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Senior GIS Engineer

Austroads is looking for a Senior Senior (Geospatial Information System) GIS Engineer to deliver geospatial services and administration within the Austroads Data and Analytics team. 

Based in Melbourne and working in a small team, the Senior GIS Engineer will implement and maintain GIS capabilities and develop spatio-temporal insights for Austroads/TCA, its members and other government agencies. 

The required works will be undertaken in a project driven environment with a strong focus on adherence to quality systems.

The role is responsible for:

  • Technical leadership for the implementation, development and maintenance of  telematics and spatio-temporal insights capability.
  • Providing hands-on geospatial system administration services where required.
  • Representing the team as a trusted service provider, working closely with internal and external customers to understand, document and solve their geospatial needs.
  • Assisting in the publication of technical reports and papers.
  • Managing multiple competing priorities in a changing environment.
  • Liaising and providing technical assistance for internal staff, members and other stakeholders as required.
  • Applying professional and technical expertise to mentor staff, resolve technical issues, and to prepare and edit reports, submissions, papers and correspondence as directed.
  • Developing and maintaining documentation of processes and procedures to support the introduction of new initiatives.
  • Exercising diligence when making decisions, adhering to the requirements outlined in the Delegations of Authority.
  • Maintaining and adhering to Quality Systems processes and procedures.  

Personal qualities:

A successful candidate will need to present a professional image and build strong relationships across the enterprise. Specifically, the role requires:

  • Demonstrated interest in the use of data to inform public policy.
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn and take responsibility for one’s own personal development.
  • Demonstrated willingness to make decisions, take initiative and originate action.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, successfully adapting to changing demands and conditions.
  • Comfort working in an environment which is constantly evolving.
  • Demonstrated ethical behaviour.

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For more information or to express interest in this role, please use our online form to contact our Human Resources Manager.

Last updated on 17 May 2024