GIS Officer (Maternity Relief up to 12 months)

Job No: IWC870
Location: Petersham Administration Building

About Inner West Council

Formed from the amalgamation of Ashfield, Leichhardt and Marrickville Councils, Inner West Council is now among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 185,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs.

As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in our journey towards becoming the best council for our community.

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its ‘Values First’ with flexibility, integrity, respect and the spirit of team as a set of values and associated behaviours for all levels in the organisation.  We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles

Permanent employees benefit from our great value gym membership from $12.95/week giving access to a vast network of gyms in Sydney.

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About the role

As the GIS Officer, you will be responsible:

  • To ensure that Council has accurate and reliable Mapping and Land Information Systems and Data.
  • To provide accurate and reliable online and mobile mapping solutions for Internal and Public access.
  • To provide spatial data analysis services to internal customers

Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role.


$68,606 - $84,582 p.a+ super 


  • Flexible work arrangements and RDO scheme
  • Strong learning and development focus and culture
  • Health and wellbeing programs

Key duties

  • Maintain records within the corporate property information system to ensure the accuracy, currency, consistency and effectiveness of information throughout the organisation.
  • Maintain core layers (including Property, Parcel, House Numbers, and Legal Description) within Council’s GIS as a result of subdivisions, consolidations and changes in valuations supplied by NSW Department of Lands.
  • Assist with, and undertake the development and maintenance of other layers within Council’s GIS.
  • Provide support and advice to spatial data and system users within other departments of council.

Some of the required skills, experience and qualifications

  1. Relevant tertiary degree in surveying, geographic or land information systems, or an equivalent course of study or experience.
  2. Clearly demonstrated experience with GIS and Property related systems and software (preferably MapInfo, and TechnologyOne Property and Rating).
  3. Demonstrated understanding of the NSW Land Titles System and knowledge of the Local Environmental Plan (LEP).


Julie Leslie , Team Leader Information on (02) 9392 5297

Closing Date

Sunday 19 November, 2017 at 11.30 pm

How To Apply

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