Geospatial Information Coordinator, Information Systems and Services Unit, Corporate Services, Nelson

  • Full Time
  • Nelson
  • Applications have closed.

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  • A very real opportunity to extend your GIS career.
  • Involvement in significant and essential programmes of work.
  • A leader in the GIS field in New Zealand, and a great place to work.

As one of the GIS Coordinators in Nelson or one of our Wellington, Hamilton or Christchurch hubs, 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 is established in his or her GIS career, but is looking for their next career step.


You will have a sound understanding of GIS (theory and practical) and experience in systems analysis and modelling, and ideally specific experience in ESRI ArcGIS, and familiarity with ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Server and GeoCortex products.


To be successful you will have a very strong technical orientation, but also bring the interpersonal, communication and engagement skills to be effective in a changing, dynamic and diverse organisation, and be able to step up into positions of responsibility from time to time.


You will have a strong focus on developing interpersonal relationships with colleagues and clients. You will be able to work effectively within the team and head a Geospatial team of analysts, in the South Island with 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 work with the latest tools, have involvement with future-focussed projects and be viewed as an industry specialist.


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.


Please apply online at Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description.


For more information please contact Norm Thornley, telephone 027 333 3388, quoting vacancy 100/1370.


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 14 January 2019.


DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.