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Land Systems Coordinator (Continuous)

Land Systems Coordinator (Continuous)

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Engineering & Public Works
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Competition #18/152

Internal/External posting

Closing date: July 31, 2018


Land Systems Coordinator (Continuous)

Engineering / Support Services / Engineering Information


Victoria is a vibrant, richly diverse and sustainably-focused city, renowned as a global tourist destination, hosting over 3.5 million visitors annually, and a place with an enviable quality of life. Located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island and the capital of British Columbia, the City of Victoria is home to 83,000 people and is the economic and cultural hub for the region’s 350,000 residents.



Coordinate and participate in the ongoing maintenance, continuing enhancement and upgrades of the City’s land and property mapping system and related modules.



Review and analyze Land Information processes and system; liaise with City departments to determine business requirements and enhancements to Land Information System and database; establish, populate and maintain data values and relationships in Land Information and mapping systems including BC Assessment and Land Titles Office updates; develop and/or perform quality assurance procedures to identify data discrepancies between spatial and non-spatial data sets that support the Land Information System; conduct field trips to verify addressing.


Respond to public and staff inquiries regarding land information, right of ways, addresses and street names; consult with developers, land owners or service agencies such as LTO, BC Assessment and Canada Post to provide addressing solutions based on service delivery criteria and emergency response issues.


Develop, manage and coordinate corporate land information system strategies and targets to meet integrated corporate objectives; develop complex queries to import or extract spatial and non-spatial data and convert to other formats for internal and external clients and agencies; perform testing procedures on system modifications; document changes, procedures and problems.


Consult with software provider for possible program enhancements and future developments; provide guidance and training to user staff; develop end user documentation; maintain and control end user system security; represent City on corporate projects and committees as required.


Perform related duties as required.



Work is generated by annual objectives, system requirements and requests for service.

Recognize priority and time sensitive issues and respond appropriately.

Issues such as complex matters, major impact or policy are referred to manager with recommendations.

Work is reviewed through reports to manager.



Physical Effort:

Sit with arms unsupported while keyboarding. (frequent)

Mental Effort:

Long periods of intense concentration while dealing with computer files and multiple data sources. (frequent)

Visual/Auditory Effort:

Focus on a variety of small print or details and computer for long periods. (frequent)

Work Environment:


Conduct site visits. (rare)



Organize and prioritize work.

Understand and apply the principles and methods of land management systems, mapping and GIS.

Advanced level operation of current City advanced specialty software.

Provide technical guidance and advice to user departments.

Research and analyze needs and facilitate meetings and workshops.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Deal effectively with the public and outside agencies.



Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:

Diploma of Technology in Computer Systems (Database Option). (2 years)

Current and valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License.


4 years of related experience with land management systems, mapping and GIS.

or equivalent combination of education and experience.



May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.


Work schedule: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

$42.75 per hour, Pay Grade 15

This is a CUPE Local 50 Position


All applications, including qualifications and supporting materials, must be submitted online via to City of Victoria, Human Resources Department by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted above.