GIS and Remote Sensing Officer - East Suffolk Council
Salary : £34,723 – £38,296 per annum
Contract Hours : 37 hours per week
Contract Type : Fixed term until 31 March 2027
East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work, delivering essential local services and making a real difference to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.
We currently have an opportunity to join East Suffolk Council’s Coastal Partnership East Team as a GIS and Remote Sensing Officer for the Resilient Coasts Project.
Coastal Partnership East are responsible for 92km of the 173km of coastline in Norfolk and Suffolk, from Holkham in North Norfolk to Landguard Point in Felixstowe. There are approximately 352,000 people who live in the direct coastal zone and many more that work on and visit our coast.
In this new role you will proactively lead, manage, develop, analyse and report on the Geographical Information System (GIS) development, usage and training across Coastal Partnership East. You will integrate learning from the Resilient Coasts project programme and work alongside the wider team to develop innovative resilience and adaptation approaches that can be transferred locally and nationally.
What you will need
With a relevant qualification to HNC level or GIS related diploma, or extensive experience gained through on the job training and working in the GIS field, you should have a sound knowledge of the definition and creation of GIS data layers, including their ongoing maintenance and management, familiarity with Ordnance Survey digital products and other geospatial digital formats, as well as experience of successful operational delivery in a changing environment.