Spatial Analyst

• Contribute to the development of spatial data management frameworks

• New Role

• Location: Negotiable

Apply your GIS expertise in this forward-thinking state government department
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/50935226
Closing Date: 23-Oct-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: position available until 30 June 2020
Attachments: PD - 50935226 VPS4 Spatial Analyst v2.docx (Word, 298KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Melanie Plummer
(03) 9210 944; 0419 410 584

Position Details

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has a requirement to fill a vacancy for a Spatial Analyst within the Office of the Conservation Regulator (OCR).  The OCR is accountable for the delivery of DELWP's direct regulatory responsibilities in timber harvesting, biodiversity, fire prevention and public land use. The OCR's mission is to be an effective, trusted, best practice regulator – increasing transparency, improving relationships and regulatory capability to deliver on regulatory outcomes.

The Spatial Analyst supports, integrates and reconfigures spatial data to report on and provide intelligence to support management decision making.

Our successful candidate will be able to hit the ground running as they apply their technical expertise in GIS, data collection, analysis, interpretation, reporting and presentation. For this reason, our successful candidate will have excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.

You are a resilient individual - self-motivated and pro-active – and can apply critical systems thinking and strategic skills to your work. You understand the big picture of the business environment and able to identify when and where intervention and process improvements need to occur to build an integrated system to support the programs of the OCR.  You can deliver on expectations and create a positive and productive environment that influences the team and the role's outcomes.

You are extremely organised in your planning, organising and multi-tasking – your team has relied on you to successfully deliver to meet the team's objectives. You keep your finger on the pulse of your work. This style of work comes natural to you, you do not get flustered, distracted or overwhelmed; and are able to stay on course whilst multiple projects occur simultaneously.

You have a work style that naturally lends itself to contributing to an inclusive workplace culture that is collaborative, professional and engaged. You want to be a part of a high performing team that you have contributed to.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2020.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight, Wednesday 23 October 2019.


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