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GIS Developer

Job Type: 
Technologists / Technicians
Town of High River
Job Description : 

Town of High River invites applications for a Permanent, Full-time GIS Developer.

At the Town of High River, people come first. We are looking for a GIS Developer to join our organization and contribute to our culture focused on accountability, connection, and excellence.

The Community

High River provides the warmth and familiarity of a small town, featuring countless outdoor trails and parks that await your next adventure. Our downtown offers a variety of unique stores and businesses who take pride in fostering connection in our community. High River is a people-first community where families put down roots for generations. Nestled within Foothills County with the Rocky Mountains framing the view to your west, our community of 14,000 is rooted in people and promotes an environment to help you build lasting relationships.

The Organization

Through the dedication and passion of our 150 employees, we deliver important services to the community. Our purpose, or why we do what we do, is because we want to make a difference in our community now and for generations to come (our ‘why’). To achieve this, we inspire and respect one another, we can be counted on, we are better together, and we dare to be different (our ‘how’).

We’ve embarked on a workplace culture journey that has enhanced our commitment to people; both our employees and the community we serve. We have identified three pillars to achieve our workplace culture: Accountable, Connected, Excellence (ACE). 

The Role

The GIS Developer participates in the implementation of the Town’s geographic information system (GIS).  The role actively participates in the long-term development and enhancement of GIS information technology to meet the Town’s mapping and end user service objectives.  In addition, this role performs GIS modeling duties, provides support, assistance and guidance to internal and external stakeholders. 

To prepare for this position, you have completed post-secondary diploma in GIS technology or a related field (e.g. surveying, engineering, geography, drafting technology) with three to five years related experience. In addition, you will have working knowledge of ArcGIS, online and portal, and AutoCAD. Experience with MFE or python scripting is required.  Municipal experience is considered an asset. You routinely demonstrate your strong time management and problem-solving skills. Your understanding of the principles of legal surveying and cadastral mapping, how they relate to the Torrens Land registry System, and how they are applies in the interpretation of certificates of titles and encumbrances will ensure your success in this position.

$37.50 to $40.57 per hour

Closing Date: 
November 25, 2019
Application Return: 

To explore this career opportunity, or to find additional information, please visit our website at www.highriver.ca, click on Careers. To submit your application, please email your cover letter and resume to opportunities@highriver.ca no later than November 25, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.