Geospatial Analyst (Aeronautical)

New Zealand Defence Force

We are seeking a Geospatial Analyst to join our growing team at GEOINT New Zealand (GNZ). GNZ is the national lead for Geospatial Intelligence in New Zealand and is responsible for providing imagery and geospatial intelligence to the New Zealand Defence Force, government agencies and other customers.

Based in Devonport, Auckland, the successful applicant would be working within a dynamic environment creating a range of aeronautical products and data and have access to an extensive suite of geospatial hardware and software. Current GNZ activities include geospatial data acquisition, integration, analysis and visualisation, geodatabase design, cartography and online-mapping.

Experience with GIS software is required, as is attention to detail, accuracy, strong cartographic skills and the ability to show initiative. Knowledge of Esri’s ArcGIS and the Adobe suite of software would be advantageous, as would experience with aeronautical navigation and charts. The role will involve liaison with the NZDF community, international military agencies and Government Departments.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a fantastic organisation. We offer a great working environment, along with training opportunities and a range of other benefits. If you want to be a part of it, apply now!

Please quote NZDF-1709048 in all correspondence.

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please use the links on this page. For further information, contactJason Chanon 09 446 1855, quoting NZDF-1709048.

Applications close at 5:00pm on Monday, 9 October 2017.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.