Geographic Information System (GIS) Officer

$88,048 yearly
  • Rockingham City Council
  • Rockingham WA, Australia
  • 24 Jun, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Information and Communications Technology

Job Description

Permanent, Full time

Working an average of 38 hours per week

The City of Rockingham is located 40km south of the Perth CBD and is one of the fastest growing local governments in the south metropolitan area.  We are responsible for the provision and delivery of high quality services, facilities and events that meet or exceed community expectations.  Providing a safe and healthy workplace for our employees is important to us and we are committed to employing team members who share the City’s Values of Recognition, Ethics, Service, Professional Development, Empowerment, Communication and Teamwork – RESPECT.  These Values are incorporated into all aspects of employment at the City.

The primary function of this role is to coordinate the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS). With advanced experience in administering a GIS system, coupled with your analytical and problem solving skills, you will ensure that the GIS function continues to follow the City’s ICT pillars of standardising, simplifying and improving. You are a diligent, well organised person with an eye for detail. As well as continually keeping your GIS knowledge current, you are motivated and possess the ability to build strong business relationships with relevant stakeholders.

To be the successful candidate, you must possess a tertiary qualification in GIS or relevant experience in this field.

To be considered for this role, you must address the following selection criteria in your online application:

  1. Good interpersonal skills to allow effective communication to all levels of staff.
  2. Ability to exercise initiative and judgement to solve problems as they occur.
  3. Advanced knowledge and understanding of spatial systems
  4. Tertiary qualification in GIS

We are offering a gross salary of $88,048 per annum, and:

  • 11% superannuation plus the opportunity to co-contribute up to 5%
  • A variety of health and wellbeing programmes
  • Flexible working arrangements and two additional paid days of absence per annum
  • Training and development opportunities including paid study leave and study fees
  • Salary packaging opportunities for motor vehicles, etc.

You must be able to provide proof of having received all required COVID-19 vaccinations.

An information package is available on our website.   

Applications will be accepted until 4pm, Sunday 3 July 2022.  In the interests of fairness and equity, late applications WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

*This vacancy may close without notice if a pool of suitable candidates is identified.

The City of Rockingham accepts applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability and people who speak a first language other than English.

Job Closing Date

03 Jul, 2022