Mapping Technician 2

City of Burnaby

Mapping Technician 2

Competition No.: 2019-289
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $5,609 – 5,844 – 6,084 – 6,340 – 6,604/month (Pay Grade 21) (2019 Rates)
Last Updated: 1/13/20 9:04 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is technical mapping work in the preparation and maintenance of Municipal base, legal, and utility servicing maps, and in recording and computing related non-graphic data using computer assisted techniques and equipment, such as CAD, GIS, SAP, Hansen, and Esri Collector software. The Mapping Technician 2 researches, compiles, analyzes, edits and enters spatial and attribute data; prepares drawings and maps of varying scale for a variety of Park projects such as Park Assets for Parks Operations using various CAD/GIS software packages and tools and Esri Collector; plots maps of various sizes, scales, and process requests for reports or spatial analysis to assist staff; makes recommendations regarding the development, alteration or improvement of workflow processes, procedures, or techniques to better meet Municipal requirements for asset management and CAD/GIS mapping standards and procedures. Other duties include QA/QC review of drawings and Park infrastructure assets to ensure spatial accuracy and quality of data to adhere to City of Burnaby CAD/GIS and SAP standards and procedures. The Mapping Technician 2 acts as a project leader on assigned mapping, exercises considerable independence of judgement and action in performing assignments and discusses or refers more difficult or unusual problems to a supervisor who reviews work performance in terms of quality of services rendered and adherence to established practices and procedures. Performs related work as required.

Completion of Grade 12 supplemented by courses in computerized mapping at an Institute of Technology, plus considerable related Municipal mapping experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of computer assisted mapping techniques, procedures and materials and mapping principles. Sound knowledge of the departmental policies, procedures, practices, rules and regulations related to the work performed. Working knowledge of coordinate geometry and survey computations as related to the work performed. Ability to operate a variety of equipment used in computerized mapping such as a keyboard and digitizer, to make recommendations regarding the development, alteration or refinement of computer assisted mapping methods, procedures or techniques to better meet Municipal requirements, and to prepare and revise existing computerized procedures. Skill in the use of a graphics work station and related computer equipment.

There are 2 openings for this competition. This is a temporary full time opportunity to December 31, 2020. 

Please apply online by Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Organization: City of Burnaby

Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Geographic Information Systems
Posted: January 13, 2020, 11:44 am
Expires: January 22, 2020, 11:59 pm

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