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2018-73 - GIS Programmer (Full Time)

2018-73 - GIS Programmer (Full Time)

Status: Position Filled


Posting #: 2018-73
Title: GIS Programmer (Full Time)
Department: Information Technology
Duties: The incumbent in this class assists management in the efficient and effective operation of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and services within the City of Chilliwack. The incumbent will work to respond to the informational needs of the City through the use of an advanced, networked GIS and relational database server to develop complex GIS applications, procedures, queries, thematic maps and reports.

The incumbent in this class works in the GIS cell within the Information Technology Department. The work includes the following activities:

1. Operation of sophisticated engineering workstation computers and peripherals, running advanced GIS applications in a networked, multi-tasking environment;

2. Developing complex spatial and textual database queries and procedures in response to informational requirements provided by the users of GIS data;

3. Developing applications, macros and scripts to enhance the functionality of the GIS platform;

4. Assisting in developing standards and practices for GIS operation;

5. Working with CAD software in preparing and converting engineering drawings for insertion into the GIS;

6. Data management and database queries using a relational database server;

7. Evaluation and implementation of new technology;

8. Design, generation and organization of thematic spatial data;

9. Accurately entering spatial data into the GIS;

10. Other duties as assigned from time to time.

Education: Must be a graduate of a recognized Institute of Technology of a two-year Geographic Information Systems Technology Program, supplemented with courses in computer programming.
Skills: - Proficient in computer programming;

- Extensive knowledge in the use of state of the art GIS systems, including Arc SDE and Geodatabase;

- Ability to perform advanced SQL queries against an Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server database;

- Knowledge of cartography and land surveying principles;

- Ability to solve complex problems based on unclear or poorly defined information;

- Working knowledge of networked personal computers and operating systems;

- Working knowledge of the use of spreadsheet, word processing and other office applications;

- Able to evaluate working practices and establish standards for work procedures and the use of technical resources;

- Able to work with minimal supervision and to exercise judgment in the performance of duties in accordance with established priorities;

- Able to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with Department officials and other members of staff;

- Ability to write clear and concise procedures, standards and records of work completed.

Salary: $31.94 to $37.58 per hour (2018 rates)
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Closed: 2018-07-31 04:30 PM
Posted: 2018-07-24
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