Local recruitment: Senior GIS Analyst (Geospatial Operations)

Government of South Australia

Adelaide SA, Australia 🇦🇺

Department for Environment and Water
Job reference: 523573
Location: 5000 – ADELAIDE
Job status: Ongoing
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

About the Role:

The Senior GIS Analyst – Geospatial Operations provides specialist geospatial information support to DEW business units and external clients using a range of GIS technologies including desktop, portal, mobile and web-based solutions. This is achieved through liaising with staff and clients to capture and interpret business requirements, providing specialist advice on geospatial solutions, operational standards and procedures, and developing and supporting a range of geospatial products and web based solutions to meet departmental program objectives.

The Senior GIS Analyst – Geospatial Operations is responsible for ensuring:

  • Specialist advice on geospatial solutions, operational standards and procedures is provided to DEW / Landscape SA business units and external collaborators to support departmental and SA Government objectives.
  • The department’s geospatial requirements are represented at the state government level through participating in relevant Location SA technical working groups.
  • Business requirements are captured for a range of geospatial data, services and products through liaising with appropriate DEW / Landscape SA staff and external collaborators.
  • Configurable geospatial solutions are deployed to assist DEW / Landscape SA staff meet departmental program objectives.
  • Authoritative data and services are developed based on information management principles and repeatable, automated procedures.
  • Project support, documentation and reporting on the application of geospatial solutions or procedures is provided to help DEW / Landscape SA staff achieve project outcomes.
  • DEW / Landscape SA staff receive technical supervision, guidance and informal training in the use of departmental geospatial information, standards and systems.

What can we offer you!

  • Working in an organisation that is contributing to significant environmental and heritage outcomes in the great state of South Australia!
  • Be part of a fun, collaborative and supportive team.
  • Hybrid working model with flexible working options including work from home available to promote work life balance.
  • Free entry into SA Parks.
  • Salary Sacrifice Benefits.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Meaningful and rewarding career

Ongoing Contract

Essential Qualifications:
A tertiary qualification in spatial science, natural resource/water resource management is desirable.

Special Conditions:

  • May be required to participate in fire management or associated duties. This may involve supporting geospatial systems used during emergency incidents.
  • A current class “C” driver’s licence and willingness and ability to safely operate a 4wd is essential.
  • May be required to undertake intra or interstate travel and work outside of the normal hours of work.
  • This role has been designated as a Position of Trust pursuant to the standards required in the Australian Government Protective Security Policy Framework. By applying for this role you consent to being screened under the process of obtaining a National Police Clearance (NPC), and to the Department requiring you to obtain an NPC.

ASO5  $83,273 min – $92,614 max p.a.

Enquiries to:
Tim Noyce,  Team Leader Geospatial Strategy, Coordination and Maintenance
0417 857 567

Application Instructions:

Applications are to be submitted online through I WORK FOR SA.

Applicants are to submit a pre-employment declaration, CV and letter of application (max. 3 pages) addressing the Technical, Professional/Knowledge and Experience (including qualifications) as outlined in the Role Description.

The Department for Environment and Water is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds including all ages and gender identities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability, culturally and linguistically diverse and LGBTIQA+.
Applications close: 17/03/2023 11:00 PM

– Role Description – Senior GIS Analyst – Geospatial Operations (ASO5).pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.




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