25 Mapping Assistant Jobs at Uganda Bureau of Statistics - Jobs in Uganda

 


Job Type: Full-Time

Deadline of this Job: 21 September 2020

Duty Station: Kampala

Posted: 14-09-2020

No of Jobs: 25

Work Hours: 8

JOB DETAILS:
EXTERNAL ADVERT
UBOS is seeking for dynamic, competent, self-motivated, result oriented, and good team players of good character and high integrity to fill the following positions on the Census 2022. The individuals should be willing to spend considerable days away from home on mapping exercise and capable of walking comfortably throughout rural villages in the country.
JOB TITLE: Mapping Assistant (25)
JOB REFERENCE: UBOS/MA/CENSUS/2022
REPORTS TO: Principal Officer GIS
EMPLOYMENT TERMS: Temporary (One Year Renewable upon Satisfactory performance) .

Duties and Responsibilities
• Undertake field mapping update in rural and urban areas;
• Demarcate Census Enumeration Areas according to field mapping guidelines;
• Undertake map digitization using the mapping data collected;
• List households in each Enumeration Area according to administrative locations;
• Document activities and complete field return forms;
• Ensure safety of project equipment allocated;
• Carry out other duties as may be assigned by the Team Leader.


Job Skills: Not Specified


Minimum Requirements:
• A Diploma in Cartography OR a Certificate in GIS Applications (e.g. ArcGIS Desktop, Building Geo-databases, GIS Fundamentals, Advanced GIS, Web Mapping, Mobile Mapping, etc.);
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Ms Excel, Ms Word etc.), Internet and GIS application software is a pre-requisite.


Job Education: Not Specified


Related Job Experience:
• Experience in data collection, data management, and report writing
• Excellent inter-personal, writing, and communication skills.
• Knowledge and appreciation of statistical techniques including their application especially using STATA


 Job application procedure

If you believe you meet the required profile, please submit your application through the online application system available on the UBOS Website: https://www.ubos.org/uboshr/public/login Not Later than close of business on the, 21st September 2020 at 5pm. Hardcopies shall not be accepted.
All applicants must attach relevant soft copies of academic transcripts, certificates and relevant appointment letters. (PDF copies maximum 10MB).
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. All documents tendered in shall be verified with the relevant authorities. Any falsification of documents will lead to prosecution and any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS IS AN ALL EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ORGANISATION THUS BOTH MALE AND FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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