BC Local Government Job Posting Service
IT / GIS Technician
A well-kept secret hidden within the Upper Fraser Valley of British Columbia‘s southwest coastal region. The District of Kent is bounded on the north by Harrison Lake, on the west by Harrison River, on the south by the Fraser River and on the east by Hope and the Fraser Canyon. It boasts a friendly community spirit with a diverse economy in agriculture, industrial development, tourism, and government services.
The District of Kent is offering an exciting opportunity in our Corporate Services Department for an IT/GIS Technician.
Under the supervision of the IT/GIS Supervisor and the Director of Corporate Services, the IT/GIS Technician will prepare and archive historical records, assists in the maintenance of the Municipal mapping database (including legal and utility servicing maps and drawings), web-based development and maintenance, and website updates. The IT/GIS Technician also provides technical support, information, advice, and assistance (computer user support and problem resolution) to staff.
The ideal candidate will possess a Diploma/Degree in Computer Sciences, Information Technology (IT), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), or an acceptable combination of education and experience.
The wage rate for this bargaining unit position is $32.58 per hour. Upon successful completion of the required probationary period the wage will increase to $38.33 per hour plus a comprehensive benefit package.
If this position is of interest to you, please submit your resume and cover letter quoting Competition #2023-24 indicating how you meet the qualifications and send to [email protected] by 4:30 p.m. on June 16, 2023. Alternatively, submit your application in confidence to:
Alan M. Lucas, CRSP
Director of Human Resources / Occupational Safety
District of Kent
PO Box 70, 7170 Cheam Avenue
Agassiz, BC V0M 1A0
The District of Kent would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Police Information Check and provide a recent driver’s license abstract.
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $32.58 to $38.33 Hour