Rusape Town Council

Geographic Information Systems Technician Intern

Rusape Town Council
Apr. 16, 2024
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Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Geographic Information Systems Intern. The incumbent must be 30 years and below, 1 year post graduate and should possess the following professional qualifications and competencies.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the collection, analysis, and maintenance of GIS data for Urban development planning and initiatives.
  • Participate in the creation and updating of various layers and database.
  • Provide support in mapping and spatial analysis projects.
  • Help to produce informative maps and visualisation to aid • in decision-making and to communicate spatial information effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Contribute to the development of GIS technologies for field data collection and assist with surveying when necessary.
  • Learn and apply pertinent regulations and policies regarding land use and spatial planning.
  • Participate in training and professional development activities to build expertise in GIS, remote sensing, and related technologies.
  • Assist with the management of GIS equipment and soft-ware, ensuring they are operational and upto date.
  • Cooperate with multidisciplinary teams on cross functional projects affecting the town.
  • Provide administrative support to the GIS team as needed, including documentation and reporting.

Qualifications and Experience

  • The incumbent should be in possession of a degree in Geographic Information System, Geography, Urban and Rural Planning, Environmental Science, or a relevant field.
  • At least 1 year experience of GIS software such as ESRI, ArGIS, QGIS, or similar applications.
  • Familiarity with GIS devices and technic for field data collection.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and writing.
  • Ability to learn quickly and work collaboratively in a team setting.
  • A clean Driver's license.


How to Apply

Applications in own handwriting accompanied by certified copies of academic and professional qualifications to be submitted through email at: or through post or hand delivery to the undersigned:


Rusape Town Council

P.O. Box 17


Deadline: 16 April 2024

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