Senior Geospatial Specialist (Remote Sensing)

  • Full Time
  • Auckland
  • Applications have closed.

Website Aukland Council

    • Join one of the biggest GIS teams in New Zealand
    • Drive the direction of Remote Sensing initiatives within council
    • LiDAR and imagery expertise needed

The opportunity

You will be working in the Auckland Council Geospatial team as the Remote Sensing specialist. You will work with the business to gather requirements, lead procurement activities, undertake QA processes and finalise the data for storage in corporate databases. You will be the imagery and LiDAR expert in the team, providing council with remote sensing solutions, strategy and end user products, as well as promoting future possibilities.

About You

You are a GIS expert that has worked in a large organisation and are very comfortable working with stakeholders. You understand remote sensing capture techniques and have experience working with remotely sensed datasets in an ESRI environment. Ideally, you also understand quality assurance and analysis techniques, specifically about imagery and LiDAR data. You have designed and developed data products related to remote sensing geospatial projects and understand how to best store and display these products in an enterprise environment. Ideally you will also have experience in developing strategy documents and business cases

What We Offer

You will work with one of New Zealand’s largest GIS teams and in a large organisation where over 95% of departments rely on remotely sensed data and need your assistance. You can drive the direction of remote sensing capture and strategy, as well as promote the utilization of an ever-growing collection of imagery and LiDAR data sets. You will be exposed to a variety of challenging projects, have a great work-life balance and be given the opportunity to help take this established GIS team to another level.

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.