Aerial Surveyor – Sustainable Transportation (Winter)

Aerial Surveyor – Sustainable Transportation (Winter)

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On October 31, 2020

Winnipeg Trails Association

Urgently hiring

Winnipeg Trails is seeking a Aerial Surveyor – Sustainable Transportation (Winter) The successful incumbent will be coordinating survey requirements on all projects as well as coordinating with the Executive Director on various active transportation projects throughout winter.

The Aerial Surveyor- Sustainable Transportation (Winter) promises a unique view of how a city’s inhabitants use sidewalks, parks, rivers, bikeways and roads. Our Organization is on the hunt for sneckdowns, ice bridges and the sloppy desire lines we all leave behind. Using aerial drones to map the traces we leave in the snow, and computers to stitch, compile and share them will facilitate analysis by government planning and researchers everywhere.

Position Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Drone Operation: Candidate will be responsible for creating a large aerial map of Winnipeg showing the patterns revealed by snow on our rivers and transportation networks; consideration will need to be given to working in an extreme cold and complex regulatory environment.

Geographic Information Systems: Candidate will be responsible for preparing a georectified ECW file with a public view; Candidate will work with a team to develop a mapping convention and prepare an online view.

Key Skills and Attributes:

Professional aerial drone photography piloting experience

Working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems ie. ESRI, QGIS

Familiarity with digital map publishing, tiling, OSM

Familiar with the communication platforms (Slack, Email, Trello) with effective communication skills

Legally able to work in Canada

Love of the outdoors.

Environmentally minded.


Delivering a detailed aerial winter survey of agreed upon area of Winnipeg in an easily-viewed interactive online format.

Prepare final project report

Other deliverables as mutually agreed upon


$4800 CAD

Anticipated Start Date:

November 1st, 2020

Winnipeg Trails value and inclusive workplace. We hire based on demonstrated skill, passion and efficiency. We do our utmost within our capacity to ensure that qualified applicants apply that are reflect of the larger community we live in and choose the best candidates from within the pool. We consider it our responsibility to enlarge the pool of applicants and create an environment where people do so. We do not discriminate base on age, ability, religion, culture, language, sex, ethnicity or sexual orientation. When making hiring decisions, we value commitment to our principles and willingness to learn and grow over education and work history. We pay a living wage and seek to contribute to the fulfilment of all staff and volunteers involved with Winnipeg Trails.

Contract length: 5 months

Application deadline: 2020-11-06

Expected start date: 2020-11-02

Job Types: Full-time, Internship

Salary: $4,800.00 per month


  • Day shift

Work remotely:

  • No

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