Backroad Mapbooks / Mussio Ventures has a great opportunity for someone entering the publishing and mapping industry. We are seeking an exceptional team player who is passionate about maps, adventure activities, and looking for a great place to work and grow with a company. This position includes technical and graphic work in the creation of maps and digital editions. The incumbent will have a mapping oriented background, with a strong affinity to learning new programs and procedures quickly. We are a small but growing company, and a willingness to participate in tasks other than mapping is an asset. Specific Duties include: Working with the Backroad Mapbook maps, from base stage to the final edits. Creating and updating digital editions of the mapbooks and bringing new ideas on ways to improve the product and process. Meeting strict project deadlines during the busy season. Open to participating in other workplace tasks (ie shipping and receiving). Prerequisites: Experience using Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, Adobe Photoshop, as well as Global Mapper, MS Word and Excel. Familiarity with GIS software, including ArcGIS v9 and Mapublisher, and understanding the functionality of GPS units. Familiarity with Python script would be helpful. PC Platform experience is essential. Ability to follow set procedures. Strong attention to detail. We are looking for a full-time member to join our team. If this sounds like you, please submit your application including a cover letter to: Mail: Attention: Human Resources Mussio Ventures/Backroad Mapbooks 5811 Beresford Street Burnaby, BC V5J 1K1 The Grasslands Conservation Council of British Columbia (GCC) is seeking an ambitious energetic and organized individual to work as part of a team to organize and integrate complex information from diverse disciplines in support of conservation science, planning, stewardship, and education projects. The GIS Technician will contribute to the short and long-term goals of the GCC conservation and stewardship programs by applying his or her information management, GIS, and cartographic skills to projects encompassed by these programs. Other responsibilities include providing support to other GCC program areas (e.g., Education and Outreach) and representing the GCC at working groups, workshops, conferences, joint ventures, and technical teams. The GIS Technician will work closely with the GIS Analyst, Conservation Planner, and the Stewardship Planner, under the supervision of the Executive Director, and additionally will provide GIS/cartographic support to other GCC staff and partner organizations. Full-time term position: Term position to March 31, 2009, with possible extension, subject to funding. Bruno Delesalle, Executive Director Grasslands Conservation Council of British Columbia 954 A Laval Crescent Kamloops, BC V2C 5P5 Or Fax to: 250-374-6287 This is a full-time (or possibly part-time during the normal work day) temporary position for up to 4 months for the design of a new interactive maps website. If the design is accepted by the client this project could expand to the development phase for up to an additional 8 months. If other projects follow, it could expand to full time. Savvy in designing and coding database-driven websites, with associated technology skills/experience: Also, if you are only an ArcInfo technically proficient expert, and not also a web designer, please also apply. EOA Scientific is a small, friendly company. We usually work from home, but this project calls for close contact for the design at least.We may be able to work from home at times, especially if you have a compact task that does not require such contact with the rest of the staff. We are pretty easy-going, but demand a high level of technical competence. This project will be interesting and challenging on many levels. We will have hundreds or thousands of maps that have to beconverted from multi-level AI files, input into a database and accessed through a Flash interface for distribution to the educational Grade Primary to college market. We have a deep-pocket client. Knight Piesold Ltd. is seeking applicants for a GIS Technician with 0-12 months GIS experience, in particular ESRI software. The successful applicant should have a diploma from a technical institute or similar and must be proficient in ArcView. Experience with 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst would be an asset. Capability with AutoCAD programs would also be valuable. The successful candidate will prepare a variety of engineering figures and update and maintain spatial data appropriately. We are looking for an individual who is a self starter, responsible, dedicated, looks forward to challenges, and who is open to continuing professional development. Applications are invited and should be sent with full details of qualifications, experience and personal particulars to: firstname.lastname@example.org Source.