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GIS Application Administrator – OMM

08 Aug 2016 12:50 PM | Ted MacKinnon (Administrator)
Halifax Water

Do you have past experience with GIS and computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) software applications?

Would you enjoy, as a member of the GIS Technical workgroup, being responsible to analyze, transform and ultimately resolve GIS solutions in support of Operational Maintenance Management (OMM) initiatives?

Do you have general knowledge of water distribution and wastewater / stormwater collection systems? 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 355,000 in Halifax Regional Municipality.

Halifax Water is seeking a regular GIS Application Administrator – OMM to join the Engineering and Information Services department. The successful incumbent in this new position will be responsible for the administration and configuration of GIS based systems including database design, application development, database maintenance, and spatial database administration as applied to the Operation Maintenance Management (OMM) / Geographic Information Systems (GIS) interface at Halifax Water.

As a GIS Application Administrator – OMM, you bring to the role a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in GIS project development and coordination along with 2 years’ experience working in a database management capacity. You also possess an Advanced GIS diploma or equivalent combination of training and work experience in GIS and database administration along with a University Degree preferably in Engineering, Science or Computer Science or equivalent training and experience.

In addition, you have certified training in GIS and database administration and you have hands on experience with computerized management maintenance systems (CMMS). Ideally, you have knowledge in the area of water, wastewater and stormwater systems and have led database development and implementation projects.

For more information on this CUPE Local 1431 bargaining unit 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 (including a defined benefit pension plan), opportunities for professional development, and multiple 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 #HW15-81ER, must be received by 4:30 pm on September 1, 2016 and may be forwarded via fax to 490-6934 or email [email protected] 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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