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Latitude Resource - Cape Town, Western Cape - An advanced agricultural services business specializing in various precision farming solutions and services is seeking to employ a GIS Technician on a contract basis for the busy season. The business operates throughout South Africa and selected international markets. The position is based at offices in Wellington in the Western Cape. This is a great opportunity to learn and experience the GIS environment in a dynamic and rapid growing agricultural company. JOB SCOPE: Digitization, collecting & capturing data, creating simple maps and maintaining GIS data. DUTIES: Not limited to the below, the incumbent will be required to perform the following primary duties: Data processing, analysis and modelling On-going spatial data maintenance and dissemination, end-user support and the generation of maps and other GIS reports and information product Compiling and organizing GIS data from maps, databases and other sources Conversion of mapping resources and data Quality control on data capturing projects Data manipulation and queries SQL databases Map generation Digitising from aerial photography and satellite images if required COMPETENCIES: Qualification - GIS, Geomatics, Computer Science or Engineering degree Experience in GIS advantageous Excellent communication skills Computer literate Bilingual MIN REQUIREMENTS: Tertiary qualification in GIS/Geomatics essential. Post qualification experience is not essential, but at least one year will be preferred. GIS software experience essential. Solid verbal and written communication skills in English and Afrikaans is mandatory. Own transport essential. Self-starter and problem solver that can work on their own steam and initiative START DATE: ASAP SALARY: R50/hour -R70/hour... - Permanent - Full-time




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