Senior Spatial Information Officer

Posted 13 May 2022
Salary$60 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineScience, Government State

Job description

DFP Perth are currently seeking a Senior Spatial Information Officer for a 3 month contract with our state government client located in East Perth.

About the Role:

The Senior Spatial Information Officer will help manage the development of techniques and methodologies to enhance spatial process improvement and product development. The role contributes to the strategic and operational planning of the Strategic Spatial Services Branch.

  • Conduct research into software to improve the Department's acquisition, storage and delivery of spatial data.
  • Investigate, analyse and report on anomalies and irregularities related to the integration of spatial data and to ensure quality assurance processes are being maintained.
  • Ensure custodial data is secured, documented and distributed, as required.
  • Develop and implement spatial data integrity quality assurance methodologies and processes.
  • Provide technical advice and training on data management standards, including data acquisition and retention standards and practices.
  • Liaise with industry and relevant professional bodies to maintain knowledge of contemporary spatial data information technology developments.
  • Represent the Branch on forums, committees and working groups, as required.
  • Contribute to the identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the Branch.
  • Support the Team Leader-Spatial Data Infrastructure to manage Branch activities/projects to ensure the achievement of outcomes identified in the Branch Operational Plan.

Required Experience:
  • Demonstrated good knowledge and experience in managing Enterprise Geodatabases and the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or mapping software and the production of high-quality datasets.
  • Demonstrated good knowledge and experience in SQL and developing relational databases.
  • Demonstrated good written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Possession of or progress towards a relevant tertiary qualification in spatial science would be considered advantageous.

The successful candidate will need to provide a current police clearance and be fully vaccinated against covid-19, including a booster if eligible.

If this opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, please apply now with your CV and a cover letter demonstrating your suitability against the above. If you are successful, a member of the team will contact you to discuss the position in detail.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.