Wanted: GIS Student

Job Id #: 
2019-21
 
Date Posted:  February 7, 2019
Closing date:  February 25, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
Job Type:  Student/Co-op
Wage range:  $16.00 per hour
Hours of work: 35 per week, usually Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; flexibility in scheduling is necessary with the occasional requirement to provide support outside of regular hours as needed
Work period:  April to August 2019
How to apply: http://www.collingwood.ca/humanresources
 
Position Summary:
Reporting to The Manager, IT Services the GIS Student is responsible for working in collaboration with the GIS Specialist to update and expand our existing geospatial database.  This position will primarily be a data driven experience by investigating and identifying where existing assets are not spatially captured and/or updating associated missing attributes.  The position will also be integral in helping to expand existing geospatial inventory to include departmental assets that have not yet been captured.  This position will be a combination of office and field work.  Main duties and responsibilities in the areas of updating GIS inventory and infrastructure and data entry.
 
Experience and Qualifications:
1. Enrolled in of a College or University program with studies primarily related to GIS.
2. Experience using Esri’s software (ArcMap, ArcCatalog) is essential.  Further working knowledge of ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Collector, and ArcGIS Survey123 would be an asset.
3. Experience and/or general understanding of GPS technology.
4. Practical experience in Municipal GIS would be an asset.
5. Experience reading engineering drawings would be an asset.
6. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of software be an asset.
7. High attention to detail and data entry are essential.
8. Ability to analyse, interpret and report on data, with a passion for delivering outstanding work.
9. Exceptional communication, interpersonal, planning and organizing skills.
10. Ability to establish priorities and work both independently and with collaborative teamwork.
11. Valid Class ‘G’ Driver’s license in good standing and a current drivers abstact with results satisfactory to the Employer.
12. Valid Standard First Aid and CPR/AED Level C certificate.
13. Possess a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check with results satisfactory to the Town.