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Position: GIS Technician
Organization: Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority
Location: Port Hope, Ontario (near Oshawa/Clarington/Cobourg/Peterborough)

Contract GIS Technician

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority has a position open for a GIS Technician to support our team with web based GIS, Imagery and Elevation data management and GIS data management.


This position will be working out of the administrative office in Port Hope located on the corner of Hwys. 28 and 401.


  • degree or equivalent educational background from a recognized university or community college in GIS
  • applicants should have up to 5 years related experience
  • a thorough knowledge of ArcGIS Server, including administration and application development
  • a working knowledge of ArcGIS Desktop, ArcSDE and MS SQL server
  • knowledge of orthophotography and elevation data is required
  • remote sensing and mapping skills normally applied to resource management are required
  • a knowledge of Municipal and Environmental GIS will be an asset
  • a knowledge of GPS and Total Station survey techniques will be an asset
  • applicants will be required to perform some work outside
  • applicants should have excellent communication skills, both oral and written and ability to multi-task
  • the successful applicant must be able to adapt to an environment of change and work well independently as well as in a team environment
  • a valid Province of Ontario drivers licence is also required


Involvement in programs of the Authority including:

  • provide revised mapping and analysis of natural hazard features
  • imagery and elevation data support to project team
  • development and maintenance of baseline databases
  • maintenance of GIS system including knowledge of operating systems and software
  • provide support to data collection team and analysis of watershed hydrology, fisheries, groundwater and ecology through GIS interpretation

Contract position to April 30, 2019.

Salary $40,000 - $45,000 per annum based on a 35-hour work week

Apply in writing by March 22nd, 2018:

Ms. Linda J. Laliberte, CGA, CAO/Secretary-Treasurer
2216 County Road 28, Port Hope, Ontario L1A 3V8
Fax: (905) 885-9824

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Numéro : 44623       Date publiée sur Mar 13 2018