GIS technician position in University of Southampton
Location: Highfield Campus
Type: Full Time Permanent
Closing Date: Tuesday 10 March 2015
GeoData, Geography and Environment
GeoData has a vacancy within their Geographical Information System (GIS) team for a GIS Technician.
Be a part of the University of Southampton, an institution in the top 1% of world Universities and one of the UK’s top 15 research – intensive universities. We have an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities.
You will work in GeoData, Geography and Environment within the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences; the Faculty brings together a unique range of disciplines and is committed to tackling the world’s biggest challenges through interdisciplinary research.
The position will suit anyone with an interest in geography who is keen to learn about using computer-based tools to solve geographical problems. Our project profile comprises work in the environment, health, business, education, transport and development sectors and requires the use of digital and paper maps, aerial photos and satellite imagery from the UK and overseas.
Your main purpose will be to assist the GIS team in data capture, data analysis and map production using ArcGIS, MapInfo and QGIS software. You would also contribute to the organisation of our GIS training courses and participate in surveys taking place outside the office.
You will have experience of data input using Excel and analysing data and presenting summary information in a clear and concise format and the ability to contribute to team efficiency through sharing information and constructively supporting others. Some previous exposure to ArcView or MapInfo GIS software or similar products would be an advantage, although full training will be provided.
You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 524615WR on all correspondence. Apply Online
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