Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician - Town of View Royal

Town of View Royal

The Town of View Royal is a growing residential community in the Greater Victoria area with a population of approximately 11,575. Our waterfront community has scenic views of Esquimalt Harbour and Portage Inlet, as well as excellent parks and trails, including the Galloping Goose Regional Trail and Thetis Lake Regional Park. Ten minutes from downtown Victoria, View Royal’s central location also provides good highway access to the Western Communities and to the Saanich Peninsula, including BC Ferries and the Victoria International Airport.


1 Regular Full-Time Position ($29.87 - $38.64/hour)
Reporting to the Director of Engineering, the GIS Technician populates, updates and maintains all digital mapping, maintains GIS software and installs updates as required for use in ArcGIS Enterprise, writes, modifies and tests scripts and queries, integrates GPS information into the existing GIS platform. While the work is centered around the needs of Engineering, some mapping services will be in coordination with other departmental needs such as the Development Services Department and the Protective Services Department.
The ideal candidate for this position will be highly motivated with extensive experience with GIS and GPS systems, AutoCAD software and ArcGIS, cadastral and topographical mapping. Beneficial knowledge for the position would include municipal government mapping and data standards as well as familiarity with civic addressing, parcel mapping and property database systems.
In addition, the following essential qualifications are required:

  • Diploma in Geographic Information Systems or Bachelor of Science degree in Geography, Computer Science or Engineering;
  • 3-5 years of related experience, including experience using Microsoft Office Suite, ESRI’s Arc GIS, and graphical software
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.

A detailed job description is available at
Applicants should submit a detailed resume, including cover letter and references, which reflects their knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the position, no later than 4:30 pm, Tuesday, February 14, 2023 to:
Human Resources
Competition 2023-02
Attn: Ivan Leung Town of View Royal
45 View Royal Avenue Victoria, BC V9B 1A6
Fax: 250-727-9551
Please note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted, and testing will be required.

Organization: Town of View Royal
Location: View Royal, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Geographic Information Systems
Posted: January 24, 2023, 2:04 pm
Expires: February 14, 2023, 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: $29.87 to $38.64 Hour

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