Job Description

Job Description: 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position within the Surveys & Mapping Division, National Land Agency.



The successful candidates will report to the Chief Map Data Compiler.


Job Purpose

To create a digital representation of each parcel of land processed by the Surveys and Mapping Division for inclusion on the National Digital Cadastral Map. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducts searches for approved plans, diagrams and titles with field notes data
  • Creates digital plans, diagrams using COGO entry methods
  • Mosaicks the various datasets for each plan/diagram drawn
  • Carries out quality checks on work done by peers to ensure plans are graphically correct.
  • Transforms mosaicked plans and diagrams from arbitrary coordinate system to national grid system
  • Assists with the continuous maintenance of COGO entered data


Other Responsibilities:

  • Performs other related duties assigned from time to time by the Chief Map Data Compiler


Required Competencies/Skills:

The post-holder will be able to demonstrate:

  • Good judgement, decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound work ethics
  • Ability to read handwritten materials
  • Competence in the use of computer-aided design software


Minimum Required Education and Experience

  • Diploma in Surveying or Diploma in Draughting and Building Technology and one year’s related work experience or
  • Certificate in Draughting and three (3) years  related experience

Remuneration Package:

  • Salary Range:  $1,312,744.00-$1,422,229.00 p.a.

A written letter of application accompanied by a Résumé should be submitted no later than Friday, February 28, 2020 to:

The Director, Transition Management

National Land Agency

8 Ardenne Road

Kingston 10

We appreciate all responses but only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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