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Job Details: GIS Summer Student

Job Details
Open Date Dec 20 2022 - 03:15:00 PM Close Date Feb 24 2023 - 04:00:00 PM
Position Title GIS Summer Student Posting Type Student
Posting Status Active Position Length Full Time
Department Group Parks Hours per Week 40
Department Parks & Recreation Openings 1
Education High School Diploma    
Location Parks & Recreation
Salary Range $17.35
Union Position No


GIS Summer Student


Are you looking for a hands-on role that allows you to get outside? Do you get excited about park planning, asset management, and the environment? If you want to work with a great team and take on new challenges, the GIS summer student role may be a good fit for you. This role will play a vital part in ensuring we have accurate, up to date information about the City’s infrastructure and assets to help with tree canopy preservation, park development and future planning.


  • Assist with field work using Trimble Handheld GPS and related software to capture and authenticate park’s assets. 
  • Edit ESRI geodatabase feature datasets, shapefiles and tables.
  • Map layout creation for the parks department.
  • Assist with the administration of site plan review, land planning, and park development


To be considered for this position, applicants must:

  • Be innovative and able to work independently in all weather conditions.
  • Be able to problem solve and think outside the box
  • Work well with others and be able to train fellow employees.
  • Have knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS 10-10.5 software.

Even better if you have:

  • Knowledge of tree species and experience with tree inventory
  • A background in landscape architecture or planning knowledge

All successful candidates must be able to attend mandatory orientation training on May 1, 2023.

About Us

The City of Woodstock is a rapidly growing city at the heart of Oxford County. When you work for the City you get to be part of an incredible team of dedicated people with a range of skills and experiences to share. Our team works together to help build a strong, connected community where people have access to the services they need, while enjoying a relaxed lifestyle.

The City of Woodstock is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Application Details

  • Submit your resume and cover letter online at
  • Salary rate is $17.35/hour
  • for 40 hours per week.
  • This position is based out of the Park’s office in Southside Park.
  • Will be required to work in adverse weather conditions.
  • May be required to work overtime.
  • In accordance with the City of Woodstock’s Covid-19 Vaccination Policy, new employees hired with the City of Woodstock are required to be fully vaccinated (2 doses) as a condition of employment, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Thank you for your interest in working with the City. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Interviews will begin the week of Feb. 13, 2023.

Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7


Phone: 519-539-1291
Email: General Information

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