GIS/IT Technician
Town of Midland - Midland, ON

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Position Title: GIS/IT Technician
Openings: One (1)
Status: Contract – Two (2) years
Department: Administration
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Wage Rate: $50,367 (starting rate) - $62,958
Closing Date: September 9th, 2014 no later than 4:30pm

Midland is a compact urban community located on the shores of beautiful Georgian Bay with a population of approximately 18,000. The Town of Midland is a lower tier municipality within the County of Simcoe. As such, it delivers planning, water, wastewater, roads, parks, libraries and other ancillary services.

The Town of Midland is currently seeking a GIS/IT Technician who will be responsible for all functions related to the Town’s Geographical Information System (GIS) applications and well as provide assistance to the IT Technician. This will include administering the Town’s internal web-based mapping software, managing GIS and associated files and databases, supporting the asset management files to assist with budgeting, coordinating the civic 911 addressing in conjunction with the County and creating policies for the overall administration of the GIS program for the Town.

As our ideal candidate, you will possess a post-secondary degree or diploma/certificate in Geographical Information Systems or a related field. Your formal education will be combined with a minimum of three (3) years practical experience working with GIS technology and internet-based mapping preferably in a municipal environment. You will have proficiency in AutoCAD, ArcGIS 10, SQL programming and hand held GPS units. In addition you will have excellent technical, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills, to compliment your computer programming, systems design and hardware and software capabilities.

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