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GIS Technician II - Regular Full-Time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

January 28, 2019
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 19-U011 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Information Technology
Job Description: Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 123,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time GIS Technician II to join our team of professionals in the Corporate Administration Division; Information Technology Department.

Reporting to the Manager, Geomatics Services you will be responsible in this unionized position for researching, compiling, analyzing, entering and maintaining base municipal GIS spatial information using various computer applications; compiling and assembling non-graphic data from various Municipal files, charts, and similar records for conversion and entry to the GIS system, preparing graphic presentations of same using available computer software as required; and providing content advice for standard and custom map products or preparing maps and graphic presentations of various sizes, scales and materials. You will also establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts; providing training and direction to staff on matters related to maintenance software capabilities, corporate digital data standards or access and the use of GIS related data.

Your education will include completion of a GIS certificate/diploma at a recognized post-secondary institution, plus sound related Municipal mapping experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. You will have considerable knowledge of GIS techniques, procedures and methods; sound knowledge of the departmental policies, procedures, practices, rules and regulations related to the work performed; as well as a working knowledge of coordinating geometry and survey computations with the ability to research, compile, enter, analyze and assemble geographic and associated geographic-based data using the GIS system. You will have considerable experience maintaining a cadastral fabric and Municipal infrastructure data. You will have considerable working knowledge of Esri products and applications. In addition, you have experience with Municipal asset management systems and GIS mobile data collection.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:

• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $32.25 - $37.97 per hour (5 steps, 2019 rates) plus benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm, plus benefits.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Monday, January 28, 2019

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: January 14, 2019 08:30 AM
Closing Date: January 28, 2019 04:30 PM