GIS Analyst / Technician – GNS Science

  • Company:
    Science New Zealand
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    11 hours ago
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As a GIS Analyst you will provide GIS expertise to teams within the Science Group based in the Dunedin office and provide GIS leadership through application of best-practice in GIS project planning, data capture, modelling, map production/cartography and data delivery. You will be involved in drillhole database maintenance, 3D modelling and provide technical geological support to the Dunedin office, including geochronological sample preparation and field assistance.ResponsibilitiesWe are seeking a person with a strong geological and GIS background to be part of the Geospatial Data and Analysis Team who can apply their GIS skills across a range of research areas and assist our scientists to deliver high quality data and maps. The position offers a range of project work and requires someone who can apply their GIS and coding skills to analyse data, automate data processing and produce high-quality maps and datasets. The opportunity exists for you to assist field teams. Candidates will show flexibility, innovation and a commitment to quality. People skills, teamwork, and the ability to approach and interact with a range of people are also a must.About youThe ideal candidate will:Have a strong background in GIS (preferably ArcGIS) and 3D software (e.g. LeapFrog Geo)Have experience in coding for GIS automation (e.g. Python)Be self-motivatedBe capable of working in teams as well as aloneHave clear logical thought processes and a problem-solving abilityA proactive approachCommitment to achieving a high standard of workA good level of physical fitness.About GNS ScienceGNS Science, Te Pῡ Ao, undertakes world-leading Earth science research. Our people are passionate, committed, and focused on bringing our vision of a cleaner, safer, more prosperous New Zealand to life. GNS offers a supportive, flexible work environment and professional career development.