Posted on August 20, 2010 - GC987

Company: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
Position: GIS Technologist
Location: Fort McMurray, AB
Contact Name: N/A

Job Description

GIS Technologist Information and Communications Technology Department Position Type/ Hours: This is a permanent full-time position working thirty-five (35) hours per week. Position Description: Under general supervision, serve as a GIS resource for spatial data processing, thematic mapping, database management, data collection and output, and systems research and development.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications: • Two (2) year Diploma in Geographic Information Systems technology from a recognized, post-secondary institution, or equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. • Two (2) years, related experience in the use of GIS, including spatial data processing, thematic mapping, database management and knowledge of relevant software tools. • Experience in an urban or municipal government with GeoMedia Professional GIS and AutoCAD is an asset. • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team in a changing environment. • Knowledge of GIS-based Internet applications • Proficiency in use of the Internet and Internet search tools.

Other Information

Pay / Classification Level: PL 16 Salary Range: $36.41 (Probationary Rate) $39.90 - $42.75 (Permanent Rates) In addition to the rate of pay, we offer other attractive incentives: -excellent training and development opportunities -an extensive employer paid benefits plan -home equity protection program -an additional annual payment of $12,480 which represents a cost of living allowance Requisition Number: 1360 Closing Date: September 3, 2010 at 3:00 pm Posting Type: Internal & External (POSTED: August 20, 2010 CUPE CLOSING DATE: August 27, 2010) We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. Late applications will not be accepted. To apply for this position, please visit our website at

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
9909 Franklin Avenue

Fort McMurray, AB
T9H 2K4

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