GIS/Geomatics Analyst

GIS/Geomatics Analyst

  • Posted by MGUG Admin
  • On April 22, 2022

North/South Consultants Ltd

GIS/Geomatics Analyst

Company Bio/Setting

North/South Consultants Inc. (NSC; est. 1981) is a Canadian-owned company specializing in the aquatic environment. NSC serves clients in the electrical, oil and gas, transportation, pulp and paper, agriculture, and mining industries, as well as government and First Nations.

NSC’s Geomatics Group uses a variety of spatial technologies and workflows to support project-based initiatives for a variety of clients. Some of these technologies include: airborne and satellite remote sensing; GNSS/GPS surveys; Drone/RPAS aerial imaging surveys; hydroacoustic fisheries surveys; and acoustic bathymetric/habitat mapping. NSC’s Geomatics Group plays an important role in terms of the entry, processing, and analysis of spatial data, as well as producing final deliverables.

The Position

NSC is seeking an experienced GIS/Geomatics Analyst to increase the capacity of our Geomatics Group.

Responsibilities and qualifications of the successful applicant are summarized below:


  • Creating, processing and maintaining spatial data.
  • Assisting multi-disciplinary teams with project deliverables through data analysis, data summary and map production
  • Adhering to established Quality Assurance/Quality Control workflows and information management processes
  • Assisting with ongoing relational database management tasks, supporting a variety of long-term projects
  • Ensuring that project needs are met in a timely and effective manner


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team in a fast-paced deadline and deliverable oriented setting
  • Experience with Windows 10 Enterprise and the Microsoft 365 Office suite of applications

(Teams, Outlook, Word, Access, Excel, SharePoint)

  • Formal GIS training and experience, including, geospatial analysis and geographic principles

(e.g., map projections and coordinate systems, geoprocessing procedures)

  • Experience using ESRI ArcGIS software (ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Desktop)
  • Knowledge of a variety ArcGIS tools (e.g., data-driven pages, Spatial Analyst, Map Topology,


  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously
  • Strong cartographic skills including the ability to adhere to standards and communicate highly complex information in an accessible and attractive manner
  • Experience working with a variety of GNSS/GPS data formats and software packages (e.g.,

Trimble Mapping/Survey Grade GNSS and Trimble Business Centre; Garmin GPS and Software)

Additional Desirables and Assets

  • Knowledge and/or experience in remote sensing applications (e.g., satellite imaging, drone imaging, multispectral image analysis, hydroacoustic survey data)
  • Knowledge and/or experience conducting watershed and stream network modelling and analysis (e.g., ArcGIS Hydrology tools, TauDEM)
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS Server/ArcGIS Online administration
  • Knowledge and experience with relational database management systems (e.g., Microsoft

Access, SQL Server), including database design, implementation, management and administration

  • Knowledge and use of scripting languages (e.g., R, Python, VB script, ArcGIS Arcade)

Education and Experience

University or college graduate in GIS or related discipline

At least five years of GIS experience

An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered

Environmental sciences diploma/degree or similar would be an asset

Additional Details

Primary Location : Winnipeg

Employee Status : Regular

Travel : Occasional

Schedule : Full-time (40 hour week); 8:30-5:00 PM

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required

of the employee and other duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned or may be changed at

any time with or without notice.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $28.00-$36.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Winnipeg, MB R3Y 1G4: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Environmental sciences diploma/degree or similar would be an asset


  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)


  • GIS: 5 years (preferred)

Expected start date: 2022-06-01

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