Geographical Information System Analyst

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
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  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 28-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF2101053
  • Job Title: Geographical Information System Analyst
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What you will do 

In this role you will support the capture, maintenance, processing and integration of spatial, geographic, and textual data using ESRI ArcGIS, applications used by NZDF, and other GIS related tools. 

You will also assist in progressing Defence Estate and Infrastructure’s (DEI) ability to provide the right information to the right people, from the right data, stored in the right place, and ensure data is available at the right time. 

This position offers you the chance to work and learn within a highly skilled, fun, flexible, family team environment. 

Please Note: This is a fixed term opportunity ending December 2021. 

What we need 

We are seeking a person with prior experience in GIS data management and analysis. 

This covers: 

  • Creating custom map products using GIS software suites;
  • Having an awareness of spatial data with the ability to assess, interpret and present spatial information; and 
  • Bringing experience with the management of databases and the ability to produce written reports and detailed system related documentation. 

Who we are 

The Defence Estate and Infrastructure are critical enablers for the delivery of NZDF military capabilities and the support it provides to other government agencies and the community.
The current estate is a complex network of approximately 81,000 hectares and 5,000 buildings spread across nine camps and bases, two large land training areas and various regional locations. 

The Defence Estate and Infrastructure (DEI) mission is to deliver intelligent estate and infrastructure solutions for the New Zealand Defence force. Our vision is to have a modern, safe and affordable estate that enables the delivery of military capability. Develop, maintain and manage land and infrastructure assets to support NZDF military capabilities and all of government outcomes. 

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand. As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.  

Why Us 

NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances. 

In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with: 

How to Apply 

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Kenisio Latu on 021 872 369.
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit. 

Applications close on Thursday 11 February 2021

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level. 

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.