The Role

This page outlines the vacancy and the key skills and responsibilities for the role.

GIS Officer


Reference: 4885673

Are you a self-motivated, dynamic and creative individual looking for an exciting opportunity as a GIS Officer? Do you have super communication skills and a gift for building great working relationships? If this sounds like you, Stratford District Council needs you!

This is a permanent, full time position which will include:

  • Administration and maintenance of Council's asset information in the GIS (QGIS, MapInfo) and Asset Management System (AssetFinda)
  • Data manipulation, retrieval and geo-processing within QGIS/MapInfo
  • Developing and delivering mapping and data services for our internal and external customers

The successful candidate will have a tertiary qualification and/or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline and 3-5yrs experience within a GIS Analyst role or similar position working for a council. A current and valid full NZ Driver License (Class 1) is mandatory.

It is essential that the successful candidate is able to work well in a team environment, can multi-task and possesses excellent communication skills. Strong organisational skills are also crucial for this role. Experience with a Council Corporate Database System (i.e. Civica - Authority) is desirable.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

An Individual Employment Agreement will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Applications close 4.30pm Friday 25 October 2019.

Applications Close: 25 Oct 2019