Cartographer - ANZSCO 232213


Description

Applies scientific, mathematical and cartographic design principles to prepare and revise maps, charts and other forms of cartographic output.

Skill Level

1

Occupation Lists

This occupation is on the following skills lists:
1. Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List
2. RSMS Occupations List
This occupation is not on the following skills lists:
3. Skilled Occupations List

DIAC Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations


2123-11 Cartographer

Group: 2321 Architects and Landscape Architects


Description

plan, direct and conduct survey work to determine and delineate boundaries and features of tracts of land, marine floors and underground works, prepare and revise maps, charts and other geographic products, and analyse, present and maintain geographical information about locations in space and time.

Tasks

1. determining the position of points of interest on the earth's surface including marine floors, and preparing the final product data in digital form
2. supervising the preparation of plans, maps, charts and drawings to give pictorial representations and managing spatial information systems
3. undertaking research and development of surveying and photogrammetric measurement systems, cadastral systems and land information systems
4. planning and designing land subdivision projects and negotiating details with local governments and other authorities
5. advising Architects, Engineering Professionals, environmental and other scientists or other relevant professionals on the technical requirements of surveying, mapping and spatial information systems
6. compiling and evaluating data, interpreting codes of practice, and writing reports concerning survey measurement, land use and tenure
7. preparing site plans and survey reports required for conveyancing and land ownership matters
8. evaluating, compiling and maintaining spatial information using a range of digital and graphical source materials, including aerial photographs, satellite imagery, survey documents, existing maps and records, historical data, reports and statistics
9. analysing and interpreting data to design maps, graphs, plans, drawings and three-dimensional models using geographic information and related systems
10.developing and trialling new applications for use in geographic information systems
11.supervising and coordinating the work of Surveying or Spatial Science Technicians in the production and reproduction of geographic products

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group

1. 232212 Surveyor
2. 232213 Cartographer
2. 232214 Other Spatial Scientist