GIS Officer Job in Kenya

Duties and responsibilities

Design, develop and customize geographic information systems and provide technical and analytical support;

Supporting in the development and management on growing and improving Departmental demands;

Building and maintaining G.I.S databases and utilizing the G.I.S software to analyze the spatial and nonspatial information in the database;

Developing and managing control quality standards for system application;

Performing data capture and analysis of G.I.S product and interpret spatial and Geographic data for use;

Overseeing data flow management and distribution activities that are aimed at supporting G.I.S;

Maintaining up to date and accurate geospatial documentation for reference purposes;

Efficiently managing geospatial data and developing effective maps and aerial photography and

Doing analysis to produce high quality maps and reports to provide advice for Local Land Services (L.L.S) and for internal and external clients.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade a candidate must:

Be a Kenyan citizen;

Have a Bachelors degree in Cartegraphy, Photogrammetry and remote sensing Geoinformatics or any other related field from a recognized institution of higher learning;

High analytical thinking to effectively analyze information database;

Good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills;

Profound G.I.S knowledge as a G.I.S specialist is expected to work with G.I.S tools;

Ability to pay particular attention to details to work with databases and analyze information and

Certificate in Computer Application Skills.

How To Apply

Applications including detailed curriculum vitae (C.V), copies of Academic and Professional Certificates, Testimonials, National Identification Card (ID) or Passport and any other supporting documents should be submitted in sealed envelope clearly, indicating position applied on top left side of the envelope. Bungoma residents will be required to indicate their Sub-County and Ward of residence to reach the undersigned by 7 th June, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to the Secretary County Public Service Board offices located next to Governor’s office.

Bungoma County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Youths, Women, Persons with Disabilities, Minorities and Marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Please Note: Bungoma County Public Service Board does not charge any fee at any stage of recruitment and selection process.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Secretary
County Public Service Board
P.O Box 2489-50200