Nature and Landscape Data Officer (GIS)

£10.00 - £12.00 per hour
04 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Camryn Anderson
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Nature and Landscape Data Officer - 10 Month FTC - Edinburgh - £22k - GIS Experience Essential

Your new company
Not for profit sector, Edinburgh, 10 Month FTC, £22k

Your new role
This position will provide a key role in maintaining and providing access to the organisation's GIS system, map requests service and biological records. This will ensure spatial and biological data are used to their full potential to meet the organisation's objectives, processes are efficient, data quality is maintained, and information is made widely available.

* Maintenance of the organisations Geographical Information System including all centrally stored internal and external spatial datasets to ensure information is kept up to date and relevant to all GIS users;
* Recommendation of clear protocols and methods for data management to ensure systems are efficient and data quality is maintained, whilst developing a system for making spatial information accessible to all;
* Administering the organisations Ordnance Survey account including licencing, sub-contractor licences and purchasing;
* Advising staff regarding OS licence and copyright issues;
* Providing GIS training and support to staff, students and volunteers;
* Tree inspection data management and mapping support;
* Mobile data collection app creation and maintenance;

What you'll need to succeed

* Skilled user of MapInfo and ArcGIS Geographic Information Systems;
* Skilled user of electronic data management systems such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access and Recorder 6;
* Excellent IT skills (including Microsoft Office software);
* Knowledge of OS licencing, copyright, and data sharing agreements;
* Excellent communication skills combined with the ability to translate technical language to those not familiar with data management software;
* The ability to demonstrate good cartographic and report writing skills;
* Team worker, but with ability to work on own initiative to manage own projects;
* Excellent time management and organisational skills in order to manage expectations of all stakeholders;
* Experience interacting with internal/external customers;
* A methodical, rigorous approach with an eye for detail and accuracy.

What you'll get in return
You will be offered a salary of £22k on an initial 10 month contract. You'll enjoy a exciting and creative environment with modern tools and technology to get the job done and a team of hardworking, ambitious, like-minded individuals supporting you.

What you need to do now
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