Posted on November 25, 2014 - GC1549

Company: Ontario Public Service
Position: GIS Data Technician
Location: 227 Howey Street, Red Lake, Ontario
Salary: $945.56 – $1,134.30 per week
Contact Name: Ontario Public Service
Deadline: December 16, 2014

Job Description


Put your technical skills to work in a team environment where you will be a valuable asset to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry in ensuring that resources are protected and being used to their maximum efficiency.


What can I expect to do in this role?


You will:

  • update and maintain natural resource GIS and database records
  • provide district GIS products and services consistent with regional and provincial standards in order to support ministry projects
  • liaise with regional GIS staff to ensure district requirements and priorities are clearly conveyed to regional staff
  • provide project management for field and office data collection projects
  • provide input into the development of standards for data transfer, compatibility, valuation, maintenance and quality control and assistance to staff in the use and maintenance of hardware, software and peripheral equipment
  • coordinate the development and administration of resource management information agreements and copyright licence agreements


Location: 227 Howey Street, Red Lake, Ontario


Job Qualifications

How do I qualify?



  • you must possess a valid Class G driver's licence or equivalent as recognized in the Province of Ontario


Technical Knowledge:

  • you possess working knowledge and demonstrated experience with use of GIS applications/software, development of specialized map and information products and provision of support to GIS users
  • you are knowledgeable of and possess the ability to apply and interpret ministry resource management programs, policies, procedures and guidelines
  • you have demonstrated experience with maintaining database records, manipulating, analyzing and managing tabular and spatial data
  • you have knowledge of and experience with computer hardware, software and networking systems, troubleshooting and managing GIS software and databases


Data management and Support:

  • you possess experience supporting programs, projects and field surveys, recommending data management practices/equipment, collecting, downloading, correcting, assembling, analyzing and storing data according to prescribed standards


Interpersonal and Communication Skills:

  • you have communication skills including experience preparing reports, technical instructions and data share agreements
  • you possess interpersonal skills to conduct training and provide individual support to users


Salary range: $945.56 – $1,134.30 per week


Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 71183, by December 16, 2014. Faxes are not being accepted at this time. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


The Ontario Public Service is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.




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