Posted on March 22, 2013 - GC1352

Company: County of Grey
Position: GIS Coordinator
Location: Owen Sound Ontario
Salary: $34.39 - $38.69/Hour - $62,589 - $70,415/Year
Contact Name: Geoff Hogan
Deadline: April 1, 2013

Job Description

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 Business Solutions Manager. The GIS Specialist reports to this position and 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 ESRI desktop and server products 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 v10.1 of the software and our current GIS web site runs on Flex with a ColdFusion backend. Our intent is to move to cross-platform friendly JavaScript environment going forward.

Job Qualifications

Our Ideal candidate has the following skills and attributes:

  • Strong programming background – this position does not make maps but makes
    applications that makes maps
  • 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. ColdFusion knowledge an asset
  • Strong business analysis skills to help County departments and lower tiers leverage the power of GIS
  • Personable and comfortable training others in small groups and formal training situations

Other Information

Core hours are 8:30-4:30 Monday – Friday. Candidates for the above position are invited to
submit resumes prior to April 1, 2013, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. to:
Geoff Hogan, IT Director
The County of Grey
595 9th Avenue East
Owen Sound ON N4K 3E3
Full job description on the Grey County website:

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all applicants. Only those to be interviewed will be
contacted. Any personal information submitted will be managed in accordance with the requirements of the
Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used only to determine eligibility for employment. Based on the nature of the position, pre-employment screening may be required including but not limited to; Criminal Record Searches, Financial Credit Inquiries; Educational and Credential Verification; Driver’s Abstracts; Drug/Alcohol Testing; Pre-Medical Testing and Investigative Employment References.

County of Grey
595 9th Avenue East

Owen Sound, ON
N4K 3E3

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