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GIS Technician 

As a GIS Technician, you would provide geospatial data, analysis, and solutions to support decision-makers at the County, our local municipalities, partner agencies and the general public. This entry-level position serves many project areas, including: Planning, Public Works, Economic Development, and Emergency Services at the County and eight (8) member municipalities. You would be a great fit if you believe your technical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and efficiency are able to turn diverse project requests into intuitive mapping and data analysis results.

The GIS Department encourages and supports the County’s corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, teamwork, initiative/self-management, leadership, accountability and flexibility/adaptability.

Hourly Rate: $28.93 - $34.03 per hour (effective October 1, 2023)

Position Group: Unionized, CUPE1306

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Closing Date: June 26th, 2024

GIS Supervisor

Are you ready to combine your love for people leadership, your enthusiasm for promoting technical solutions, and your passion & expertise for GIS & Data Management? Well, the City of Richmond Hill is looking for a talented GIS Supervisor who will be a key player in planning, developing, implementing, and supporting the City's GIS Program! You understand all aspects of GIS and the critical role it plays in modern municipal decision making, work management and process improvement. You value data as an asset and can balance that with implementing efficient data management and visualization processes through the use of current technology.

The GIS Supervisor is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of the City's GIS and Data Strategy requirements, systems, databases, and products. This position will provide strong leadership and expert guidance through mentorship and support to a group of GIS and data professionals. This position will oversee the delivery of high-quality data, analyses, products, and visualizations across the various disciplines of the organization. This position will support departmental initiatives to advance corporate data assets and the GIS data management program.

Hourly Rate: $62.93 - $73.00 Hourly

Job Type: Temporary Full Time - Contract (18 months)

 Click Here to See the Posting Closing Date: June 26th, 2024

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Open Hub 

The genesis for this project began with informal discussions at the GOVmaker conference in Fredericton and was publicly discussed at a session at 2018 Canadian Open Data Summit in Niagara Falls. During this session, the idea of a community driven Open Data - Open Gov information clearinghouse was discussed and this was subsequently endorsed by GO Open Data as a project. Development began during the GOOD19.

GIS Management Handbook, 3rd Edition

Kessey-Dewitt Publications, in Association with URISA, has recently released the second Edition of the GIS Management Handbook—a major revision of the 2009 edition. Below is a brief description and the attached flyer provides additional information. Contact URISA to order this book

Published by Kessey Dewitt Publications in association with URISA, 460 pp., 2019

ISBN13: 978-0-9824093-1-2

This book is a comprehensive guide and reference to the field of GIS management. It provides practical information on the development, implementation, and operation of GIS programs and projects—for a full range of public sector, not-for-profit, and private sector organizations and companies. This book takes a practical approach providing clear descriptions of concepts, issues, and practices that may be used in operational to improve and maximize the efficiency of GIS programs and projects.

  •  “I feel strongly that The GIS Management Handbook can be used as a catalyst to encourage GIS practitioners to make the next step to GIS leadership and management. A definitive guide for anyone in GIS management. I have been in the field for over 25 years and still reference this book as a refresher for principles of good GIS management.” - John Bacon, IT Strategy Program Manager, City of Hamilton, ON

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: GIS Management Overview and Context

Chapter 2: GIS Program Development

Chapter 3: Org. Structure, Governance, and Coordination

Chapter 4: Human Resources for GIS Programs

Chapter 5: Funding, Financial Management, and Multi-Org Agreements

Chapter 6: GIS Program Legal and Contract Issues

Chapter 7: Management of GIS Program Technical Elements

Chapter 8: Office Operations, Service Delivery, User Support

Chapter 9: GIS Projects and Project Management

Chapter 10: Guide to Additional Resources for GIS Managers


Appendix A: Types of Organizations that Use GIS Technology

Appendix B: Examples of GIS-Related Business Processes

Appendix C: Descriptions of Sources and Approaches for Training and Professional Development

Appendix D: Professional Codes of Ethics

Appendix E: Example of GIS Project Plan (Excerpt)

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