GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) OFFICER AT GSS

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) OFFICER AT GSS

GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) OFFICER AT GSS. The Ghana Statistical Service is the government agency charged with the responsibility of providing quality, relevant, accurate, and timely statistical information for the purpose of national development. It has offices in all the sixteen (16) regions of the country.

  • The Service invites applications from qualified Ghanaians who are goal-oriented
    and results-driven to apply for the under-listed positions within the Service:
  • Manipulate and present geographical information by developing programs to convert GIS information to other formats.
  • Recreate geographical spaces using GIS techniques and remote sensing imagery.
  • Integrate different geo-spatial data resources
  • Analyze and integrate GIS data with other data sources to assess relationships across a wide range of socio-demographic, behavioral, spatial, environmental, and economic variables.

POSITION: GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) OFFICER

Grade: Statistician

JOB PURPOSE

  • To provide technical support to intensify the use of Geographic Information System Techniques to build and maintain GIS databases.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and maintain customized GIS databases.
  • Create static and dynamic maps for surveys and censuses.
  • Manipulate and present geographical information by developing programs to convert GIS information to other formats.
  • Recreate geographical spaces using GIS techniques and remote sensing imagery.
  • Integrate different geo-spatial data resources.
  • Analyze and integrate GIS data with other data sources to assess relationships across a wide range of socio-demographic, behavioral, spatial, environmental, and economic variables.

QUALIFICATION

  • At least a Master’s degree from an accredited tertiary institution in GIS, Geo-informatics, Geography, Remote Sensing, Geodetic Engineering, Geology, or related subject
  • Must have completed a one-year national service;
  • Minimum of two years’ work experience.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS

  • Computer proficiency and programming skills with tools such as python, GIS Software, and SQL
  • Analytical skills, meticulous and time management skills
  • Writing manuscripts, journal articles and policy briefs.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested and qualified applicants are to submit their application letters and CVs to the address below:

The Director
Human Resource Directorate
Ghana Statistical Service
P. O. Box GP 1098
Accra

OR

Via Email: [email protected]

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE

The closing date of application is 18th April 2022

Qualified women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

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