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Geospatial Intelligence Support Manager

NZ Defence Force
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Defence, corrections & security
Manawatu - Wanganui - Palmerston North
Manawatu - Wanganui
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

What you will do

The purpose of the Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) within the Cell is to enhance the situational awareness and decision making processes of commanders through the provision of GEOINT support.  

Based at Linton Militayr Camp, the Support Manager will primarily perform management of GIS data, conducting liaison to acquire data in support of tasks, and performing the generation of webservices in support of various NZDF networks 

What we need

We are seeking a talented individual with 5 + years experience working in a complex GIS environment , including an indepth understanding of geospatial analysis.

Other skills you will possess include:

  • Being an expert in the use of IT with extensive knowledge of ArcGIS software;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; you will be become the subject matter expert so confidence is key;
  • Being able to obtain Top Secret Clearance (with caveats).  Caveats allow access to compartmentalized information within a secure environment, allowing you access to highly classified and sensitive material in the course of your work.  When you are accessed for clearance the assessor must have total confidence in the candidate's security trustworthiness. There must be no residual security concerns still remaining after vetting inquiries are completed;
  • Employment within an intelligence organisation (government or military) would be highly desirable.

Who we are

The purpose of the 1st New Zealand Military Intelligence Company is to provide intelligence and security support to land forces, in order to enable the successful delivery against contingencies and directed outputs.

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.  

Why Us 

By joining our team you are making a great career decision.  There are some exciting and challenging times ahead for this Programme and so join this team and be ready to make a HUGE difference.

Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF!  

How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to apply online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Dave Henderson on (04) 572 5370. 
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Tuesday 23 July 2019. 

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for.  The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • Most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last ten (10) years, OR
  • Is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one of more of the following countries for the last ten (10) years; either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level. 

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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