Posted on March 17, 2008 - GC608

Company: Peace River Regional District
Position: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technologist
Location: Dawson Creek, British Columbia
Salary: $25.61 per hour
Contact Name: Bruce Simard
Deadline: April 10, 2008

Job Description

PEACE RIVER REGIONAL DISTRICT Dawson Creek, BC Career Opportunity Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technologist Web site: The Peace River Regional District has a challenging position for an energetic and enthusiastic person with GIS skills. The ideal candidate must have technical skills in GIS, Cartography and Computer Programming. Must be team oriented, flexible and will possess strong organizational and communication skills. The GIS Technologist is responsible for the ongoing maintenance of digital geographic data of the organization, such as the 911-House Numbering database and PRRD cadastre. The technologist will also be involved in corporate access to GIS data, web-based GIS application development & maintenance, mapping support for Emergency Planning, Field Services and Planning. Applications used by this position include Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) & Mapping, GIS software and Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS). This full-time union position reports to the GIS Coordinator with a 35 hour work week @25.61/hr plus benefits. Applications including a Cover Letter and Resume marked “GIS Technologist” will be received by Bruce Simard, General/Manager of Development Services, until 4:30 p.m. April 10, 2008 at: Peace River Regional District Box 810, 1981 Alaska Avenue Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4H8 Fax: 250-784-3201 Email:

Job Qualifications

Qualifications/Experience: • Minimum qualification is Grade 12 graduation with demonstrated superior skills in Mapping and GIS or GIS certificate or University degree. • Preferred candidate has 1 to 2 years of relevant work experience • Experience using CAD software (AutoCad and MicroStation), database programming in MS-Access and SQL Server • Programming languages such as VB, VBA and Java is preferred. • In-depth knowledge of GIS and cartographic principles and practices.

Other Information

Peace River Regional District
PO Box 810
1981 Alaska Avenue

Dawson Creek, BC
V1G 4H8
(250) 784-3201
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