The Team you are Joining – Who We Are:
The Halton Regional Police Service contributes to the safety and well-being of more than 620,000 residents in Halton Region which includes the Towns of Milton, Halton Hills and Oakville, and the City of Burlington. It is our continual pursuit of excellence that keeps Halton at the forefront of policing and as a leader in the public safety arena. Through upstream approaches, partner collaboration, training, community engagement and a strong focus on inclusion and diversity, we have been able to maintain Halton’s status as the safest Canadian municipality with a population of 100,000 or more. This is exemplified through deep collaboration between our growing team of over 1,100 members and our residents, businesses, non-profit organizations, and municipal governments.
The Human Resources team is looking for a new GIS Analyst to play a pivotal role in supporting the needs of our Service. This is your opportunity to join a team committed to continued leadership in community safety, contribute to the community in a meaningful way and drive continuous improvement in our growing and progressive organization.
About the Role – How you will Contribute to the Service:
The GIS Analyst will be responsible for map data and mapping applications within HRPS. Creates and maintains maps, map layers, interfaces, and mapping related data. Establishes and maintains HRPS owned GIS data relative to the Region of Halton and surrounding area. Optimizes HRPS mapping applications used in static and mobile environments.
What you will Bring to the Role:
Education, Certifications and Qualifications: Minimum 3 year community college diploma in a computer science, database/application development, or other related field. Database Administrator Certification or GIS Certification is required.
Previous Experience, Knowledge and Skills: Minimum of 3 years of related experience required in creating, developing and maintaining GIS databases and developing and maintaining map layer data. Demonstrated experience includes analysing GIS data, compiling and preparing geographical statistic reports based on spatial data.
Note: The successful applicant will need to pass a background check to the satisfaction of the Service which will include reference checks with previous employers, verification of educational achievements, and a criminal background screen.
What We Offer:
We offer the opportunity to join a progressive work environment with a leading police service. Our Service is committed to the values of Trust and Respect, Integrity, Accountability, Excellence, Teamwork and Justice. We provide our employees with a competitive salary and benefits package which includes but is not limited to comprehensive healthcare benefits, training and development opportunities, paid leave, onsite fitness opportunities, access to wellness resources and participation in a defined benefit pension plan – Ontario Municipal Employee Retirement System (O.M.E.R.S.). This position is based out of our Oakville Headquarters facility which is located at the QEW and North Service Road West.
Salary Range: $82,733-90,916
How to be Considered for This Exciting Opportunity:
Please apply on line with a resume and a detailed letter outlining your experience and skills and how they relate to this role with the Service. This should be forwarded in confidence to our Staffing Advisor, Human Resource Services, quoting Competition #73-C-23 by October 4, 2023. All applications must be submitted to the Service’s on-line system to be considered for this vacancy.
Please Note: The Halton Regional Police Service and HRPA are working on modernizing the job evaluation program. Once the program has been established, all civilian positions, including this position, will be evaluated under the new job evaluation program which may result in a change to the rate of compensation.
The Halton Regional Police Service strives to be an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to fairness and equity in employment and our recruitment and selection practices. We encourage and welcome applications from all who may contribute to the further diversification of our organization. Should you require an accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and/or the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) during any stage of the recruitment process, we will work with you to remove any barriers. Please do not hesitate to let us know.
We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our organization. Only those who are selected to advance through the recruitment process will be contacted by our team.
Job Types: Permanent, Full-time
Salary: $82,733.00-$90,916.00 per year
- Company events
- Company pension
- Dental care
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- On-site gym
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision care
- Wellness program
Flexible Language Requirement:
- 8 hour shift
- Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
Work Location: In person
Application deadline: 2023-10-04