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GIS Technician

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £20 - 25 per hour

  • Contact:

    Michael Hayward

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 042

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


GIS Data Technician
Key accountabilities:
·Implement, maintain and support of the corporate GIS, mapping, and spatial data service as required for the Neighbourhood Directorate.
·Provide individual tailored and group training to personnel across the department on mapping software. Provide end user training on Intranet mapping software to enable personnel to access and navigate the software and tools, load, search, annotate, and query data, export data, create customised maps and output in PDF format, and create new map data including map objects and attributes.  
·Undertake GIS projects to create precise and accurate data, maps, and/or visualisations to be used for decision making, to add into reports, to supply to cabinet, and to support consultations.
·Liaise with departments to undertake data audits, creating an inventory of spatial data within the authority, collecting metadata, and monitoring service level agreements to ensure metadata and spatial data held in corporate GIS is up to date and accurate.
·Manage objectives for Inspire Directive, reporting on the management of obligations and evaluating progress, including reporting on funding received.
·Evaluate and review the MapInfo professional mapping software in the authority, manage maintenance and support of the corporate licence.
What you need to do now:

If you are interested in this role, please send us your application today.
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Michael Hayward at Carrington West on 02393 876042.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Michael at Carrington West on 02393 876042 for more information.
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