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East Suffolk Council
Place of work:
Riverside, Lowestoft or East Suffolk House, Melton
Salary details:
£28,672 - £31,346 per annum
Job term:
Full Time
37 hpw
Closing Date
26 October 2021 05:00 PM
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GIS Officer 

Based in East Suffolk House, Melton / Riverside, Lowestoft  

East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people’s lives, delivering vital services to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk. 

Working within the Digital and Programme Management team, we are looking for a dynamic geospatial innovator to proactively lead, manage and develop our geographic information systems across the organisation. You will be working closely with teams to make best use of spatial data, feeding into our digital and data strategy as part of our commitment to achieving the ambitions of our strategic plan, ultimately informing business decisions and improving services 

We are looking for someone who has a high level of IT literacy and analytical skills, who is well organised and able to work to tight deadlines.  You will have experience and be confident in using ESRI ArcGIS software – including ESRI ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Pro. You will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills to be able to work successfully with a range of contacts both inside and outside the organisation 

Why work for us? 

East Suffolk Council is a great place to work and there are lots of benefits our employees can access. To find out more about why we are so proud of East Suffolk Council and to hear why our employees think it is such a great place to work, take a look at our video. 

Here are some of the main benefits: 

  • Great opportunities for training and development. 

  • Generous leave entitlement (equivalent to 24 days a year, increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays).  

  • Local government pension scheme. 

  • Free car parking (for when you are working in the office) 

  • Discounts on mobile phones, computers, holiday and travel, fashion and clothing, health and beauty and many other products and services 

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, the majority of our teams are working from home and there is strict social distancing measures in place for the limited number of staff working from our offices. If you wish to discuss how that might impact your working arrangements if you were the successful candidate, please contact the recruiting manager listed at the bottom of this advert. 

Please read the job description and person specification before applying for this job. 

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Sandra Lewis on Sandra.lewis@eastsuffolk.gov.uk  

Closing Date: 26 October 2021   

Interviews:  5 November 2021  


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