Posted on August 13, 2018 - GC1674

Company: Peel Regional Police
Position: Analyst – GIS
Location: Mississauga/Brampton
Salary:
Contact Name: Human Resources
Deadline: August 28, 2018

Job Description

Analyst – GIS

If your broad GIS knowledge and skills in computer programming and mapping techniques are combined with a detail orientation, the Analytics Bureau of the Peel Regional Police – one of Canada’s most progressive police services – would welcome your expertise.

As a GIS Analyst, you will be responsible for analyzing, administering, managing and maintaining corporate mapping programs, including street updates and address verification systems, for CAD, Mobile Data Unit, Crime Analysis and Internet Mapping systems for Peel Regional Police.

RESPONSIBILITIES

More specifically, as a GIS Analyst, you will:

  • Administer and manage street address data, police layering information and other geographic data to ensure that spatial information contained in the geographic databases is current, accurate and complete, to support corporate mapping systems, e.g. CAD, MDU, RMS, Crime Analysis and Internet.
  • Analyze and evaluate street address databases received from externa! vendors to ensure completeness in coverage and scope, spatial accuracy and precision of data, accuracy of information contained, spatial integrity and applicability for the organization, and submit error logs to the external vendors for corrections.
  • Administer internet mapping capacity and develop in-house/customized mapping programs or routines that will expand the operational use and benefits of mapping systems throughout the organization and the community of the Region of Peel.
  • Produce analytical maps to support board reports or strategic plans as well as corporate maps for distribution throughout the entire organization.
  • Co-ordinate with all stakeholders of mapping services within Peel Regional Police to guide the needs assessment process, develop and implement mapping standards, and ensure that a standardized and uniform strategic direction is pursued to support corporate mapping.
  • Liaise with the City of Brampton, the City of Mississauga and the Region of Peel to obtain current information on land-use changes, re-zoning, new sub-divisions and street addressing in the Region of Peel.
  • Provide technical assistance and training regarding the use of GIS tools.

 

 

Job Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

In the role of Analyst – GIS, you will apply the following education, experience and skills:

  • A university degree in Geographic Information Systems or equivalent, plus additional courses/training in mapping applications and programming, geo-database management, spatial analysis techniques and research methodology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of related experience.
  • Experience in law enforcement, preferred.
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of computer programming.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of application skills in mapping systems (e.g. ArcGIS).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of an SQL-compliant database.
  • Demonstrated analytical, research, problem-solving, report-writing, presentation and project management skills.
  • Effective oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail orientation.
  • Ability to successfully complete the following tests: MS Access, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, MS Word and Mapping Techniques.

The salary range for this permanent, full-time position is $60,323 to $99,644 per annum and is complemented by a comprehensive benefit program, including employer-paid Health/Dental and Life Insurance; and the OMERS Pension Plan.

Other Information

Peel Regional Police is committed to ensuring the health and wellness of its employees and offers many programs and services in support of work-life balance and both personal and professional wellness. From wellness protection for you and your family, to state-of-the-art fitness facilities available to you free of charge, to structured programs to nurture your intellectual, physical and emotional wellness, we’ve got you covered.

Our Vision: A Safer Community Together

Peel Regional Police, the second largest municipal police service in ntario, polices the cities of Mississauga and Brampton (population 1,346,000) and serves the 44 million travellers who pass through Toronto Pearson International Airport annually.

Peel Regional Police is acknowledged as one of Canada’s most progressive police services. A proactive approach to problem-solving, a dedication to professional excellence and a reputation for making the community a better place in which to live and work – these are the hallmarks of Peel Regional Police.

Qualified persons should apply online at www.peelpolice.careferencing Job ID #302217, by Tuesday, August 28, 2018. No agency contact and/or referrals, please.

Applicants in consideration for hire shall be subject to a thorough background investigation that includes, but is not limited to, police checks with local, provincial and out-of-country law enforcement agencies, if required, education credentials, credit and financial inquiries, and personal and work references.

Peel Regional Police
7750 Hurontario St


Brampton, ON
L6V 3W6

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