Senior Geospatial / GIS Developer

About You
Are you passionate about building geospatial applications with a desire to make a difference?

Are you an innovator who looks for new and novel ways to solve problems?

Do you want to work in a team motivated to provide excellent geospatial solutions to Coal Authority Stakeholders?

If so, read on......

You will have a strong development background in geospatial technologies and a strong technical proficiency the ESRI suite of tools and GIS programming methods.

You will have experience of working in a multidisciplinary team using agile methodologies to deliver GIS solutions to a suitable time, cost and quality. 

You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to listen to and understand customers’ geospatial needs and requirements.

You will be able to communicate technical issues to technical and non–technical stakeholders.

You will be solution driven and have a desire to identify issues, embed best practice and seek out and drive improvements to geospatial related problems.

About The Role

As GIS Developer you will use your development skills to support and deliver new and existing Geospatial solutions for both internal and external stakeholders.
Working with the wider digital team you will bring your geospatial expertise into the multi-disciplinary team to deliver new tools and applications to help deliver the authorities Geospatial strategy.

Specifically within the term of the contract you will work with Business analysts, key users and wider development team to deliver innovative data editing solutions to support the maintenance and integrity of our nationally critical mining data assets. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a technically capable individual to take on a key role and contribute to the success of the team.

We don’t expect candidates to meet every single desired qualification.

If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!
To find out more about the role, take a look at the job description.

Application closing date: 24th June 2024
Sifting date: 25th June 2024
Interviews: w/c 8th July 2024
(If you are unavailable on these interview dates, please make us aware and we will look at alternative dates)
Successful candidates must pass basic security checks and will be subject to UK Immigration requirements.

About The Coal Authority
Our benefits:

  • A cutting-edge pension scheme with an impressive employer contribution rate of approximately 28.97%.
  • Experience our values-based recognition scheme that celebrates your contributions.
  • Flexibility in working patterns, whether it's full-time, part-time, or compressed hours.
  • Embrace flexible working arrangements tailored to your needs.
  • Enjoy a generous holiday allowance of 27.5 days annually, plus the flexibility to add 6 extra days to that, alongside 8 public holidays.
  • Benefit from a comprehensive parental leave policy with 26 weeks of full pay (subject to eligibility).
  • Get support to further your professional qualifications and payment for one annual professional subscription.
  • Access a free, confidential Employee Assistance Programme to support your well-being.
  • Unlock exclusive employee discounts
  • Ensure your well-being with an annual health check and receive £15 monthly towards well-being activities.
  • Enjoy the convenience of on-site free parking, along with complimentary tea, coffee, and soft drinks at our Mansfield office.
Working with us:
We offer different ways to work flexibly, and the following types of flexibility are usually possible: job share, flexible hours, working from home for part of the week and compressed hours.

Please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview.
With a genuine commitment to flexible working, we believe that work life balance is incredibly important.
Who we are:
Here at the Coal Authority, we really are a great team to work with.

We’re united in our passion and commitment to make a better future for people and the environment in mining areas.
We carry out a wide variety of essential services from responding to coal mining hazards, to keeping everyone and everything safe from mine water pollution.
We are excited about what our future holds.

Our work is helping to develop a new sustainable source of renewable energy for the UK.

By harnessing the energy from mine water heat, we hope to play a key role towards helping the UK to meet net-zero emissions by 2050.
We truly are a supportive organisation where we all live and breathe our values.

We are inclusive, trusted and progressive in everything that we do.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:
Here at TCA we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our colleagues, our customers and our communities.

We are proud to be an inclusive employer.

We are committed to developing a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community.

We encourage applications from people from different backgrounds, identities, cultures and beliefs.

Diversity is vital to our success and innovation and is fundamental to our values of being trusted, inclusive and progressive.
As part of our commitment to increasing the diversity of our workforce, we provide a guaranteed interview to applicants who meet the minimum selection criteria who are disabled or from a minority ethnic community.
If you require any reasonable adjustments or alternative format application forms you can get in touch with us by contacting the team by email at or by phone on 01623 637000.

  • Start: 07/06/2024
  • Rate: £46,125 - £51,250
  • Location: Mansfield,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Public_Sector
  • Recruiter: The Coal Authority
  • Contact: Admin The Coal Authority
  • Tel: 01623 637149
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 0304
  • Posted: 2024-06-07 14:50:03 -

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