GIS Officer


Permanent Full Time

Central Hawke’s Bay District Council is looking for a motivated, well organised and customer focused person to fill this full time role within our Technical Services department based at Waipawa.

This position is required to provide a high level of specialised-technical support to the Council, specifically in the areas of the Second Generation the District Plan and development of Council internal/external Geographical Information System.  In addition the position will also provide support when required with the administration, development and day-to-day maintenance of the Council’s corporate geospatial databases and systems.

We’re looking for an individual who has:

  • Previous experience with Professional MapInfo, Open Source (QGIS) or similar GIS mapping software and SQL databases

  • A high degree of computer operational competency

  • Working knowledge of raster and vector graphic software

  • Working knowledge of internet server based software

  • The ability to create a wide range of both electronic and printed maps

  • The ability to think laterally and apply a logical approach to the development of GIS

  • A customer orientated approach

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

An application pack is available on our website www.chbdc.govt.nz or by contacting Donna or Barbara on 06 857 8060 or email hr@chbdc.govt.nz

Please complete the compulsory application form when applying for this position, in addition to forwarding your CV and covering letter.

Applications close at 5.00pm Friday 11 August 2017.

Location: Central Hawkes Bay

Closing Date: Friday, August 11, 2017

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Job no: GOAP740603