Richmondshire District Council

Title: GIS Officer

Salary: Grade 8, £23,836 to £26,317 per annum, pro rata (SCP 25 -28)

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Working Pattern: Full time

Hours:  37

Job Reference: RES ICT 11

We have an exciting opportunity for a GIS Officer within our ICT Service.

This is a key post within the ICT Service and you'll play a central part in the delivery of a successful ICT and mapping Service to the Authority. On a day-to-day basis, you'll manage, support and develop the Councils ESRI ArcGIS product suite and ldox Uniform Spatial database system to all users. This will include planning and executing installations and upgrades; managing GIS and spatial agreements or contracts; developing your skills; providing IT consultancy advice; and responding to Incidents and Requests received in the team.

To be considered, you'll need a proven background in GIS Support and experience of liaising with users to promote and deliver high quality GIS input into their projects. Previous exposure to the public sector would also be an advantage. Our high quality Service depends on the people in our team so you'll also need to be a great people person who can positively lead and develop others, and an effective communicator who is customer-focused.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Graeme Thistlethwaite on 01748 901101.


 Closing date: 10am, Monday, 3 February 2020

Interview date: Tuesday, 11 February 2020

An application form must be completed. CVs alone will not be accepted.

You can also obtain/return application forms by:


By post: Human Resources, Richmondshire District Council, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX


We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010.



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