Data Services Analyst

$97,610 - $103,877 yearly
  • Gold Coast City Council
  • Nerang QLD, Australia
  • 13 May, 2022
Full time Power, Water, Sewerage, and Sanitation Science and Technology

Job Description

Data Services Analyst
Fixed-Term Full Time - Ending - 31/12/2023
Water and Waste
Nerang Office
City of Gold Coast Certified Agreement 2019 - Stream A Administration Level 6 10 Day Fortnight
$97,609.67 to $103,877.12
10 (Ten)

The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity. 

Here at City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities.

  • We aim high – we are courageous in the pursuit of excellence for our community
  • We add value – we are adaptive and innovative
  • We take responsibility – we are committed to working safely, being trustworthy and owning our actions
  • We work as a team – our people are great individually, but unstoppable together

About the Position

The position is responsible for data analytics to assure all data quality is compliant within the Gold Coast Water and Waste's line of business and corporate standards. The role supports the Directorate through the uploading, extraction and analysis of data to enable essential business activities to be undertaken including, but not limited to: full and interim asset revaluations; updates and improvements to asset management; asset condition assessments; capital renewal planning; maintenance activities; maintenance planning and operational reporting.

You will lead, facilitate and implement a range of asset information improvement projects to deliver our Asset Data Improvement Program, undertake data analysis and provide input into the implementation on new process and controls to improve the analysis, interpretation, querying and reporting of asset information.    

Key deliverables of the position

  • Capture asset and spatial data from information sources including “As Constructed” plans and Asset Design and As Constructed (ADAC) electronic files.
  • Provide input into the maintenance and improvement of internal and external processes for asset data capture, including asset data cleansing projects and As Constructed workflow processing.
  • Prepare basic asset reports relating to asset data information.
  • Accurately maintain the quality and integrity of asset and spatial data and provide basic spatial analysis to internal stakeholders regarding asset data.

About You

You are a self-motivated professional and competent GIS operator and will bring your technical knowledge and experience to this role, including: 

  • Degree/Advanced Diploma of Spatial Sciences and/or equivalent knowledge and skills. 
  • Sound knowledge of the ESRI suite of products or similar GIS and SAP applications and the ability to develop proficiencies with the City's corporate systems.
  • Sound knowledge of Asset Register processes and the asset life cycle.
  • Drivers licence class C unrestricted.
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to research issues, interpret and analyse information, determine an appropriate course of action and provide sound advice, options or recommendations.
  • Demonstrated experience in asset management information system processes for data creation, management and reporting.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, written and communication skills in the areas of consultation, negotiation and assertiveness with an ability to transfer knowledge to other capable team members.
  • Ability to work within an asset information team environment with demonstrable experience in managing multiple tasks, that may have impact beyond the work area, with the ability to plan, organise and prioritise work, and resources to reach agreed and successful outcomes.

What can the City of Gold Coast offer you?

Working for the City of Gold Coast is both challenging and rewarding. You will enjoy:

  • working within a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance;
  • a friendly and supportive team where you will be recognised and rewarded;
  • opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression;
  • a competitive remuneration and options to salary sacrifice.

See what other benefits the City can offer you here: 

City of Gold Coast is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are committed to supporting an environment where all employees, regardless of their differences or similarities, feel valued, respected and supported. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons are encouraged to apply.

The Selection Process

As part of our selection process, you may be required to undertake a one way video interview via SparkHire, and a face to face interview or virtual interview via Microsoft Teams or Skype. You may also be required to undertake police checks, employment history checks, qualification checks and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures.

To our valued community; As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to impact our community and daily lives, we want to assure you that we are monitoring developments very closely and taking all appropriate action. Keeping this in mind, please be aware that our recruitment process, while going ahead, may take longer than average and we ask that you remain patient during these prolonged periods.

Essential: Do you hold a current Class C Drivers' Licence?
Essential: Do you hold a tertiary qualification (or equivalent) and/or significant knowledge of, and experience in, asset data management or spatial information systems? Please provide details and, if applicable, upload a copy of your qualifications as an 'Education Certificate'.
Essential: Please provide examples of your experience using spatial information systems to analyse for, and remediate, data data errors
Desirable: Please provide examples of your experience with analysing special and aspatial data to determine its quality against defined standards. Please outline the approach you took in each example.
Michael Shanley

Job Closing Date

17 May, 2022