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Woodlands Information Management (WIM) Co-Op

Posting ID:     17690
Position Type:   Co-op  
City:   Fort St. John, BC, Canada 
Location:   Fort St. John (BC02) 


Who We Are:


At Canfor, we know wood-based products can build a better world, whether it’s a component in your smartphone or skyscrapers built from wood. We founded our entire company on that idea. Because, we know that wood-based products are sustainable and the opportunities to innovative have only just begun.


We know when managed responsibly, the forest is everlasting and Canfor is committed to using virtually 100% of every tree for lumber, pulp, paper, and renewable energy—so nothing goes to waste.


You can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We’re especially excited by the innovative ways some of our customers are using our products. We know that the work we all do at Canfor today will shape what the world looks like tomorrow. Whether that means building a house or a skyscraper, using paper instead of plastic or learning something new from a colleague down the hall or around the globe. We know not everyone thinks about their impact on the world but at Canfor, we do.


The Opportunity:
This an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a dynamic team responsible for managing GIS and forestry databases as well as providing innovative technology solutions for the Canfor Forest Management Group (FMG). The Woodlands Information Management (WIM) Team is comprised of 15 people throughout B.C. and Alberta.



The Role:
We are looking for a highly motivated team player with excellent communication skills to be based out of the Prince George and Fort St, John regions.

The successful candidate will work closely with Woodlands customers in one of our divisions and across all other Canfor sites. Typical work will be spatial data loading, editing and management with opportunities for spatial analysis, python scripting and ArcGIS server development.




  • Provide customers with accurate and reliable products
  • Ensure the timely delivery of requests
  • Provide technical support and expertise to improve efficiencies in woodlands management systems and business processes
  • Deliver on requirements for data integrity, information requests, and infrastructure needs
  • Active participation within the WIM team on corporate wide projects



The Candidate:

  • Current student or recent graduate from a GIS program or natural resource program with a GIS focus.
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service and team participation skills
  • Working knowledge of the following specific technologies are required:
  • ESRI ArcGIS v10x,



Preference may be given to those with experience in:

  • Python
  • TOAD
  • Oracle
  • ArcGIS Enterprise
  • ArcGIS Online
  • LiDar
  • Mobile GIS
  • Crystal Reports
  • ASP, .NET
  • Visual Basic, C#, jQuery, javascript
  • Trimble Land Resource Manager or Resources



The Incentive

  • Benefits package includes core medical coverage. Depending on location may include housing, moving, and travel expenses.

Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our Company.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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Fort St. John, BC

With everything from arts and crafts to high-octane outdoor adventure, Fort St. John is known locally as BC’s Energetic City. This city’s youthful population and wealth creates exciting economic opportunities. Its surrounding landscape is speckled with calm lakes and untouched rivers, and is a dream to outdoor enthusiasts all year round. For more information, visit

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