Job Title GIS Technician
Contract Type Permanent
Organisation Middlemarch Environmental Ltd
Location Coventry
Salary £21,224 to £26,530
Hours 40 hours per week

About Us:

Do you want to work for one of the UK’s leading, award winning, ecological and arboricultural consultancies? Due to recent expansion and further planned strategic growth within the company, Middlemarch Environmental are currently recruiting a number of new roles to help meet our growing client needs and respond to the emerging biodiversity agenda.

Middlemarch Environmental provides client focused, cost effective advice and expertise on all ecological and arboricultural issues that occur during the planning and development process. Middlemarch also provides strategic advice and support for the development of nature-based solutions and biodiversity net gain schemes.  Established in 1989, the company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, which is itself part of The Wildlife Trusts, the largest voluntary organisation in the UK concerned with all aspects of nature conservation and the environment.

The Role:

We are currently looking for a GIS Technician to join our head office based team in Coventry. The role involves GIS cartography, data solutions to support our ecological products and facilitating field data collection. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to developing GIS solutions at Middlemarch, based on your specific skillset. In addition to your main GIS role, you will also have the opportunity to take part in ecological fieldwork and surveys.

Due to the nature of this type of work, you will need to be prepared to work flexible and occasionally unsociable hours to support ecological surveying. Overtime and / or time off in lieu will be available to compensate for extra hours.

About You:

You will have excellent working knowledge of Esri products, and experience of using GIS tools for collecting field data (ideally ArcGIS Online and associated apps). You should also have some experience in a similar role (a year or more). You will be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline. Ideally, you will also have an interest in the biodiversity sector and an appreciation of the challenges associated with ecological field surveys. You should be able to demonstrate problem-solving capabilities and a willingness to further develop your skills in GIS. Good communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a diverse team are essential.

Experience in CAD software, Python scripting or design software (e.g. SketchUp) would be advantageous.

You will receive 24 days holiday (increasing with service), pension and an opportunity for continued professional development.

If you have any questions regarding this role then please contact recruitment at: Recruitment@wkwt.org.uk

How to Apply:

For a copy of the skills/experience and accountabilities required for this role, please download the document.

For a copy of the competency framework, please download the document.

To apply, complete your covering letter and upload your CV via the link.

The closing date for applications is Friday 30th April 2021 with interviews being held during the week commencing on the 3rd and 10th of May 2021

1st Interviews will take place virtually.