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PERMANENT: 37 hours per week
SALARY: £24,496 to £26,845
LOCATION: Tiverton

Are you looking to start a career in Geographic Information and address management? Are you passionate about delivering a first-class service experience to your customers? If you are then we would like to hear from you.

Based at our Head Office in Tiverton you will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the corporate address gazetteer which forms part of the national address data set. You will also provide technical support to the Street Naming and Numbering function of the Council and support the provision of the corporate Geographic Information System. As part of the ICT Services team, some work in supporting users in the operation of gazetteer software and Geographic Information Systems may be required.

Ideally you will have some experience in working with databases, have excellent IT skills and be knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and Access. The ability to read and understand Ordnance Survey maps is essential to this role.

You will be required to work to a high level of accuracy and detail.  Good communication skills are needed to support the business and once trained will be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.  It is essential that you are able and willing to learn new skills.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

If you think that you have what it takes to excel in this role, then we’d like to hear from you.

For this post we offer:


To find out more

To find out more about this role please contact Chris Southall, Senior GMS Officer on 01884 234995.

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - IT24 - Gazetteer Mangement Officer. 

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:

CLOSING DATE: 07 December 2022 at 1:00pm

MDDC reserves the right to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage early applications.

We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.  We are keen to make our interviews accessible. Let us know on your job application if you have a disability and need any reasonable adjustments.

We're committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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