Graduate GIS Consultant

BSG Ecology

Worton, Oxford

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 06 November 2017

BSG Ecology is looking to grow our GIS team and recruit a graduate GIS Consultant to help support the GIS work of our nationwide ecological consultancy.

Based in our office at Worton, Oxford, your role will include maintenance and development of the business’s GIS capability, and the provision of graphics support to the ecology team. BSG Ecology’s project work presents a range of technical challenges and our GIS team has a key role to play in delivering good advice on the most effective ways to interrogate and present data to a wide range of clients.

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to work for one of the UK’s largest and most experienced independent ecological consultancies within a friendly, intelligent, and supportive team
  • Mentoring and training from an experienced in-house GIS consultant to help your professional development and integrate you into the practice
  • A competitive salary and benefits including a flexible working policy, stakeholder pension scheme, 25 days annual leave and childcare vouchers (amongst others).
  • An office located on a diversified farm in the countryside with use of shared site amenities including an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and an excellent cafe. Located within easy commuting distance of Oxford, Didcot, Bicester, Witney and the Cotswolds

 What we are looking for:

  • An appropriate degree or equivalent in GIS, spatial analysis or a related discipline
  • Experience in a desktop GIS package, preferably ArcGIS
  • Experience in open source GIS, such as QGIS and GRASS GIS, would be an advantage
  • Experience in AutoCAD and Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop would be an advantage
  • Confidence in written, verbal and technical communication and a demonstrable track record in both
  • The ability to identify technical solutions in relation to GIS, spatial analysis and data management
  • An organised approach to work, flexibility and a high level of motivation
  • A proactive approach to learning

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to by 6 November 2017. For more details about the position and the practice, see our website.

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