This position requires a diploma in a related field plus a minimum of 4 years of directly related experience or equivalent with emphasis on GIS, geomatics, remote sensing, survey science and natural resource information. This position requires demonstrated proficiency in programming, database design and applications development. A general knowledge and aptitude for programming languages (with emphasis on Python, SQL and FME) is a requirement. Experience working in an ArcGIS Server environment is desirable. Equivalencies will be considered.
Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The links below will assist you with understanding competencies: http://www.chr.alberta.ca/APSCompetencies
CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING: to think creatively in the design of hardcopy and electronic materials, provide solutions when technical issues arise and engage in testing to prevent technical issues that may accompany new installations and upgrades.
AGILITY: to be able to meet tight deadlines and adjust to changing priorities and technology
DRIVE FOR RESULTS: to be able to ensure efficiency and integrity in data loading and distribution
BUILD COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTS: to collaborate with other staff members within the Informatics Branch to develop processes to acquire, load, convert, process, store and deliver data products to internal and external government users.
$2,421.40 to $3,189.17 bi-weekly ($63,198 to $83,237 annually)
This position may be used to fill future vacancies across the Government of Alberta, at equal or lower classification and salary.
What we offer:
- Comprehensive benefits plan: http://www.chr.alberta.ca/Employees/DocList122.cfm
- Pension plan: http://www.pspp.ca/members/publications/PSPP_Member_Handbook.pdf
- Health Spending Account: http://www.chr.alberta.ca/Practitioners/?file=benefits/healthspendingacct/overview&cf=2
- Leadership and mentorship programs
- Professional learning and development
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.
Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Please ensure that this document is saved using the naming convention of your last then first name (Smith,Joe_Resume). Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Monique Calliou, Fax: (780) 427-2513.
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - http://work.alberta.ca/Immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.html It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities:
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Monique Calliou at 780-644-4614. If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.