Geographic information systems officers design, develop and customise geographic information systems and provide technical and analytical support to address issues such as environmental management, exploration and mining, land ownership and titles, urban and regional planning, utilities and asset management, and demographic marketing.
Duties & Tasks
Geographic information systems officers may perform the following tasks:manipulate and analyse data such as geographic and land information source maps and survey data
link spatial data for land administration purposes
develop and customise computer programmes used in geographic information systems (GIS)
prepare, edit and revise cartographic output for the preparation, reproduction and publication of maps.
The cartographic and analytical output produced by geographic information systems officers is used to aid in the efficient management and use of land assets within Australia.
able to analyse and solve problems
good communication and computing skills
interested in the environment
able to produce detailed and accurate work
able to work as part of a team.