I am GIS Officer of the Environment Protection Agency - Sierra Leone
Duties and Responsibilities:
Design and create maps and graphic;
Develop, update and maintain GIS database using various mathematics techniques;
Provide technical support to professional planning staff of the Environment Protection Agency in day-to-day performance of duties;
Train staff and perform trouble on various GIS application and prepare data for all geospatial processes and application;
Use of ESRI software, such as ArcInfo, ArcView, and other geographic analysis tools;
Integrate various forms of geographical and non-geographical data such as land use and characteristics etc.
Assist the planning staff by providing cartographic information and graphics for reports, presentation, grant application, and news articles;
Operate peripheral devices such as GPS, plotters, printers, digital cameras, and scanners;
Plan various GIS plan and activities and provide support to all cross functional team and prepare various procedure for all GIS operations according to required policies and procedures.
Develop time schedules and evaluate all specifications for GIS development and establish all mapping requirement to develop various processes and application.
Collaborate with various departments to prepare update on all GIS database and equipment and ensure completion of all work within required timeframe;
Coordinate requests over the phone and in person for maps or other materials;
Perform routine maintenance of multiple databases;
Gather and verify filed data for utilization in mapping application;
Oversee GIS supply inventory and ensure optimal use of all resources and provide transitional training to all employees;
Attend meetings, and assist with various miscellaneous projects, as needed;
Perform any other duties assigned.
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, geology, environment, social accountability