GIS Technologist (TFT)

Department: Information Technology

Closing Date: Apr 18, 2018 4:30 PM

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Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a temporary full-time GIS Technologist. Under the general direction of the Senior GIS Specialist, 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 CAD and GIS technology. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also 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 and possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position. $34.05 - $35.84 per hour (Jul 2016 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week.  It is anticipated that this vacancy will be up to one year in duration. 


Resumes with cover letters referencing “GIS Technologist” will be received until 4:30 pm on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

Human Resources

City of Nanaimo

455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6

Fax: (250) 755-4449

Drop off in person: 2nd Floor, City Hall (455 Wallace Street)


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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