Senior GIS Analyst

District of Saanich


Senior GIS Analyst

Permanent Full Time Position

The District of Saanich is seeking a Senior GIS Analyst to join the team supporting our enterprise GIS environment.  Responsibilities include supporting the ongoing development, administration, maintenance, improvement and expansion of a municipal-wide GIS enterprise database to a growing number of internal and external GIS users of desktop and web based GIS, asset management and mobile GIS technology.

Strong attention to detail, problem solving abilities and communication skills are vital. This position requires an extensive knowledge of GIS principles, standards and methods especially for municipal data, and proficiency with Esri’s ArcGIS for Server, Desktop & Mobile, and Geocortex’s Essentials web applications. A broad array of GIS skills are required including advanced editing in an SDE versioned environment, customization through scripting languages, quality control and data manipulation using Safe FME. This is a challenging and rewarding position where learning and collaboration are encouraged.

Requirements include: Degree in Geography, Computer Science or related discipline with an emphasis on GIS; seven years experience in the field of GIS with an emphasis on utilization of Esri and Geocortex products, and a valid B.C. Class 5 Driver’s Licence. An equivalent combination of education and expertise may be considered. 

The successful candidate will be required to work Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (35 hours per week)

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $44.95 per hour plus an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at This competition will remain open until filled.  Please apply by quoting competition 20081 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email  In addition to the interview process, testing will be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: District of Saanich
Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Geographic Information Systems
Posted: June 12, 2020, 8:09 am
Expires: December 31, 2020, 11:45 pm

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