GIS Technician

Location: Paarl, Cape Winelands

Ref: LRG21013

Type: Permanent

Industry: Geospatial

An advanced agricultural technology and services business specializing in various precision farming solutions is seeking to employ a GIS Technician on a permanent basis. The business operates throughout South Africa and selected international markets. The position is based at offices in Paarl, Western Cape. This is a great opportunity to learn and experience the GIS environment in a dynamic and rapid growing agricultural company.

ROLE - All round GIS data capture & management, QA, display & analytics of agricultural related vector & raster data, including satellite imagery.

DUTIES

  • Data processing, analysis and modelling
  • On-going spatial data maintenance and dissemination, end-user support and the generation of maps and other GIS reports and information product
  • Compiling and organizing GIS data from maps, databases and other sources
  • Conversion of mapping resources and data
  • Quality control on data capturing projects
  • Data manipulation and queries
  • Map generation
  • Digitising from aerial photography and satellite images if required
  • Scripting skills will be a major advantage, but not essential.

MIN REQUIREMENTS:

  • Tertiary qualification in GIS/Geomatics/Cartography/Surveying essential
  • Post qualification experience is not essential, but at least one year will be preferred
  • GIS software experience essential (ArcGIS or QGIS)
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills in English and Afrikaans is mandatory
  • Own transport essential
  • Self-starter and problem solver that can work on their own steam and initiative

START DATE: ASAP

SALARY: R12k to R13k per month, depending on skills and experience.

 

HOW TO APPLY 

  • Ensure you meet all the requirements
  • Complete all the requested information below
  • Remember to attach your CV
  • Once your application has been made, you will receive a generic e-mail to confirm the receipt of your application
  • Only short-listed  candidates will be contacted
  • Should you not be contacted by a consultant within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.