Requisition ID: 15164
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Main Purpose and Function
The goal of the GIS & CADD Services Branch at the City of Vancouver is to empower City staff and citizens to effectively use geospatial information to improve decision making, analysis, city services and overall operations. A capital project to develop and implement a strategic plan to renew the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and related applications is taking place in the next 5+ years. Major objectives of this project are to create a robust governance and support model, strengthen and renew the geospatial technology platform, maintain high quality geospatial data, provide data discovery and access, and develop high value geospatial application.
The primary purpose of GIS Computer Programmer III is to perform advanced programming work, which requires a very wide knowledge of subject matter, systems analysis, platforms and programming techniques in GIS areas in support of capital or long term technology project implementations. The incumbent will perform complex programming and analysis work and /or configure, adapt and alter vendors’ applications to meet complex requirements. The Computer Programmer III will also act in a work or project leader or supervisory capacity with other programmers, incorporating best technology solutions and showing leadership in the development of new programming and development standards. The Computer Programmer III works closely with the analyst staff and other members of the Team to achieve the overall objectives of the City, Technology Services, and the public. He/she makes his/her knowledge and experience of computer techniques available for the solution of programming and procedural problems. A Computer Programmer III exercises considerable independence of judgement in all technical aspects of work.
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Minimum Position Requirements
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Business Unit/Department: IT, Digital Strategy & 311 (1070)
Affiliation: CUPE 15 Non Pks
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Position Start Date: December 2019
Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-031: $48.78 to $57.7 per hour
Application Close: November 29, 2019
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