Posted on November 16, 2012 - GC1308

Company: Town of Aurora
Position: Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst
Location: Aurora, Ontario
Contact Name: Marigold Ortiz
Deadline: November 30, 2012

Job Description

Employment with the Town of Aurora offers an opportunity to make a positive difference in our community.  We are a progressive, forward thinking organization that is focused on continuous improvement, innovation and providing exceptional customer service.  With us, you will enjoy a collaborative team environment with a dynamic culture and a drive for progressive excellence. 


Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst



  • Establish and implement standard and procedures for GIS maintenance and administration.
  • Maintain corporate street numbering and street naming processes; create, link and maintain GIS database to other databases such as CityView and Financial Information System.
  • Provide support services including layer maintenance and quality control; hardware and software troubleshooting and upgrades; spatial and non-spatial database administration and enhancement; administering GIS related software licenses and agreements and create and integrate new data sources.
  • Design and coordinate the production of cartographic products that conform to corporate standards.
  • Provide support and training on GIS and related product and mapping.
  • Assist staff in defining GIS requirements including determining appropriate means and customizing GIS application development.

Job Qualifications



  • University Degree in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) or related discipline.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience in GIS including knowledge of GIS principles and practices plus proficiency in Arc/Info and Arcview software and related ESRI programming tools.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Access database software and database development; familiarity with Word and Excel software and knowledge of AutoCAD preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of printing and plotting equipment and setup; basic drafting skills.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, investigative, research/report writing, problem solving skills and the ability to deal courteously and effectively with staff and the general public.


If you are interested in joining our dedicated team of municipal professionals, please forward your resume to: Human Resources, Town of Aurora, 100 John West Way, Box 1000, Aurora, ON, L4G 6J1 or email to: by November 30, 2012. 

The Town of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to recognizing and celebrating the diversity of opinion, talent and expertise that make each person unique.  We thank all applicants and advise

Other Information

Town of Aurora
100 John West Way
Box 1000

Aurora, ON
L4G 6J1
905 726 4733
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