/Organization

BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division

BCTS / Northern GIS Service Centre

Job Summary

GIS Analyst
Scientific Technical Officer 21


An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary opportunities. We currently have a temporary opportunity until June 30, 2023. A permanent appointment may result from this temporary appointment.
This position can be performed from any of the following locations: Burns Lake, Dawson Creek, Fort St John, Prince George, Quesnel, Smithers, Terrace, Vanderhoof, or Williams Lake; other BC Timber Salesoffice locationsmay be considered based on operational requirements. Click here to view other BCTS office locations.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.

A multi-faceted role in an advanced technical environment

BC Timber Sales (BCTS)manages about 20 per cent of the province's allowable annual cut forCrown timber,generating economic prosperity for British Columbians through the safe, sustainable development and auction of Crown timber. BCTS operates in 33 communities and directly supports over 8,000 jobs across BC.

Data from our operations are used to help determine the market value of the timber harvested from public land and ensures British Columbiansreceive fairvalue from their timber resources.

BCTS also supports government's commitment to true, lasting reconciliation with First Nations in BCas we move toward fully adopting and implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

The goal of BCTS is to provide credible representative price and cost benchmark data for the market pricing system through auctions of timber harvested from public land in BC. BCTS has three objectives supporting its goal:
  • Objective 1:Sell the full BCTS apportionment over the business cycle, consistent with safe practices, sustainable forest management, and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
  • Objective 2:Generate direct net revenue and indirect revenue for the Province over the business cycle.
  • Objective 3:Continuous business improvement - within BCTS, across government and with third parties.

To find out more about our program check out the BCTS website .

The GIS Analyst works in the Northern GIS Service Centre and conducts advanced spatial data analysis for the five northern business areas in support of program and management decision making on resource planning, land management and other program issues.

In addition to this exciting opportunity, the BC Public Service is an award-winningemployer in British Columbia, including such accolades as being one of BC's Top Employers for 2021, one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2021 and one of Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers in 2021.

This is your opportunity to build your career and to gain a better understanding of all the public service has to offer, such as competitive employee benefits , amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with an award winning employer. The BC Public Service encourages a healthy work/life balance that enables you to take advantage of the community and surrounding area in which you live. For more information, please visit What The BC Public Service Offers You.

A career path in BC Timber Sales offers exceptional opportunities to develop new solutions to complex problems, and to learn and grow personally and professionally. Existing and future BCTS employees have the opportunity to impact public and private forests, communities, the economy and the lives of British Columbians in positive and unique ways.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca) .

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=it-9laHaKyc&feature=youtu.be

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Louise.Thompson@gov.bc.ca . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experienceas outlined below:

  • Diploma or degree in geographic information systems, or in a related field, such as natural resources, geography or data science and three (3) years of related experience.

OR
  • Equivalent combination of training and five (5) years related experience.
  • Experience designing and developing customized spatial/database tools.
  • Experience delivering complex spatial/tabular analysis projects in support of client's business needs.

Preference Statements:
  • Spatial and tabular data experience supporting operational forestry.
  • Experience managing / maintaining large and complex datasets.
  • Experience in ESRI (ArcGIS) software, Model Builder, Python, R, SQL, JavaScript, Power query, ArcGIS Online.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC)will berequired.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Cover Letter: NO
- Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

Job Category

Natural Resource Sector, Scientific and Technical
Category
Government