Manitoba Community & Regional Planning, Community Planning & Development

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created to fill similar regular and term positions throughout the province and will remain in effect for up to 12 months.

The Department of Municipal Relations is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the Geospatial Analyst (RP2) position in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Manitoba government has a comprehensive benefits package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity leave, family related leave, and a defined pension plan (some pension plans allow for portability between the Civil Service Superannuation Board and employers).
Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Current and valid Manitoba Class 5F Driver’s License
  • Must be able to travel in province if required

Geographic Information Systems Technician

  • Diploma, Certificate or Bachelor’s Degree with specialization related to civil technology, geometrics or geographic information systems, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience in these areas
  • Extensive experience creating and maintaining land parcel data using ESRI’s Parcel Editor toolset and data format
  • Extensive experience with principles, methods, and procedures of computer assisted drafting/mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (ArcGIS 10)
  • Experience interpreting registered plans, assessment rolls, statutes and land descriptions related to Certificates of Title
  • Working knowledge of geometry, trigonometry, and survey principles applicable to drafting work
  • Organizational skills, including the ability to multi-task, manage multiple deadlines and pay close attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to work independently as well as a high degree of initiative and independence of action
  • Effective verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and Adobe Acrobat or an accepted equivalent

The Geospatial Analyst provides specialized geospatial support on a region-wide basis to all business areas within Municipal Relations. Using a variety of data sources and Geographic Information System mapping technologies, the incumbent will undertake specialized computer analyses and computations in Municipal Relation’s land mapping programs to create and maintain provincial geographical data sets. These include the: Roll Entry (tax parcel) dataset, cadastral (survey layer), local urban district boundaries, municipal boundaries, and planning by-law boundaries. The incumbent will create specialized data and cartographic products in direct support of statutory programs in the disciplines of land use planning and tax assessment.

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We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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