Job Posting: Geographic Analyst

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CAPS Job Posting for Geography

Company: NAVTEQ Canada

Location: Pointe Claire, Quebec, Canada

Position: Geographic Analyst

Description: NAVTEQ is the leading provider of digital map data for Vehicle Navigation, Internet & Wireless applications and Business Solutions. NAVTEQ data is used in virtually all of the leading navigation systems in both North America and Europe. Our customers rely on NAVTEQ digital map information for use in their applications based on its accuracy, detail and completeness.

The Geographic Analyst I learns processes and develops proficiency in data collection, interpretation and GIS application skills of a Geographic Analyst.

- Collect locally based research materials, order source/reference material and conduct evaluation of source materials
- Create planning maps for current and future database projects
- Perform field data collection using prescribed technology, methodology and specifications
- Process Database Update Requests
- Perform Points of Interest data collection
- Geocode attributes using prescribed software utilizing company specifications
- Perform established procedures for in-line quality assurance
- Implement current update methodologies
- Conduct release processes to support prescribed requirements
- Conduct systematic route testing of completed database(s)


- Bachelor level degree in a related field (e.g., sciences, geography, planning, business, geology, earth science, environmental studies) or equivalent experience.
- One-year experience in business, planning agency or computer related work is preferred; GIS experience is preferred
- The incumbent must have the ability to travel without restriction within and outside the Area.

- Valid driver's license and good driving record/ Must be 22 years of age


- Proficient in PC software packages and familiar with geography encoding
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing, orally and through telephone contact
- Demonstrated ability to analyze data, problem solve, prioritize and organize to achieve stated goal

- Demonstrated ability for spatial orientation; i.e. applying map to "real world" and mapping "real world" observations

How to Apply:

You might want to have your CV checked during one of our drop-in sessions at CAPS before submitting.

Please send your CV and cover letter to: Jean Coverick, Human Resources Manager NAVTEQ 222 Merchandise Mart, Suite 900 Chicago, Illinois 60654 Phone: 312-894-7327 Fax: 312-894-7263 Email:


Fri. November 10, 2006