Geospatial Information Analyst, Information Systems and Services Unit, Corporate Services, Palmerston North

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  • Providing you a very real opportunity to develop 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 a distributed Geospatial Information Analysts (GIS) in Palmerston North you will work as part of a dedicated team of professionals based around the country and play a key role in providing Geospatial information analysis services internally and externally. This is an opportunity for someone who has embarked on their GIS career, but is looking for their next career step.


You will from time to time provide field support in a GIS capacity at large operations.


You will have a sound understanding of GIS (theory and practical) and experience in systems analysis and modelling, and ideally specific experience in ESRI 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.


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 work with the latest tools, be involved with future-focused 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 Terry Conaghan, telephone 027 237 0084, quoting vacancy 100/1317.


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.