Posted on July 19, 2011 - GC1084

Company: City of Vaughan
Location: VAUGHAN
Contact Name: Human Resources Partner

Job Description


We have an exciting opportunity in the Engineering Services Department for an experienced and motivated individual


FILE #11-612-LLGIS

As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughanis an in-demand place to live and work.  A City considered one of Canada’s most family-friendly; Vaughanhas a dynamic and diverse population of over a quarter million.  With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

Reporting to the Manager of Capital Planning & Infrastructure the successful candidate will be responsible for GIS and related computer support such as researching, designing and maintaining departmental data models and standards.  As well as performing and writing ad hoc and custom queries using Structured Query Language (SQL).  Other responsibilities include performing data quality control checks, providing end user support and assisting with report formats and generation of hardcopy map products. 

Job Qualifications

This position requires a Community College Diploma in Geographic Information Systems (or suitable equivalent).  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years experience in the use of GIS software and hardware and be able to modify/customize as needed.  Must include one year experience in the use of relational database technology (Oracle or Microsoft Access preferred) with a demonstrated ability to write and understand structured programs using HTML, Java Script or Visual Basic.  Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, legal plans and other department related documents is essential.  Excellent interpersonal skills will be needed when dealing effectively and courteously with the public, staff and Council.  Valid class G driver’s license, in good standing and a reliable vehicle to use on corporate business is required.

Other Information

In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.

If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your aptitude for GIS to the City of Vaughan, please forward your resume in MS Word or pdf. only, quoting File #11-612-LLGIS in the subject line by Wednesday, August 3, 2011 to:

  Human Resources Department

City ofVaughan,2141 Major Mackenzie Drive

Vaughan,ON L6A 1T1

Fax 905-832-8575

City of Vaughan
2141 Major Mackenzie Drive
Human Resources Department
Level 100
Vaughan, ON

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