Gis officer
Wairoa District Council
Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
5d ago
source : Jobg8 Ltd.

Wairoa District Council is seeking a GIS Officer (Geographic Information Systems) to join our team to deliver premium service to our community.

This permanent full-time role exists to meet Council's responsibilities to deliver high-quality implementation and effective delivery of GIS services and ensure the maintenance and desktop support requirements of Council's IT systems are met.

Remote working arrangements for a portion of the week may be considered.

The successful candidate will be a quick learner, customer-focused, practical problem solver, with good interpersonal and communication skills, be self-motivated and can work both autonomously and within a team.

To be successful in this role you will have :

  • A tertiary qualification in a GIS, information management or similar
  • Experience with database administration, scripting and automation using SQL or similar
  • Experience and understanding of GIS software and hardware administration, development and maintenance methods, including web-based and mobile technologies
  • Eye for quality cartography and able to create engaging and informative products / outputs
  • Solid data interpretation, capture and quality check skills are expected
  • Knowledge of current technological developments and trends
  • An advanced level of computer literacy, specifically Microsoft OS and O365
  • The ability of analysing and resolve basic computer problems
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals
  • Current drivers licence
  • All applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand.

    Applications close midnight on Wednesday 27 October 2021.

    Please apply via Council's careers portal on our website or complete an application form which is available from the Council office then email with a covering letter and CV to or mail to :

    Private & Confidential, Ref : GIS Officer

    Wairoa District Council, PO Box 54, WAIROA 4160

    Ph : K Tipuna


    The Wairoa District Council is an equal opportunities employer.

    Applications Close : 27 Oct 2021

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