58 Mapping Assistant Jobs at Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)


Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

58 Mapping Assistant Jobs at Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 58

Deadline: 11 April 2022

Hiring Organization: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Job Details:

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: Cartographic/Mapping Assistant (58)
JOB REFERENCE:  
UBOS / CMA/ CENSUS/ 2022
REPORTS TO: Senior GIO- Data Capability 
EMPLOYMENT TERMS: Temporary (13 Months)

Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Carry out digitizing of administrative unit boundaries and socio-economic facilities data collected from the field
  2. Undertake updating of maps in the field
  3. Prepare final copies of updated maps
  4. Demarcate enumeration areas according to field mapping procedures
  5. Carry out editing and quality checks of spatial data sets as required
  6. Compile and create final enumeration area maps to guide field data collection
  7. Develop thematic maps to support dissemination of information
  8. Support the development of Geodatabase base
  9. Take care of UBOS equipment's and materials under team's custody
  10. Carry out any other duties as required by the supervisor

Minimum Requirements:
Qualifications:
  1. Diploma in Cartography
  2. Certificate in GIS Applications (e.g. ArcGIS) will be an added advantage
  3. Should have passed Maths & English at O' Level.

Experience
  1. Experience in field mapping with a reputable organization will be an added advantage
  2. Desktop, Building Geo-databases, GIS Fundamentals, Advanced GIS, Mobile Mapping, etc.
  3. Working knowledge and experience in mapping application especially ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online, Mobile mapping, geodatabase base management will be an added advantage
  4. Capable of working for long hours at desk station with minimum supervision.
  5. Applicants should state the local language they speak fluently

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, 11t h April 2022 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

Date Posted: 2022-04-01

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