Work at QLDC

GIS Officer

Otago - Queenstown

The Queenstown Lakes District Council continues to be one of the fastest growing districts in New Zealand. Queenstown Lakes District Council is at the very heart of the community, employing over 350 staff; we manage infrastructure development, community recreational facilities and planning, building and other regulatory services. With an annual operational budget of over $100m and a capital expenditure programme of $550m over ten years, we are a major part of the District’s economy.

The Role

The GIS Officer role is responsible for the creation, administration and maintenance of high quality Land and Street/Rural addressing records in QLDC’s Enterprise System. On a day-to-day basis you will be providing technical support, maintaining land and property records, focusing on process improvement, and producing maps. You will be working in a small team to provide GIS Support both internally and externally for QLDC.

The Candidate

Our ideal candidate will be a team player but also have the ability to work autonomously when required. You will actively seek out, learn and incorporate new ideas, methods and technologies to improve our current practices, all the while having a commitment to accuracy and quality.

  • 2+ years practical experience working with information systems
  • Advanced knowledge of ESRI software, including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online
  • Ability to use GIS software
  • An understanding of local government processes
  • Proficient in the use of the MS Office suite of programmes, in particular Outlook, Word and Excel
  • A current and valid NZ driver's license.
  • An understanding of the concepts of spatial data, cartography, and map generation and plan reading would be a desirable.

In return the successful candidate will receive;

  • Competitive market remuneration
  • Career progression and training opportunities
  • Subsidised Health Insurance
  • Discounted health and fitness club rates at our great facilities


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Job Description

Applications close: 23 Jun 2019