Spatial Data Specialist
- 03 Feb 2020
- ESRi/GIS Skills required
- Baseline Clearance Essential
- Contract till June 2020
ERIN Terrestrial and Marine Landscape and Analytics Section provide spatial information support activities across the Department.
In 2019/20 we will be improving our underlying data collection activities through a project to produce a spatial dataset of Commonwealth owned and leased land.
This project will better support administration of the portfolio’s regulatory functions related to the EPBC Act (1999) and other legislation.
The project is a partnership with the Department of Finance and is funded under the Data Integrated Partnership for Australia (DIPA).
The activity required is to acquire, clean and match text based location data (cadastral, address, etc.) to existing spatial cadastral data (cadlite, or state and territory land parcel systems):
Whats the role?
- acquire an understanding of ERIN business processes in spatial data management and software
- Geographic Information Systems (using ESRI ArcGIS product suite)
- liaise between DAWE (ERIN) and DoF
- undertake broader data analysis and mapping support as demand increases across the branch
- programming or scripting for text manipulation and data matching would be an advantage
What are we looking for in an Ideal Candidate
- Skills in Geographic Information Systems (using ESRI ArcGIS product suite) and Excel
- Flexible technical problem solving abilities and initiative
- Ability to acquire an understanding of ERIN business processes in spatial data management and software
- High level communication skills and the ability to liaise with staff from other Departments
- Ability to document the spatial capture process and develop compatible metadata for the resulting dataset
- Project management skills
- Programming or scripting skills for text manipulation and data matching
Estimated start date
Location of work
Australian Capital Territory
Length of contract
Contract will expire on 30/06/2020
Must have current baseline clearance
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