Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

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Strum Consulting is a leading edge environmental, survey and civil design consulting firm with our head office based in Bedford, Nova Scotia. With a staff of 80, and offices across Atlantic Canada, we provide innovative solutions and problem solving to a range of commercial, industrial and government clients across Atlantic Canada. Strum Consulting is focused on taking charge to help clients achieve critical goals and objectives. Specifically, Strum applies strong vision, leadership and technical competency to ensure that the Strum brand is synonymous with the highest levels of performance in the industry.
Currently, Strum is looking for an energetic GIS Technician with 2-5 years experience to join our Bedford team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Willingness to work on a variety of environmental and engineering related projects
  • Assist with environmental plans on a wide range of projects such a stream restoration, stormwater management, environmental inventory maps, permitting, and graphics for reports
  • Prepare base plans using mapping information supplied by others
  • Assist with various field programs related to water quality monitoring in the coastal marine environment
  • Assist with various field programs related to environmental assessments, wetland and watercourse assessments, wildlife assessments and other programs.
  • Maintain detailed notes regarding work
  • Attention to detail and proficiency in using software tools
  • As requested, assist with field review of infrastructure construction
  • Collect data and prepare drawings for field staff.


  • A Bachelor’s degree, technical diploma and equivalent training and experience
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience
  • Proficient in ESRI’s ArcGIS Suite software
  • Experience with QGIS and ArcGIS online
  • Willingness to learn and work as a member of a team compromised of biologists, engineers and technicians
  • Must possess a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills
  • Willing to travel to sites which may involve long hours, inclement weather, and remote locations
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment to a high degree of detail
  • Desire to be involved with company growth and development throughout Atlantic Canada

What We Offer

We offer competitive pay, a dynamic work environment, and an excellent benefits package. A flexible medical, dental and vision plan, employee and family assistance programs, RSP matching programs, and health and wellness reimbursements. If you are interested in joining our dynamic, fast paced Atlantic Canadian owned consulting company, working with an exciting team of professionals, and have energy and innovation to provide, please send your curriculum vitae to

We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume. We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.

We invite you to explore the possibility of joining our Team by submitting your resume to by 5:00pm on Friday June 17, 2022.

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