Geomatics Specialist

November 21 2023
Expected expiry date: December 20 2023
Industries Public administration
Categories Geomatics, Topography, Cartography,
Anywhere - Quebec • Full time

Under the supervision of the Renewable Resources, Environment, Lands & Parks Department Assistant Director, and working closely with the Land Use Planners, the responsibilities of the Geomatics Specialist will include, without being limited to:


  • Responsible for designing and programming new Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools, maps, data integration solutions, ETL processes, information transfer gateways and business intelligence tools
  • Conduct GIS analysis;
  • Plan and coordinate the implementation of a central geographic database and ensure its maintenance and perform quality assurance/quality control tasks to ensure GIS data integrity
  • Provide technical support to the department and collaborate with other professionals in processing, modeling, structuring, geospatial data manipulation and editing;
  • Liaise with other departments, consultants and Northern Villages to collect information;
  • Provide any requested training/support for the for the GIS technology to other staff;
  • Participate in various land use related projects;
  • Collection of data in the field using high definition GPS units and drones;
  • Perform other related duties, as required, by his supervisors.




  • University degree in Geomatics or related fields;
  • Certificate Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) for Drone mapping is an asset;
  • Land use planning or Environmental science background is an asset;
  • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience;
  • Good knowledge of GIS software (ArcView, etc.), AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite and GPS tools utilization;
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills;
  • Written and oral working knowledge of at least two (2) of the following languages:  Inuktitut, English and French;
  • Be able to work autonomously and also contribute to a team environment;
  • Willing to travel throughout Nunavik.



Place of work: Kuujjuaq, Quebec

Salary:  Min. $49 58954 / year – Max. $84 33698/ year (Class 8)

Other benefits:             

Cost of living differential: minimum of $8,500 per year

Food allowance: minimum of $3,707 per year

Annual leave trips: maximum of 3 per person annually

Simplified Pension Plan: 6% employer, 4% employee

Group insurance

Vacation: 20 days

Statutory holidays: 19 days including 10 at Christmas


The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and with the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit candidates.


Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



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