Posted on September 27, 2011 - GC1108

Company: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
Position: GIS Technologist
Location: Alberta
Contact Name: Human Resouces

Job Description

Under general supervision, serve as a GIS resource for spatial data processing, thematic mapping, database management, data collection and output, and systems research and development.

Job Qualifications

  • Two (2) year Diploma in Geographic Information Systems technology from a recognized, post-secondary institution, or equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Two (2) years related experience in the use of GIS, including spatial data processing, thematic mapping, database management and knowledge of relevant software tools.

    You will posses the following:

    • Experience in an urban or municipal government with GeoMedia Professional GIS and AutoCAD is an asset.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team in a changing environment.
    • Knowledge of GIS-based Internet applications.
    • Proficiency in use of the Internet and Internet search tools.


Other Information

$37.87 (Probationary Rate)

$41.50 – $44.46 (Permanent Rates)


In addition to the rate of pay, we offer other attractive incentives:

  • excellent training and development opportunities
  • an extensive employer paid benefits plan
  • home equity protection program
  • an additional annual payment of $12,480 which represents a cost of living allowance 


To apply:  Please visit our website at

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those individuals
selected for interviews will be contacted.

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
9816 Hardin Street

Fort McMurray, AB
T9H 4K3

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