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GIS / Visuals Specialist - Salmon Arm, B.C.

Forsite is actively looking for a Visuals Specialist with experience and demonstrated aptitude in GIS, map creation and visual landscape design and modeling, for a position in our Salmon Arm office.

At Forsite we excel by being a flexible, adaptable, people-oriented business that is successful by creating value for our customers and opportunities for our employees. Through this and our commitment to forest and land management in western Canada we create an environment that challenges our staff and provides opportunity for personal and professional growth.

As a GIS / Visuals Specialist you will be responsible for the following:
*Support in the delivery of visual landscape design and modeling for clients across western Canada.
*Organize, coordinate and assist in land and resource development projects that utilize GIS.
*Perform GIS and visual simulation in the delivery of the land management projects under the direction of a Project Manager.
* Be accountable for related procedures and quality within the department.
* Support process documentation and standardization of related
procedures and quality across the company.

This is an excellent opportunity to apply your visual simulation and GIS experience in a dynamic and growing organization.

*Post-secondary education with a degree or diploma in a relevant discipline.
*Minimum of 3 years of directly related experience.
*Proficient in ESRI ArcGIS tools.
*Broad understanding and implementation of land management concepts and practices.
* Basic understanding of legislation and policy impacting land management in B.C. and Alberta.
* A professional, friendly and courteous manner, being service & team oriented.

In addition, you should demonstrate the following:
* Good technical understanding of Microsoft Office™ applications and Adobe Photoshop™.
* Experience in visual design and simulation software including 3D Nature™, would be considered an asset.
* Problem solving skills, initiative, and an intuitive ability.
* Strong organizational skills and technical writing skills.
* Self-direction, flexibility and an ability to work under limited direct supervision.

If interested in this challenging and fulfilling position with a competitive compensation and benefits package, please email a cover letter and resume, with “GIS / Visuals Specialist - Salmon Arm” in the subject line, to careers@forsite.ca.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Visit www.forsite.ca for more information
Hans van der Maarel - Cartotalk Editor
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