Data Applications Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 20/06/2022
Applications close: 04/07/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

Occupation: Information Management

Reference: VG/50944493

Reference: VG/50944493

Occupation: Information Management

Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Data Applications Officer will work with DELWP, partner agencies, university providers and scientific institutions to gather and prepare data, facilitate data base curation, create spatial information products, and develop data application services for web mapping and dashboards.

We are seeking a Data Applications Officer to work with our biodiversity foundation data and information systems to develop web mapping services and dashboards for the Coastkit web portal. (https://mapshare.vic.gov.au/coastkit/). Coastkit is a knowledge manangement system to enable Victoria's marine and coastal data holdings to be made accessible. The role requires you to have experience in developing Python and Javascript applications (ArcPy, ArcGIS JS, OpenLayers) and interaction with middleware (ArcGIS Server, GeoServer).

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Proficiency in spatial data curation and documentation.
  • Experience in developing Python and Javascript applications (ArcPy, ArcGIS JS, OpenLayers), and interaction with middleware (ArcGIS Server, GeoServer).

This is a fixed term role available for 12 months.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Monday, 04 July 2022.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


Data Applications Officer (VPSG4)

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Full time / 12 months

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Trent Hobley | 0436 853 100

Data Applications Officer (VPSG4)