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Data for Nature GIS Technical Specialist

Salary: £21,991.25 pro rata (£4399.20 actual)

Closing date: Friday 18th May 2018

Job ref: DFNP-GIS

The Data for Nature Project is an exciting new project funded for 18 months duration by the Heritage Lottery Fund. We are looking for someone to support the Senior Data Management and Monitoring Officer in the Data For Nature Project by establishing a user friendly, up-to-date GIS System that contributes to the Trusts’ ecological data management and monitoring framework. To oversee the installation of new GIS software with input from mentors/partners and deliver basic staff training to embed the software and its application within the Trust. Part time 1 day a week (7.5 hours) Fixed Term – June 2018 to November 2019

The ideal person will:


  • Have at least 2 years’ experience in a GIS role, including installing and embedding new systems.
  • Experience of creating and amending maps for a variety of purposes.
  • Able to carry out GIS tasks autonomously without specialist support/supervision
  • Experience of working with and manipulating a large number of evolving datasets
  • Have a GIS related degree
  • An excellent working knowledge of ArcGIS and QGIS



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Contact details:

Deadlines for Applications is 18th May 2018 at 12 noon

For further information or an informal chat about the position please contact Roy Mosley Head of Conservation and Land Management on 0114 263 4335.

To apply please download an application pack from or request one from the Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust Human Resources Department.

Please email, call the office on 0114 263 4335, or write to Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, 37 Stafford Road, Sheffield, S2 2SF. When you request an application pack please state where you saw this post advertised.

No C.V’s or agencies please.

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust aims to make sure all staff, volunteers and service users have free access to accurate and impartial information, advice and guidance on training, education and career progression.

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

Sheffield Wildlife Trust Registered Charity no 700638. Company no 2287928