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Geomatics Consultant
Geomatics Consultant

Geomatics Consultant

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $76,874–$89,135 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This posting is for a 2 year term position. Temporary assignments and underfill hires may be considered.

Highways and Public Works – who we are

Employees at Highways and Public Works are responsible for ensuring safe and efficient public highways, airstrips, buildings, and information systems. Our collective vision is to make a difference in the lives of Yukoners. At all levels of our organization, we value leadership, innovation, teamwork, and keeping our people safe. Our priorities are to be client focused, to support our people, to build sustainably, and to advance reconciliation throughout Yukon.

This opportunity…

The e-Services for Citizens Branch seeks a qualified and motivated Geomatics Consultant for their Geomatics Yukon team. This position acts as a corporate resource, providing operational GIS (Geographic Information Systems), application development, and remote sensing support and consulting services, and participating in projects to add to the Yukon Government's base of spatial data and applications. Operational GIS support includes providing technical advice or solving technical problems, providing guidance on data standards, data modeling, mapping, and helping clients to find the spatial data and maps they need. The incumbent will consult with departmental managers and users to understand their business requirements and will work with other Geomatics Yukon staff and consultants to develop plans to apply geomatics technology and methods to successfully meet those requirements. This position requires the ability to work in a self-directed manner managing multiple projects and priorities. The high performance Geomatics Yukon team is responsible for the important role of providing the central data infrastructure that enables spatial data use across the government.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please review this information: Apply on a job | Government of Yukon

Essential Qualifications (what we’re looking for in your resume):

  • Bachelor degree in geography, GIS, computer science, information technology, or a related field, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS) course work,
  • A GIS diploma or certificate would be desired;
  • Experience using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and Pro software;
  • Experience creating data and applications in ArcGIS Enterprise platform, including ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Online;
  • Experience managing, coordinating and supporting spatial data resources;
  • Experience analyzing business requirements and developing data models for spatial data.

If your resume shows education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above, your application may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability (what candidates will be assessed on):

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills;
  • Strong organization skills, self-driven, and able to prioritize workload;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including customer service focus;
  • Ability to consult, advise and manage expectations of end users and internal stakeholders with conflicting needs and demands;
  • Experience in raster data management, including satellite imagery, elevation, and LiDAR data;
  • Experience in writing scripts, preference with Python in ArcGIS and FME (desired).

Job Requirements

  • Occasional travel may be required both in both Yukon and within Canada.

Additional Information:

  • Find out what we offer our employees
  • See why Yukon government has been identified as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers since 2014


If you have questions about this position, please contact Niki Parry, Manager, Geomatics Yukon & eServices Portfolio Manager, at [email protected]

If you have questions about applying on a job with Yukon government or if you need an accommodation for this staffing process, please contact Margaret Webb, HR Consultant at [email protected]

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
15 February 2023
Close Date
1 March 2023