GIS Summer Student

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Job Details

The Geographical Information System (GIS) Summer Student position provides support to the Geomatics Division in various projects maintaining and developing the City’s GIS infrastructure. Tasks will include on-screen digitizing, data entry, recording and archiving, building and maintaining databases, field data collection, quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) of data received from external sources and other GIS related tasks.   


Requires an individual currently enrolled in a College Diploma program in advanced GIS. Have a working knowledge of terminologies and concepts of cartography and GIS, relational database management systems (RDBMS) and knowledge and experience using Esri products. Knowledge of MS Office Suite including Excel and Access required. Ability to perform a variety of routine clerical tasks related to engineering work, including filing, record-keeping and other duties as required. Must have the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing; ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions. Ability to deal courteously and effectively with others; ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with internal and external customers as well as co-workers. Must have a high attention to detail and standards. Must be able to carry out task individually or as part of a team. Self motivated and disciplined.

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Application Information

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a résumé and cover letter in WORD or PDF format, quoting File #22-T-07, by no later than 12 noon on Friday, February 11, 2022 to Human Resources.

The City of Peterborough is an organization that strives to embrace the spirit of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment in which all individuals have access to the City's goods, services and facilities.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

The personal information submitted for employment is collected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. We thank you for your application, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.