Ordnance Survey (OS) provides national mapping services for Great Britain and is world-leading provider of geospatial solutions.
OS location data and expertise has helped governments make smarter decisions, businesses gain valuable data insight, and everyone experience the world outside for over 225 years.
Our growing Operations team play a key role in ensuring we deliver world-class geospatial data and services for our customers and they’re looking for people to join them. They’re experts at using remote-sensed and ground data capture technologies. And they’re leading the geospatial industry with an ‘automate-first’ approach which consumes and exploits data from multiple sources.
About the role
We are looking expand our Remote Sensing Services (RSS) team. As a Remote Sensing Surveyor, you will help collect, edit and maintain the most accurate and up-to-date geographical information of Great Britain.
You will most likely start working in our Imagery and Height Delivery teams, working on Digital Terrain Models (DTMs) and Ortho-rectified imagery. There are several other production areas within RSS which you may in time become involved with. All necessary training will be provided to help you develop in the role. The roles are due to start in early June.
You will need to demonstrate your track record against the following criteria:
- Attention to detail; able to efficiently produce accurate data to a high standard against a specification.
- Planning, scheduling and monitoring personal production to effectively contribute to individual and team targets.
- Identifying, communicating and implementing technical and process improvements to increase personal and team performance.
- Identifying issues and risks to delivery and either resolving these or escalating to the appropriate person.
- Displaying positive behaviours when working with others and creating a professional and trusting relationship with a wide range of people.
What we’re looking for:
- Secondary level education qualification (NQF level 3, A level, BTEC or equivalent)
- Stereoscopic vision will be measured by a stereo acuity test carried out at Ordnance Survey Head Quarters in Southampton should you be successful at interview. Stereo vision is required for a number of activities in RSS where imagery is analysed in 3D.
- Computer literacy, with an aptitude to learn new software packages. Support and any necessary training will be provided.
- For this role, it would be desirable if you had:
- Experience in using Geographic Information Systems
We want you to love what you do. That’s why our benefits package rewards a job well done. We’ll give you:
- Salary – £ 25,577 to £28,585
- Performance related bonus
- A competitive pension scheme
- 37 hour working week (with flexible working options)
- 25 days annual leave - (30 days after five years) bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas
- Plus, a suite of excellent additional benefits
Location: This role will be based at our state-of-the-art Headquarters in Southampton. However, all our people, where they can are currently working from home.
Closing date: 14 March 2021
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