GIS Analyst, Auckland

  • Full Time
  • Auckland
  • Applications have closed.

Website Rayonier Matariki Forests

Rayonier Matariki Forests is a significant player in the forest industry with more than 120,000 hectares of sustainable softwood plantations across New Zealand.  Our company has expertise in the full forest life cycle from planting through to harvest and marketing. With 90 employees and nearly 700 of the best contractors in NZ, we are dedicated to developing and retaining a strong and committed workforce.

We are looking for an experienced GIS Analyst to join our Forest Investment Team.  You will have a desire to learn about forestry and apply skills to improve business.  Your primary responsibilities are to provide technical and analytical assistance to regional staff.

You will need:

Ø  Sound knowledge and proven experience with ESRI ArcGIS software and a wide range of spatial information management tools such as remote sensing analysis, web mapping and mobile technologies.

Ø  Extensive experience in Geospatial Data management, analysis and presentation.

Ø  Experience with remotely sensed data including LiDAR, satellite imagery, UAV and conventional platforms.

Ø  Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Ø  The ability to travel frequently within New Zealand.

Your high work standards, ability to build strong relationships, and your great communication skills, will be key to your success in this role.  You will also need to be proactive, and have the courage to challenge the status quo.

A tertiary qualification in spatial sciences, forestry, geography, or similar is preferred but not essential.

We provide a great working environment for our people – challenging them with continuous learning, innovative projects and interesting work.   It is important to us that we do the right thing across all aspects of our business including safety, looking after the land and the people working on it, and the communities that we are part of.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, superannuation and a wellness allowance.

Applications can be forwarded to with a CV and brief letter outlining experience and qualifications.  Applications close 9th December 2018.