Geospatial Analyst

• Be part of a team responsible for performing geospatial analysis

• Contribute to the development of web-based mapping tools

• Location: 8 Nicholson Street, East Melbourne

Support emergency management, planning burning and forest operations for the department and partner agencies across Victoria.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/925227
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - VPS4 925227 Geospatial Analyst.docx (Word, 110KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Naomi Withers
0447 891 284

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 Technology Solutions Unit is responsible for the development, maintenance and support of information systems that meet the fire and emergency management requirements of the Department of Environment Land Water and Planning (DELWP).

This position is part of an agile team responsible for performing geospatial analysis and for development of web-based GIS (Mapping) applications and services using Geocortex, ESRI tools and Python scripting to support emergency management, planning burning and forest operations for DELWP and partner agencies across Victoria.  The team is responsible for the end to end software development lifecycle including requirements capture, design, implementation, testing, release and support of the product.

The key responsibilities of the Geospatial Analyst is to contribute to the development of web-based mapping tools using Geocortex software, ESRI tools and python scripting; and develop and maintain fire and emergency management themed spatial information systems and datasets.

It is desirable that the successful candidate will be required to have an appropriate qualification in spatial sciences or cartography, or relevant experience. We encourage interested applicants to refer to the Position Description for the full suite of specialist/technical skills for this role; and the additional knowledge and skills required as described within the Key Selection Criteria.

This is an ongoing position.

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, Sunday 30 September 2018.

To apply online and for further information on position description and selection criteria visit

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