Regional Municipality of Peel

  • Geospatial Data Analyst

    Posted Date 6 days ago(10/12/2018 2:51 PM)
    System ID
    # Positions
    Position Type and Status
    Contract Full-time
    Job Industry
    Computer Hardware and Networking, Computer Software, Government and Public Sector
    Career Level
    Post End Date
    10/19/2018 11:59 PM
    CAD $66,884.00/Yr.
    CAD $83,605.00/Yr.
  • About Us

    The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 163,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.  Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.


    The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.



    To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.


    Job Description

    Geospatial Data Analyst

    Public Works – Operations Support

    Contract Full-Time, duration eighteen (18) months


    The Geospatial Data Analyst brings technical skills and expertise to the Information Management team ensuring that the service delivered effectively and efficiently supports the information and process automation requirements of the Public Works client. This position reports directly to the Supervisor, Information Management group and indirectly to the Manager, Information Management and Technology. The Geospatial Data Analyst is responsible for the development and support of the GIS technical environment for the Public Works clients with focus on the utilization of the ESRI suite of products



    • As a key client contact, identify opportunities and innovations that would potentially enhance business processes as well as maintain client relationships for continuous support and enhancements to implemented solutions
    • Assess proposed solutions to determine which solution best fits the needs of business, identify gaps, and determine necessary changes to the solution
    • Coordinate end to end solution with technical developer and infrastructure team wherever necessary
    • Provide advice to clients on spatial analysis, mapping and cartography
    • Provide guidance including staff training and orientation on features related to ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Online for Organizations
    • Mentor fellow Geospatial Data Analysts on support of all technical solutions installed
    • Work in partnership with clients, colleagues and project teams to design and develop ESRI-based software solutions including external design (navigation, screens, reports) and internal design (software, connectivity, modules, interfaces) in support of Public Works related business requirements
    • Identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of all GIS related applications supporting the Public Works department
    • Participate as an effective team member for service delivery and problem resolution
    • Maintain and upgrade skills in relation to new geospatial technologies



    • University or college graduate in Computer Science or Geography with a post-graduate certificate in Application Development or GIS or related disciplines with a minimum 2 years’ experience in application development using the ESRI suite of products or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Advanced knowledge and proficiency using the ESRI suite of products
    • Experience in GIS application development using ArcGIS 10.x Products Suite products
    • Experience with SQL and Enterprise Geodatabases on Oracle and SQL Server
    • Advanced understanding of GIS concepts and software including a strong knowledge of the following ESRI products: ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Online for Organizations, Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS and Extensions
    • Advanced understanding of geodatabase design, quality control, GIS data maintenance, query and configuration principles and best practices
    • Proficiency in writing, interpreting and modifying scripting language commonly used in spatial data applications, particularly SQL syntax and Python scripting
    • Advanced oral and technical writing skills required to document and articulate standards, procedures and/or reference materials
    • Advanced ability to manage time effectively in both solving problems and meeting deadlines
    • Demonstrated attention to detail, practical problem-solving abilities, ability to proactively identify opportunities and quickly implement solutions
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to build and foster partnerships with colleagues, clients, technical team, and management in an audience-friendly manner
    • Able to handle fluctuating workloads, conflicting priorities and concurrent activities
    • Proven experience to work independently and has the desire to learn and share knowledge with team members
    • Strong team player with excellent customer service skills
    • Exercise sound judgement and make decisions within scope of position
    • Ability to travel within the Region of Peel
    • Familiarity with Latitude Geographics’ Geocortex software would be considered an asset
    • Familiarity with Public Works related infrastructure-based (water, waste water, transportation and/or waste management) GIS data maintenance would be an asset


    Location: 2 Copper Road, Brampton, ON

    Hours of Work: (1) One Contract Full-Time, duration 18 months, working 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday


    If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience please apply online

    Additional Information

    At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


    Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


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