GIS Officer

Travers Bushfire & Ecology (TBE)
Regional NSW
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Travers Bushfire & Ecology (TBE) are seeking passionate talent to work within the exciting and diverse field of environmental science, bushfire protection and management, restoration management, water quality and soils science, marine science, arboriculture, archaeology, spatial science, agricultural services, planning, environmental law and mining services.

An exciting opportunity for an energetic and passionate GIS Officer has opened for working out of our Kariong office, NSW. This job is open as a full or part-time position with a minimum of 24 hours per week.

About the role

  • Undertake complex map preparation of a high standard for consultancy projects.
  • Analyse spatial data and present that data in accordance with predefined protocols.
  • Prepare complex map sets and ensure the proper keeping of Geodatabase.
  • Work with a tight-knit project team to support each other.
  • Work to a clearly defined scope of work, program and fee structure based on client needs.
  • Assist in the preparation of documentation.

Essential Criteria

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications, or soon to graduate with relevant tertiary qualifications.
  • Training in the operation of ArcGIS, QGIS and experience with different spatial data file formats and data conversion.
  • Working knowledge and experience in spatial databases and understanding of datums, projections and co-ordinates systems.
  • Experience in desktop digitising, georeferencing, cartography and map production.
  • A high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness and ability to acquire new skills.
  • A demonstrated interest in ecology, bushfire planning and/or environmental science.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills, as you will liaise with team members from different disciplines, clients, and government agencies to ensure the delivery of innovative solutions that meet client and broader community expectations.
  • Highly organised to plan and manage projects.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience with GPS units and field data capture, conversion and mapping.
  • Experience with using DWG files in a GIS environment.

What can we offer the ideal candidate?

Travers bushfire & ecology can offer work from home and flexible work arrangements for proven reliable and independent employees. Please note that each role is expected to work part-time from home under the current COVID-19 work from home requirements unless it is not practical to do so. We are operating under a Covid Safe Plan and that may require working from an office on a needs basis. 

We focus on developing professional careers through the provision of ongoing career development, and generous opportunities for training and industry group involvement. We provide staff with a career pathway from Graduate through to Principal Environmental Consultant, with numerous entry points.  As your role progresses you will be exposed to greater levels of project management and responsibility, client and stakeholder engagement, project scoping and budgeting, and business development and management opportunities, all of which are key elements of a successful career at Travers bushfire & ecology.


  • VPN network to work from home as required.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • An inclusive and safe work environment.
  • An opportunity to join a close-knit team who are passionate about ecology, science and innovation.

Salary range

$75,000 – $95,000 per annum, plus superannuation (dependent upon experience)

How to apply

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If you have any questions, please contact Lynette Robertson on 02 4340 5331.

**This role is only available to people with work rights in Australia**
**No Agencies Please**

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