Lac Ste. Anne County is seeking a qualified GIS Manager to join the Infrastructure and Planning team.
Under the direction of the General Manager of Infrastructure, the GIS Manager will utilize Geographic Information Systems and Science (GIS) to support residents, visitors, contractors, and staff in various daily activities. These activities include Tax Roll, land parcel and imagery updates to the internal database server system, online GIS Apps, field data collection, and vehicle asset tracking and reporting systems.
This position works closely with all County departments and personnel, specifically the Planning/Development and the Public Works departments.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Responsible for updating the existing GIS information within the County. This includes updating the County’s map, assisting with subdivision sketches, incorporating spraying and clearing activities, and updating the rural address database.
Responding to customer requests for assignment of Municipal Addresses, providing the physical Municipal Address signage, conveying the correct address to a given property which may include sketch maps or aerial photos.
Maintaining existing GIS web-based services, apps and dashboards used by staff in daily operations.
Creating, deploying, and supporting field data collection applications used by various departments.
Developing and deploying web-based portals enabling Public Works to monitor the progress of snow clearing, snow flags, gravel road maintenance operations, road asset inspections, culvert inspections, county road sign locations and maintenance status.
Identification of property locations within the County’s borders and all county mapping requirements whether in printed or digital format.
Supporting various daily departmental mapping requests.
Mapping of planned snow clearing routes and proposed gravelling locations for current year, and mapping of other County infrastructure
Land management mapping including ongoing land parcel ownership updates and improvement to data services
New subdivision sketch mapping
Mapping to support Agricultural Services Spray application program
Preparing and providing County or individual property maps and aerial photos to the public
Post-secondary education in a related field (Diploma/Degree in Applied Technology Geographic Information Systems). An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered for otherwise qualified candidates.
Must have 2-3 years experience working with ArcGis and Python software applications.
Experience in a rural municipality is preferred.
Skills and Attributes:
Must have considerable computer experience including use of scanners, data entry, relational databases, personal computers, and related software programs.
Must have considerable knowledge and understanding of geographic terms, concepts and municipal maps.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills that allow for clear communication of complex matters is required.
Ability to build and manage relationships, and resolve issues and conflict in an effective, inclusive, transparent, and calm manner is required.
Ability to encourage collaboration to achieve timely results.
Must work effectively and efficiently with others and alone, be punctual, communicate openly, take direction well, and show some independence of judgement and action.
Must be proactive and well-organized with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
Attention to detail, solid problem-solving, and advanced analytical skills are required.
Strong initiative and leadership qualities.
Must possess and maintain a valid Alberta Operator’s License, with the ability to provide a clean Driver’s Abstract upon request.
Hours of Work: The regular hours of this position are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday.
Interested applicants are asked to submit a resume by email to Laura Waters at firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.