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GIS Specialist
The GIS Specialist is an advanced GIS position requiring knowledge of enterprise geodatabase architecture, spatial data modeling, data normalization and database systems that include SQL Server & ArcGIS Server.  This role requires the ability to use web programming techniques, languages & programming tools, create & maintain web mapping sites including customized tools &/or workflow reports and assist with the development & implementation of a local corporate GIS program and maintain accurate GIS program documentation. 
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in GIS from a recognized & accredited institution. 
  • A degree in geography (or a related field in Information Technology) is preferred. An equivalent combination of education, training & experience may be considered. 
  • A minimum 5 years experience & working knowledge with the Esri suite of products including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online, Collector for ArcGIS, ArcScene, FME & Esri’s web app builder is required.  These skills are necessary for: 
    • Creating and/or updating maps using ESRI software (ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Enterprise (server)). 
    • Creating cartographic production, data compilation/editing/creation, geodatabase design & creation, GIS analysis, geoprocessing, georeferencing, data conversion & metadata implementation. 
    • Editing, revising, updating & correcting existing ESRI digital maps. Maintaining quality control & inspecting final compositions to ensure completeness & accuracy. 
    • Creating maps to publish to ArcGIS Server and/or ArcGIS Online for use in Mobile & Internet based GIS. 
    • Advanced editing, geoprocessing, manipulating, querying & summarizing of data. 
  • Experience in cloud computing (such as Azure or Amazon), SQL Server, SQL, Python, JavaScript & web based development would also be an asset. 
  • Knowledge of industry mapping standards, requirements & principles. 
  • Proficient with MS Windows, MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, & PowerPoint) & SharePoint. 
  • Strong written & oral communication for understanding stakeholder & corporate needs.  

The ideal candidate will:
  • Be a team-player, have an attention to detail, & be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines. 
  • Have a customer service oriented disposition. Able to establish & maintain courteous, tactful, diplomatic working relationships with other employees & stakeholders. 
  • Be forward thinking in an often rapidly changing environment with a focus on improving internal processes & data access through web mapping. 
  • Work with consultants from the conception to operational stage in a project management capacity. 
  • Be able to provide technical guidance & assistance to other staff in a timely manner. 
Closing Date:  24th September, 2018 
To be considered for upcoming opportunities with a progressive, growth-oriented company, please submit your resume, transcript & cover letter online at http://marineharvest.ca/people/employment-postings/