GIS Officer (Geographical Information Systems)

Applications closing on 19 July 2024, 04:00 PM

Gwydir Shire Council is currently inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for these vacant positions.

GIS (Geographical Information System) Officer

The GIS Officer plays a key role in providing mapping and analysis services to the organisation and supporting the community through spatial data creation, management, analysis, and map production.

This position requires collaboration with internal business units to enhance their operations and maximize the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) throughout the Council. The role involves supporting all staff, including operational personnel, in their use of GIS and mobility applications.

The ideal candidate will possess:

· Tertiary qualifications in Spatial Information Systems, GIS, asset management, or a related field

· Experience with GIS software, mobility tools, and providing technical analytical support.

· Proven experience in maintaining core GIS data, such as land records, asset registers, and local government systems like work orders and capital works.

· Proficiency in spatial modelling and data analysis

· Ability to train users in GIS tools, produce high-quality maps, and present information effectively.

· Advanced written and verbal communication skills

· Ability to work effectively as part of a team, contribute to team goals, explain technical concepts, and meet deadlines.

· Self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to learn new skills independently and work without direct supervision.

· Willingness to undertake additional duties as directed by the supervisor.

· A valid Class C driver’s license

Additional information can be obtained by contacting Justin Hellmuth – Business Improvement and IT Manager on 0427 163 846.

Applications, addressing the selection criteria, are to be completed online, attaching the relevant required documents.

Applications must be received by 4.00pm Friday 19 July 2024.

Max Eastcott

General Manager