JOB – GIS Technician, Kwakiutl Band Office

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Job Summary: The Kwakiutl Band is seeking a motivated individual to assist in the design and delivery of a new digital-mapping initiative in support of Land and Marine Use Planning. The purpose of the GIS Technician is to provide direct technical support in the development, expansion and implementation of the Kwakiutl Traditional Use Study. This includes specific duties and responsibilities such as: building in-house GIS mapping capacity; enhancing Kwakiutl Traditional Use Study (TUS); supporting the referral working group; managing in-house GIS mapping requests, geo-database creation and maintenance, and quality control for geospatial data and processes; assisting in the creation of a Kwakiutl consultation framework, assisting in the development of a Kwakiutl Lands & Resources Plan; and working closely with others to assert KFN’s Aboriginal Title, rights and treaty rights.
Must possess a Diploma in GIS or have at least 3 years “direct” experience as a GIS Technician and have a high proficiency with ESRI software. Must have detailed knowledge and direct working experience with GIS software platforms and Google Maps software (Google Earth Pro, Maps API, Maps Engine, etc.) and have a clear understanding of how it relates to the planning and operational management of lands and resources.
This “TERM” position is a full-time, 6-month term that may be extended at the sole discretion of the band as funding permits. Applicants are strongly encouraged to request & review the full job description for this posting. Please submit a resume and cover letter by midnight on Tuesday, November 11th attention: Tom Child, Lands and Resource Coordinator via fax 250-949-6066, or email to

Full Description: Oct2014_GIS Technician_Job Posting_Kwakiutl Band

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