GIS Officer, Research & Monitoring Unit


£24,204 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: SUS2533

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 19th November 2018   6 days left

Sustrans, the charity that's enabling people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more of the journeys we make every day, is seeking to fill the following key vacancies within our Research & Monitoring unit:

GIS Officer, Research & Monitoring Unit (Ref SUS2533)

£24,204 per annum

37.5 hours per week – based in Bristol

Sustrans Research & Monitoring Unit is responsible for providing evidence on sustainable and active travel that is transparent and authoritative and which influences and shapes policy, practice and behaviour across the UK. We are seeking a passionate individual to join our team of analysts, researchers and evaluation specialists to deliver GIS projects for funders and with partners, to provide GIS services and training to internal teams and to ensure GIS relevant datasets are maintained and accessible.

With a good standard of education, you will have experience and a working knowledge of industry standard GIS software and its potential, experience of administrating and querying SQL databases and experience of on-line or intranet GIS tools, virtual server management and Microsoft Windows task scheduling and of training others in the use of GIS systems. You will have the ability to work with large spatial and non-spatial datasets, analysing complex datasets, writing and maintaining metadata, programming and scripting in GIS environments and the ability to plan and prioritise your own workload whilst being part of a team. Your communications skills will be excellent, you will have a high level of IT literacy and you will be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 10am on Monday 19 November 2018. Interviews will take place in Bristol during week commencing Monday 26 November 2018.

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.

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