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New Job Spatial Data Integrator In Ontario



Company : City of Toronto
Salary : $42.09–$46.12 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

    Job Category: Information & Technology
    Division & Section: Technology Services, Technology Services Delivery
    Work Location: 18 Dyas Road
    Job Type & Duration: Temporary, Full-Time (12 month) vacancies
    Hourly Rate and Wage Grade: $42.09- $46.12 per hour
    Shift Information: Monday - Friday, 35 Hours per Week
    Affiliation: L79 Full-time
    Number of Positions Open: 1
    Posting Period: 18-Jul-2022 to 01-Aug-2022

Job Description:

Ideally a certified Ontario Land Surveyor, you welcome this opportunity to join the City of Toronto IT Division and apply your expertise in ArcGIS and your experience in transcribing analog and digital survey and design plans into parcel/address digital data.

Reporting to Supervisor, Land Base Maintenance, in this Spatial Data Integrator role, you will construct and maintain the City's geospatial land base, as well as capture and edit topographic, planimetric, cadastral and address features, by using spatial referencing framework, geographic identifiers, business- related identifiers and a variety of photogrammetric and GIS tools.


Your primary responsibilities as a Spatial Data Integrator will be varied. Specifically, you will:

  • Performs geospatial data integration and analysis and provide technical advice regarding the City's Enterprise Geospatial Environment.
  • Develops programs to translate business requirements and designs into information systems.
  • Conducts feasibility studies and pilot activities regarding mapping solutions.
  • Consults with business divisions to determine requirements and provides recommendations regarding mapping solutions.
  • Integrates new technologies into the production environment.
  • Provides mapping applications for divisions using existing software and provides support.
  • Collects and prepares source data and material required to build and update land base data within the City's Enterprise Geospatial Environment.
  • Checks data source documents for feature/attribute content and accuracy to ensure compliance with City data standards and specifications.
  • Analyzes problems or errors in data, takes corrective action.
  • Liaises with various internal, external, public and private organizations to obtain information related to capture, maintenance and archive of land base data.
  • Provides advice and opinion on the content, completeness, consistency and spatial accuracy of land base features.
  • Performs quality control on changes and modifications made to the land base databases to ensure they are accurately identified, classified and mapped.
  • Provides input into the design and implementation of the land base feature collection/maintenance workflows.
  • Identifies problems or issues with feature or attribute data collection and maintenance activities, methods, or procedures, makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Conducts testing of programs and systems for unit, system, performance, usability, user acceptance, disaster recovery and implementation tests.
  • Provides inputs to "Go / No Go" cut-over decisions e.g. roll-outs.
  • Prepares material and provides instructions and demonstrations on geospatial products.
  • Responds to enquiries from elected officials, from City staff, community groups, other government and private organizations.
  • Maps survey plans from information gathered in the field and office in accordance with City standards and specifications.
  • Administers account management for secured mapping applications, provides access.
  • Adheres to Change Management processes and procedures, participates in Change Advisory Board Meetings.
  • Produces and provides client requested web maps, hard copy maps, digital files and reports.
  • Develops and delivers presentations for the GCC and GIS education and services.
  • Attends conferences and participates in committees.


Your application for the role of Spatial Data Integrator

should describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  • Extensive experience associated with the legal framework associated with parcel mapping.
  • Experiences using ArcGIS to edit, maintain, and perform quality control of addresses, streets, and parcel information.
  • Extensive experience transcribing analog and digital survey/design plans into parcel/address digital data.
  • Experience and familiarity with the complexity associated with the maintenance of large-scale urban GIS projects.
  • Experience using technology to improve operational efficiency.
  • Experience writing and executing SQL queries within ArcGIS.

You must also have:

  • Considerable survey-related knowledge and experience.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to liaise effectively with a variety of vendors and clients.
  • Highly developed customer service skills.
  • Understanding of topographic feature collection.
  • Certification as an Ontario Land Surveyor would be an asset.

Note: All City of Toronto employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City's Mandatory Vaccination Policy. Candidates will be required to show proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.


City of Toronto employees must apply to full-time or part-time employment opportunities posted on the City's Internal Job Posting Portal.

Note: The applicant pool from this job posting may be used for similar summer job opportunities in various divisions.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve. Learn more about the City’s commitment to employment equity.


The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request. Learn more about the City’s Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process.