Posted on March 14, 2008 - GC607

Company: Strathcona County
Position: Coordinator, GIS
Location: Sherwood Park, Alberta
Salary: $65,650 to $85,813
Contact Name: Cathy Berry
Deadline: March 24, 2008

Job Description

The incumbent will work collaboratively with staff within the ITS department and throughout the organization, and with external clients as and when required. Responsibilities include: • develop and maintain an evolving business model (three-year business plan) for the delivery of GIS Services and training • develop, maintain and manage an annual plan of operational tasks and projects • develop, maintain and manage an annual budget • research emerging GIS technology issues and trends to ensure the County maintains a leadership position in the GIS arena • collaborate with internal and external clients to provide synergy in the development and delivery of services • develop policies, procedures, best practices and operational guidelines for the County in regards to GIS • monitor task delivery to ensure timeliness, quality of work, adherence to standards, accuracy of information and attention to detail • supervise a staff of three GIS Analysts

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a University degree and a minimum of six to ten years of related experience. Although equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered, the work record should confirm experience in a leadership role, with GIS technology, project management, the supervision of staff and handling general office administration responsibilities. Since this is a leadership position in a hands-on work environment, the successful candidate must maintain their technical GIS skills to a Subject Matter Expert level. In-depth experience with GIS is mandatory; direct experience with ESRI technologies is highly preferred and municipal experience is an asset.

Other Information

Reporting to the Manager, Information Technology Services this position is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the GIS Service Area and for the growth and evolution of the County’s Geographic Information System technology and staff. This position is one of a team of coordinators based in the Information Technology Services (ITS) department providing a wide range of technology services to a staff of approximately 1,000 employees.

Strathcona County
2001 Sherwood Drive

Sherwood Park, AB
T8A 3w7
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