Graduate GIS Analyst, Sydney.

Biosis is looking to appoint a skilled Graduate GIS Analyst to join our team in Sydney. This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading consultancy which provides ecological, heritage and environmental approval services throughout south-eastern Australia.

This is a full time 12 month contract position, with the opportunity to extend for the right candidate.

Working closely with our multi-disciplinary team of professionals, you will become an integral member of the GIS team in NSW, a key contributor to existing and future projects throughout NSW, and a driver for the development of our GIS services in the region.

Biosis employs a highly experienced multi-disciplinary team of aquatic ecologists, archaeologists, botanists, zoologists, environmental planners and GIS operators.  We have offices in Albury, Ballarat, Melbourne, Newcastle, Sydney, Wangaratta, Western Sydney and Wollongong.

Our Sydney office is located close to the CBD and is easily accessible by public transport. We are a short walk from Redfern or Green Square train stations. This provides access to all the services of Sydney without the hassle of traffic and parking.

Biosis is seeking a Graduate GIS Analyst with experience in GIS/drafting packages (preferably ArcGIS), a high level of attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines, and interpersonal skills which enable them to participate fully in our team environment.  The Graduate GIS Analyst’s duties involve GIS map generation, data exporting and importing, and creating simple queries.

Essential selection criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in Geomatics, Surveying or an equivalent discipline.
  • Experience using GIS packages (preferably ArcGIS).
  • An interest in the environmental consulting industry.
  • Basic experience in sales, client relationship management and business development areas, such as proposal preparation and client liaison.
  • Competency with the Microsoft Office suite or similar packages.
  • Interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Experience with project management methodologies, such as managing budgets.
  • Australian citizenship or residency, or a valid work permit.
  • Previous working experience is desirable, but not essential (particularly within a consulting environment).

Biosis offers the security of an established firm with support services in WHS, HR and accounts, and a supportive and vibrant work culture. We provide you with a competitive salary package consisting of base salary plus super. Our GIS team works collaboratively across the company and you will have the opportunity to be mentored by a range of industry experts within Biosis.

As a Biosis employee, you will also be rewarded with many of our added employee benefits. Some of these benefits include:

  • Professional development program, including a professional development allowance
  • Employee reward and recognition program
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Mentorship and development program
  • Study assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Social activities
  • Internal job opportunities throughout Australia.

For more information, contact Louise Reardon on 03 8686 4884.

To apply, forward a copy of your CV and a covering letter addressing the selection criteria, to:

Position Description

A position description is available here.

Applications will close at 5pm on Monday 26 October 2020.

Please note: Australian residents / work permits only.