Posted on October 20, 2004 - GC202

Company: City of Surrey
Position: GIS Coordinator
Location: Surrey, BC
Contact Name: Human Resources

Job Description

The City of Surrey is one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. We focus on creating an environment where every employee can reach his or her potential.

Reporting to the GIS Manager, you will be accountable for organizing, leading, and coordinating the GIS input, maintenance, publication and distribution functions of the Engineering GIS Section. You will draw upon your strong analytical ability to research, evaluate, and report findings regarding the acquisition of hardware and software for the Engineering Department, and in the determination and mobilization of internal and external resources required to fulfil projects and programs. Your strong interpersonal skills will be utilized in supporting the hiring and promoting of GIS staff and providing for the training and development of your team. You are able to work independently, have the flexibility and willingness to react to changing priorities, and you have excellent communication skills. You are capable of providing direction and information to the Engineering department and others relating to the City cadastral, infrastructure and other spatial inventory features.

Job Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a university degree or diploma in Geographic Information Systems supplemented by courses relating to municipal engineering and survey from a recognized university or technical institution. A minimum of 5 years progressively responsible mapping and data management experience is required, preferably at a management level in a public environment. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.

Other Information

If you are a team player who thrives in a challenging environment and who possesses sound judgement and effective conflict resolution skills, please apply on-line @

City of Surrey
450-475 W. Georgia

Vancouver, BC
V6B 4M9

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