STO 21R - Spatial Data Analyst
BC Public Service
Cranbrook, BC
Spatial Data Analyst
Scientific Technical Officer R21

Two opportunities are currently available.
These positions can be performed from any of the following locations: Cranbrook, Kamloops, Prince George, Smithers, Vancouver, Victoria.
An eligibility list may be established.

If this position interests you and you meet the required criteria, we look forward to your application

The spatial data analyst is responsible for data creation, data quality control and integration, and advanced spatial data analysis to support ministry decision makers and to advise and assist technical and professional staff throughout the Mines, Competitiveness and Authorizations Division and the Mines, Health Safety and Enforcement Division. Major focuses include supporting the provincial registry of sub-surface mineral and coal rights; analytical support for strategic initiatives, policy and major mines; the creation and maintenance of geospatial information for permitted mine sites and permitted exploration sites; geospatial support for mines permitting and reclamation activities, and regulation across the province.

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Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience requirements as outlined below:

Degree in geomatics, resource management or related field, and/or a diploma in geographic information systems, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience creating, editing, maintaining, designing and developing customized spatial applications and preparing recommendations based on natural resource interpretations with keen awareness of attention to detail.
Experience delivering large spatial analysis projects in support of client’s business needs.
Experience managing projects and working both independently and with project teams.
Experience in a high stress environment with acute attention to detail and committed approach to a high level of accuracy
Preference may be given to those with working or expert applied knowledge with:

Structured Query Language (SQL)
ArcGIS model builder
ArcGIS Online (AGOL); Arcade; Java Scripting
Python scripting
Mobile device applications used in natural resource management
RPAS (instrument use, pre and post processing software)
Image analysis

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Cover letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume required: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.