Posted on November 17, 2022 - GC1730

Company: Township of Langley
Position: 22-U223 - GIS Specialist - Regular Full-Time
Location: Township of Langley
Contact Name: Human Resources
Deadline: December 1, 2022

Job Description

Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 150,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries, excellent benefit packages, municipal pension plan, employee wellness programs and opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time GIS Specialist to join our team of professionals in the Corporate Administration Division, Information Technology Department. Reporting to the Manager, Geomatics Services, in this unionized position you will perform a variety of technical and analytical functions related to the use of the Geographic Information System.

• Receive and process requests for GIS information, analysis and outputs including hardcopy or digital maps
• Develop database queries, application scripts and customized routines of varying complexity
• Develop and maintain scripts utilizing FME desktop and server
• Assist in the development of ArcGIS applications based on user requirements and develop procedures and standards for data collection and integration
• Maintain the ArcGIS enterprise Geodatabase using various routines and methods to enter and edit data and ensure data integrity and quality control
• Generate reports to from geographic databases and related systems
• Make recommendations on the development of geographic system capabilities, evaluate software products and troubleshoot minor software/hardware issues
• Provide training and direction to GIS users and respond to a variety of public enquiries
• Perform related work as required

• Completion of a Geographic Information System post diploma program, plus 3 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience
• Considerable knowledge of the Esri suite of programs including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server ArcGIS Pro, Field Maps, and ArcGIS Online
• Considerable knowledge and experience with Safe Software’s FME product line
• Sound knowledge of mapping principles, techniques and materials, simple math, geometry and survey computations
• Ability to formulate recommendations for system improvements and refinements and to direct the development and maintenance of the engineering components of the Geographic Information System
• Ability to prepare and execute a variety of computer application tools such as scripts, menus and routines of varying complexity related to the work performed
• Experience with Asset Management systems including Hansen/IPS and Cityworks is considered an asset

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications/licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and may not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:
• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) Driver’s License or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must include with your application a current Personal Driving Record (select the 5 year option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date. To obtain a copy of your Personal Driving Record, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Please note that a copy of your Driver’s License and the Drivers Factor Report will not be accepted.

Applicants are advised that it is a condition of employment with the Township that a successful candidate provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Note: proof is not required as part of the application process, however, will be required upon consideration for employment.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $37.18 - $43.90 per hour (5 steps, 2020 rates) plus benefits. There are two work schedules that are dependent on the assignment and below are the shift patterns.

Work Schedule #1
Hours of work are 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Work Schedule #2
Hours of work are 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

Internal closing date for this competition: November 25, 2022
External closing date for this competition: December 1, 2022

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Township of Langley
20338 - 65 Avenue

Langley, BC
V2Y 3J1

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