We are currently looking for:
Full-Time Contract Position (12-18 months | Parental Leave)
We are currently looking for an individual to join our team as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist who possesses a solid understanding of ecological principles. The successful candidate will have an interest in learning and supporting new methods and applications for ecological projects, an ability to complete projects and initiatives, be self-motived, and willing and open to working across a range of tasks (basic to more complex). A strong GIS skillset paired with a foundation in ecological principles and practices is a requirement of this position. We are a small company, so willingness to contribute to other tasks as needed is critical. The successful candidate will have strengths in the following key areas:
In this position, the candidate will provide project support (cartography, data support / management, spatial analysis, statistics), provide input to proposals (based on experience) and explore and bring in new methods, analyses, coding efficiencies, etc. to the business. This role is primarily office-based, however opportunities for occasional site visits and travel for field work and/or meetings may be identified to support other activities and staff.
Data & Database Management:
Degree in Environmental Studies, Ecology, Geography, Geomatics, or a related field combined with technical experience in GIS is required.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in:
Characteristics of a strong candidate:
Ability to travel (Ontario), including some evenings.The following are considered assets:
North-South Environmental Inc. (NSE) is a small (10 staff) ecological and natural heritage consultancy. Established in 1999, NSE provides high quality services to public and private sector clients, and to a lesser extent with NGOs, on a wide array of environmental projects.
Office culture is important to us. Our office philosophy promotes a friendly, informal atmosphere that emphasizes and values mutual support and a team approach to completing projects. Strong technical understanding is emphasized as an essential foundation to sound analysis and defensible conclusions.
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Pay will be commensurate with experience and capability.
The position is a full-time contract for a period of 12-18 months. The anticipated start date is on or around August 16th, 2021.
Interested individuals are invited to submit a resume and covering to:
We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, consistent with being able to fulfil the duties of the position. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.