Posted on March 8, 2024 - GC1756

Company: Municipality of Brockton
Position: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) / Asset Management Technician
Location: Walkerton, ON
Salary: $63,609 - $74,402
Contact Name: Julie Farrell
Deadline: March 25, 2024

Job Description

About Brockton:

Nestled in the rolling countryside of the Saugeen and Teeswater Rivers, the Municipality of Brockton is a friendly rural community with innovative industry and a vibrant downtown core. Brockton is a full-service community with a range of government services, top-notch schools and childcare, a hospital, community centres, and a wide array of outdoor recreation from golf, fishing, hiking and paddling the Saugeen river, to snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in the winter. Brockton is a wonderful place to live, work and play!

About the Position:

The Municipality of Brockton invites qualified applicants for the full-time position of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) / Asset Management Technician. Reporting to the Director of Operations the GIS / Asset Management Technician is responsible to facilitate the collection, compiling, input, storage and retrieval of data for the GIS/Tangible Capital Assets system.

Candidates must be self-motivated, be flexible, exhibit superior time management capabilities have excellent written/oral communication and computer skills including but not limited to; word processing, GPS survey equipment, ArcGIS 10 desktop, capital asset software and database management.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create maps for all departments as required.
  • Develop models to assist in strategic calculations.
  • Provide technical GIS support for all users and non-users.
  • Develop and manage all web GIS data and applications.
  • Compile and organize data from maps, databases and other sources.
  • Create and maintain metadata.
  • Perform spatial analysis.
  • Travel throughout the Municipality to conduct field work for data management.
  • Database development and management for spatial and related data.
  • Data development and maintenance for asset management inventory.
  • Provide data from GIS to CityWide software.
  • Liaise with departments regarding asset additions and disposals.
  • Assists in the integration of the Asset Management Plan (AMP) and GIS for purposes of planning.
  • Assists with small project management oversight.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in GIS or related discipline.
  • Certified GISP (Geographic Information Systems Professional) or have the ESRI Technical certification is considered an asset.
  • Specialization and experience in asset management.
  • Five or more years of progressively more responsible related experience with public sector asset management programs.
  • Knowledge and experience with Canadian and International asset management standards and best practices with a focus on municipal sector.
  • Thorough knowledge of the use of computer software including Microsoft Excel, ArcGIS 10 desktop suite of products and ArcGIS Online.


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What we offer you:

  • Rate of pay between $63,609 - $74,402 depending on qualifications and experience.
  • 35 hours per week. Typical hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30 pm.
  • Comprehensive health benefits package.
  • Enrolment in OMERS pension plan.
  • Development opportunities though training or continuous learning.
  • Access to Employee Family Assistance Plan.

Other Information


If you are looking for an opportunity to be progressive, innovative and supportive with a comprehensive benefits package please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to the undersigned by 8:30 a.m. Monday, March 25, 2024 via e-mail or regular mail. It should be noted that only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Subject: GIS / Asset Management Technician – ‘Insert Candidate Name’

Julie Farrell, Human Resources Generalist

100 Scott St., Box 68

WALKERTON, Ontario  N0G 2V0

(519) 881-2223

The Municipality of Brockton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Municipality of Brockton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the Municipality of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Municipality of Brockton
100 Scott Street
PO 68

Walkerton, ON
N0G 2V0

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