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Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Officer

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Information Systems, Environment


2 weeks ago

Application Open

16th Feb 2021 12:00pm

Application Close

28th Feb 2021 11:55pm

  • Permanent part-time position, 25 hours per week
  • Development/entry-level opportunity
  • Te Awamutu based

Waipa District Council has a reputation for being the 'Home of Champions' - and with good reason. Look back over the past ten years at how our district has flourished into a central North-Island hub for people to live, work and play. Well, the next ten years are going to be just as busy, with significant growth and future-proofing projects occurring district-wide.

With growth comes opportunities, and we have a rare opening within our Geographical Information Systems (GIS) team for an entry-level role. We are looking for an enthusiastic, technically-minded person to experience the world of spatial planning, mapping and a raft of online applications. Our GIS team provide services across the organisation, delivering continuous improvement initiatives on data management. Typical responsibilities will include:

  • all aspects of data management;
  • training staff and the public on various online applications;
  • processing requests for map generation, aerial photos, digital data and the GIS public website 'Maps Online'

Essentially, your work will contribute to and influence a diverse range of Council and Community projects whilst supporting your own personal development.

Our ideal candidate will either hold or be actively working towards a relevant qualification. You will have a demonstrated ability to conceptualize an idea, to think proactively and most importantly, have the willingness and aptitude to learn. You will be computer literate and ideally hold a basic understanding of relational database principles. You will also need to be great with people - to develop and nurture productive relationships both internally and externally, and be capable of communicating complex material to first-time users - so patience is a virtue, along with diplomacy and tact.

If this sounds like the new challenge and career move you are looking for in 2021, then we would love to hear from you.

Applications Close Date: Sunday, 28th February at 11:55 pm.


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