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GIS and Data Technical Support Officer

GIS and Data Technical Support Officer

Starting salary £34,376 (pay range is £34,376 -£39,661 and the successful candidate will be appointed to the starting point)

Fixed Term Contract until March 2020 – 35 Hours per week

Based in Stirling


Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS), Scotland’s resource efficiency and circular economy expert, is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic professional to assist us in delivering a discreet and specialised programme of work with key stakeholders.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of driving change across Scotland. Working within the Resource Management team, you will be responsible for supporting internal and external stakeholders to develop GIS data sets, particularly in relation to zoning of land in line with the Code of Practice on Litter and Refuse 2018.

The role will involve providing on-site support to key stakeholders to utilise GIS applications and to build capacity to maintain and update data sets in the future. You will also be required to assist in developing the software used.


The ideal candidate

To be successful in this role you will have a broad technical knowledge of the sector and the ability to work persuasively with stakeholder to generate and implement solutions.

You will have demonstrable experience of

  • developing and implementing project plans,
  • experience of developing and maintaining GIS datasets for monitoring and analysis
  • evidence of working with and influencing a wide range of stakeholders to deliver outcomes.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.


Salary and benefits

£34,376(pay range is £34,376-£39,661 and the successful candidate will be appointed to the starting point).

We offer excellent benefits; including a contributory pension scheme, private healthcare, life assurance, employee welfare assistance, generous holidays and childcare vouchers.


Our Organisation

Zero Waste Scotland exists to create a society where resources are valued and nothing is wasted. Our work is becoming ever more critical against a global backdrop of rising population, climate change and unprecedented pressure on the world’s land, water, energy and raw materials.

We’re working to create a more circular economy where products and materials are kept in high value use for as long as possible. A large part of our work is helping individuals and businesses to become more resource efficient. This all contributes to the Scottish Government’s circular economy strategy and the EU’s Europe 2020 growth strategy.

This role is based in our Stirling office located next to Stirling railway station and is conveniently accessed from across central Scotland.


Informal enquiries can be made to Emma Leel, Programme Manager by calling 01786 239720. 

The closing date for applications is Noon on 28th August 2019.

Interviews will take place on 4th September 2019.


Completed job applications should be submitted to recruitment@zerowastescotland.org.uk

No agencies or CVs thank you.


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