Posted on April 13, 2005 - GC253

Company: Palliser Regional Municipal Services
Position: GIS Technician
Location: Hanna, Alberta
Contact Name: Ms Kelly Fitzpatrick
Deadline: May 5, 2005

Job Description

Palliser Regional Municipal Services is seeking a GIS Technician. This position is for summer employment but could lead to full time. Preference will be given to those that can commit to a possible longer term. The GIS Technician will report to the GIS Coordinator. The candidate will serve as a GIS resource for spatial data processing thematic mapping, database management, data collection and data input. Palliser Regional Municipal Service is located in Hanna Alberta. We provide GIS mapping and technical service to our 24 Member Municipalities. As well PRMS provides municipal planning advisory service (regarding statutory plans, land use bylaws and amendments, interpretation, planning advice, and assistance.

Job Qualifications

Related Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology. Related Experience with Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Technology. Experience working in an urban or municipal government setting. Experience with GIS and GIS-based software applications, is a definite asset. Preference will be given to those who have worked with ERSI products. Or previous knowledge of GIS / Mapping software (AutoDesk MapGuide, Microstation, MapInfo, Intergraph technologies) would be a definite asset. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills with the ability to work independent. Knowledge of GIS concepts, data management, digital map production and cartographic principles. Working knowledge of databases and the terminology is a definite asset. Must be proficient in the use of Windows and Microsoft Office applications or equivalent. Must Demonstrated ability to analyze problems and determine a course of action. Highly Motivated with willingness and capable of learning new technology. You will need a valid driver’s license to travel to member Municipalities

Other Information

Hanna has a population of 3000. It is located in an agriculture district and is approx 214 kilometers (130 miles) northeast of Calgary on Highway 9. If you are a highly motivated team player with strong written and oral communication skills and would like to join Palliser Regional Municipal Services pleases submit a resume along with 3 References to the following: MAIL: Kelly Fitzpatrick GIS Coordinator Palliser Regional Municipal Services Box 1900 Hanna, AB T0J 1P0 E-Mail: FAX: 403-854-4684 Deadline for applications is May 05th 2005 This is an entry level position. Wages are set and will be determined by candidate’s knowledge and experience.

Palliser Regional Municipal Services
Box 1900

Hanna, AB
T0J 1P0
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