Posted on November 4, 2008 - GC804

Company: City of Airdrie
Location: Airdrie, Alberta
Salary: $47,040 – $60,682 pe
Contact Name: Human Resources
Deadline: November 28, 2008

Job Description

The City of Airdrie, Information Technology Department’s Data Services Team, is currently recruiting for a full-time Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician. This position will work collaboratively with the GIS team and business units to support corporate GIS initiatives and increase the exposure of GIS within the organization. Accountabilities will include; the maintenance of land titles information, tentative parcels, addressing, road centrelines, infrastructure migration from CAD to GIS, creation of asset management datasets, GIS user training, and other miscellaneous GIS related requests. We invite applications from individuals who enjoy working in a collaborative team environment, are self motivated, innovative, results focused, and customer service oriented.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications: - A graduate of a diploma or degree program from a recognized institution in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geography, Planning or related field of study - Minimum of 1 year experience with the ESRI suite of products - A thorough understanding of geodatabases, versioning, and data compression - Experience with Python or Visual Basic - Exceptional written and verbal communication skills The following additional qualifications would be definite assets; experience with management and training for HP plotters, web mapping applications or programming, mobile GIS applications or programming, GPS devices, Google Earth/Maps or similar products, and AutoCAD Map 3D.

Other Information

The City of Airdrie fosters a culture of accountability and values open dialogue, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, collaborative relationships, continuous learning, vision-driven leadership, and employee well-being. The successful candidate will be required to provide a current driver abstract and acceptable Criminal Record check. Apply immediately as qualified candidates may be interviewed and hired prior to the posted closing date. Interested applicants are invited to forward a summary of qualifications and experience to: (Human Resources, City of Airdrie, 400 Main St SE, Airdrie, AB T4B 3C3; Fax: (403) 948-8829). Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the City of Airdrie.

City of Airdrie
400 Main St SE

Airdrie, AB
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