First listed on: 09 November 2023

Spatial Manager 

Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is seeking an experienced Spatial Manager (Full-Time)to join our team.  

This is an opportunity to work with an essential organisation creating a more sustainable future for the state.  

This role offers the flexibility to work around life, your contribution will be valued, and you’ll be supported to build a rewarding career. 

Our perks and Benefits:

At WaterNSW, we believe that our employees should be as well taken care of as our rivers, dams, and pipelinesthat’s why we offer a load of benefits.  

  • Flexible working  
  • Work a 9-day fortnight at Full pay on the Enterprise agreement  
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave  
  • Fertility leave  
  • Yearly corporate wear allowance  
  • Professional development and educational assistance  
  • Salary Range $144,550 - $173,475 base + super  
  • And so much more! 

What you’ll do: 

  • Lead and oversee a team of Spatial System & Data Specialists in the management, analysis, and optimisation of spatial data and technology to support efficient operations & decision making
  • Design, manage, and maintain the GIS Database and environment, ensuring integration with other business systems and keeping licenses and support agreements up to date
  • Act as a business partner and project manager for internal and external stakeholders, contributing to, in the context of GIS, the development of electronic workflows, data integration and metadata management
  • Collaborate with Operations, and the wider business to provide spatial analysis and support for projects and daily operations
  • Act as the Product Owner of GIS system, taking responsibility for its development, enhancements, and alignment with organisational goals

What we are looking for:  

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Geography, GIS, Geospatial Sciences, or a related field with demonstrated experience leading a technical team in a related field.
  • In-depth knowledge of GIS principles, concepts, and technologies is essential, including proficiency in GIS software such as ArcGIS, QGIS, or other industry-standard platforms.
  • Knowledge of project management principles, including budgeting, scheduling, and resource allocation, with experience in effectively managing complex GIS projects.
  • Understanding of how GIS technology integrates with other utility systems, such as SCADA and EAMS, to facilitate data exchange and streamline operation
  • Understanding of agile development methodologies and product ownership concepts, as this role serves as the Product Owner for the GIS system.

How we will support you: 

At WaterNSW, we embrace the opportunity to integrate work into our life by having full ownership of our work week. We value getting the job done rather than looking at your work hours. 

We are proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities for women.Visit our WORK180 page to access our benefits and career development opportunities 

More about our team / culture: 

We communicate openly and honestly while maintaining respect for each other. This means we get things done. We understand that everyone is different, and this is what we value as part of our inclusive culture. 

Who is WaterNSW? 

When people think of essential human services, water supply is one of the first things that come to mind - and that’s where WaterNSW comes in. We are NSW’s primary bulk water supplier, river operator and comprehensive provider for licensing, water trades and water information. 

For more information, please reach out to: Jasmine Choong on

Please note applications for this position will close on 26th November 2023.

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You must have full work rights in Australia to qualify for all positions at WaterNSW.

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant. 

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