Geospatial Analyst



About the role We have a fixed-term opportunity for a GIS professional to join the VEC and play a key role in our upcoming Local Government Election Programs. We are looking for a self-motivated and experienced spatial analyst to deliver these programs and assist with BAU activities. Local Government elections will be held across Victoria in 2020.

Throughout the course of the election program the Geospatial Analyst will deliver mapping products and assist with updating and publishing of datasets. Key responsibilities The Geospatial Analyst will contribute to the VEC's geospatial operational programs by: Providing advice and GIS assistance to the VEC's redistricting activites Preparing and presenting advice to stakeholders on boundary modelling Preparing high quality mapping products for electoral events Contributing to spatial data management and creation Preparing cartographic products for publishing Providing expert advice to internal and exteral stakeholders in relation to spatial related questions Actively supporting and promoting the objectives of the VEC and demonstrating the values. The successful applicant To be successful in this role, we are looking for somebody who has: Technical proficiency in Geographic Information Systems (experience with Mapinfo Pro 17 an advantage).

Experience in creating print ready cartographic products. Self-motivated and able to work under limited supervision. Experience in analysing data.

Understanding in boundary modelling. Knowledge of communities throughout Victoria. Project management and time management skills.

As an organisation we have been able to swiftly respond to the COVID-19 situation with 95% of staff working remotely whilst continuing to be well resourced technically, safely and supportively. The successful candidate will need to be able to work remotely during this period. About the Geospatial team The VEC's Geospatial team is responsible for providing mapping products and services to assist the VEC's electoral representation review and boundary modelling activities, election planning, conduct and review activities, and the maintenance of the Register of Electors.

The VEC's GIS technologies include MapInfo Pro, SQL and IntraMaps, including customisations developed for the electoral environment. How to apply Applications should be lodged online via the Apply Now button. The VEC can only accept applications lodged via Victorian Government Careers website.

All applicants must: Submit a current CV and Provide written responses to Key Selection Criteria 4.1, 4.2, 4.

3, 4.5 and 4.6 or your application cannot be considered.

Applications close at 11.59pm on Sunday 31 March 2020. The VEC is an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. As a ‘Child Safe' organisation the VEC is also committed to the health, wellbeing and safety of children and young people. This commitment is taken seriously, and all employees are expected to be aware of and comply wi.

Victorian Electoral Commission
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$85,279 - $96,759


23 May 2020


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