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GIS Mapping & Charting Officer

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary £9.00 - £13.73 per hour
Published about 1 month ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Laura Hagan
Job Ref CHS131216_1500650460

Job Description

Our Client, A Large Public Sector Organisation require a Mapping and Charting Officer to start ASAP for a duration of up to 6 months

Pay rate: 0-12 week's £9.00 p/h

13+ week's £13.73 p/h

Location: Belfast

Hours: 37 hours per week

Essential Criteria

  • A BTEC National Certificate or equivalent qualification in an appropriate subject, such as Civil Engineering Surveying, Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Physical Sciences, Engineering; and

  • At least two years relevant post-qualification experience gained in the last five years in a company/organisation where you have made practical use of your qualification.

OR

  • BTEC Higher National Certificate or equivalent in an appropriate subject, such as Civil Engineering Surveying, Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Physical Sciences, Engineering; and

  • At least one years relevant post-qualification experience, gained in the last five years in a company/organisation where you have made practical use of your qualification.

In addition, must hold a current driving licence enabling them to drive in Northern Ireland and/or have access to a form of transport, which will meet the travelling requirements of the job in full.

Specific Experience Required

  • Experience in editing addressing data
  • Experience in using GIS
  • Experience in a variety of Mapping applications

Duties

Mapping and Charting Officers are responsible for surveying information on ground and property change, using ground and aerial survey techniques. Mapping and Charting Officers are also involved in a wider range of geographic information functions, for example aerial imagery, collection and processing, managing geographically referenced addresses, database management, boundaries work, cartography, geodetic survey, and maintenance of road and other location related data.

Officers at Mapping and Charting Officer grade are responsible for the following activities:

  • Understanding and manipulating geographic information / Engaging with GI related IT applications / Management of relational database technologies in the context of LPS / Digital data models / Topographical surveying and data collection / Using cartographic skills to manipulate digital data / Photogrammetry / Address Data Maintenance and gazetteers / Geodesy and boundaries / Web mapping technologies / Sales and customer service in a GI environment / Product management in Mapping and GI / Intellectual Property in mapping.

Specific Duties

  • Maintenance and quality assurance of addressing data
  • Address alignment activities
  • Address data management and alignment

Please note that successful candidate's will be required to complete a Basic Access NI Clearance at the cost of £26.00. A person's criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence.

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, Laura Hagan will be in touch to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

The deadline for applications will be Monday 24th July at 10am