Posted on July 14, 2017 - GC1640

Company: BC Oil & Gas Commission
Position: GIS Spatial Data Administrator
Location: Victoria, BC
Salary: $66,671.96 - $76,100.41
Contact Name: OGC Recruitment
Deadline: July 28, 2017

Job Description

The GIS Spatial Data Administrator leads the development, maintenance and administration of the Commission’s spatial data architecture, its governance, and spatial data management principles. The role also maintains an expert knowledge of current spatial data management technologies and standards. Reporting to the Manager, GIS, this position must balance the challenges of applying established data standards and principles with the increasing requirement to deliver GIS data quickly and at reduced cost.  The GIS Spatial Data Administrator provides GIS services for Commission staff and external stakeholders, by applying broad and specialized knowledge of geospatial databases, to effectively oversee the effective and efficient management of Commission spatial data.


Job Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in GIS, Computer Science, Information Technology, Geography, Natural Sciences or related discipline and 3 years of related experience, or Technical Diploma in GIS or Computer Science and 3 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;

  • Post-secondary courses specific to GIS, computer science and geospatial enabled application development, and ArcGIS or affiliate professional certifications or certificate programs are preferred;

  • Minimum 3 years of current experience in data management theory, principles and practices; data conversion processes; data analysis; information engineering principles; relational database theory;

  • Experience with ArcGIS software suite including SDE, and Desktop required;

  • Spatial ETL experience using FME (or equivalent technology), ArcGIS ModelBuilder, or Python scripting preferred;

  • Proven experience with project management, systems development lifecycle and developing standards documents;

  • Proven competency in data reconciliation to improve accuracy and support ongoing business operations;

  • Experience working with BC Government spatial data and systems;

  • Extensive experience with Oracle and SQL;

  • Proven technical expertise in GIS, spatial analysis and cartographic application design and development; and

  • Experience with procurement and contracting processes.

Other Information

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BC Oil & Gas Commission
PO Box 9331
Stn Prov Govt

Victoria, BC

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