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GIS Specialist - Regular Full-time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

September 19, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 18-U120 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Job Description: Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 123,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time GIS Specialist to join our team of professionals in the Corporate Administration Division; Information Technology Department.

Reporting to the Manager, Geomatics Services, you will be responsible in this unionized position for variety of technical and analytical functions related to the ongoing development and maintenance of the Geographic Information System.

Exercising considerable independence of judgment and action, you will design and develop GIS applications, procedures and standards, assemble spatial and related attribute data, produce maps, reports and related information for departmental and corporate needs. In addition, you will provide recommendations regarding the development and enhancement of GIS capabilities to various municipal departments.

In addition to the required technical skills, the successful applicants will work effectively in a team environment, have a strong customer service focus, strong analytical and problem solving abilities and have superior communication skills, both verbal and written.

Your education will include a post diploma in Geographic Information Systems supplemented by sound related experience of a minimum 4 years, preferable in a municipal setting. Considerable knowledge of the software programs and hardware components of Geographic Information Systems is necessary. Experience with the Esri suite of products including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online, Collector for ArcGIS, ArcScene, FME and Esri’s web app builder is required. Additionally experience in SQL Server, SQL, Javascript and web based development would also be an asset.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:

• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $35.74 - $42.20 per hour (5 steps, 2018 rates), plus benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: August 29, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: September 19, 2018 04:30 PM