STO 24R – Geomatics / Geodetic Specialist

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    BC Public Service
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Posting Title
STO 24R – Geomatics / Geodetic Specialist

Position Classification
Scientific/Technical Off R24


Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$65,252.73 – $74,396.51 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Temporary (Auxiliary)

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development

Ministry Branch / Division
GeoBC / Integrated Resource Operations Division

Job Summary

Geomatics / Geodetic Specialist
Scientific Technical Officer 24R

This position is located in Victoria BC.
There is one immediate project position available for 12 months, to March 31, 2022, with an opportunity to extend to a maximum of 24 months (March 31, 2023).
An eligibility list may be established for future, similar positions.
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development has a mandate to manage specified Crown land and resources in a manner that embraces the economic, environmental and social goals of government. These results are all essential to improving the global competitiveness of BC industry and our ability to attract private investment and to stimulate economic growth and job creation across the province.

The Geomatics / Geodetic Specialist position provides survey adjustment, modelling, and GIS-related support to two professional engineers in providing professional expertise that directly impacts executive and stakeholder decision-making, and supports the executive’s ability to address key provincial issues related to geo-referencing (e.g., survey of Crown and private land, oil and gas tenures and infrastructure, forest tenures, transportation and utilities surveys, etc.).

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your resume and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application . If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.


To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in geomatics, survey engineering, geography, computer science or equivalent, plus two (2) years of related experience, OR, a diploma in surveying/geomatics technology plus four (4) years of related experience.

Related Experience must include the following:

  • Experience developing and managing large spatial and attribute data sets.
  • Experience with database management tools and applications.
  • Experience developing methodologies and performing custom geo-spatial data modelling and complex analysis and interpretations.

Preference may be given for the following:

  • Experience with performing least squares adjustments on surveying/GNSS networks.

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.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.