Technician Grade 3 – Geomatics (Office) (Temporary)

Technician Grade 3 – Geomatics (Office) (Temporary)

  • Posted by MGUG Admin
  • On August 2, 2022

City of Winnipeg

Recruitment Details

The City of Winnipeg is a vibrant and dynamic organization with many opportunities!

We offer a diverse and welcoming work environment that delivers quality services to our citizens.

Technician Grade 3 – Geomatics (Office) (Temporary)

Planning, Property and Development

Posting No:  121416

Closing Date:  August 15, 2022

Job Profile

Under the general supervision of a Geomatics Officer the Technician Grade 3 – Geomatics (Office) is responsible for providing service delivery to meet the needs of our clients.  This includes preparation of legal plans and associated documents suitable for registration in the Land Titles Office, conducting searches of Land Titles records to identify ownership of property, registered interests and rights in land, interpretation of descriptions in Deeds, Instruments and Titles and preparation of documentation required to fulfill The City of Winnipeg’s obligations under The Expropriation Act.

Carry out complex drafting, mapping, graphic presentation assignments and analysis and maintenance of spatial data using Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and mapping software. Requires thorough knowledge of database software and functions, develops custom queries and tools and provides data analysis, research and technical expertise.  Provides guidance to other Geomatics staff.  Processes financial requirements for projects and maintains staff timekeeping records.

As the Technician Grade 3 – Geomatics (Office) you will:

  • Perform complex technical survey work in the Provincial Land Tenure Systems for the preparation of legal plans required for various development initiatives.
  • Create complex drawings for work undertaken by various Departments.
  • Analyze, create, define and maintain data within the Geographical Information Systems (GIS).  Provides technical expertise on database, GIS and mapping functions and software.
  • Administer and coordinate financial and administrative processes for Branch.
  • Be responsible for other duties as assigned.

Your education and qualifications include:

  1. Nine (9) post-secondary courses, or equivalent program of study, directly related to the duties of the position including courses in computer-aided drafting, legal surveys, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications, managing databases and advanced survey computations or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  2. Diploma in Geomatics or Geographic Information Systems Technology from Red River College, or equivalent program of study from another educational institute preferred.
  3. Minimum five (5) years’ experience related to Geomatics and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) activities, such as preparation of legal survey plans and maintaining numerous layers associated with GIS databases.
  4. Experience and proficiency in preparing support documentation and providing assistance with CAD, GIS and mapping software.
  5. Experience with databases and database software.
  6. Knowledge of the operation of The Winnipeg Land Titles Office including document examinations and registrations.
  7. Knowledge of survey mathematics and the ability to carry out routine and complex survey computations.
  8. Thorough working knowledge of drafting, mapping, spreadsheet, and word processing software.
  9. Ability to initiate and complete drawings using CAD and other computer software (i.e. AutoCAD, GeoMedia Professional, MicroSurvey).
  10. Ability to interpret blueprints, legal plans and technical drawings in order to prepare drawings, reports and update databases.
  11. Ability to interpret and plot descriptions in Deeds, Instruments and Titles.
  12. Ability to prepare accurate legal plans and documents.
  13. Ability to communicate effectively verbally.
  14. Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  15. Ability to understand and execute verbal and written instructions.
  16. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  17. Ability to instruct and provide direction, guidance and feedback to other employees.
  18. Ability to organize and efficiently carry out assignments and meet prescribed deadlines.
  19. Ability to perform analysis of data using GIS principles and software and prepare graphic reports of the results.

Conditions of employment:

  1. The successful candidate must maintain legal eligibility to work in Canada. If the successful candidate possesses a work permit, it is their responsibility to ensure the permit remains valid.
  2. A Police Information Check satisfactory to the employer will be required from the successful candidate(s), at their expense. To obtain Police Information Check information please visit


  • Citizen & Customer Focus
  • Respecting Diversity
  • Ethics and Values
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Results Oriented

How to Apply

APPLY ONLINE, including all documentation listed below:

  1.  Current resume AND/OR Application Form (Required).
  2. Applications submitted without REQUIRED documentation will not be considered.

*Your application documents must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications of the position.*


Online applications can be submitted at  For instructions on how to apply and how to attach required documents please refer to our FAQ’s or contact 311.  The City of Winnipeg uses the Korn Ferry Leadership Architect Competency Model as part of the recruitment process.

The salary range for this position is $2,066.30 to $2,476.46 bi-weekly, as per the Technician – Grade 3 classification within the CUPE Collective Agreement.

We have great benefits and competitive salaries, and we are committed to ongoing learning and career development!

We value diversity in our workplace.  Indigenous peoples, women, racialized peoples, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+ peoples and Newcomers are encouraged to self-declare.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  Requests for Reasonable Accommodation will be accepted during the hiring process.

To apply for this job please visit