GIS Analyst

GIS Analyst, Timmins, Ontario

When you join our team as a Business Systems Analyst, and as a member of the Forestry Information Technology
Group, you will be responsible for the management and integrity of the
Enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS) data. You will also support
forestry operations through day-to-day tasks involving analysis, design, and

What You’ll Do

  • Administer Interfor’s Organization with regards to Enterprise GIS and ArcGIS Online.
  • Provide client service, support, and training to users regarding GIS/GPS and Citrix technology;
  • Track service requests and incidents using Interfor’s Incident Management Tool.
  • Analyze, design, develop, and maintain mobile applications, surveys, and dashboards to support field operations.
  • Design, develop, and maintain custom applications for the purpose of data analysis and reporting.
  • Maintain Interfor’s roads network dataset for the purpose of performing routing analysis in support of calculating haul distances and cycle times from harvest blocks to mills.
  • Maintain Interfor’s mosaic datasets containing imagery and LiDAR-derived raster products.
  • Assist with the periodic and annual updates of data within Interfor’s Enterprise GIS.
  • Develop training material specific to Interfor on the use of GIS software.
  • Support members of the Forestry IT group by performing some of their duties during their absence.
  • Collaborate with the Woodlands Teams in continuous improvement initiatives to support Interfor’s forestry operations.
  • Perform a technology watch to stay on top of best practices and trends.

What You Offer

  • Degree or Diploma in Forestry or GIS (or equivalent experience)
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in Forestry (required)
  • GIS and remote sensing techniques
  • Automating data processing tasks using program scripting languages (Python, Transact-SQL)
  • Relational Database Management Systems (SQL server)
  • ESRI Suite
  • Proficient in English (French is an asset)
  • Analytic, sound judgment, and problem-solving skills
  • Creative and innovative
  • Initiative, independence, ability to adapt to an operational environment
  • Build solid relationships in an environment focused on teamwork and collaboration
  • Professionalism and integrity

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer

Interfor builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. We offer a competitive salary, based both on what you bring to the role and benchmarked to market conditions. You’ll also get a competitive benefits package including:

  • Extended Health & Dental

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Additional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance

  • RRSP Matching Plan

  • Participation in our Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)

  • Paid Vacation

  • Employee Assistance Program

We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.