Senior Cartographer

Ministry Of Development Planning - Bureau Of Statistics

Applications are invited from suitably qualified local candidates for the following TEMPORARY POSITION tenable at the Bureau of Statistics for six (6) months.

JOB DESCRIPTIONS

Division                     :   Cartography and Survey Methodology

Title                            :   Senior Cartographer

Grade                         :   H

No. of Positions       :   1

Responsible to         :   Chief Statistician

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

MAIN DUTIES

 

The incumbent will be reporting directly to the Head of Cartography and Survey Methodology Division. He/she will assist the head of division in the daily routine administration and supervision of staff of the section. The Senior Cartographer act as a major participant in developing and implementing cartographic standards. He/she will also act as the head of the Cartography and Survey Methodology Division in the absence of the Head of Division.

Assists the Head of Section in designing the programme of the Cartography and GIS Section

Assists in the implementation of the designed programme of the Cartography and GIS Section

Prepares maps for digitizing by converting map coordinates to the required projections coordinates and publication maps.

Supervises the creation of digital enumeration area database.

Supervises the updating and maintenance of digital enumeration area database.

Assists the head in production of sectional reports.

Assists in routine administration and supervision of staff.

Procures equipment and materials.

Provision of user services

 

Specify the qualifications, experience and skill required.

The candidate should have a Post Graduate qualification in Cartography, Geography or GIS or closely related field plus two (2) years work experience in Cartographic work.

OR

Bachelor’s Degree in Cartography, Geography or GIS, or closely related field plus four (4) years work experience in Cartographic work. The candidate must have extensive experience using ESRI products (ArcView, ArcInfo, ArcGIS and ArcIMS), Freehand and project management tools such as MS Project and Visio.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Application letters, Curriculum Vitae and a reference letter from the previous employer, coupled with certified copies of educational certificates, should be sent to the Bureau of Statistics, P.O Box 455, Maseru 100,Lesotho not later than 25th September, 2015.If you are not contacted after two days of the closing date ,consider your application unsuccessful.

 

 

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