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GIS Specialist Trainee

Edo State Government Job Recruitment-GIS Specialist Trainee

Applicants are welcome to apply for the ongoing GIS Specialist Trainee offered by the Edo State Government.

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Details (GIS Specialist Trainee): 

  • Successful candidates undergo 1-year training under the scheme.
  • After completing the program, candidates receive a permanent employment offer with the Edo State Government.

Job Description

  • Build and maintain GIS databases and Analyze spatial and non-spatial information using GIS software
  • Utilize various data types in GIS databases (e.g., text, spreadsheets, latitude and longitude coordinates, tabular data, aerial or satellite imagery)
  • Digitize paper maps or map images manually
  • Identify spatial relationships and display analysis results using GIS data
  • Review GIS data for accuracy and currency
  • Document parameters and context of GIS data
  • Perform geospatial modeling and spatial analysis
  • Create thematic maps for environmental and educational use
  • Utilize GIS software to analyze data and generate internal maps


  • Education qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree: Minimum of Second Class Lower or
    • HND: Minimum of Lower Credit in any related course.
  • Experience in obtaining and applying GPS data with ArcGIS is preferred.
  • Candidates must have NYSC Discharge or Exemption Certificate.
  • Computer literacy is required.
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills are essential.
  • Ability to effectively work in teams is necessary.
  • Age requirement: Applicants must be within 22-30 years old.
  • Experience in the use of CAD&GIS Tools is an added advantage.


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Application Closing Date (GIS Specialist Trainee)

4th August, 2023.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application Letters with an attached Curriculum Vitae (CV) to:
The Ministry of Physical Planning, Housing, Urban and Regional Development,
2nd Floor, Block C, Edo State Secretariat Complex,
Sapele Road, Benin City,
Edo State.


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