New Job Gis Technician In Ontario



Company : City of Brampton
Salary : $71,981 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Job Description:

JOB STATUS & DURATION: Temporary 12-months
HOURS OF WORK: 35 hour workweek
LOCATION: Hybrid Model – when working onsite, you will report to the location of West Tower.
SALARY RANGE: 1 ST STEP: $64,955.80 per annum
2 ND STEP: $68,395.60 per annum
JOB RATE: $71,981.00 per annum
POSTING DATE: February 14, 2023
CLOSING DATE: February 27,2023


Reporting to the Team Lead, Location Intelligence and Data Visualization, provide internal and external customer service by responding to inquiries and requests related to Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and/or related technical services, ensuring corporate and departmental service policies and standards are adhered to. Provide advice, guidance, and training to staff.

  • Create, maintain and/or distribute a variety of GIS related data including custom maps, tables, analytics, charts, historic air photos etc, ensuring data is accessible in a compatible format.
  • Liaise with various departments across the Corporation; including Fire & Emergency Services, Works & Transportation as well as external customers to further detail the scope, requirements, and timelines for requested deliverables.
  • Collaborate with clients to ensure GIS datasets are current, comprehensive and provide all necessary information to support their critical business activities.
  • Identify, design, and perform spatial and tabular data analysis for projects and plans including growth management, various site plans and secondary plans.
  • Support project teams in the development and implementation of large-scale projects by conducting data verification, attribute analysis and providing mapping and solutions.
  • Perform peer-to-peer verification of datasets, mapping products and analysis to ensure quality, consistency and accuracy of work produced for clients.
  • Migrate various data formats (including CAD, Shapefile, GeoDatabase etc.) into an Oracle Enterprise GIS database ensuring digital standards are met and data is verified for quality and accuracy.
  • Prepare and maintain standard operating procedures, processes and metadata related to custom applications, workflow, queries, analyses, and GIS products, ensuring final documentation is available for use by all users.
  • Create customized facility fits for large- and small-scale parks, ensuring efficient use of land and parking and optimizing the user experience.
  • Investigate facility fit constraints and limitations to ensure minimal disruption to area residents.
  • Produce facility forecasting scenarios for new areas within the City, ensuring local and city-wide service levels and areas are taken into consideration.
  • Provide GIS training to users and operational staff related to procedures, methods, and applications.
  • Conduct field inspections to collect and validate inventory, addresses and/or additional details not yet published online or in development plans.
  • Perform additional similar and related duties as assigned.


  • High School (Grade 12) graduation plus an additional program of over two (2) and up to three (3) years in Geographical Information Systems, Urban Planning or equivalent.
  • Over one (1) year, up to and including two (2) years of experience in GIS.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and related software applications.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

Our recruitment process will be completed with video conference technology.

As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation. Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by quoting reference #105238 by February 27, 2023 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

As part of the application process, applicants will be invited to complete a self identification survey. The survey is voluntary. Participation in the survey will have no impact on hiring decisions. Should you wish to opt out of completing the survey, please select “prefer not to answer” as a response to each question. All information collected is confidential and will not be shared with the hiring manager. The surveys will be anonymized and will be kept separate from applicant or employee files, such that the individuals who completed the surveys will not be identifiable. The results of the survey will assist in the analysis of disaggregated metrics for organizational planning purposes and our commitment to advance and foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. The City may use anonymized data to produce aggregate reports for internal or external use.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.