GIS Technologist (Physical Planning)

Job Detail

  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Research, science & technology
  • Reference DBS210928-2
  • Centre Mmabatho
  • Where to submit application
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  • Notes
    The Development Bank of Southern Africa will endeavor to make appointments in line with its Employment Equity Policy and Plan. Applications from suitably qualified designated groups, especially people with disabilities, are encouraged. The DBSA corporate culture fit requires clear, logical and analytical thinking grounded in good interpersonal skills, a sense of urgency and results orientated execution of duties. The ability to work collaboratively and finding practical yet innovative solutions is critical to success in a work environment that demands emotional resilience, accountability and responsible risk taking and management. The DBSA reserves the right to amend or remove vacancies in line with organisational requirements. All vacancies can be viewed on the DBSA website ( under Careers.

Job Description

Job Description – To provide the geographical informational support services for the development of infrastructure spatial planning and implementation of functional/technical norms & standards, plans for Education in line with the Provincial Infrastructure Delivery Management (“IDMS”). Key Responsibilities: Provide a geographical information support service for the development of infrastructure special planning and implementation Establish GIS data and information for structure planning. Contribute to the design of an appropriate spatial database for infrastructure planning. Participate in regular audits and implementation of GIS standards. Monitor and stay informed with developments in the geo-spatial industry. Participate in relevant GIS forums. Expertise & Technical Competencies – Requirements: Appropriate 3- to 4-year GIS or related Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Registered with PLATO as GIS Technologist. 4 years’ postgraduate experience in either private or public sector. Computer literacy (including advanced MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Teams). Valid driver’s license. Experience required : Implementation of the Provincial Infrastructure Delivery Management System (“IDMP”) and the Toolkit. Understanding of the Education service delivery platform, indicators & service plan in terms of physical resources planning and mapping. Apply the education priorities in terms of the physical resources planning framework. Proven skills of undertaking risk analysis and risk mitigation strategies. Proven skills of interpreting existing and to develop new Functional and Technical Norms and Standards in terms of physical planning. Proven skills of preparing reports and presentations. Knowledge required : South African Schools Act of 1996 and Regulations. National Archives and Records Services Act of 1996. PLATO Act of 1984. Government Immovable Asset Management Act of 2007. Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1993. Spatial Planning Systems and Norms of Government. National Environmental Management Act of 1998

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