Posted on July 9, 2008 - GC701

Company: County of Grey
Position: GIS Specialist
Location: Owen Sound, ON
Contact Name: Sandra Shipley
Deadline: July 25, 2008

Job Description

The County of Grey is seeking applications for a GIS Specialist. Responsibilities include:

• Carrying out application development / software implementation (ESRI)

• Testing, documentation and installation of ESRI applications

• Mapping, data creation and updating within several departments

• Performing GIS system administration work as necessary (i.e. ArcIMS, ArcGIS Server, ArcSDE, etc.)

• Training County staff on use of ArcIMS web mapping service

• Provide mapping to the public and private firms when requested

• Participate in project development as required and administration with follow-up to the project supervisor

Job Qualifications

Specific skill requirements:

• University degree / college diploma in computer science or related discipline • Post secondary / college training in GIS or minimum 2 years equivalent • Experience in the following ESRI GIS products (ArcGIS 9.x, ArcGIS Server, ArcIMS 9.x, ArcSDE) • Programming languages including: VB.Net, ASP.Net, VB scripting for ASP, JavaScript, Coldfusion • Working knowledge of HTML, XML (for use with ArcXML), AJAX and ASP • At least 1 year experience with MS SQL Server 2000 development and administration • Working knowledge of ESRI ArcObjects and development in VBA • Sound knowledge of Geographic and Cartographic principles such as projections, use of Ortho-photography and Geo-referencing

Competencies in the following are essential: • Ability to take initiative and follow-up with minimal instruction • Able to educate self in various competencies • Excellent communication / presentation skills • Ability to work independently or as part of a team • Interpersonal skills • Good time management skills, ability to deliver finished product within deadlines

Considered as assets for this position are the following: • Experience in training and educating department members using customized applications • Experience in client/server applications, n-tier application environment • Experience with VB application development, SQL, and Database Administration

Other Information

For more information on this position, please visit our website at:

Please send Cover Letter and Resume by July 25, 2008 to:

GIS Specialist

Human Resources

County of Grey

595 9th Avenue East

Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada

N4K 3E3

Fax: (519) 376-4082

County of Grey
595 9th Avenue East

Owen Sound, ON
N4K 3E3
Fax: 519-376-4082
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