Posted on May 20, 2011 - GC1051

Company: Strathcona County
Position: Geospatial Data Analyst
Location: Sherwood Park, Alberta
Salary: under review
Contact Name: Mona Dang

Job Description

The Geospatial Data Analyst is responsible for managing corporate geospatial datasets, ensuring data quality and accessibility. In addition to providing GIS technology services and support to County departments, staff, citizens and businesses, this position is also responsible for providing leadership and guidance in an effort to increase GIS fluency and the use of geospatial technology within the organization.


  • build and maintain a program for the County’s Corporate Geospatial Datasets that will ensure quality, currency, reliability, and accessibility
  • design and develop GDB data models that meet the County’s requirements
  • successfully implement Geospatial Data Projects
  • ensure County department users are well supported and productive in their use ofCountyGeospatialtechnology
  • identify new services or service improvements that better respond to the evolving needs of the business
  • support the mission of the GIS team by providing leadership and maintaining high level technical knowledge

Job Qualifications


  • a minimum of five years of related experience in GIS
  • a university degree in GIS or Geography or a related two-year diploma in GIS
  • proficiency with ESRI GIS Suite of tools, ESRI Geodatabase data format, ArcGIS data models, FME, MS SQL Server, MS Office Productivity tools, MS Project, MS Visio
  • extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of GIS, spatial analysis and cartography; exposure to Web Development tools such as Cold Fusion is an asset
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong presentation skills
  • project management training or experience, GISP Certification or ESRI Certification are assets

Other Information

StrathconaCountyis a dynamic and vibrant community, located inAlberta's Capital Region. As a specialized municipality, Strathcona is made up of the urban area ofSherwood Parkand a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. The County is also home to a major regional industrial area.

As one ofAlberta’s fastest growing communities,StrathconaCountymanages many exciting challenges. With a focus on social, environmental and economic sustainability,StrathconaCountyis committed to balancing the unique needs of this diverse community.

Bring your strengths to our team! 

At StrathconaCounty, we offer a competitive compensation package, flexible work hours and incredible career opportunities! This is a work environment you won’t find elsewhere.

Strathcona County
2001 Sherwood Drive

Sherwood Park, AB
T8A 3w7
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