GIS & Land Officer

at Narrabri Shire (view profile)
Location Narrabri, Australia
Date Posted October 12, 2017
Category Analyst
Job Type Permanent


GIS & Land Officer
Grade 5: $80,722.87 to $89,323.55

Narrabri Shire is conveniently located halfway between Brisbane and Sydney and boasts a flight service from both Narrabri to Brisbane and Narrabri to Sydney.

The successful candidate will be required to coordinate Council's Geographic Information System (GIS) and property and assets database to provide reliable and up to date spatial information in order to complement decision making at Narrabri Shire Council.

To provide support and training in the GIS to both internal and external clientele and to advise and support the integrated development of assets management and information systems relative to GIS functionality.

Selection Criteria


Certificate IV in Spatial Information Services or similar, or working towards an equivalent tertiary qualification in a spatial data field and/or relevant experience.
High level demonstrated experience in GIS operations.
Well-developed understanding of digital spatial information in a Local Government environment, including knowledge of Land Management Systems and Land Law (e.g. Torrens Title, Old System, Crown Land).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to collate and package information in attendance to customer service requests.
High level of computer literacy with all Microsoft Office software programs and sound knowledge of GIS software functionality such as QGIS, Intramaps, MapInfo, ArcGIS or similar.
Excellent organisational and time management skills to meet operational requirements.
Current Class C Driver Licence.

Good working knowledge of financial and records databases such as Practical and InfoXpert, or similar, and an understanding of relational database design concepts and principles.
Local Government experience.

A highly attractive salary with the following benefits:

RDO (19 Day Month)
Professional Development
Clothing Allowance
Access to Council promoted health and well being initiatives
For more information please contact Lindsay Mason, Director Corporate Services on
02 6799 6832 or go to the ‘Current Vacancies’ section of Council’s website:

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