Why work at Spatial Vision?
Spatial Vision recognises that our working environment significantly contributes to the quality of the solutions we deliver to our clients and therefore we actively support the professional development and well-being of our staff.
Spatial Vision's focus on innovation, and research and development provides our staff with opportunities to participate in a variety of interesting projects. We offer various opportunities for development including onsite and offsite training, as well as other opportunities for professional growth, leadership and mentoring. Our organisation values, nurtures and develops promising and high achieving staff.
We go beyond standard employment conditions, providing staff with additional benefits to enhance their work/life balance such as flexible working hours, generous maternity/paternity leave entitlements, study leave and the ability to work from home.
Our staff-led Employer of Choice program is designed to ensure we offer a stimulating environment that motivates staff to succeed. We understand that rewarding excellence and achievement is important and provide a platform for outstanding staff efforts to be recognised and appreciated.
An equal opportunity employer, Spatial Vision values diversity. Our employees come from a wide range of cultural, educational and geographic backgrounds.
We are always looking for new people who want to make a difference. Apart from specific vacancies, from time to time we recruit the following professional personnel: GIS Analysts, Cartographers, Programmers, System Analysts and Project Managers.
As part of an ongoing commitment to the spatial industry, Spatial Vision provides an opportunity each year in November or December for a recent university graduate to gain ongoing experience by contributing to an array of industry projects. In addition to enhancing and developing various skills related to each graduate's specific discipline, the cadetship also involves managing a major project undertaking, providing valuable leadership and organisational experience.The position will be based at Spatial Vision's offices in Bourke Street, Melbourne. The position is generally offered as a fixed full time contract of 12 months.
2018 Cadetship Program
Each year Spatial Vision offers a cadetship to a recent graduate keen to develop additional expertise and practical experience of the spatial industry. The cadetship provides a great opportunity for the successful appointee to obtain practical experience working on a range of client projects and the inner workings of a successful geospatial consulting company.
We encourage applications for the cadet position from graduates from:
Applications for the 2018 graduate cadet positions are now open. Please submit your application with a cover letter explaining why you would like the cadetship and your resume of experience.
Applications close Thursday 31st August.
Past Graduate Cadets
The Graduate Cadetship program commenced in 2003, with the position going to Multimedia Cartography graduate, Cam Botherway. Throughout the next 12 months, Cam continued to develop and hone his skills and understanding with various software, datasets, client consulting, and other industry practices.
"My time with Spatial Vision has been a demanding but invaluable challenge, providing me with strong foundations for a fast-tracked career. Whilst my friends and peers with the same degree have become specialists within narrow disciplines, the range and depth of project exposure has given me an understanding of the industry that cannot be matched anywhere else. Combined with access to the skills and experience of some of the best experts in the business, my own abilities as a highly skilled generalist have flourished. I could not have wished for a better start to my professional career." Cam Botherway
Since this time, Spatial Vision has continued the annual cadetship program. Each cadet is contracted for twelve months. During their tenure, cadets are exposed to a range of aspects of the business and client projects. Each graduate undertakes their own research project which they design, run and present to the company.
The graduate cadet projects have included:
2003 - Cam Botherway (Walking Guide of the Otways & Apollo Bay)
2004 - Jess Ngo (SVG Web Mapping Capability)
2005 - Elizabeth Marasco (Land Development Status Analysis)
2006 - Rachel Lerm (Digital PDA Product)
2007 - Peter MacKenzie (ArcPad Application)
2009 - Mina Jahanshahi (Creation of a LIDAR profile database)
2010 - Aanchal Sinha (exploration of groundwater relationships using IDRISI classification techniques)
2011 - Danielle Cherubin (Design of an iPhone application to find parking)
2012 - Kate Holdsworth (Evaluation of Open Street Maps)
2013 - Anastasia Foulidis (Cloud GIS solution review)
2015 - Michael King (GIS Cloud - QGIS Plug In)
2016 - Tom Hollands (Mapillary)
“The Spatial industry is vibrant with new ideas and engaging technologies. Spatial Vision sits at the apex of three distinct spatial fields of mapping analytics, enterprise and mobile applications and advisory services. This provides the inspiration and opportunity to explore the breadth work available which is very important for new entrants into the spatial industry. The graduate program exposed me to the full range of work across these teams allowing me to transition from a spatial analytics and mapping graduate into a software developer. The flexibility and inspiration afforded by this opportunity will act as the perfect platform to guide you into your ideal role within industry.”
Michael King, SV Cadet for 2015
"The Graduate Cadetship program at Spatial Vision has been a great introduction into the geospatial and software development industries. It has allowed me the opportunity to work on a variety of different projects, taking the fundamental skills taught at university and applying them to real life scenarios. Spatial Vision is a friendly and encouraging environment to be part of especially as a young professional."
Anastasia Foulidis, SV Cadet for 2013
"The Spatial Vision cadetship was a very valuable and memorable experience transitioning from University into full time work. From day one I was working with experienced staff members on a variety of different projects, gaining new skills along the way. It was an exciting opportunity getting to build new relationships with clients and get a great insight into the geospatial industry. Working on my cadet project was exciting as I gained important project management and leadership skills. This is a fantastic program at a company which prides itself on innovation and has a very welcoming team of experienced professionals. I highly recommend the cadetship to anyone who thrives off of new challenges and is eager to learn many valuable geospatial skills."
Danielle Cherubin, SV Cadet for 2011
"As a recent graduate it's always daunting to progress into the workforce. Spatial Vision has provided me with a great learning environment, giving me the opportunity to work on a range of projects. The cadetship has been demanding and has challenged me in many ways. During my time here I have developed a range of technical and personal skills that I know will take me a long way in my professional career. The cadetship allows recent graduates to explore various sides of the spatial industry while working amongst extremely talented and enthusiastic individuals in the business. I have definitely come out of the cadetship as being a confident and highly competent professional"
Aanchal Sinha, SV Cadet for 2010