GIS Officer

A temporary GIS Officer job in Melbourne paying circa $45.00 per hour.
Your new company
A state government department responsible for managing and providing policy guidance for state forests, parks and conservation reserves.

Your new role
You’ll support a spatial data project in the forest policy branch for an initial period of six months. You’ll be responsible for:

  • Providing advice and support in the use of spatial technology and analysis, including preparation of map products
  • Undertaking spatial data automation and analysis, automated spatial data processing and general programming, including modelling of biodiversity protection areas based on a set of criteria and incorporation of the modelled areas into the existing spatial data layer of Forest Land categories
  • Contributing to the management and maintenance of an internal GIS platform
  • Communicating, consulting and building strong and effective relationships to progress project

What you'll need to succeed
As well as GIS knowledge, you’ll have:

  • A tertiary qualification in GIS, data science, cartography or a related field
  • Experience in using, analysing, manipulating and querying data held in spatial and non-spatial databases
  • Experience with GIS and skilled in working with a broad range of asset data

What you'll get in return
In return for your dedication and hard work, you’ll be rewarded with:

  • Excellent working conditions including the ability to work flexibly
  • An hourly rate commensurate to your skills and experience

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Simone Watt on 03 9604 9624 for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job Type
Government & Public Services
VIC, Melbourne CBD

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Simone Watt, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Melbourne
Level 21, 360 Collins Street

Telephone: 0396049624

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