BC Local Government Job Posting Service

GIS Technologist

The Cariboo Regional District invites qualified applicants to apply for the temporary full-time position of GIS Technologist with employment beginning March or April 2023 for approximately 18-20 months.
SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Manager of IT Services, the GIS Technologist will provide technical leadership, interdepartmental coordination, and GIS technical support services to all users. Other areas of responsibility include the coordination and implementation of project work for internal and external clients, having considerable independence and judgment in meeting defined goals and objectives while supervising and directing staff in improving, maintaining, and expanding the system.

  • University degree in Geography or relevant field with an emphasis in GIS,
  • Strong background in SQL databases and Geodatabases,
  • Thorough understanding of ESRI’s ArcGIS products (including but not limited to: ArcGIS Server, ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS online and Geocortex), and
  • Minimum of 5 years’ related experience.

The ideal applicant may also have:

  • Experience working in local or regional government,
  • Experience working in an Emergency Operations Centre,
  • Knowledge of Python and ModelBuilder,
  • Experience with drones for mapping,
  • Knowledge of floodplain mapping, and
  • Official community plan involvement.

WAGE: This is a temporary full-time BCGEU position. The selected candidate will be employed for approximately 18 to 20 months. The rate of pay is $43.96 per hour, plus $1.50 in lieu of benefits, 6% vacation pay and 4.8% statutory holiday pay. A standard 90-day probationary period will apply.
WORK SITE LOCATION: Cariboo Regional District Williams Lake Office located at Suite D, 180 North Third Avenue, Williams Lake, BC.
HOURS OF WORK: The regular hours of work for this position are 35 hours per week, Monday through to Friday.

Qualified candidates wishing to apply and looking for a detailed job description please visit Applications will be accepted by the undersigned until suitable candidates are found. Applications must be in the form of a resume with an accompanying letter detailing qualifications and experience relative to the position.
We wish to thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Bernice Crowe, Manager of Human Resources
Cariboo Regional District
Suite D, 180 North Third Avenue
Williams Lake, BC V2G 2A4

Professional Categories: Geographic Information Systems
Posted: February 13, 2023, 1:32 pm
Expires: August 1, 2023, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more
Rate: $43.96 Hour