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 or by contacting Donna or Barbara on 06 857 8060 or email

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