Posted on January 18, 2016 - GC1593

Company: Palliser Regional Municipal Services
Location: Hanna, AB Canada
Contact Name: Cynthia Cvik
Deadline: February 19, 2016

Job Description

Palliser Regional Municipal Services is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team as the Geographic Information System (GIS)/Planning technician.  Palliser Regional Municipal Services is an inter-municipal service agency, located in Hanna, Alberta providing professional planning, economic development advice, mapping and other municipally related services to 26 member municipalities in Southeast-Central Alberta.

 The Position:

Reporting to the GIS Coordinator, the GIS/Planning technician’s focus is on the implementation of GIS development and the PRISM (Palliser Regional Information Systems Management) project for the member municipalities and regional projects.  As a secondary job requirement, this position will also provide technical support for the planning responsibilities undertaken by PRMS. 


  • Complete updates for the GIS program, which will include data management
  • Administer maintenance of internal systems and provide any requested training/support for the staff of municipal members
  • Administer the development/conversion/editing of data
  • Complete Spatial Analysis/Mapping
  • Develop and organize the existing CAD/GIS system
  • Manage databases relative to interdepartmental coordination
  • Collect and analyze GIS/ GPS information
  • Provide mapping and technical support to Palliser staff, including the preparation of subdivision sketches, plan amendment mapping, base maps, addressing and land use mapping

Job Qualifications


The successful candidate will possess a diploma from a technical GIS course or certificate program, with a working knowledge of ArcGIS, Global Mapper, PostgreSQL, AutoCAD Mapping, Microsoft Applications and other related software.  Experience with Global Positioning Systems Technology would also be an asset.   

This position requires a valid driver’s license to enable travel throughout the region.

A relevant combination of education and experience may be considered to meet the needs of the position.


This position is offered as a full-time, permanent position, with a complete benefits package, including mandatory participation in the Local Authorities Pension Plan. The salary for this position will be commensurate with level of education and experience. 

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume outlining their experience and qualifications by February 19, 2016 to:

C.A. Cvik, RPP, MCIP

CEO/Director of Planning

Palliser Regional Municipal Services

P.O. Drawer 1900

Hanna, Alberta. T0J 1P0

Phone:        (403) 854-3371

Fax:                        (403) 854-4684


We thank all applicants for their submissions, but only those applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Other Information

Palliser Regional Municipal Services
115 Palliser Trail
Box 1900

Hanna, AB
T0J 1P0
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