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Sydney, New South Wales

Salary: Departmental Officer Grade 9/10 maximum salary package up to $128,760. Package includes salary ($105,409 – 116,157), and employer’s contribution to superannuation, commensurate with skills and experience.

Job Status: Ongoing under the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.

Spatial Services, a division of the Department of Finance, Service and Innovation, is the key provider of spatial land information services in New South Wales. Spatial Services' integrated framework connects the people of NSW to a comprehensive package of land and property services including property information, surveying and mapping. Spatial Services' provides land information services to individuals, businesses, government agencies and non-profit organisations throughout NSW, Australia and internationally.

Reporting to the Senior Surveyor, you will be required to plan, collect and delivery survey information to establish and manage the State's fundamental survey control networks within the Sydney and surrounding areas. Support the production of topographic maps and facilitates in providing a survey infrastructure for all spatial data applications.

Monitor and ensure statutory survey compliance and approvals in accordance with relevant surveying legislation to protect the integrity of the NSW State Cadastre, State Control Survey and relevant themes of the Foundation Spatial Data Framework.

This role involves resolving anomalies and disagreements in cadastral spatial data and the state control network. Maintaining knowledge and develop emerging technology, systems, legislation, and policy initiatives to enable digital government related to surveying and spatial information in a rapidly changing environment. This role also requires to effectively communicating with Spatial Services, other government organisations, the surveying and spatial industries and the community.

To be successful in the position you will have;
Tertiary qualifications in Surveying or equivalent qualification and significant experience as a Surveyor with expert knowledge of cadastral and geodetic surveying, GNSS positioning and terrestrial surveying technologies.
Current NSW drivers licence.

To apply, please ensure you include a short covering letter, an up-to-date resume, and your responses to the following two pre-screening questions. Responses for each question should be limited to approximately 300 words.

Can you give us an example of a surveying related issue you may have encountered during a project, explain how you worked through the issue in terms of evaluating alternatives and the adopted suitable solution(s) to resolved it?
Describe an environment / situation where you had to adapt to significant changes in the workplace or within your team? What were the changes? How did you handle it? What was the most difficult / enjoyable part?

The Department of Finance, Services and Innovation is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability. At DFSI, we endeavour to make roles flexible. While these roles are advertised as full time, we will consider requests to undertake flexible work arrangements including on a part-time or job share basis.

Location Sydney Region Other Locations Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley
Work Type Full-time
Number of Positions 2
Total Remuneration Package: Maximum salary package up to $128,760. Package includes salary ($105,409 – 116,157), and employer’s contribution to superannuation, commensurate with skills and experience.
Closing Date 01-Nov-2017
Job Category Surveying
Organisation Department of Finance, Services & Innovatio
Tags: Government jobs,Surveyor,NSW DFSI


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