Wanted: GIS Technician in Nanaimo

Here is an employment opportunity for a GIS Technician.

The Regional District of Nanaimo has a temporary 3 month employment opportunity for a GIS Technician in the GIS/Information Services Department.

Responsibilities include the design, development, maintenance and management of the geographic information system databases to produce the RDN Cadastral Mapping System. Also, responding to general inquiries from the public and government agencies regarding mapping and property issues, house numbering, map sales, receiving and registering new legal plans as well as other tasks.

Applicants are required to possess a Technical college certificate or diploma in Geographic Information Systems or equivalent technical training in ESRI GIS software plus 4 years prior job related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Technical knowledge and experience in ARCGIS and ARCSDE Geodatabase GIS application software, spreadsheets, relational database software, word processing and other technical skills are also required.

This is a temporary full time Union position for a 3 month period. The rate of pay for this position is $27.79 to $29.26 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits. Send resumes  by 4:00 pm, May 21, 2010 to the Administrative Services Department, Regional District of Nanaimo, 6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6N2.

Go to  www.rdn.bc.ca for a complete job description and more job information.