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BC Public Service

STO 21R - GIS Analyst

Burns Lake, BC
Full Time
63,446 to 72,142 per year
Posting Title

STO 21R - GIS Analyst

Position Classification

Scientific/Technical Off R21




Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Terrace, BC V8G 1W2 CA

Salary Range

$63,446.31 - $72,142.65 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division

Regional Operations Division - Skeena Region

Job Summary

Join our dynamic team as a GIS Analyst -- an exciting and rewarding career opportunity

The Ministry of Forests aims to deliver policy and programs to provide economic, cultural, environmental, and social benefit for all British Columbians. Our work supports a sustainable economy in all parts of the province and provides a foundation for true and lasting reconciliation with Indigenous people.

The Ministry of Forests is part of the BC Public Service and is responsible for natural resource management in BC. Our Ministry's Vision, Mission, and Reconciliation Commitment is as follows:
  • Vision: resilient forests, landscapes, wildlife, and watersheds for the benefit of British Columbia, now and for generations to come.
  • Mission: taking care of the land base through an integrated approach, in partnership with First Nations, communities and ministries.
  • Reconciliation Commitment: implement the Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act action plan, partner with First Nations in the stewardship of natural resources and advance the Ministry's culture towards reconciliation.

This GIS Analyst position conducts advanced spatial data analysis in support of program and management decision making on resource planning, land management or other program issues in the Skeena Region.

A career with the Ministry of Forests offers an exceptional opportunity to undertake a variety of challenging and rewarding roles, while supporting a healthy work/life balance. Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why work for the Ministry of Forests .

The people of Northern BC have a unique understanding of what it's like to live and work in some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world - they understand the phrase "Super, Natural British Columbia" in a way few others can. This stunning part of the province offers a myriad of recreational opportunities for every season and is perfect for hiking, mountain biking, camping, rock climbing, canoeing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing, to name just a few.

  • Degree in resource management or related field, or a diploma in geographic information systems, or equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • Experience designing and developing customized spatial applications.
  • Experience delivering spatial analysis projects in support of client's business needs.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
This position is located in Terrace, BC; other locations in the Skeena Region may also be considered.

An eligibility list may be established to fill future vacancies in Burns Lake, Smithers and Terrace, BC.

Working for the BC Public Service:
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.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations (status or non-status), Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits , great learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development options. For more information, visit What the BC Public Service Offers .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

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

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history, including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) and your job related responsibilities for each job in your employment history, and any relevant information that relates to this position.

Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed in the job profile.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 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 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 at the bottom of the posting.

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

Job Category

Natural Resource Sector, Policy, Research and Economics, Scientific and Technical, Trades and Operational

Additional Information