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GIS Technician

LGL Limited

  • Posted on: June 7, 2024
  • Expires on: July 7, 2024
  • Full Time
  • Sidney, BC

About LGL Limited

LGL Limited, considered one of North America’s premier ecological research and consulting firms, is accepting applications for the position of a GIS Technician in our Sidney, BC office. We provide leading-edge, science-based solutions to a diversity of clients in Canada, the U.S.A., and beyond.  The successful candidate will work as a member of our office-based teams to fulfill project obligations. The successful candidate will be pursuing a career in GIS, consistent with the following qualifications and experience.

Position Summary

The GIS Technician serves as a technical expert for geospatial/statistical/modelling analysis and application development projects. They are responsible for supporting Senior Analysts and Biologists with complex analytical elements of projects working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, providing strategic direction and management oversight across projects to ensure delivery of high-quality results.

What You Will Do

  • Produce high-quality spatial deliverables via analysis and modeling of large datasets in a GIS environment
  • Assist with proposals, budgets and project plans for new business pursuits
  • Work with project managers to create, proof, maintain, and document complex databases to support analytical operations
  • Identify opportunities to improve workflows, automate processes, and introduce new technologies
  • Support multiple concurrent projects, including all project stages from planning and design to delivery, training, and documentation
  • Review data quality, integrity, and security across all analytical/hardware/software systems
  • Occasional field work may be required depending on project needs
  • Other duties as assigned

What You Will Bring

  • Post-secondary degree in GIS with a geography/Earth sciences focus, or advanced diploma in GIS from a technical school.
  • 2- 5 years of experience in a GIS Technician or specialist role
  • Proficient with ArcGIS (ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online) and its associated tools and extensions (e.g., Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst).
  • Experience in GIS software development/programing including ModelBuilder, Python, Arcade, .NET, and web development tools.
  • Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook).

What We Will Provide

  • A competitive salary
  • Extended healthcare benefits and access to long-term disability coverage
  • A progressive vacation policy
  • Contributions towards an RRSP and professional certifications
  • Career growth through mentorship, structured and informal professional development, and peer relationships
  • A safe and respectful workplace

Additional Requirements

  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Able to work at a desk in front of a computer for an extended period
  • This position is based in Sidney BC and will require an in-person presence

Application Information:

If this dynamic opportunity within a growing organization sounds like a great fit for you, please apply with your resume and cover letter. For more information on this position, please review the full job description.

This posting will remain open until filled and a review of resumes will start immediately
so do not delay applying. We look forward to connecting with you!

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