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GIS Technician II

Cowichan Valley Regional District

  • Posted on: May 3, 2022
  • Full Time
  • Duncan, BC

Position: GIS Technician II
Division: Information Technology
Type: Regular Full Time
Application Deadline: May 25, 2022 by 4:30 pm
Applications: Qualified applicants are invited to apply online at careers-cvrd.icims.com
Competition Number: 22091-E

Majestic mountains, the rugged West Coast Trail, serene lakes, and one of the world’s tallest free- standing timber rail trestles all lie in the picturesque Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD). Located on Vancouver Island, the CVRD provides a wide range of local government services to a population of 80,000 within its 4 distinct municipalities and 9 electoral areas. Just 50 km north of Victoria and 30 km south of Nanaimo, the Cowichan Valley offers a warm climate and numerous parks, recreational, cultural, and social opportunities.

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is now accepting applications from prospective candidates to join our organization as a GIS Technician III in the Information Technology Division within the Corporate Services Department.

General Information
Reporting to the Manager, Information Technology Division and supervised by the GIS Supervisor, the GIS Technician II performs a variety of technical work maintaining the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s (CVRD’s) Geographic Information System (GIS) data. The GIS Technician II edits and maintains GIS data; prepares and presents material for public presentation; develops and maintains scripts; and responds to advanced inquiries related to GIS.


  • Diploma in GIS from a recognized post secondary institution.
  • Advanced Diploma preferred.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of practical experience utilizing a GIS application
  • Experience with ESRI, ArcGIS, GeoCortex and AutoDesk/AutoCad in a local government environment is preferred
  • Valid Class 5 BC Drivers’ License – submit a recent driver’s abstract with your application

A full job description listing all the job requirements can be viewed online at careers-cvrd.icims.com.

Hours of Work:
Guaranteed 35 hours of work per week, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and is also eligible for flextime.

This is a unionized position (CUPE Local 358) with a salary range in three steps, $38.78 – $39.98 – $41.14 per hour (2021 rates), and comes with a comprehensive benefits package.

To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter at the link above by 4:30 pm on the date indicated.

Date posted: April 28, 2022

Cowichan Valley Regional District
175 Ingram Street, Duncan, BC  V9L 1N8
Phone: (250) 746-2518 | Fax: (250) 746-2522

Professional Categories: Geographic Information Systems

Posted: April 28, 2022, 11:54 am
Expires: May 25, 2022, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Rate: $38.78 to $41.14 Hour
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