The County of Vermilion River is seeking a highly motivated person to join our team as a GIS Technician. Preferred qualifications include education in GIS Technology, Computer Sciences or related field, along with 3-5 years experience in GIS Technology in a municipal organization.
The GIS Technician will provide technical knowledge, support and services for our GIS systems. This will include working on projects with departments and providing maintenance and development of GIS technology and applications.
This position will report to the GIS Coordinator and will require a high degree of inter-departmental coordination and superior communication skills (especially in sharing technical concepts to both technical and non-technical personnel). Advanced knowledge of GIS system principles and practices, GIS software and hardware, and Microsoft Office Suite are essential. The position requires the ability to work in a team environment with the highest level of attention to detail, and organization/prioritization skills. You should be adept at working on projects.
Key Responsibilities Include:
GIS Server maintenance
GIS information and data maintenance
Development and maintenance of desktop and web/mobile applications for team members, as well as public facing GIS applications
Produce maps and mapping documents for internal and external use
Utilize GIS data to do analysis and reporting as required
Assist with special projects as needed
Provide effective service to internal departments, partners, taxpayers etc
Preferred qualifications include education in GIS Technology, Computer Sciences or related field, along with 3-5 years experience in GIS Technology in a municipal organization.