GIS Technician

Posted on Dec 7, 2017 in Job Postings

Millennia Research Limited is an archaeological consulting firm based in Victoria, BC. Millennia is seeking a GIS technician for a temporary part-time position with the possibility of full-time. Applicants should have a bachelor’s or higher degree in Geography or Geomatics, a diploma in Geographic Information Systems, or equivalent training and experience.

Candidates must demonstrate the following abilities and qualities:

  • Experience working with ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Familiarity with ESRI File Geodatabase formats
  • Detail-oriented and conscientious
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access)
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to follow direction and work within set templates
  • Report writing skills (including technical reports) are an asset

Following are some of the job skills/tasks that will be expected of the selected candidate:

  • Georeferencing of map images
  • Digitization of features
  • Interpolation of point/line data to polygon
  • Production of report-quality maps and graphics
  • Working with GPS data
  • Maintaining file geodatabases and organizing spatial data
  • Importing/exporting spatial data from/to other formats (e.g. shapefile, DWG)

Interested applicants are invited to provide a CV and cover letter to:

Salary will reflect education and experience.

Millennia has extended health care and other benefits for full-time employees. These are not offered to temporary or part-time employees.

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