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Vacancy details

GIS Officer

Reference W043/20
Location Castleford
Salary £24,966 - £27,507
Hours 37
Closing Date 15 July 2020
Contact Fraser Lumb, GIS Analyst at flumb@wdh.co.uk

We are currently looking for a GIS Officer to be a friendly and approachable point of contact for users of desktop and web mapping applications, and promote the use of GIS technology throughout the business.

In this role you will provide mapping services to colleagues, partners and project managers and advise where GIS methods can solve problems and offer opportunities within the business. You will also be responsible for maintaining spatial data and software to ensure it is up to date and fit for purpose.

You will be part of the Business Intelligence team, providing technical and analytical support to the organisation. You will be required to work with the wider BI team providing support as and when required.

Successful applicants will have:

  • A qualification at level 4 of the Qualifications and Credit Framework, such as a HNC, Award, Certificate or Diploma at Level 4 or equivalent in GIS or a related discipline;
  • Experience of using GIS software and applying to problems in a commercial or academic context;
  • Experience of working with OS Open Data and other open data sources;
  • Experience of creating maps using GIS software for a range of purposes;
  • Experience of using spreadsheets, preferably with experience of using pivot tables and other data manipulation techniques, to analyse data in a commercial or academic context; and
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to provide clear and concise analyses to a non-expert audience.

As an employer WDH can offer you a great set of benefits which includes:

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 30 over 5 years service) + statutory bank holidays;
  • a wide range of personal development opportunities;
  • a fantastic health and wellbeing package;
  • a very attractive pension scheme (14.3% employer contribution); and
  • "cycle to work" scheme and discounted shopping platform

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Fraser Lumb, GIS Analyst at flumb@wdh.co.uk.

You can also contact our HR Operations Team on 01977 724698 or by email to recruitment@wdh.co.uk.

Please note: we do not accept CVs.