Mapping Technician

City of Kelowna

Description

Do you have a passion for data and GIS? We are looking for an individual with strong technical skills and a passion for data and GIS to join the Data Service and Analytics team as a Mapping Technician. If you believe in working collaboratively in an agile environment that embraces new technology to support data-driven decision making, this is a great opportunity for you to join our exciting and fast-paced team.

As an important part of our team of data specialists, you will be responsible for maintaining and updating the datasets in our corporate spatial database and performing on-going data quality control. You will process data requests and provide technical advice to staff and external consultants while analyzing data
and creating maps, drawings, plans, graphs, charts and other presentation products. You will also oversee the intake of as-built drawings and subdivisions into the GIS and operate and maintain GIS equipment such as large format printers and plotters.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a GIS or Drafting Diploma, a high level of computer expertise and experience using GIS technology. This position requires a strong understanding of ESRI ArcGIS products
and relational database design along with the ability to interpret survey data to create/update civil drawings. Experience with SQL programming, python scripting, and familiarity with AutoCAD Civil 3D will provide a competitive advantage. We are looking for an imaginative, proactive addition to our team, an individual who has strong communication skills, pays close attention to detail, and has a commitment to keeping current with new technologies and skill sets.

Help create Kelowna as a City of the Future. Our diverse and dynamic team strives to innovate to make things better, work as one team, serve proudly and lead responsibly. Live, work and play in one of
Canada’s fastest growing cities. Kelowna boasts miles of lake access, public areas and outdoor recreation opportunities, a vibrant downtown and cultural scene, healthy and connected neighbourhoods. While we think Kelowna is the best place to live, we understand if you’re not on the same page (well, sort of).
With modern technology and an ever-changing virtual landscape, we may be willing to consider applicants who are wanting to work remotely, provided they reside in the Okanagan region.

Grow your career in an organization that supports employee work-life balance and career and professional development. This is a CUPE bargaining unit position with an hourly rate starting at $34.96 per hour plus employer-paid comprehensive benefits, an earned day off program, 3 weeks paid vacation and one of Canada’s top pension plans.

How to Apply

For further information or to apply, please check our website at www.kelowna.ca/careers
Applications must be received by end of day May 31,2022