Geospatial Technician

Website Waimakariri District Council

Local Government

We have an exciting opportunity for a Geospatial Technician to join our Geospatial team to work with our users to help them with obtaining and understanding location information.

Our ideal candidate will have effective communication and interpersonal skills, strong analytical and problem solving skills, be methodical, a positive can-do attitude and have high standards in data quality.

This position would suit a person that has a relevant tertiary qualification and/or 2-3 years or more experience and has experience with the ESRI suite of products.

In this role you will:

  • Assist staff in obtaining and understanding location information through a combination of geospatial and location data analysis, training and support of Council’s GIS software and application packages
  • Provide accurate and efficient maintenance of geospatial datasets, including acquisition, verification, maintenance, management and documentation
  • Assist with the implementation of geospatial related projects as identified in Geospatial Strategy and annual work plan

If you have the appropriate skills, experience and attitude to fulfil the requirements of this position, and you want to be on our team, then get in touch because we want to hear from you!

Only 20 minutes north of Christchurch, Waimakariri District offers small town and rural lifestyles with a range of outdoor recreation activities on your doorstep but with the advantages of a big city nearby.

For more information on the position contact Sheryl Cowan, Geospatial Team Leader on 0800 965 468 (0800 WMK GOV). A job description for this position is available by visiting our website.