GIS Analyst/ Forestry Data Manager

Econ Consulting - Comox Valley, BC (30+ days ago)

Apply Now

Econ Consulting is seeking a GIS analyst/ forestry data manager to join our long established forestry practice. This position is office based, with potential for part time work during the winter period. Econ Consulting is a small, progressive forestry-consulting firm based in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island.

We are seeking a qualified individual to assist with GIS mapping, spatial data analysis and production, LiDAR application, engineering and silviculture data compilation, electronic data exchange with government servers, in-house and on-line data management.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a strong working knowledge of ArcGIS and be experienced in LiDAR data management as well as Road Eng and other common forestry applications.
  • Be experienced with corporate IT/GIS data management, quality control and final product output.
  • Be experienced with EFM applications (RESULTS, ECAS, MAPVIEW, HBS, GENUS, SPAR, etc.)
  • Have a good working knowledge of silviculture survey procedures, compilation and e-submissions.
  • Be highly motivated, team work oriented and solution driven.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and technical writing skills;
  • Be well organized, detailed and be able to work independently on multiple projects.
  • Be able to improve continually the GIS operation and to streamline work processes.
  • Strive to produce high quality services and products.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and work environment.

Econ offers competitive salary, benefits and a professionally challenging and interesting work environment. We thank you for your interest, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time


  • GIS: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Comox Valley, BC (Preferred)


  • English (Required)