Posted on November 4, 2014 - GC1545

Position: Survey Technologist
Location: Winnipeg
Contact Name: Human Resource Services
Deadline: November 17, 2014

Job Description

Survey Technologist

   52 Week Non-Seasonal Departmental

Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship, Winnieg.

Advertisement No. 28913

Salary Range:  $41,489 to $ 49,294 per year.

Closing Date: November 17, 2014.

GeoManitoba is seeking qualified individuals to fill two Survey Technologist positions in
Winnipeg, Manitoba. An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.


Job Qualifications


Essential Qualifications:

  • Diploma in geomatics technology or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Strong attention to detail including a high level of accuracy.
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex technical information.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work in a team environment and with diverse groups.
  • Ability to work independently under minimalsupervision.
  • Strong written communication skills including writing reports, field notes, drawings and office records with attention to clarity, legibility and conciseness.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in legal surveying fieldwork.
  • Certificate of completion from the Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors or actively working towards same.
  • Experience in the operation of chainsaws, rockdrills, snowmobiles, quad bikes and small boats.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Must be willing and able to travel extensively throughout Manitoba via ground and air vehicles.
  • Must be willing and able to work outdoors in all seasons.
  • Must be willing and able to regularly work away from headquarters Monday thru Friday and occasionally up to twelve consecutive days.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid fullstage Class 5 Manitoba Driver's License.
  • Must be willing and physically capable of performing the various physical duties of the position including: operation of chainsaws, rock drills, snowmobiles, quad bikes and small boats, as well as more strenuous tasks including: carrying equipment, cutting/clearing boundary lines in forest areas, and installing survey monuments in frozen ground.


This paraprofessional position provides technical assistance in the discipline of land surveying. It supports the execution of land surveys, under the direction and supervision of a Manitoba Land Surveyor, in support of real property transactions for Crown land disposition, resource management, and infrastructure development.


Advertisement No. 28913 

Manitoba Civil Service Commission

Human Resource Services

300-305 Broadway

Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3J7

Phone:  204-945-3777

Fax:  204-948-2193


When applying to this advertisement, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and body of your email.  Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.  We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Employment Equity is a factor in selection. Applicants are requested to indicate in their covering letter, resumé and/or application if they are from any of the following groups: women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities and persons with a disability.

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