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  • Posted: Jun 7, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Wajir is a Borana word that means coming together, bequeathed to this part of the country because of the different clans and pastoral communities that used to congregate in areas around Wajir town to water their animals from the abundant and dependable shallow wells that characterize the general land geomorphology.
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    Principal GIS Officer

    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

    Method of Application

    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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