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Director Geoscience Information


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Mining,Exploration and Geoscience within Regional NSW has an exciting opportunity foran experienced geoscience information professional

  • Ongoing Full-Time role located in Maitland (flexible working available by negotiation)
  • Generous remuneration package for the successful applicant
  • Work and live close to home and family
  • Manage the Geological Survey of NSW (GSNSW) digital and physical collections, which date back to 1875

A highly autonomous role that drives the GeoscienceInformation arm of the Geological Survey of NSW. A great opportunity to shapethe future of digital data management and delivery by the GSNSW and have alasting impact on geoscience in NSW.

The Departmentof Regional NSW has a current vacancy for a Director Geoscience Information.This role performs a critical function within GSNSW to support the delivery ofgeoscientific data to the global resource industry, other government agenciesand the general public. This information is used to support exploration andmining, underpin strategic land use planning and natural resource management,and raise community awareness of the value and benefits of the NSW mineral andpetroleum industries, in order to drive the broader organisational objective tomake Regional NSW a preferred investment destination for exploration andmining.

As theDirector Geoscience Information you will lead a highly skilled team within aspecialised environment to deliver high quality products, publications,information packages and promotional products. You will oversee the managementand development of GSNSW€™s key online information systems including: MinViewand DiGS.

You will drivetechnological innovation across the unit and ensure the team are at theforefront of geoscience data management and information delivery to encourage internationalexploration investment in NSW. You will also take the lead on performance andenhancement reviews, to ensure that the online platforms that deliver GSNSWdatasets and products appeal to both traditional and emerging audiences.

The successfulapplicant in this role will be a key representative for the Department ongeoinformation committees, including the Government Geoscience Information Committee,whilst leading community outreach and education to improve the NSW Public€™sunderstanding of the world leading resource we have and the role we play.

To besuccessful in this role you will have a proven ability to drive improvement andoptimisation of a varied and technical portfolio. You will have a high level ofpractical and theoretical knowledge of geospatial data management, dataprocessing, geoscience mapping and map production processes.

You will alsohave high level negotiation and influencing skills, with a proven ability towork across a range of stakeholders each with disparate needs and views, withthe ability to deliver quality outcomes across all parties.

This role hasa number of essential requirements, please refer to the role description toreview these in more detail.

For furtherinformation please review the role description, or contact Chris Yeats, Executive Director, Geological Survey of NSW on 0417 111089.

About the Geological Survey ofNSW

The Geological Survey of NSW (GSNSW) was founded in 1875 and is thestate€™s oldest continually operating government agency. It collects, manages,interprets and delivers geoscientific data and information, and provides expertgeoscientific advice to support:

· exploration and mining, including attractinginvestment into regional NSW

· land use planning and natural resourcemanagement

· community awareness of the value and benefitsof the NSW mineral and petroleum industries.

Flexible Working:

Flexible working is part of life at Department ofRegional NSW. Wherever you work within the cluster, there are options availableto help you have a better work life balance.

By being flexible with our people and the way wework, we€™ll be building a happier, more diverse and inclusive work culture.

Applicationsclose on: Sunday 5 July 2020

A talent poolmay be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles ofthe same standard that may become available for filling over the next eighteenmonths. The successful applicant in this role will be required to undergo apolice check, health assessment and other assessments as required.

Our commitment to flexible working:

The Departmentof Regional NSW is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW communityit serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access toopportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to driveinnovation, productivity, and delivery of high-quality services. We are open todiscussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explorenew ways of working - including part-time, job-share or working from differentlocations. Everyone can ask about it.

Our commitmentto Diversity:

The RegionalNSW Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognisethat we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applicationsfrom all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples,culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans,refugees and people with disability.

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Date posted
30 Jun 2020
Government, Emergency & Defence
State Government
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$223,000 - $245,000
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