Geospatial Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Auckland
  • Applications have closed.

Website Auckland Council

    • Join one of the biggest GIS teams in New Zealand
    • Great Development and Training opportunities
    • Open to Graduates and experienced GIS candidates

The opportunity

As a Geospatial Specialist, you will support the continual improvement, scope and management of the geospatial data, systems and processes in the Auckland Council GIS team. A key aspect of your role will be working with the GIS team and Auckland Council stakeholders to identify areas for improvement in the data sets and systems. You will also assist with a variety of projects while continually providing operational support to the Geospatial and ICT business units.

About You

On the technical side, you have a Tertiary Level Qualification (Bachelor Degree minimum) preferably in Geospatial Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Management, Remote Sensing or extensive relevant business experience. You will have ESRI and Safe Software (FME) experience and be confident using ArcGIS desktop and extensions. Ideally, you will also have experience in web GIS and the creation of web maps and web applications (ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Portal or other). Finally, you have sound knowledge of New Zealand projections, datums and core datasets.

Personality wise, you will be highly customer focused, confident talking about geospatial solutions and dedicated to providing the best outcomes possible to our customers. You will also be proactive in leading innovations and improvements that benefit the team or our customers.

What We Offer

You will work with one of New Zealand’s largest GIS teams and gain exposure to a variety of projects and technologies. You will have great work-life balance, with the opportunity for development and training to build on your GIS expertise.

Tell us why you are interested in this opportunity and apply via the link. For more information you can also contact Maddock Price at for a confidential chat.

Applications close Sunday August 12th

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.