We aim to bring real change to the environment, economy and people of Central Scotland. We do things differently: we believe in balancing life and work; we work flexibly; we invest in our people, and above all, we value our staff.
GIS & Data Officer
This position offers a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, proactive individual who is currently seeking to enhance their GIS experience and level of responsibility within a wide-ranging remit. Working with our development and delivery professionals and our project partners, you’ll be recognised as a provider of specialist expertise and support. You’ll lead on all aspects of Data Management and Geographic Information Systems, including strategic development and the delivery of technical projects. This exciting role will help achieve the CSGN Vision to transform Central Scotland into a place where the environment adds value to the economy and where people’s lives are enriched by its quality.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, solution-orientated individual who is qualified to at least masters level in a relevant subject or with equivalent experience. To join us you’ll need detailed knowledge of software development and supporting technologies. You’ll need proven expertise in analysing and managing spatial data, supporting users in a range of GIS software environments and the ability to deliver high quality cartographic output. You will also have experience in ArcGIS desktop software (including spatial & network analyst) or an alternative desktop equivalent, PostgreSQL with PostGIS (or other RDBMS), FSE and MapServer. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are crucial.
This is a permanent, part-time position (28 hours per week) based in our HQ near Shotts, Lanarkshire. Some travel mainly within Central Scotland will be required.
The closing date for applications is midnight on 31 October 2016.
Interviews will be held on 8 and 9 November 2016.
This is an unpaid position, expenses remunerated.
Board membership offers a fantastic opportunity for an individual to support the delivery of the CSGN Vision, which is to ‘transform Central Scotland into a place where the environment adds value to the economy and where people’s lives are enriched by its quality’.
We are looking for individuals with a range of appropriate skills and experience to add to the capacity of the board, particularly an individual who can demonstrate recent and relevant financial experience, or someone who has a background in private sector development. We particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented on our board such as women, disabled people and people aged under 40.
Board members typically contribute around 8 to 12 days a year made up of board and sub-committee meetings, working groups, partner engagement, events and tours.
You may also be interested in positions listed on the CSGN Network Vacancies page.