GIS Technologist

Department: Information Technology

Closing Date: Mar 01, 2021 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 21-17

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time GIS Technologist. Under the general direction of the Supervisor, Geographic Information Systems, the incumbent will perform a wide variety of duties to support the operation, maintenance and development of the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS). The GIS Technologist will create and maintain spatial and related tabular data, perform spatial analysis, publish electronic and hardcopy format maps. The incumbent must competently carry out and complete the work using a variety of computer assisted design (CAD), GIS and related application programs in an office or field setting.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description below.


Applicants must have a university degree in Geographic Information Systems or a related field and a minimum of 2 years’ experience with the application of GIS technology. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Membership or eligibility for membership in the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC) as a Certified Technician or Applied Science Technologist is required. Applicants must also possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position.  $39.58 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2021 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week.  A comprehensive benefit package is included. 


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to referencing the specific competition 21-17 by the application deadline.

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The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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Resumes and cover letters must be submitted in either ".docx" or PDF format. File types ".doc" will not be accepted.


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