GIS Officer

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Land Management
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50962353X
Closing Date: 16-Apr-2024
Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: VPSG4_GIS_Officer_PD_Jan_2024.docx (Word, 843KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kimia Amoozandeh
0414 385 452 /

Position Details

As the successful applicant, you will provide mapping and GIS solutions to a wide variety of business operations and land administration processes. The purpose of this role is to enable Surveyor-General Victoria to support major government land reform projects and related business dealings.

The role requires working knowledge of GIS software platforms including ESRI's ArcGIS for Desktop, ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise in the areas of spatial data management and processing in general and raster data analysis in particular. The GIS Officer will collaborate with various stakeholders, including government agencies, land surveyors, and other business units within LUV to ensure accurate and up-to-date spatial information for effective crown land governance.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Advanced use of ESRI product, including ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Enterprise, and ArcGIS Online, with an understanding of their functionalities, capabilities, and integrations.
  • Hands on knowledge of working with various raster datasets including high-resolution aerial imagery, remote sensing, LiDAR, Digital Elevation Models/Digital Surface Models and in-depth knowledge of raster data processing solutions and workflows.
  • Experience using CAD software platforms, ETL platforms, and Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365
  • Programming and customisation of ESRI ArcGIS software and familiarity with other GIS software packages such as QGIS and Global Mapper would be an advantage.
  • Degree in Geomatics, Surveying or similar tertiary qualification

This is a part time (0.6FTE), fixed term position available for a period of 12 months. The work location for this position is flexible within Victoria.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Tuesday, 16 April 2024.

Other relevant information:  

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.   

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.   

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace

DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.

Please note: Due to Machinery of Government changes under Section 30 of the Public Administration Act (PPA), effective 1 January 2023, your employment will be with the Department of Transport and Planning. Corporate Services, including payroll, will be provided by Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action while a process for the formal transfer of staff in impacted areas is implemented.

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