Environmental Data Analyst
Support a team of environmental science practitioners
Utilise high level statistical analysis skills to meet client requirements
Develop and innovate solutions to enhance the use of Council datasets
We are looking for an experienced Data Analyst with a knowledge of environmental monitoring and the ability to comprehend and collate a range of data across land, water, air, biodiversity and natural hazard subject areas.
About the job:
The role provides data management and analytical expertise to enhance the advice given to meet the Council's objectives. This includes environmental monitoring, consent and compliance management, policy development and resource management.
You will be managing data from a variety of sources, ensuring data integrity by data quality control and assurance of council environmental databases, utilising this data and combining with other data sources to provide robust analysis enhancing environmental outcomes. You will have the ability to develop and lead projects to improve database utilisation and outputs. You will be working in a team that provides a 24/7 flood response role and, over time, there will be potential for you to take a role in this area.
Our ideal candidate will come to us with:
A tertiary qualification in an environmental or data science, or another data analysis focussed speciality
A minimum of five years experience in data management (or related field)
Demonstrated ability with statistical software packages (R in particular), time-series databases, SQL queries and GIS would be highly advantageous
Alternatively, you may have extensive environmental data collection and monitoring experience and be looking to move your career towards a data output focus. If this is the case you would require an aptitude towards data management and analysis and a strong desire to develop these skill sets.
At Council we offer flexible working arrangements, group health insurance, a paid day off on your birthday, relocation assistance for those outside the region and a benefits package suited to your preferences. Tasman Council's customisable benefits package options include extra paid leave, extra superannuation, group health insurance, a paid day off on your birthday, a cash allowance and more.
If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you!
You can view the full details, and submit your application online at https://careers.tasman.govt.nz/Vacancies or for more information contact the People and Wellbeing Team on Ph. 03 543 7229.
Applications close 26 March 2023.