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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technologist

Parkland County

With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial and recreational opportunities.  This unique rural area is situated on the west outskirts of Edmonton, just 20 minutes from downtown, and stretching over 2438 sq. km. of picturesque landscapes. We are currently inviting applications for a:

Parkland County has a Permanent, Full-time position available within the Information Services Department for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technologist II.  Under the direction of the Manager, Geographic Information Systems Services, the GIS Technologist II performs data capture, update and maintenance functions to support Parkland County’s corporate GIS business functions. This position provides training and Help Desk support to County Departmental users.  Advanced GIS tasks are performed to maintain the County’s enterprise GIS data and fulfill complex mapping requests from various County departments.  In addition to excellent written and oral communication, this position requires strong customer service, troubleshooting, training and multi-tasking skills.

  • Post-secondary Degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography or a related discipline.
  • Three to five years’ experience and fluency in ESRI products and a minimum of two years’ experience in the creation and maintenance of enterprise geodatabases.
  • Experience with ArcGIS Online and GPS data collection.  Experience working with imagery is considered an asset.
  • Solid understanding of cartographic principles and GPS data translation and manipulation.
  • Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

Competition Number: 18-16
Rate of Pay: To commensurate with education and experience
Hours of Work: 7 hours/day; 35 hours/week
Competition Closing Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
Benefits: Extensive benefits are offered including an option to join our Earned Day Off Program.

Interested candidates are invited to apply on our website at

Parkland County has a nepotism policy in effect.  Please contact Human Resources for further information on this policy (including the definition of a relative under this policy).
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Government Act and will be used for Parkland County employment opportunities only.  The personal information that you provide may be made public, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technologist Parkland County

Expiry Date: 2018-04-10
Date Posted: 2018-02-28
Province: Alberta
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