Geographical information systems analysts perform
analysis on data sets stored in a GIS database. The GIS Data Analyst
designs, compiles and analyzes data; and prepares data, maps and mapping
application. The GIS analyst interprets and studies geographical
information, developing functional geographical plans and programs and
showing the relationships between various locations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Utilize GIS techniques to provide a better
understanding of certain variables in a given location
Analyze and document software requirements.
Prepare, design specifications, develop software, create and implement test
Maintains databases and ensures that these
databases are up to date and accurate.
Gathers field data for use in various mapping
Diagnoses and troubleshoots problems with the use
of GIS and any related software problems. Conducts complex analysis using
ArcGIS in a variety of projects.
Devising and organizing the environmental condition
information update monthly by using automatic sensing information and
Collection of geographical information, storage,
analysis and presentation of GIS information
Coordinates GIS activities with programmers and
technicians. Responsible for updating, maintaining mapping standards and
Provides support and training on various aspects of
GIS software, database creation and use.
Implements procedures to standardize and
streamline information flows and data management to support project
operations and improve interagency coordination with clients/ business
partners and other agencies
Conducts GIS data capture using global positioning
equipment and other means. Develops comprehensive documentation on all
aspects of GIS data creation, management, and quality assurance procedures.
Creates, maintains, and conducts Quality
Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) of geographic data sets using a variety
of software and source data.
Provides support for GIS data conversion, systems
integration and application’s development and implementation. Creates final
map products using a variety of GIS software
Conducts Global Positioning System (GPS) surveying
and data post-processing for GIS database development efforts.;
Bachelors Degree in Geoinformatics, Geography,
Surveying, Cartography, Social Science or related field. Masters degree
in Geoinformatics, Geography, Surveying will be an added advantage
Knowledge of GIS data principles, practices and
Techniques, Cartography and data collection systems.
Ability to perform GIS data conversion/editing, GIS
maps production, spatial database management, spatial analysis/reporting
tasks. Ability to interpret land descriptions, maps, drawings, charts,
plans, survey records, and aerial photos
Advanced knowledge and skill in the operation of
GIS surveying and related equipment, including computer hardware,
plotter/printer setup, GPS. Prior experience with AutoCAD is preferred.
Ability to create maps and charts from multiple layers of data.
Proficiency working within specialized software
utilized in program. Experience with ESRI software, specifically the ArcGIS
suite (ArcInfo, ArcView, ArcCatalog, ArcToolbox) and ESRI’s extensions
(Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst).
Excellent interpersonal communication skills,
organizational skills. Ability to work independently and in a team. Must
possess good problem solving skills.
Proficiency in computer usage- (MS Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, Project and Visio)
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general
business periodicals, professional journals, or government regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidate should send their
Application and Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org