Geographic Information System (GIS) Technician (SOG/ST 4) | Electoral Commission of Jamaica

Geographic Information System (GIS) Technician (SOG/ST 4)Computer & IT

Electoral Commission of Jamaica



Invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of


Geographic Information System (GIS) Technician (SOG/ST 4)


Core Functions

         Assists in the data gathering phase of GIS projects as required by the EOJ.

     Utilizes GPS handheld receivers for the mapping of electoral-based geographic data - whether constituency, electoral or polling division boundaries.

     Maps any other geographic features required by the GIS Department to complement existing spatial datasets.

         Downloads and processes GPS data files and convert such files to a GIS

readable format.

     Works in conjunction with employees of the EOJ at both the constituency and regional levels to ensure that electoral boundaries are updated as necessary to reflect changes on ground and where necessary provide technical guidance in resolving boundary delineation issues.

     Produces digital maps of electoral data and or any other spatial information as required by the EOJ.



Minimum Required Qualification and Experience

         Three-year Diploma (or equivalent) iGIS/Geomatics/Geography/Information Technology or related field.

     Successful completion of certification courses in GIS utilization and mapping

         Two (2) years experience in a similar capacity.


Supervisory management experience is an asset

Applications should be submitted by Friday November 15, 2019 to:


The Director, Human Resource Management

P.O. Box 671, G.P.O.



         Salary band: $1,010,606 – 1,201,293 p.a.

         Motor Vehicle Upkeep Allowance at the approved government rate


We thank all applicants for their interest but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job Details

  • Location: Kingston

  • Sector: Public Sector

  • Category: Computer & IT

  • Posted On: Oct 31, 2019

  • Deadline: Nov 16, 2019

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