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Reference Number 12787
Position Title Senior IT Support Officer - GIS Data Management
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Location Spence Street
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 5.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 5.3 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 19 day month 
Position Summary

Senior IT Support Officer - GIS Data Management

Full Time Fixed Term until December 2020

Reference Number: 12787
Salary Range: $76,355.88 - $79,532.89
Location: 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns
Closing:  Friday 26th April 2019

We offer the following benefits: 

  • 19 day month
  • up to 5 weeks annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised uniform allowance
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym / swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development 

Primary objectives of the position:

  • To provide technical support for corporate systems with a specific focus on Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) ensuring timely incident and problem identification / resolution to the agreed service levels.
  • Provide data management expertise for GIS data specifically.

To be successful in this role you will require:

  • Tertiary qualifications or relevant experience in working with data in a Geospatial context.
  • Demonstrated use of GIS applications to interrogate manipulate and produce solutions that meet client needs.
  • Demonstrated experience in the effective management of GIS data including an understanding of relational data principals as required for applications that consume and present GIS data.
  • Experience with enterprise data management technologies, including database platforms, ETL tools, data modelling tools and SQL.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide training and support services to users ensuring effective customer service.

 For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria you must go to our website: https://cairnsqld.mercury.com.au

How to Apply:

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment: 

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following pre‑employment assessments / checks:-  

  • Pre‑employment medical, which will include a physical assessment and drug and alcohol test.
  • National police / criminal history check.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification / Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

Employment Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:-

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to work visa
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have tertiary qualifications or relevant experience in working with data in a Geospatial context?
Essential: Do you have demonstrated use of GIS applications to interrogate, manipulate and produce solutions that meet client needs?
Essential: Do you have demonstrated experience in the effective management of GIS data?
Essential: Do you have experience with enterprise data management technologies, including database platforms, ETL tools, data modelling tools and SQL?
Essential: Do you have demonstrated experience in providing quality customer service skills within a large or multi functional organisation?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email jobs@cairns.qld.gov.au
Closing Date 26/04/2019
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.