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GIS Geologist

Job Field:
Geosciences Jobs
Geologist Jobs, GIS (Geographical Information Systems) Jobs, Modelling and Software Jobs, Resource Geologist Jobs
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Kinross Gold
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Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Kinross Corporate Head Office is located in downtown Toronto and supports Kinross operations and projects worldwide. Corporate functions include Finance, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT and Investor Relations.

Job Description

The GIS Geologist will provide GIS services and support to the exploration team and manage the database so that regional and property scale maps and data are up to date and accurate. The position will include occasional travel to the exploration sites as well as supporting the needs of our Corporate Development team. The candidate will be self-motivated and have the ability to work with a small but dynamic group of explorationists driven by discovery.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create, develop and maintain the GIS database.
  • Compile spatial datasets from private as well as government and industry sources.
  • Prepare reports, thematic maps and charts for the Exploration and Corporate Development teams.
  • Create and maintain 3D software geologic models.
  • Research, compile and evaluate data for precious metal project generation.
  • Incorporate new technologies into the exploration model.

Education and Experience


  • Degree in Geology with a minimum of 5 years work experience.
  • If not already in possession, must be eligible to obtain a certified Professional Geologist designation (APGO, QOG, NAPEG)


  • Resource calculation experience would be an asset.
  • Good communication skills and proven ability to work with others.
  • Experience in resource calculation and block model evaluation would be an asset.
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of software (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word).


  • Significant experience in the use of GIS software (MapInfo, ArcGIS).
  • Experience working with 3D software (GEMS, Datamine, Vulcan, Leapfrog).
  • Strong organizational skills and able to work with a minimum of supervision
  • Ability to communicate in French would be an asset.


Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.

Job Segment: Geology, GIS, Database, Procurement, Technology, Engineering, Operations

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