Geospatial Information Analyst
About this role
- Come and work as part of a friendly, collaborative, and supportive team
- Bring your passion for conservation, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the work of a diverse range of conservation experts across the Department of Conservation
- Involvement in significant and essential programmes of work
- A permanent full-time position in Whangarei or Hamilton
- Dependant on the location you may be the sole Geospatial Information Analyst (Whangarei DOC Office) or working with a small team of other analysts (Hamilton DOC Office), supported by a well-connected distributed national team.
Toitū te marae a Tāne, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata
If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive
At Te Papa Atawhai, Department of Conservation (DOC) we express our spirit of service and serve Aotearoa through our purpose, Papatūānuku Thrives. Our organisational strategy, Te Kaupapa a Te Papa Atawhai, puts nature and people at the heart of everything we do. It is anchored by te reo Māori and te ao Māori, recognising that Te Tiriti o Waitangi and our whānau, hapū and iwi are central to all our mahi.
He angitūtanga | About the role
As one of the Geospatial Information Analysts, you will work as part of a dedicated team of professionals based around the country and play a key role in providing Geospatial information services internally and externally. This is an opportunity for someone who has an established GIS career (minimum of three years practical experience).
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
You will have a sound understanding of GIS (theory and practical) and experience in systems analysis and modelling, and experience in using the ESRI ArcGIS platform in an Enterprise environment, including ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap and Pro), ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Online/Portal for ArcGIS. Experience with FME, Python or SAP would be beneficial but not essential. You will have experience in building relationships with clients and identifying business and user requirements to ensure that solutions are fit for purpose. You will also have strengths in data sharing, security, and data management.
To be successful you will have a strong technical orientation, but equally importantly bring the interpersonal, communication and engagement skills to be effective in a changing, dynamic and diverse organisation. You will be able to work effectively within the team and the wider organisation and have the necessary initiative and problem-solving skills required to provide solutions. This role has the scope and diversity to broaden and enhance your GIS career, and you will be involved with future-focused projects and be viewed as an industry specialist.
Mō te tīma | About the team
The Geospatial Services team empowers users from across (and beyond) Te Papa Atawhai to utilise, interrogate, analyse, present, and consume integrated spatial and aspatial data to enhance prioritisation, planning, delivery and reporting on, conservation outcomes for New Zealand. This includes a focus on GIS support for data collection, curation, visualisations, and insights across the full range of our business, and conservation work undertaken by others.
Mō mātou | About us
Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. Our Te Kaupapa behaviours of whakatīnanatia (we deliver), atawhaitia a Papatūānuku (we love nature), whakawhānaungatanga (we build relationships) and whakaauaha (we innovate) guide what we need to do for Papatūānuku to Thrive.
Ko ngā hua | What we offer
We take pride in enabling our kaimahi to bring their unique perspectives to mahi, in pursuit of our collective aspirations. Our commitment to well-being and professional development includes:
- Flexible working options where applicable
- Te Pukenga Atawhai – Cultural Capability Development Programme
- Active employee networks, Te Kāwai Aho Tapu - Māori Kaimahi Network, Rainbow Network
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Submit a tailored CV and cover letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience, and alignment to our Kaupapa. The salary range for this position is $75,286 to $ 102,507 with the starting salary of the successful applicant being based on their relevant skills and experience.
Rā katinga | Applications close at 5 pm on Thursday 6 October.
Me he pātai anō | For further enquiries, contact Debbie Fahey at firstname.lastname@example.org
Taupānga| Job Reference: DOC/100/6525
COVID-19 Vaccination: Some positions that are identified as high risk may still have a requirement for appointees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing for these positions will be required and applicants will be notified during the recruitment process if this condition will apply.
Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.
Visit www.doc.govt.nz to find out more about a career with us.
|Application close date:||06-Oct-2022|
|Attachments:|| Role Description - Geospatial Information Analyst.pdf (PDF, 240KB)