GIS Technologist, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta
Salary: $34.68 ($38.00-$40.7
Contact Name: Human Resources
Deadline: October 23, 2009

Job Description
This is a permanent full time position working thirty five (35) hours per week.

Under general supervision, serve as a GIS resource for spatial data processing, thematic mapping, database management, data collection and output, and systems research and development.


• Two (2) year Diploma in Geographic Information Systems technology from a recognized, post-secondary institution, or equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
• Two (2) years, related experience in the use of GIS, including spatial data processing, thematic mapping, database management and knowledge of relevant software tools.
• Experience in an urban or municipal government with GeoMedia Professional GIS and AutoCAD is an asset.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team in a changing environment.
• Knowledge of GIS-based Internet applications.
• Proficiency in use of the Internet and Internet search tools.

Salary $34.68 (Probationary Rate)
$38.00 – $40.71 (Permanent Rates)

In addition to the rate of pay, we offer other attractive incentives:
-excellent training and development opportunities
-an extensive employer paid benefits plan
-home equity protection plan
-an additional annual payment of $12,480 which represents a cost of
living allowance

Competition Number 09-0377

Closing Date October 23, 2009

Submit application and/or resume to: The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Human Resources Department, Suite 103 - 9816 Hardin Street, Fort McMurray, AB. Fax Number 780-743-5401 or apply online at

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those individuals fully qualified and chosen for interviews will be contacted.

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
9909 Franklin Avenue
Fort McMurray, AB
T9H 2K4
(780) 743-5401
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