GIS Officer (Parking and Markets), Open to flexible working
6 month fixed term contract / secondment opportunity
Hackney Council is looking for someone with an understanding of Traffic Orders and GIS to join our Parking and Markets service. This role plays an important part of the work we do to support the community and make Hackney cleaner, safer and greener.
As a GIS Officer you will be technical support for the parking services operations team. You will help us administer and maintain our map based traffic order records, making sure data is accurate and formatted correctly. You will also have the opportunity to work on specific innovative projects which will improve the ways we work.
Day to day, you will help us manage our traffic order processes and map restrictions which have been surveyed by the Field Service engineers. You will also generate maps and tailor them for our needs using different software such as Adobe Illustrator and Map Info.
We need someone who is well organised, has great communication skills (written and oral) and is able to work with teams across the Council. You should have a proactive approach, be driven to support our business priorities and strive to improve the quality of the work we do. An understanding of the regulatory environment within which we operate would be helpful.
You will need to be highly organised and bring a structured approach to prioritise a competing workload. You will need an understanding of mapping traffic restriction on highways and in-depth knowledge of Park Map software as well as traffic orders. Some knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Acrobat Professional skills would be desirable for the role.
Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.
When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience. You are not required to submit a supporting statement or CV.
Closing date for applications: 26 September 2019
We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.
Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.