Posted on August 21, 2008 - GC725

Company: The Regional Municipality of York
Position: GIS Technologist # GS8098
Location: Newmarket
Salary: 32.41-35.23
Contact Name: Human Resources
Deadline: September 5, 2008

Job Description

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT, GEOMATICS BRANCH Temporary Full-Time (Approx. 1 year), Salary $32.41 to $35.23

Reporting to the Manager, Business Solutions, the GIS Technologist maintains and evolves York Region's GIS infrastructure by creating and maintaining internet-based mapping applications and services, for Geomatics Branch projects and clients.

Job Qualifications

•Post secondary degree or diploma in GIS, Computer Science, Planning or related discipline with an emphasis on GIS, or equivalent experience and education. •Minimum of two years practical experience working with GIS technology, including spatial data creation and the creation of cartographic and analytic products. •Valid Ontario Class "G" driver's license and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business. •Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability. •Ability to implement GIS applications. •Technical knowledge of GIS software and techniques (incl. ArcMap, ArcInfo, ArcSDE). •Technical knowledge of relational database systems. •Ability to apply new technologies with minimal guidance. •Working understanding of programming languages (eg VBA) •Understanding/experience of QA/QC principles and data integrity issues. •Analytic and problem solving skills. •Ability to teach GIS to user community. •Knowledge of municipal government responsibilities and practices. •Ability to work outside regular hours as required

Other Information

This position is located at 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket, ON. Please forward your resume and covering letter quoting competition #GS8098 by 4:30 pm on September 5, 2008 to the address indicated below. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on York Region, please visit our website at The Regional Municipality of York Human Resources Services Branch 17250 Yonge Street Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1 Fax: (905) 895-4232 E-mail:

The Regional Municipality of York
17250 Yonge St

Newmarket, ON
L3Y 6Z1

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