Posted on August 30, 2007 - GC518

Company: Strathcona County
Position: GIS Analyst III
Location: Sherwood Park, AB
Salary: $60,115 to $75,148
Contact Name: Cathy Berry
Deadline: September 14, 2007

Job Description

• provide subject matter expertise and leadership in the GIS service area of Information Technology Services • maintain an expert level of knowledge and skill in the area of GIS support; specifically, database design, spatial system integration and spatial analysis • maintain an expert level of knowledge and skill in the area of spatial application support, including business analysis, project chartering and management, change management and business process re-engineering • provide leadership for GIS innovations and projects to ensure the County’s strategic goals are achieved; leverage existing technology, identify opportunities to spatially enable existing applications, prepare and present recommendations to management and Executive Team. • maintain a corporate GIS data repository, maximize GIS and related applications through continuous process improvement, provide GIS training to staff and produce high quality documentation • assist departments in planning and preparing technology-related budget material by providing the required background information • mentoring others, leading through example and demonstrating dependability, reliability, consistency, flexibility and teamwork and ensuring that projects are completed on time and on budget

Job Qualifications

• a degree or diploma in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, or other related Spatial Technology discipline, five years of progressive experience plus 3 years at a senior level with increased levels of responsibility • demonstrated skills in GeoDatabases, ESRI Server based software (ArcSDE ArcIMS, ArcGIS Server), ArcGIS Suite, MS-SQL, Safe Software FME (or Model Builder) and a willingness to pursue professional development • demonstrated project management skills and the ability to manage multiple concurrent priorities effectively and efficiently • demonstrated effective leadership skills and the ability to work as part of a team • well developed interpersonal, organizational and communication skills • a solid technical foundation that encompasses logical and analytical thinking coupled with strong business acumen • municipal, asset management and AutoMate experience and an understanding of scripting languages will be considered assets

Other Information

Strathcona County
2001 Sherwood Drive

Sherwood Park, AB
T8A 3w7
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