Do you have past experience in GIS analysis and enjoy having database management responsibilities? Do you have general knowledge of water distribution and wastewater / stormwater collection systems? Do you take pride in producing high quality, detailed work in a steady paced environment? If so, this may be the opportunity for you! 

With a mandate to provide world class services for our customers and our environment, Halifax Water is Canada’s first regulated water, wastewater and stormwater utility serving a population of about 350,000 in Halifax Regional Municipality. 

Halifax Water is seeking a 12 month term GIS Analyst to join the Engineering and IS Department. The GIS Analyst will primarily be responsible for database design, application development, database maintenance, database administration and act as a project leader in all areas of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at Halifax Water. 

As a GIS Analyst, you bring to the role a minimum of 3 years experience working in GIS project development and coordination along with 2 years experience working in a database management capacity. You also possess a GIS diploma or equivalent combination of training and work experience in GIS and database administration. In addition, certified training in ArcGIS, Oracle and GIS database administration is required. Knowledge in the area of water distribution and wastewater/stormwater collection systems as well as knowledge and experience in SDE administration is considered an asset. As an ideal candidate, you demonstrate the ability to perform high quality, detailed work in a steady paced environment. 

For more information on this position, please view our website ( As part of the selection process, applicants meeting the minimum qualifications for the position may be required to demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position through a set of practical applications. 

In addition to a collegial work environment that promotes a work-life balance, Halifax Water offers its employees a challenging and rewarding career with a competitive compensation and benefits package, opportunities for professional development, and incentive programs. As a member of the team at Halifax Water, you will be contributing to the success of the utility while delivering water, wastewater and stormwater services in an integrated, cost effective and environmentally sound manner with a commitment to long term sustainability. 

Completed cover letters and resumes, stating Competition #HW15-66E, must be received by 4:30 pm on November 12, 2015 and may be forwarded via fax to 490-6934 or email or mailed to Halifax Water, Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 8388, RPO CSC, Halifax, N.S. B3K 5M1. 

Halifax Water is an equal opportunity employer

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