Posted on August 28, 2008 - GC754

Company: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
Position: Superviosr, GIS Data and Mapping
Location: Fort McMurray, AB
Salary: $74,395-$94,766
Contact Name: Human Resources
Deadline: September 5, 2008

Job Description

This is a permanent, full-time position working thirty-five (35) hours per week. JOIN A DYNAMIC INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY TEAM AND CONTRIBUTE TO BUILDING A GREAT WORK PLACE AND PROVIDING VALUED SERVICE TO THE RESIDENTS OF OUR COMMUNITY. Are you creative and willing to bring forward innovative ideas in a fast paced, professionally rewarding environment? Do you like to problem solve by looking for new solutions? Do you provide service, based on the concept of continuous improvement? If so, you are the challenge seeking, fun, creative self-starter we are looking for. We invite you to consider our opportunity for a Supervisor, GIS Data and Mapping. This position has a variety of tasks including: • Supervise the development, implementation, and administration of procedures and policies • Review staff performance with Branch Manager. • Ensure regular contact is maintained with user departments to discuss new projects, current and future requirements and to assist in the development of new initiatives. • Develop, refine and report on the Service Delivery performance measures. • Lead the organization in establishing organization wide GIS (Geographic Information Systems) objectives. • Assist the Branch Manager in the planning and preparation of long-term implementation strategies for implementation of spatially-related software systems and applications. • Oversee the planning, coordinating, and managing of data used by the RMWB’s Geographic Information Systems. • Implement quality control measures and oversee quality control on all developed and maintained GIS data. • Responsible for managing all procedures related to the identification, prioritization, and resolution of client requests at the data/mapping level, including the monitoring, tracking, and coordination of service. • Coordinate and/or perform error checking and error reports provided by clients to ensure they are evaluated and resolved within Service Level standards • Develop, manage and administer Service Delivery standards • Facilitate communication between the GIS Branch and its clients in order to define and maintain the Services required for each business unit across the organization • Monitor Service Delivery performance for compliance with organizational needs and requirements, including follow up checks for corrective actions.

Job Qualifications

You will possess a two (2) year Diploma in Geographic Information Systems. Successful completion of a four (4) year Degree in Geographic Information Systems is an asset. (An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.) Project Management Certification is preferred. You will have four (4) years experience including two (2) years of supervisory experience. Other success factors include: Proven ability to read and interpret engineering, survey, and legal cadastral plans, and knowledge of the Alberta Township System; Effective presentation, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills are required; Proficiency with one or more industry-standard Desktop GIS, AutoCAD and other drafting systems knowledge are required; Working knowledge of Enterprise GIS in Municipal Government; Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, user-elicitation, modeling, verification, and methodology development, and; Experience in planning, organizing, and developing information technology policies, procedures, and practices

Other Information

In addition to the rate of pay, we offer other attractive incentives: -excellent training and development opportunities -an extensive employer paid benefits plan -equity protection program -an additional annual payment of $12,480 which represents a cost of living allowance Competition Number 08-0297 Submit your resume (quoting competition number) to: The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Human Resources Department, Suite 103, 9816 Hardin Street, Fort McMurray, AB. Fax Number 780-743-5401 or apply online at We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
9909 Franklin Avenue

Fort McMurray, AB
T9H 2K4
(780) 743-5401
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