GIS Data Officer

National Trust

York, Newcastle or Grasmere
£27,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: IRC70690

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Friday, 19th October 2018   2 days left


Summary

We’re looking for an experienced GIS user to join our team. In this vital role you’ll obtain and maintain high quality data and records to form part of the key business system across the whole of the National Trust.

Please note this role can be based at either our York, Newcastle or Grasmere Hub.

What it's like to work here

The National Trust Consultancy is the home to specialists in every field of our work. A national consultancy, where resources are shared across disciplines and boundaries, it’s proving to be a great repository of skills, talent and experience. The diversity and quality of expertise within the Consultancy will enable our properties and places to benefit from an extraordinary range of creative and innovative thinking, as well as deep expertise in all matters relating to our twin purpose of caring for the nation’s heritage and landscapes, and making these accessible to all.

What you'll be doing

Working alongside GIS Consultants, you’ll create high quality datasets that meet not only our local and regional needs, but also our key processes such as legal, financial and business planning across the whole of the National Trust. These datasets will help to support Consultants and Property Managers to make evidence-based decisions.

You’ll be hands-on in managing and manipulating Master datasets and also help to deliver training and guidance on the GIS and data records management systems to a range of staff to make sure they’re able to get the most out of the GIS tools available to them.

Who we're looking for

To be fantastic in this role, you’ll need to have;

  • Strong knowledge and practical experience of GIS, especially in digitisation and data capture
  • Great cartographic skills and have the ability to tell stories with maps
  • Studied to degree level in a relevant subject area (e.g. Geography, GIS, Environment/Conservation Science) or equivalent knowledge
  • Demonstrable consulting and analytical skills
  • Knowledge and experience of using relational databases and structured query language
  • Great attention to detail


The package

Looking after you

  • Health cash plan – from as little as £3.09 per month for you and your dependents
  • Pension contribution match up to 10%
  • EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing
  • Discounted gym membership at over 100 leisure facilities across the country

Looking after your career

  • Grow your career through professional training courses across the Trust
  • Develop your skills with an internal secondment
  • Pay review linked to values and behaviours, commitment to progression
  • Income protection due to illness

Unique to Us

  • Work in some of the most beautiful, iconic and unique locations in the UK
  • Free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • 20% off in our Retail and Food & Beverage outlets
  • Discount up to 35% off a National Trust holiday cottage booking

Closing date: 19 October 2018

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