GIS Technician

  • Full time
  • Binga
  • @Work In Zimbabwe posted 2 months ago
  • Posted : 5 January 2024 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 1 Year
  • What we do Government & Parastatals
  • Qualifications Bachelors Degree
Web design in Zimbabwe

Job Description

Binga Rural District Council is a quasi-government entity responsible for overseeing and managing rural development in Binga District, Zimbabwe.

The council plays a vital role in planning and implementing strategies to promote sustainable growth, infrastructure development, and land use management within the district. With a focus on improving the lives of the local community, Binga Rural District Council aims to create a thriving and inclusive environment for residents.

Binga Rural District Council is looking for a skilled and motivated GIS Technician (Grade: 7) to join the company’s dynamic team. As a GIS Technician, you will work closely with the Planning Officer to support rural and urban development planning initiatives.

Your role will involve collecting and analyzing GIS data, creating and updating various layers and databases, producing informative maps and visualizations, and providing technical support for field data collection. This position offers an attractive remuneration package, including competitive salary and benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the collection, analysis, and maintenance of GIS data for rural and urban development planning and initiatives.
  • Participate in the creation and updating of various layers and databases.
  • Provide support in mapping and spatial analysis projects.
  • Help produce informative maps and visualizations to aid in decision-making and communicate spatial information effectively.
  • Contribute to the development of GIS technologies for field data collection and assist with surveying when necessary.
  • Learn and apply pertinent regulations and policies regarding land use and spatial planning.
  • Participate in training and professional development activities to build expertise in GIS, remote sensing, and related technologies.
  • Assist with the management of GIS equipment and software, ensuring they are operational and up-to-date.
  • Cooperate with multidisciplinary teams on cross-functional projects affecting the district.
  • Provide administrative support to the GIS team as needed, including documentation and reporting.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Possess a degree in Geographic Information System, Geography, Urban and Rural Planning, Environmental Science, or a relevant field with a strong GIS component.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret spatial data and problem-solving.
  • At least 1 year of experience with GIS software such as ESRI, ArcGIS, QGIS, or similar applications.
  • Familiarity with GIS devices and techniques for field data collection.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to learn quickly and work collaboratively in a team setting.

Remuneration and Benefits:

The GIS Technician position at Binga Rural District Council offers an attractive remuneration package, including a competitive salary and benefits. Details will be discussed during the interview process.

Interested applicants with relevant qualifications and experience should submit their applications, accompanied by detailed CVs and certified certificates to The Chief Executive Officer

Work In Zimbabwe

Required skills

Share this job with friends and relatives

Sorry, Applications have been closed.