Wajir County Principal GIS Officer Jobs in Kenya

Wajir County Principal GIS Officer Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supporting in the development and management of GIS applications that are based on growing and improving business demands.

  • Building and maintaining GIS databases and utilizing the GIS software to analyze the spatial and non-spatial information in the databases.

  • Overseeing the planning and coordination of GIS activities to meet the outlined goals.

  • Developing and managing control quality standards for system application.

  • Performing data capture and analysis for GIS product.

  • Overseeing data flow, management, and distribution activities that are aimed at supporting GIS.

  • Supporting and participating in the designing and development of the geospatial database.

  • Maintaining up-to-date and accurate geospatial documentation for reference purposes.

  • Staying up to date or abreast with the latest developments in the GIS field.

  • Giving support in the development of a work plan for complex projects.

  • Efficiently managing geospatial database and developing effective maps and aerial.

    Requirement for Appointment

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a discipline such as Geoinformatics And Information Technology) Technology In Geomatics, Geo-Spatial engineering, Computer Science, Geography, or Engineering.

  • High analytical thinking to effectively analyze information and databases.

  • Good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills to effectively
    communicate and work with departmental staff and the management.

  • Profound GIS knowledge, as a GIS specialist is expected to work with various GIS tools.

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

  • At least three years of proven work experience either professionally or through an internship.

    How to Apply

  • Applications shall include a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), Copies of academic and professional certificates, Testimonials, Valid Practicing licenses, National Identification
    Card, and other supporting documents to be sent in a sealed envelope clearly marked with the Position Title and Advert Number to:-

    The Secretary/CEO
    Wajir County Public Service Board
    P O BOX 45 – 70200


  • Hand delivered applications should be submitted at the County Public Service Board’s offices at Wajir County Headquarters. No online applications.

  • Applications should reach us on or before Monday, 20th June 2022.

    Please note that:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Wajir County is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Women, Youth and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

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