Posted on August 24, 2009 - GC891

Company: NWT Centre for Geomatics
Position: Spatial Data Warehouse Administrator
Location: Yellowknife, NWT
Salary: 83,597.00
Contact Name: Helmut Epp
Deadline: September 11, 2009

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Spatial Data Warehouse Administrator

Informatics Division

Department of Environment and Natural Resources & Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment

Yellowknife, NT CANADA

Reporting to the Manager, NWT Geomatics, the Spatial Data Warehouse Administrator provides management, maintenance, user support, training and capacity planning for the Spatial Data Warehouse, related information systems applications and software. The incumbent will provide advice, recommendations and leadership on spatial data warehousing within the NWT Centre for Geomatics as well as support for the Government of the Northwest Territories departments and organizations. The Spatial Data Warehouse is located at

Applicants should have knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS) software, spatial data, metadata, data modeling techniques and the associated procedures and standards required to effectively administer government-wide spatial data. Knowledge of Oracle database concepts as they relate to spatial database design and knowledge of spatial data delivery methods is required. Strong communication, both written and oral is required as well as strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by a University degree in Computer Science, Remote Sensing, or Geographic Information Systems with an emphasis on Spatial Data Base Management and six (6) years of related experience in the area of spatial data warehouse management. Equivalent combinations of education and/or experience will be considered.

The salary starts at $42.87 per hour (approximately $83,597 per annum), plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.

A job offer may be contingent upon a satisfactory criminal record check. This competition may be used to fill similar positions that become available over the next six months. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy. Ref # 2009-53-7067-3 Closing Date: September 11, 2009

Apply to: Management and Recruitment Services Department of Human Resources Government of the Northwest Territories Laing Building 2nd Floor P.O. Box 1320 Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9 Fax: (867) 873-0281 Email:

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NWT Centre for Geomatics
#600, 5102 50th Ave.

Yellowknife, NT
X1A 3S8

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