Posted on April 3, 2013 - GC1358

Company: County of Grey
Position: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist
Location: Owen Sound Ontario
Salary: $49,540 - 55,746 / Year
Contact Name: Geoff Hogan
Deadline: April 15, 2013

Job Description

The Information Technology Department is recruiting for a permanent / full time GIS Specialist. The GIS Specialist reports to the GIS Coordinator and is part of the Business Solutions team. There are other GIS techs in other departments at the County and our lower tier municipalities that will look to the GIS Specialist for guidance with ESRI software. 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. The County has recently signed a three year ELA with ESRI Canada so we have all the latest software available to us. This position is responsible for providing technical support to all internal and external users of our GIS web site

Job Qualifications

Our Ideal candidate has the following skills and attributes:

  • Individual with an interest in cartography with attention to detail
  • 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
  • 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 15, 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

Homepage -
E-Mail -

<< Back to Job Board