GIS Specialist

A full time, permanent opportunity to join ESTA and use your existing GIS knowledge to support your local community.
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Department: Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Burwood East
Reference: VG/1442356
Closing Date: 29-Jan-2020
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Information Technology Services - GIS Specialist.pdf (PDF, 191KB)
Job Specification

Contact: ESTA Careers

Position Details

About ESTA

ESTA is the critical link between the Victorian community and the state's emergency services agencies and it partners with the agencies to improve service delivery to the community. It provides Victoria's 24-hour emergency call-taking and dispatch services for police, fire, ambulance and VICSES and manages the provision of advanced, operational communications for police, ambulance, fire services and the SES.  Its vision is to be a high-performing team trusted by the community and our partners to deliver the right emergency response. And its central goal is to save lives and prevent harm through speed and accuracy in emergency operations.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced GIS Specialist to join our team based at Burwood East.

You will be joining the Production Support Team, who are passionate about making a difference, driving continuous improvement and are committed to working with our front line operations staff to ensure they have the best information to hand to dispatch help, where seconds count.

Your role will focus on managing all our spatial data and GIS incidents and work with the team as required to extract, load and transform data we receive from multiple sources into useful, accurate and high quality information into our Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system.  

About you

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity you will have the following:

  • Motivated by continuous improvement and never satisfied with the status quo
  • Completed Tertiary qualification in an IT stream - Geo Spatial Info Tech, Computer Science
  • Experience in ESRI suite of products essential
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with SQL and Oracle Scripting
  • An understanding of SQL Server and Oracle would be desirable
  • Knowledge of Python or C# would be highly desirable
  • Experience or knowledge of Intergraph Computer Aided Dispatch would be advantageous 

We can offer you:

  • A job that's challenging and exciting
  • A role that makes a vital contribution to the Victorian community
  • Belong to a connected and highly supportive team
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Flexible working arrangements to work around our business needs and your lifestyle

How to Apply

Click the 'apply' button to be taken to ESTA's online application portal.   

Applications close on 29 January 2020.

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