GIS Technical Officer (Ecology)


Abzeco Pty Ltd


Eltham, Melbourne, Victoria

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Abzeco Pty Ltd is an Eltham based environmental consultancy specialising in flora and fauna survey and monitoring, Habitat Hectare Assessment, Biodiversity Assessment, Offset 10 Year Management Plans, ecological management and restoration, weed mapping, salvage and translocation of rare and threatened species, design and implementation of pest control strategies, and expert environmental and conservation planning advice.

We are seeking a staff member who would be required either full or part time depending on the candidates ability.

Working with our team of professionals, your role would be to provide technical support for the company’s GIS data, GIS mapping and provide effective and efficient support for both internal users and for the diverse range of projects we undertake for our established clients. The preferred candidate would have qualifications in botany and/or zoology and have experience working in an ecological consulting role.

Your tasks will include:

Responding to in-house requests for specialised GIS techniques and other related technologies and the supply of spatial data or data manipulation.

  • The position will be involved in a wide range of technical aspects of GIS including data management, spatial concepts and map production.
  • Undertake data preparation and analysis to ensure the effective and efficient capture and storage of spatial data.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of systems for spatial data capture, data storage and analysis to ensure personnel have ready and reliable access to spatial data sets and associated analyses.
  • Providing general GIS advice to clients and team members.
  • Assist with report writing and review.
  • Assist the team with undertake ecological assessments and mapping in the field.

To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • Experience with the following:
  • Esri ArcGIS 10
  • Esri ArcPad 10
  • Panasonic Toughbook & Motion Tablet PC’s in the field
  • Preparing tablets for field use
  • Exporting/Importing data to and from tablets
  • Presenting data as maps and in other formats for reports
  • Uploading data into EnSym – Environmental Systems Modelling platform
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in Ecology, Biology, Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Natural Resources or related field.
  • A minimum of three years experience, in an environmental consultancy.
  • Comprehensive report writing and computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Comprehensive interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • A highly organized self-starter that can work independently.

What we can offer the right person:

  • An excellent remuneration package
  • Secure long term employment

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