Taranaki Regional Council

  • Posted: 21 Nov 2023
  • Location: Stratford
  • Work Type: Fixed Term
  • Classification: Government & council
Mo matou - About us

We are an enthusiastic bunch of people at Taranaki Regional Council, helping the region continue to be an enviable place to live, play and do business.

Our main office is based right in the centre of the region, under the Maunga (mountain), in Whakaahurangi (Stratford).

Whakatakanga and whanonga pono - Mission and values

Our mission is to work for a thriving Taranaki by promoting the sustainable use, development and protection of our natural and physical resources, and advocating for the regions best interests.

We are committed to providing a service first approach to the public and regional community, and in doing so aim to continue to better the quality of our performance while working safely, sustaining effective communication and teamwork, having the initiative and right to make mistakes, holding accountability for improvement, being results-driven, and holding high job satisfaction.

Mo te tunga - About the role

This fixed-term role provides geospatial services and support to our Environmental Quality teams (Science and Technology, Land and Water, Environmental Assurance, and Environmental Data).

As one of our onsite GIS Specialists, you will visualise, question, analyse and interpret data to understand relationships, patterns and trends for the organisation, as well as design, develop and implement modify systems and databases to access and store geospatial data. The overall goal is to ensure customers have the right GIS services they need to achieve great outcomes for the Taranaki region.

Mou - About you

We like to set people up for success so you'll be a leading applicant if you have:

- a growth mind set
- a strong customer relationship focus, and well-rounded interpersonal skills
- a tertiary qualification in GIS or a field that is relevant to the specialisation of this role is required or study towards a qualification
- at least three years experience working in GIS, preferably within a large, complex environment
- comprehensive knowledge of ESRI suite of products, including ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Enterprise and ArcGIS Online
- working knowledge of Python, SQL or FME
- have technical and practical proficiency and competency relevant to this role's specialisation.

What's on offer?

Taranaki Regional Council is a fantastic place to work!

We have a great Data and GIS team with many staff perks including:

- an active social club
- flexible working options
- induction programmes for every new employee
- free car parking
- training opportunities within each role.

However, the best part is working alongside fantastic people who are truly dedicated to the Taranaki region.

Interested? Here's how to apply

Click on the apply button below, fill out your application form and add your CV and cover letter. Further details on the role can be found on the position description link, or for any other questions please contact Sean Hodges, Data and GIS Lead on (06) 765 7127.

Applications be made directly through our website trc.govt.nz