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GIS consultant

Job Profile

Our GIS specialists harness the power of data, using visualisation to support project teams in realising sustainable outcomes for clients and communities. Are you up for the challenge?

For more information about our environment sector, click here. We are an equal opportunity employer, and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Job Description

You will work on a diverse range of projects, from routing and design of new water pipelines, to national-scale education improvement programs, or biodiversity action plans where global development demands meet ecosystem protection needs.

You will assist colleagues with geospatial data digitising, data management, analysis and mapping; evaluating user needs and providing recommendations for the most appropriate tool or suite of tools to support project needs. This may include database design, data management, security procedures, user interface design and final visualisation products.

Other typical duties and responsibilities may include:
  • Identifying opportunities for improving workflows, achieving efficiencies and innovative solutions
  • Identifying existing and new data sources to best inform project teams
  • Implementing solutions for project data management and mapping
  • Managing mobile data collection packages for field workers
  • Checking and processing incoming data for quality control and assessment criteria to provide a high-quality formatted database for colleagues and clients to use
  • Working closely with GIS team members in on-going development and implementation of standards and tools for day-to-day GIS processes and data management
  • Participating in knowledge sharing and professional excellence activities in our global GIS community of over 700 GIS specialists and users

Candidate Specification

  • Postgraduate qualification in GIS, computer science, environmental management or other relevant discipline
  • Working towards a professional body qualification
  • Keen interest in keeping up with latest technologies, and using them to solve real business problems
  • Understanding of spatial analysis workflows and working with spatial data
  • Aptitude for problem solving using scripting (e: Python, R, VBA)
  • Experience of using ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop suite of products, including Model Builder and ArcGIS Pro
  • Able to administer databases such as MS SQL Server, or PostgreSQL
  • Experience of using Excel VBA and Power Query; Access VBA; Power BI
  • Some programming ability would be useful (HTML, JavaScript & CSS, C#.NET or VB.NET in conjunction with ArcGIS API/ArcObjects would be a plus)
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