a) Compiles geographic data from a variety of sources including, field observation, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps;
b) Scans, rectifies, and digitizes data; determines methods to analyze spatial relationships, including adjacency, containment, and proximity; builds topology, enters data attributes, checks for errors, and verifies accuracy; makes required corrections and edits/refines GIS data as necessary.
c) Updates and builds GIS data; catalogs and maintains data entry and map update procedures; enters data into database using application of coordinate geometry, keyboard entry of tabular data, manual digitizing of maps, scanning, and conversion of digital data sources, including automatic conversion to vectors.
a) Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, GIS, Computer Science, or other closely related field and six (6)years experience in GIS, preferably within a government organization; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
b) Working knowledge of principles of surveying, mapping, global positioning systems and usage of aerial photography and satellite imaging;
c) Principles of cartographic technology and GIS application software; theory, principles and practices of geographic information systems, including computerized data compilation and conversion techniques, database management systems, graphics applications and overlays, and spatial models for computer analysis
d) Ability to read, understand, develop, manipulate, and analyze geographic information in a variety of data formats and projections, including raster and vector data; perform accurate data entry and mathematical calculations.
e) Skills in computer cartographic design, layout, and production for a variety of different subject matter; understanding and working with data from multiple public and private sources;
f) Maintaining accurate and interrelated database records, and identifying and reconciling errors; working within deadlines to complete projects and assignments; assessing, analyzing, identifying and recommending solutions to problems; establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers.
g) Good Working experience in ESRI GIS software packages.
Geography, GIS, Computer Science, or other closely related field
- Job Location:
- Al Kuwait, Kuwait
- Company Industry:
- Information Technology
- Company Type:
- Employer (Private Sector)
- Job Role:
- Employment Type:
- Full Time Employee
- Monthly Salary Range:
- Number of Vacancies:
- Job Ref.:
- Career Level:
- Mid Career
- Years of Experience:
- Min: 5 Max: 10
- Residence Location:
- Bachelor's degree / higher diploma