National Forestry Authority Cartography Officer Jobs in Uganda
National Forestry Authority Cartography Officer Jobs in UgandaPosition
Cartography Officer(1 Position)Reports to Coordinator, Geographical Information Systems and Mapping
Terms of Employment
Three (3) year contract (Renewable)
Execute tasks related to the processing of GIS data and mapping for NFA and its clients.
Duties and Responsibilities
In charge of the cartography lab and all hard copy data sets therein.
Uploading and Downloading GPS data.
Supervise GIS data digitizing and editing.
Generating maps from GPS raw data collected from field activities.
Design and produce customized maps for NFA and NFA clients.
Update geo-data sets as necessary.
Carry out New Land Cover mapping (LCCS).
Field accuracy assessment of GIS data.
Participate in development and maintenance of Forest Information Systems (FIS)
Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.
Qualifications, work experience, Abilities and personal attributes
Bachelor's Degree in Forestry, Geography or Geographic Information System (GIS) or Surveying and extra
qualification in Cartography
Certification in MCP, MCSA, and MCSE is an added advantage.
At least three (3) years’ working experience using GIS and ESRI mapping tools in a similar or related position in a reputable organization.
In-depth knowledge of demographic databases, and spatial databases like boundary and street files.
Ability to focus on detail and maintain strict standards of accuracy.
Proficiency with various software applications,
Word processing, spreadsheet, database management, computer-aided design, and mapping.
Ability to operate a variety of equipment and tools associated with GIS and mapping.
Self-motivated with strong interpersonal and organization skills
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