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GIS Technologist
Municipality: City of Abbotsford To apply online, click
Job ID: J0321-1483 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Innovation, Strategy & Intergovernmental Relations
Job Description: The City of Abbotsford’s Geomatics division is seeking a self-motivated professional to join their dynamic team as a GIS Technologist. This opportunity is full-time on a temporary basis until return of incumbent, approximately 9 months.

In this challenging role you will assist in the maintenance, interpretation and dissemination of GIS datasets and related information through the processing and input of GIS spatial and attribute data into a GIS database and other related data governance repositories. You will produce a variety of high quality datasets, digital files, maps, sketches, graphic displays and publication of analytical reports.
Duties: As the successful candidate for this position, you will Considerable knowledge and demonstrated ability using GIS applications/software, development of specialized map and information products, and providing support to GIS users. Your strong attention to detail and demonstrated analytical, problem solving and technical skills will support you as you manage, maintain, update and prepare database records.

An ability to communicate effectively; along with good organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment are essential to be successful in this position.
Educational Requirements: To be considered for this position, you must have:
• A Diploma in a related discipline.
• An Advanced Diploma in Geographic Information Systems.
• One year of experience in GIS maintenance and spatial database development and customer
support, including practical experience working with GIS technology.
• A valid BC Driver’s Licence.
Salary: This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $31.22 to $36.73 plus an additional 12% in lieu of all benefits including vacation and statutory holiday pay.
Additional Information: At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive.

Closing Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Web Address:
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
Fax: 604-864-5541
Opening Date: April 7, 2021 08:30 AM
Closing Date: April 21, 2021 05:00 PM