GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SCIENCES (GISc) TECHNICIAN

OFFICE OF THE PREMIER
The Office of the Premier is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and it is
committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment, especially in respect
of race, gender and disability. People with disabilities who meet the requirements are encouraged to apply.
Employment Equity plan of the Office will be considered when filling these positions.
APPLICATIONS : Applications must be forwarded for attention: The Director General, Office of the
Premier, Private Bag X129, Mmabatho, 2735. or hand deliver to Human Resource
Management, Second Floor, Ga-rona Building, Mmabatho.
CLOSING DATE : 10 August 2018
NOTE : Applications must be accompanied by Z83, obtainable from any Public Service
Department, and should include a certified copy of ID, certificates and
comprehensive CV with three contactable referees. Failure to submit the
requested documents will result in your application not being considered.
Shortlisted candidates for senior management posts will be subjected to a
technical assessment and the selected interviewed candidates will be subjected to
a two day competency assessments. Late, faxed and e-mailed applications will not
be considered. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only,
Qualifications will be verified. The successful candidates for the above positions
will be required to undergo security screening. It is the responsibility of the
applicant to make sure that foreign qualifications are evaluated by the South
African Qualifications Authority. If you do not hear from the Office six weeks from
the date of the advertisement consider your application unsuccessful. The office
has the right not to fill the position.

OTHER POST: OFFICE ASSISTANT

POST 29/82 : GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SCIENCES (GISc) TECHNICIAN REF NO:
NWOoP/19/07/04
SALARY : R380 364 – R448 035 per annum (OSD Grade C)
CENTRE : Provincial Office, Mmabatho
REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor’s degree in Geographical Information Science and Remote
Sensing/Geo-informatics and/or equivalent (NQF level and Credits). 3 year post
qualification Technical (GISc) experience. 3 – 5 years relevant and remote sensing
(particularly image analysis and change detection) experience. Strong remote
sensing and GIS analysis capabilities are highly desirable. Compulsory registration
with SAGC as a GISc Technician (Valid proof of registration must be attached to
the application) and a valid driver’s license.
DUTIES : Source spatial information from data custodians. Capture spatial information using
various methods (on-screen digitizing; field collections; etc.). Develop and
maintain spatial databases. Clean, edit and convert spatial information from
various formats and sources. Perform data manipulation according to map and
information requirements. Create and modify maps, graphs, diagrams, or other
visual representations of geographic data. Perform innovative provincial spatial
analysis and produce reports. Keep up with the technology developments in the
GIS industry and give advice on the latest technologies. Coordinate/liaise with
provincial departments and municipalities regarding spatial data collection, update
and the development of the PSDF. Coordinate and promote the use of spatial
information in Office of the Premier and the Province at large.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. U Kraak, Tel No: 018 -3885732

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