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Location: Southampton
Zone: 2B5
Employment Type: Full-time, Permanent
Number of vacancies:

Our Cartography area is recognised globally as a centre of excellence - and we are now looking for great people to join our team. You’ll develop and progress with us as you get involved in editing mapping data, to enhance Ordnance Survey core products. Enthusiastic, and with a willingness to learn, you’ll gain excellent knowledge of generalisation, to represent real world features at different map scales.
You’ll work on a range of products and support activities, not only drawing maps, but also updating databases using GIS and customised tools. This role will offer you the opportunity to work across a variety of mapping scales and learn new skills in editing mapping data and generalising to add value to Ordnance Survey’s products. You will be expected to take responsibility for monitoring your own work to compare finished product with the expected outcomes to ensure accuracy and thoroughness. This is a vital role in the organisation as it ensures Ordnance Survey’s products are updated to meet our Customers expectations. Relevant training in edit systems and production processes will be provided, as required.
Essential criteria
>          Good knowledge and skills in GIS
>          Good attention to detail, able to provide accurate, efficient and honest quality checking for own work.
>          Good knowledge and skills in MS Office

Competencies - Level 2

>          Collaborating and Partnering
>          Making effective decisions
>          Delivering at pace

For more information about the competencies, please click here  

Further information is available from Liz Grantham, Production Manager, (023 8005) 5208.  To view the full job description, search for PWPCA06 in Trim.

Please send in a covering letter and CV demonstrating your suitability for the role, by addressing the criteria set out above including the competencies. ‚ÄčThe covering letter should contain relevant examples of your knowledge and skills linking to the competencies in no more than 250 Words per competency.

Closing date: 7 February 2014

This vacancy is open to employees who were appointed to the Civil Service on merit following a fair and open competition, or were appointed to a permanent Civil Service post in accordance with an exception certified by the Civil Service Commissioners

Details of advertised vacancies in other government departments can be found on Civil Service Jobs 

The following information applies to all vacancies in Ordnance Survey:

Terms of postings
Where a successful application may result in a permanent transfer, it is essential that employees consult their HR Business Partner before the application is submitted.

Equal opportunities
Ordnance Survey is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from individuals regardless of their gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity. 


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