Posted on September 7, 2012 - GC1274

Company: County of Grey
Position: GIS Coordinator
Location: Owen Sound
Salary: $31.91 - $35.88 - 35
Contact Name: Geoff Hogan

Job Description

Only 2 hours from the Greater Toronto Area, Grey County offers professional opportunities and a balanced life style for those seeking the sophistication and convenience of urban living, and the timeless charm of small town and rural Ontario. Home to almost 100,000 permanent residents and the seasonal destination of choice for thousands more, Grey County is framed by the pristine waters of Georgian Bay, the renowned wonders and alpine thrills of our own Blue Mountains, and the pastoral beauty and industry of Ontario’s agricultural heartland. Join the highly skilled team of County staff that works closely with County Council, local municipalities and our many community partners to deliver exceptional service.

The Information Technology Department is recruiting for a permanent / full time GIS Coordinator. The GIS Coordinator is the corporate lead technical position for GIS in the County and reports to the IT Director. There are other GIS techs in other departments at the County and our lower tier municipalities that will look to the GIS Coordinator for guidance. The IT Department is responsible for maintaining the GIS infrastructure and setting corporate standards for the use of GIS.

We are looking for a GIS Professional with skills in desktop and server GIS but also a keen interest to move GIS to a web based environment. The County has recently signed a three year ELA with ESRI Canada so we have all the latest software available to us. Our ArcGIS Server infrastructure is running v10 of the software and our current GIS web site runs on Flex with a ColdFusion backend.

Our Ideal candidate has the following skills and attributes:

  • A motivated self-starter keen to work with latest GIS technology
  • Direct experience working in an ESRI ArcGIS Server environment
  • Strong knowledge of web technologies – HTML5, Javascript, CSS and Flex. ColdFusion knowledge an asset
  • Strong business analysis skills to help County departments leverage the power of GIS
  • Personable and comfortable training others in small groups and formal training situations

Core hours are 8:30-4:30 Monday-Friday. Candidates for the above position are invited to submit resumes prior to Wednesday September 26, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. to:

Details and Job Description on Website:

Interviews to be scheduled the first week of October, 2012

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County of Grey
595 9th Avenue East

Owen Sound, ON
N4K 3E3

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