Spatial Intelligence Analystat Ministry for Primary Industries
Ministry for Primary Industries
Wellington City, NZ
2d ago
source : New Zealand Government

About the Role

s Kōrero mō te tūranga

In joining our focussed Spatial Intelligence team, you will work with our internal customers to support the regulatory and policy objectives of the forestry industry by providing spatial data, imagery analysis, mapping products, spatial tools, and advice to inform the organisations delivery decisions.

As a member of the Spatial Intelligence team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to programmes of national significance, making a real difference to New Zealand.

You may also get the chance to get involved in evolving spatial initiatives across the Ministry for which you will bring your experience and ideas.

Our full-time positions are permanent roles and will best suit proactive and motivated GIS graduates with 1-2 years GIS experience.

Positions can be placed in Wellington, Auckland, Rotorua or Gisborne depending on candidate suitability.

Core responsibilities for the role :

  • understand and apply legislative, regulatory, and policy requirements to our processes, outputs and advice
  • apply spatial analysis to support the regulatory and policy objectives of the Forestry Industry
  • apply your GIS skills to assist primary industry related analysis and decision making
  • assess applications and transactions for the Emissions Trading Scheme, undertaking planning, requirements development, and time estimates
  • assist in the investigation and creation of technical solutions (including scripting, automation, web applications) to aid in efficient data use and analysis methodologies;
  • About You Mōu

    Working with stakeholders and within the existing team to provide sound advice and spatial analysis requires a unique set of skills.

    Bring your great communication skills and analytical thinking to help solve problems, inform decision making, and add value to our service delivery.

    To be successful in this role you will offer the ability to :

  • use the ESRI software suite proficiently, including ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Web, ArcGIS Mobile Applications, ArcSDE, and ArcGIS Server
  • apply associated software tools including Python, R and / or FME
  • interpret aerial and ground photography and multi-spectral satellite imagery
  • review, record, and synthesise information from numerous sources
  • gather, organise, and communicate information
  • identify and communicate risks, issues, and options and potential solutions
  • Our team culture is critical to our success. Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to a high performing team, and the way that you lead yourself or others.

    It is vital everyone who joins our Spatial Intelligence whanau is an ambassador for our values, so together we can drive the best possible outcomes for our customers.

    See the benefits of working at MPI

    About MPI Te Uru Rākau New Zealand Forest Service

    The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responsible for Growing and Protecting New Zealand'. It's no mean feat, and we have a team of hard working and passionate people in a variety of roles both on the ground and in the office supporting us to make this happen.

    MPI has a focus on career pathways, and we will work with you to help you grow.

    Te Uru Rākau - New Zealand Forest Service, a branch within MPI, is the Government's principal forestry advisor, and plays a leadership role in the forestry sector.

    Join our dynamic and diverse Te Uru Rākau team who all share the common goal of improving the social, environmental, and economic outcomes for New Zealand.

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