Posted on January 12, 2023 - GC1734

Company: Township of Langley
Position: 23-U004 - GIS Technician II - Regular Full-Time
Location: Township of Langley
Contact Name: Lainie
Deadline: January 26, 2023

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 Technician II 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 prepare and maintain base municipal GIS spatial information using a variety of computer applications, techniques and equipment.

• Maintain municipal spatial data related to legal/cadastral data, water, sanitary, drainage and road systems
• Research, compile and assemble non-graphic data from various municipal files, charts and similar records for conversion and entry to the GIS system
• Prepare maps and graphic presentations of various sizes, scales and materials
• Provide content advice on standard and custom map products
• Provide training and direction to staff on maintenance software capabilities, corporate digital data standards and the use of GIS related data
• Perform related work as required

• Completion of Grade 12, supplemented by courses in GIS with a recognized post secondary institution, plus sound related municipal mapping experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience
• Experience reading and interpreting engineering drawings related to water, sanitary, drainage and other municipal utilities is an asset
• Experience using Esri products to maintain municipal infrastructure data from engineering drawings is an asset
• Sound knowledge of policies, procedures, practices and regulations as it relates to geomatics
• Working knowledge of coordinate geometry and survey computations with the ability to research, compile, enter, analyze and assemble geographic and associated geographic-based data using the GIS system
• Ability to train or direct GIS users on the capabilities, standards and procedures related to GIS maintenance and related software
• GIS certificate or diploma from a recognized post secondary educational institution is 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.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $32.90 - $38.73 per hour (5 steps, 2020 rates) plus benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.

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

Internal closing date for this competition: January 20, 2023
External closing date for this competition: January 26, 2023

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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