Assistant Information Officer (GIS Technician)

City Hall

Job Type: Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date: 18th June 2019

Reference: 625

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Job purpose


Working as part of the Geographic and Planning Information team you will be involved in maintaining and developing the Local Land and Property, Street Gazetteers and Planning databases. You will also carry out associated GIS / mapping, data capture work and other projects.

You will


Maintain and develop of the corporate Local Land & Property and Street Gazetteers ensuring national standards of entry are maintained.

Investigate and evaluate a variety of data sources to accurately identify property records.

Create and maintain corporate GIS datasets.

Liaise with both internal and external users of the Gazetteers and Planning Information systems.

Provide technical support and advice to others on gazetteer related matters.

Undertake site visits when required.

Requirements of the post


Have at least 1 years’ experience of GIS data capture and a working knowledge or training in GIS systems (MapInfo is the current standard system but experience in other systems such as QGIS or ArcGIS is acceptable)

Have experience of collating and maintaining information in database system

Have working experience of using and interpreting Ordnance Survey mapping, Aerial Photos & architects plans.

Have knowledge and experience about the purpose and operation of property and street gazetteers

Have experience of working to data Quality Assurance procedures with a high level of attention to detail.

Additional information


1 Full Time, Fixed Term post for 6 months (with the possibility to extend)

If you are an internal candidate and applying for this position on a secondment basis, please seek approval from your line manager before applying.

Salary: £18,795 - £19,171 per annum

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Ruth Hamilton 0116 454 2997

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.

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