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Location Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Listed Thu 14 Jun, 4:06 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference TPFGIS
- Based in Nelson
- Experience with Spatial systems/GIS
- Progressive Forestry Management Company

A progressive forestry management company, Tasman Pine Forests has been set up by Sumitomo Forestry to manage their 36,000 hectares forest holding throughout the Nelson region. An exciting opportunity exists for a proven Forest Information System/GIS specialist to join the team.

Reporting to the General Manager this role will take ownership for the maintenance and management of the Forest Information and Mapping System. A key responsibility for this role being the provision of internal information services, spatial and mapping data, to ensure the team have ready access to the information required to plan their activities. This includes collection and interpretation of spatial data, ensuring data integrity and accuracy and validating data provided by external sources.

This key role also has responsibility for managing third parties who provide certain GIS functions and the IT support service contracts and for on-going development of mobile solutions for access to GIS data in the field.

The successful candidate is a talented individual who has experience in GIS/Spatial systems with ArcGIS mapping and other ESRI software and with automation (data driven maps, models or python) and schema or systems design. They will also have highly developed analytical skills, strong communication skills and ability to build strong and productive working relationships across the team. Experience in mapping in the forest industry an advantage.

This is a great opportunity to join a great team in an amazing location.

Applications close Friday 29 June 2018

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For further enquiries please contact Melisa Kappely 027 7340392

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.