GIS specialist

Kimberley Land Council Aboriginal Corporation (ICN 21)

The Kimberley Land Council Aboriginal Corporation (KLC) is an association of Aboriginal people in the Kimberley region. It is a peak regional community organisation. The KLC was established in 1978 by Aboriginal people to work for the protection of traditional land and waters and is charged with the responsibility to protect, enhance and gain formal status (legal, social and political) for the customs, laws and traditions of Kimberley Traditional Owners.

Closing date: 

5am, 25 October 2013


Western Australia

Type of vacancy: 

Full time
Contract duration: to 30 June 2014

Salary and conditions: 

KLC L5.1 – EL1.1 (depending on skills and qualifications) refer to job information kit

Job description/overview: 

The Kimberley Land Council is seeking the services of a senior GIS specialist for a period of 6 to 8 months.

The GIS specialist will drive the vision of GIS within the KLC, scope and implement immediate GIS solutions and provide expert advice on all aspects of geo-spatial data analysis.

While the GIS specialist will be a core member of the Information and Knowledge Management team (Corporate Services) they will need to consult with a cross-functional team, including traditional land owners, anthropologists, IT, legal and environment staff and to provide innovative delivery of spatial information products and services to both internal and external users. GIS will facilitate the classification, access and visualization of data and documents that support the effective management of:

  • on-country data collection and analysis
  • legal, cultural and business processes
  • analysis and provision of insights
  • access to Aboriginal cultural heritage.

Contact person and how to apply: 

Your application must include:

  • a covering letter introducing yourself and explaining why you have applied for this position
  • a detailed response to the selection criteria
  • your current resume.

Address applications to:

Human Resources Officer
Kimberley Land Council
PO Box 2145
Broome WA 6725

Applications may be sent electronically to, or by fax 08 9193 6279.


More information: 

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