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GIS Lead


Reference: 4957841

Whanganui is growing and rejuvenating and Council is responding to these changes to make great things happen.

Do you want to be involved in interesting projects? Are you looking for a change in lifestyle? Are you keen to work for a positive and energised organisation with the Whanganui District Council?

As GIS Lead you will be required to provide leadership for the development of our Geographic Information System (GIS) and provide technical support and training to all Council staff. You will be responsible for the management of our spatial databases, visualisation tools and products.

This role is part of our Planning team reporting to the Planning Manager and has responsibility for one staff member (GIS Officer).

You will require a GIS qualification and industry experience to be successful in this role.

This kind of opportunity does not come around often so take your career to the next level in 2020.

What do we offer? You would be working for a forward thinking Council that is focused on innovation and leading the way for our district, so it makes sense to extend that toward the ambitions and career goals of the people we employ. Our salary packages are more competitive than ever before, for the right applicant. Combine this with living in one of New Zealand's most affordable cities you'll secure an unrivalled lifestyle.

If you are keen to get involved in the planning for one of the most interesting and dynamic communities in New Zealand, then you need to contact Hamish Lampp, Planning Manager for a chat - give Hamish a call now on 06 349 3022 or email: (Please do not send applications directly to this person).

Applications Close: 31 Jan 2020