Definitive Map Officer

Suffolk County Council

Ipswich, Suffolk
£19,430 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: SCC01583

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Thursday, 04 January 2018

37 hpw, permanent
Based at Phoenix House, Goddard Road, Ipswich, Suffolk.
Ref: SCC01583

Suffolk County Council is in the process of digitising its Definitive Map and Statements and is looking for someone with a working knowledge of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and databases.

Suffolk has 5500km of public rights of way, over 5000ha of open access, part of the England Coast Path, two AONBs, a Heritage Coast and a population of over 700,000.

This is an exciting opportunity if you have a background in both GIS and an interest in mapping. Ideally, you will also have some knowledge / experience of working within a legal framework and you must hold a full, valid driving licence.

Working within a friendly and supportive team, you will be helping modernise the council's legal record of Public Rights of Way. Appropriate training will be provided.

Suffolk Highways is a collaboration between Kier and Suffolk County Council to meet the primary objective of maintaining roads and delivering new highway infrastructure in Suffolk. Personnel from both organisations work together in integrated teams as part of an alliance that aspires to be at the forefront of highway service delivery and respected as such.

For an informal discussion only, please contact Steve Kerr on (01473) 264745.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Apply online at: or call 0345 601 4412 quoting the job ref.

Closing date: 1pm, 4 January 2018.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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