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GIS Officer (Permanent) with Elections Nova Scotia

01 Dec 2016 10:28 AM | Ted MacKinnon (Administrator)

GIS Officer (Permanent) with Elections Nova Scotia -Please quote Competition #ENS2733SR

Reporting to the Manager Geographic Information Systems, the GIS Analyst is part of a team which is accountable for developing, maintaining, and analyzing geographic information in support of the electoral process in Nova Scotia.  The GIS Analyst is required to use their knowledge of GIS tools and methods to develop innovative solutions for map production; automation of processes; and data analysis.

It is an exciting time to be part of the broader Elections Nova Scotia team where employees multi-task, as necessary, to ensure the continuing renewal of the electoral process and fulfill the agency's mandate of election readiness planning, electoral finance management, and the administration of electoral events.


Graduate from an approved GIS technical school in the field of GIS. The ideal applicant would be well versed with GIS principle and cartography, have experience with database administration specifically working with GIS databases; hands-on experience using ESRI's ArcGIS application software and skills in the techniques and methods of geographic information systems, automated mapping systems, cartography, and network routing.

The ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, juggle multiple priorities, work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic, fast-paced environment is essential. The incumbent must also be detail-oriented and have strong oral and written communication skills. Elections experience and knowledge would be considered assets.

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer or will result in termination of your employment.  

Pay Grade:   PR 01 - PR 10

Salary Range:   $36,095 - $62,776

Closing Date:   December 15, 2016

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