[unav_all] GNSS position in New Zealand

John Beavan J.Beavan at gns.cri.nz
Tue Feb 1 16:20:23 MST 2011

Posted on behalf of Graeme Blick, Land Information New Zealand

Subject: Job Opportunity - GNSS Processing and Application Development
From: Graeme Blick, Land Information New Zealand
Date: 25 January 2011

Land Information New Zealand is the National Surveying and Mapping agency 
of New Zealand (www.linz.govt.nz). We are seeking an organised and 
motivated geodesist or surveyor for an operational role in our National 
Geodetic Office.

The role involves managing and processing GNSS data from our PositioNZ 
CORS network (www.linz.govt.nz/positionz) and contributing data to 
regional and global reference frames.  It will involve working closely 
with GNS Science (www.gns.cri.nz) who operate the PositioNZ network for 
LINZ.  We require a team player with a postgraduate degree in geodesy or 
surveying, and experience with high-precision GNSS processing using 
software such as Bernese.  The successful applicant will also contribute 
to the development of New Zealand’s semi-dynamic national datum NZGD2000. 

Job responsibilities:
*  Analysis and processing of GNSS data from the PositioNZ CORS network 
*  Integration of data from other CORS sites in New Zealand into a 
National CORS network
*  Contribute GNSS data to the development of regional and global 
reference frames 
*  Assist with the ongoing development of the PositioNZ network and a 
National CORS network in New Zealand
*  Assist with the ongoing development and upgrade of New Zealand’s 
semi-dynamic national datum, NZGD2000

Required educational qualifications and personal skills:
*  Relevant higher education at university level/Masters Degree or Ph.D 
*  Experience with GPS/GLONASS analysis and satellite based navigation 
*  Have a knowledge of how global reference frames are developed
*  A programming background would be an advantage
*  Written and oral proficiency in the English language and ability to 
communicate in national and international technical forums
*  Ability to work independently, meet new challenges and be a good mentor 
and communicator
*  Be proactive, positive, creative, enthusiastic and a good team player 

The salary will be dependent on the experience and skills of the 
successful applicant.

This is a permanent position based at the National Geodetic Office of Land 
Information New Zealand, in Wellington, New Zealand.

Please forward a CV and a cover letter outlining your skills and 
experience for this role.

Applications are to be sent to opportunities at linz.govt.nz by Friday, 25th 
February, 2011. 
For further information on this role please contact Graeme Blick, Chief 
Geodesist at: opportunities at linz.govt.nz
Dr John Beavan, GNS Science - Te Pu Ao, 
1 Fairway Drive, PO Box 30368, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Tel: +64 4 570 4641  Fax: +64 4 570 1440  Mob: 027 221 8861
Email: j.beavan at gns.cri.nz    Web: www.gns.cri.nz

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