Geospatial Analyst/Developer Fixed Term Contract (2 Years)

The Waimakariri District Council serves a community of nearly 60,000 that is currently experiencing rapid growth. The Council offers a challenging work environment where you can really make a difference. We promise to be professional, approachable and solutions-focused.

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, innovative and forward thinking individual to join our Geospatial Team on a fixed term contract for 2 years.

Our ideal candidate will have strong analytical and problem solving skills, the ability to interpret requirements and the technical expertise to provide innovative and high quality GIS solutions and results.

This position would suit a person that that has experience delivering geospatial solutions and web mapping applications using the ESRI suite of products. Knowledge in FME Desktop and FME Server is desirable and experience in Python scripting essential.

In this role you will:

  • Develop, configure and maintain web mapping applications
  • Provide support and assistance to the GIS mobility solution
  • Undertaking spatial analysis by applying independent initiative, critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of other GIS related projects as identified in the 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. Applications close Friday 26th April 2019 at 5pm.

The Council is an equal opportunity employer.

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