GIS Specialist

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1365
Date Posted:Aug 1, 2019
Closing Date:Aug 23, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:1 - 859 USD monthly
Years of Experience:3 - 5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English



We are a non-political, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian and developmental organization working to improve the lives of the Afghan people since 1984. We address the acute needs of the most vulnerable and support early recovery and sustainable development for all Afghans. We align our work to the specific needs and priorities of the Afghan communities.

Job Summary:

Ensure that all hydro geological field data recorded in database/ excel sheet, well collected and digitalized all available information on Afghanistan ground water into a GIS database.

Duties & Responsibilities:

·        Contribute to selection of pilot sites and modalities through analysis and integration of existing geographical information data

·        Develop a GIS system, with integration of new data sets that will contribute to preparation and finalisation of Pilot MAR plan

·        Assemble data on the four main Kabul basin aquifers in a database/GIS for analysis

·        Operation of the Project Database using the “Hydrogeo analyst” system

·        Production of Project Maps

·        Production of CAD drawings

·        Learning the operation of the SEBA data logger telemetry system

·        Performs GIS analysis, modeling and reporting to support decision making

·        Working closely with other employee to determine best practices for data storage and access

Any other task(s) as assigned by the supervisor

Job Requirement:

Languages: Fluent Written & Spoken English


Employment benefits:

·        Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills

·        Severance pay: one month salary per year of service

·        Eid bonus on both Eids (after the completion of three months service)

·        24 days of paid annual leave per year

·        10 days of paid sick leave per year

·        2 days weekend

·        30 days of paid Hajj leave (after the completion of one year service)

·        90 days of paid maternity leave for female employees(after the completion of three months service)

·        5 days of paid paternity leave for male employees(after the completion of three months service)

·        15 days of public holidays per year

·        Pick and drop Allowance AFN (1500)/ month

Education: Bachelor of Geodesy Engineering, Geo Science and computer science Master degree will be preferred


3 Years of relevant experience in the field of GIS -Database

Other qualifications’ an advantage:

  • Full knowledge of MS Office Package and other computer related programms


Languages: Fluent Written & Spoken English


Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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