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Geospatial Analyst

Employer:
NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Defence, corrections & security
City/Town:
Auckland - North Shore
Region:
Auckland
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
10-Oct-2019
Closing Date:
24-Oct-2019
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Job Description

What you will do

In this role you will be using GIS to producing geospatial products and services that enable the NZDF to achieve its mission and outputs.

You will exhibit a robust knowledge of GIS fundamentals and demonstrate an ability to effectively manage, analyse and communicate the results of geospatial analysis to customers. Knowledge of geospatial applications such as ESRI Arcmap and QGIS is essential and knowledge of imagery applications such as Socet GXP and RemoteView desirable.

What we need

We are seeking two people with 3-5 years' experience in a GIS or Geospatial Intelligence role.

Tertiary qualifications in Geospatial Information Systems and Remote Sensing would be highly desirable, along with:

  • Sound project and time management skills;
  • An ability to confidently present work to a varied audience; and
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe applications is desirable.

Who we are

GEOINT New Zealand's (GNZ) role is to provide imagery and geospatial intelligence to NZDF, supporting policy, planning, operations and training in order to meet NZDF outputs. GNZ is also the national and international lead for Geospatial Intelligence in New Zealand, providing imagery and geospatial intelligence to government departments and other customers. 

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

NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.

In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:

  • Great benefits for you and your family
  • Full time ongoing work
  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000
  • Access to holiday accommodation across NZ
  • Discounts Handbook for selected retail, entertainment and service providers

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 Aaron Napier on (09) 445 5181.
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 Thursday 24 October 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 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last ten 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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