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Spatial Data Officer

  • Employer: Huntingdonshire District Council
  • Reference: HDC/22/219895
  • Published: Fri 18/11/2022, 9:36 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 05/12/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,899 - £29,149 plus pension & benefits
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire

3C ICT is our shared IT service between Cambridge City Council, Huntingdonshire District Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council. The shared service was established in April 2016 to provide a more efficient way of delivering ICT services across the three partner councils and has now matured into a reliable and efficient operation.

Our team of 80+ staff provide a range of services from digital development and integration to server management and maintenance as well as standard desktop and business application support. On a day-to-day basis, we manage and deliver all the IT systems and services needed by our partners and customers. We are a modern IT Operation utilising Office 365, Microsoft Azure, DevOps and other up to date applications.

An opportunity has arisen in 3C ICT where we are looking to recruit a Spatial Data Officer to join our dynamic Spatial team. The role will help deliver an outstanding GIS and Address Management service and play a significant role in 3C ICT’s responsibilities to provision Geographic information (GI) as well as development and implementation of the Local Land and Property Gazetteer (LLPG) on behalf of the 3 council partners.

This role would suit candidates with experience providing GIS and address database related duties. The successful candidate will have knowledge in maintaining the Local Land and Property Gazetteer (LLPG) service on behalf of a local authority. You will need experience in assisting with providing geospatial data management, map production and ideally maintenance of GIS web content. A proven track record of providing technical GIS support to partner services in a customer focused environment and knowledge of UK Location Programme; INSPIRE and other governmental policies specific to geographic information are also highly desirable. 

 

This diverse and rewarding role, will require you to work closely with the Spatial Team, as well as across the whole of 3C ICT, to ensure that the Spatial and Address Managements services supported by the ICT Shared Service are maintained to the highest possible standard with maximum levels of attainable productivity and efficiency. This is a full-time fixed term 12-month contract with option to make it permanent subject to funding.

Our vision is to help our Council partners standardise, automate, integrate and optimise their IT systems to help them gain the best possible business benefit from their investment whilst maintaining the strictest standards of security, privacy and flexibility. This approach also helps them realise the combined economies of scale of working in a local government partnership. Ultimately our work improves outcomes for local residents and businesses giving our staff the opportunity to feel that they are contributing to the local area in a positive way and supporting those most at need through difficult times. 

We want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising) all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.

TO APPLY A full job description along with details of how to apply can be downloaded from our website

Please note this post requires a DBS check.

Should you have any additional questions regarding submitting an application, please contact our Recruitment Team recruitment@huntingdonshire.gov.uk  

 

Closing date for completed applications is 09:00 Monday 5th December and interviews are anticipated to take place week commending 12th December.

 

Please note that the official closing date is as above and will be the correct date. Some third party websites may have different dates so please always refer to the HDC website for the official closing date to ensure you do not miss out on applying.

 

For many of our roles (and where it is possible) we are currently working remotely and anticipate in the future returning to a hybrid office model on a flexible basis. This will still include work from home and flexi-time opportunities in order to provide a good work life balance whilst still ensuring that teams benefit from in person interaction. Candidates should therefore be within commutable distance of our offices in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire or able to attend meetings as required if further afield.

As an employer who values diversity of thought, we seek to employ candidates from a range of backgrounds in order to make our organisation more innovative. We are seeking candidates who are looking for their next career opportunity on a full-time hours basis. We will consider any flexible arrangements. and are a supportive employer, enabling our staff to work in an environment that produces high standards of work in an employee-led environment.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits, including flexitime, to encourage a work life balance.

Our benefits include:

  • Hybrid working arrangements (role permitting). We know our people are what make HDC great and recognise how important a healthy work–life balance is. Our hybrid work model enables employees to work remotely whilst allowing for in-office collaboration opportunities across the district.
  • A highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme Pension.
  • An array of services, networks and training to support your health and wellbeing such as Mental Health First Aiders and access to our Employee Assistance Programme which includes financial guidance, wellbeing support and family counselling, amongst other services.
  • Annual leave allowance 24 days + statutory holidays rising to 30 days with five years of service.
  • Heavily discounted gym membership at our One Leisure Centres and Training Shed One Leisure.
  • Tailored learning and development on an individual basis including access to Bookboon which has over 1500 resources dedicated to development.
  • Career progression opportunities including apprenticeships of all levels.
  • Enhanced family friendly policies.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Occupational Health Programme.
  • Digital Parking Permit.

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  • Job description
  • Employer: Huntingdonshire District Council
  • Reference: HDC/22/219895
  • Published: Fri 18/11/2022, 9:36 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 05/12/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,899 - £29,149 plus pension & benefits
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire

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