GIS Technician 2

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) Capital Program is seeking a permanent full-time Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician 2. The GIS Technician 2 will work in coordination with the GIS Technician 1 in the compilation and analyses of GIS data. The GIS Technician 2 will assist with designing, developing, and implementing systems and databases to access and store geospatial data. This position will analyze data utilizing mapping software to read and interpret maps and other GIS data and to compile reports. This position will create programing and operational code, enter information into the GIS database, design customized digital maps using geospatial data and analyze spatial and non-spatial information. This position is based out of the NTC Southern Region office (Port Alberni), and requires travel (by vehicle, boat, and airplane) into communities.

Responsibilities Include

  • Effectively communicate, verbal and written, and demonstrate excellent listening skills.
  • Work cooperatively and amicably in a team environment with a safety-first attitude.
  • Formulate recommendations to direct the development and maintenance of components of the GIS.
  • Prepare and execute a variety of computer application programs and codes.
  • Provide quality control/assurance including review, analysis, and revision of existing spatial data.
  • Identify software and hardware problems and document system changes, procedures, and problems.
  • Provide training, guidance, direction, and support to technical staff and other municipal GIS users.
  • Create and update data in multi-versioned geodatabases and ensure data quality and accuracy.
  • Knowledge of the Nuu-Chah-Nulth First Nations considered an asset.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of a post-secondary diploma program in an acceptable related field, plus sound related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience, preferably in a municipal setting.
  • Considerable knowledge of ESRI based GIS software programs and hardware components of the Geographic Information System and programming methods applicable to the work.
  • Experience with CAD software and Engineering/Drafting is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of mapping principles, techniques, coordinate geometry, and survey computations.
  • Experience with data in ArcGIS Enterprise Online, Survey123, Field Maps & Cartegraph.
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and have daily access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Provide references and an acceptable criminal record check.
  • Be willing to adhere to the NTC Communicable Disease Prevention Plan.

Salary based on qualifications and experience: annual salary range $63,000 - $73,000.




Port Alberni

Contact Info

Apply by 1pm February 20, 2024 by email with a cover letter, resume and three references (available to contact) to:

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council

P.O. Box 1383

Port Alberni, BC V9Y 7M2 Email:

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada to be considered for this position.

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