Geographic Information Systems (Gis) Technician

Duties And Responsibilities
• Monitor and troubleshoot the GIS technology environment including all desktop GIS and GIS database servers within the overall network infrastructure
• Maintain geospatial datasets to ensure GIS databases and GIS web applications are up to date and revise processes and procedures as necessary
• Rectify spatial data or application issues and enhancements
• Conduct programmatic and manual analysis, modeling and create reports and thematic maps to support decision making
• Coordinate with GIS end users to gather application requirements, analyze current state, identify gaps and implement custom solutions; increasing productivity and usability
• Design interactive applications to present GIS data and tools on the corporate website
• Investigate and resolve GIS software and hardware problems in cooperation with Information Technology staff
• Present status reports and demonstrations on GIS projects
• Investigate and assess external products and services that will provide cost effective solutions in the delivery of spatial data products and services
• Educate end users on programs and software upgrades
• Occasional travel to various work locations is required to fulfil the job duties of the position
• Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications And Experience
• Degree in Geographical Information Science, Computer Sciences, Software Engineering or a related field.
• At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role, preferably in a municipal environment
• Solid working knowledge of spatial data models and relational database design
• Demonstrated technical and practical implementation and administration using ESRI and Latitude Geographic Enterprise platforms (Desktop, Server, Online/Portal)
• Highly developed IT presentation and report writing skills.

How To Apply
Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae and Certified copies of both academic and professional certificates should be sent to the undersigned or emailed at: [email protected] on or before 10 February 2020.

The Town Clerk
Municipality of Chegutu
Civic Centre, Queen Street
Box 34
Chegutu