Posted on June 8, 2017 - GC1639

Company: City of Pickering
Position: Geomatics Technician
Location: Pickering, Ontario
Salary: $30.29/hr. to $33.65/hr
Contact Name: Human Resources
Deadline: June 22, 2017

Job Description

Pickering is a vibrant, connected, and engaged community that is experiencing both significant economic and residential growth. We continue to evolve as a preferred destination for creative learning, memorable events, and unique experiences, and are seeking passionate candidates that are committed to joining us on our journey.

Our dedicated, energetic staff are guided by our core values and corporate priorities which fuel an inclusive culture and encourages teamwork, customer service excellence, and personal and professional growth.

The City provides a competitive compensation and benefits package with a focus on workplace wellness. Explore our career opportunities and see how you can make a difference.

Job Qualifications

The incumbent produces and maintains cartographic, Geographic Information System (GIS), and graphic visual productions; maintains associated property databases and municipal addressing systems; and provides statistics associated with development applications, departmental benchmarking and policy monitoring.

Successful applicants will possess the following:

  • Post-secondary diploma in Geographic Information Systems or related discipline.

  •  One year working experience in the areas of Geographic Information Systems and database management, preferably in a municipal environment.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of personal computers with an advanced knowledge of windows based software applications including a working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems, AutoCAD, municipal applications and permitting tracking systems (preferably AMANDA), and database management.

  • Proven ability to read, understand, and interpret reference surveys, plans of subdivisions, site plans, architectural plans, and development and building related engineering drawings.

  • Proficiency in data entry, querying, importing, exporting, digitizing, georeferencing, transforming, transposing, geocoding, classifying, sampling, quality assurance and control and various spatial analyses.

  • Proficiency in the preparation of presentation drawings.

  • Demonstrated ability to design and produce maps and graphics under limited supervision.

  • Must have a personal vehicle for use in the performance of duties and possess a valid Class “G” Ontario Driver’s Licence. A clean driving record is preferred.

Other Information

  1. Compensation includes a comprehensive benefits package, pension plan and a salary ranging from $30.29/hr. to $33.65/hr. (based on a 35 hour work week).

    Qualified candidates may submit a detailed resume or online application form by Thursday, June 22, 2017 to:

Recruitment Specialist Human Resources Division One The Esplanade Pickering, ON L1V 6K7

By Email:
By Fax: 905.420.4638

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection. Please contact Human Resources if you require accommodations throughout the recruitment process. Documents are available alternate formats upon request.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

City of Pickering
One The Esplanade

Pickering, ON
L1V 6K7

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