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Council Offices West Dunbartonshire Council 16 Church Street Dumbarton, G82 1QL
£31,589.02 - £34,308.12 per year dependent on experience
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

West Dunbartonshire Council is looking to recruit a new GIS Officer to join our Technical Support Team where you will be part of an enthusiastic and multi-skilled team. Located in West Central Scotland and part of the Glasgow City Region, the West Dunbartonshire area is a great place to live and work. The area includes the main towns of Clydebank, Dumbarton and Alexandria and is rich in history shaped by its world famous shipyards, the Kilpatrick Hills, iconic Titan Crane, Dumbarton Rock and Castle and unique waterfront sites and spectacular views.

Following deployment of our ArcGIS system, an important part of this role will be to introduce our exciting GIS platform across the organisation and directly support GIS users with its new functionality including promotion of the system to support data driven solutions and utilise the use of location (GIS) data corporately.

The successful candidate will have a relevant degree level qualification in Geography / Town Planning or relevant subject and/or significant appropriate experience. You should have a sound working knowledge of web delivery and programming for GIS applications and will be responsible for the development, delivery and maintenance of our council wide GIS applications and services.

A positive attitude and excellent communication skills at all levels across the organisation are required for this role. You will possess good organisational and data management skills, the ability to prioritise your workload, work under pressure, work effectively as part of a team and have a strong commitment to continuous service improvement.

The Individual

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 35 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support

Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.

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