9 Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Officers job at Electoral Commission of Zambia

Vacancy title:
9 Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Officers

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Electoral Commission of Zambia

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, April 12 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 09 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Electoral Commission of Zambia seeks to recruit qualified and experienced individuals to fill SHORT TERM POSITIONS of the following vacancies for a period of ONE (01) YEAR.
9 Geographical information systems (gis) officers

Purpose of the job
To assist in creating, reviewing an lold aligning of electoral boundaries.

Reporting accountability
The position reports to Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Engineer.

Main duties
• Assist to prepare delimitation technical information and managing delimitation database;
• Capture (digitizing) and process delimitation sittings outcomes and produce relevant maps (both digital and hard copy):
• Capture GIS data using satellite images and online maps;
• Conduct field data collection using Global Position System (GPS)

• Update GIS data using GIS software’s such as ArcGIS/QGIS on regular basis.
• Performing periodic GIS data Backups;
• Query GIS database to provide information in appropriate format as per special request by users:
• Program scripts to process GIS Data (Python, Java):
• Manage and troubleshoot GIS software and equipment (ArcGIS, QGIS); and
• Perform any other related duties that the supervisor may reasonably request from time to time.

Qualifications and experience
• Full Grade Twelve Certificate or Equivalent
• Bachelor’s degree in Geomantic Engineering, Geospatial Science, Surveying or Forestry.
• Two (02) years post qualifying experience in the relevant field.

Personal attributes
• Non-partisan.
• Honest and reliable with moral strength.
• High degree of attention to detail.
• Ability to work with minimum supervision.

• Inter-personal and communication skills.
• Analytical, organizational and leadership skills.
• Report writing and general written and oral presentation skills.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send their applications to the undersigned enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae with names of three (03) traceable referees including their contact phone numbers and copies of educational and professional certificates not later than Friday, 12th April, 2024.
The Chief Electoral Officer,
Electoral Commission of Zambia,
Elections House, Haile Selassie Avenue,
P.O. Box 50274,

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, April 12 2024 
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 09-04-2024
No of Jobs: 9
Start Publishing: 09-04-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 09-04-2067
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