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.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Parkland County has two Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technologist positions available within the Information Services Department, one permanent and one temporary until approximately December 20, 2019. Under the direction of the Manager, Geographic Information Systems Services, the GIS Technologists provide web and mobile application support, GIS service desk support and technical training. These positions ensure enterprise data is accurate, utilize cartographic principles to design high quality maps, assist with data manipulation and manage usage and materials for departmental equipment.
Interested candidates are invited to apply on our website at https://www.parklandcounty.com
Parkland County has a nepotism policy in effect which limits the consideration of employees’ relatives for employment. Please contact Human Resources for further information on this policy (including the definition of a relative under this policy).
For further information on our organization, please visit www.parklandcounty.com
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.
Post-secondary degree or diploma in Geographic Information Systems, Geography or a related discipline.
Two to five years of related experience, including knowledge and experience with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop & ArcGIS Online; Geodatabase design, creation and editing; Cartographic principles; Imagery management and GPS data translation and manipulation.
Excellent oral and written communication skills along with customer service experience.
GIS trouble shooting skills and technical GIS training skills.
Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
Rate of Pay: *GIS Technologist I – $57,940 - $72,430 per annum
GIS Technologist II - $63,740 - $79,670 per annum
Hours of Work:
7 hours/day; 35 hours/week
Extensive benefits are offered including an option to join our Earned Day Off Program.
*GIS Technologist I – This temporary position has an approximate end date of December 20, 2019