GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) TECHNICIAN

  • Full time
  • 3 weeks ago
  • Salary 000 / Monthly

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position tenable at Southern Region Water Board in the Southern Region of Malawi

GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) TECHNICIAN
Candidates should have a Diploma in Land Surveying/Land Management/Physical Planning/Geography obtained from a recognised institution with at least four (4) years working Experience in GIS and Remote Sensing.

Reporting to the GIS Officer the GIS Technician shall collect and analyse spatial and temporal data for the Board’s existing and proposed water supply infrastructure in developing and customising computer program used in Geographical Information System. The GS Technician will be responsible for collecting geo-spatial data for GIS analysis for the Board’s water supply infrastructure, comping geo-spatial data in form of satellite images and geographical surveys, entering new data in the GIS Database; ensuring that GIS maps are annotated and compiled with correct information, correcting physical features, networks and any other network related infrastructure: providing basic specialist training and support services for Board’s internal GIS users, inducing maintenance of GIS customer training database and associated customer feedback; and demonstrating commitment to service delivery programs of the Board by personally identifying and reporting water bursts/leakages to customer care Division of which verifiable repair records shall be tendered to be used as one of the components for assessment during
ones performance appraisal time.

The successful candidate shall have excellent understanding of GIS principles: demonstrated GIS reporting and data mining took, negotiation, organizational, planning analytical, communication,
decision making report writing and project management skills; ability to meet set targets timely,
multi-skill, solve problems, digest diverse data into actionable information and having attention
to detail, and develop and maintain meaningful working relationships; honesty and high integrity.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
The Southern Region Water Board offers an attractive package including a contributory pension
scheme and a contributory medical scheme among other benefits.

METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applications with full Curriculum Vitae, contact phones and addresses of three traceable referees
must be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Southern Region Water Board
Private Bag 72
ZOMBA

The closing date for receiving applications is on 14 December 2020

Candidates who applied for the post of Zone Manager last time when it was advertised are encouraged to re-apply.

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