Posted on January 20, 2010 - GC929

Company: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
Position: GIS Technologist
Location: Fort McMurray, AB
Salary: $36.41 - $42.75
Contact Name: Human Resources
Deadline: January 29, 2010

Job Description

GIS Technologist Information & 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: 405 Closing Date: January 29, 2010 @ 3:00 p.m. Posting Type: Internal and External (POSTED: January 15, 2010 CUPE CLOSING DATE: January 22, 2010) To apply: Please visit our website at We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. Late applications will not be accepted.

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
9909 Franklin Avenue

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