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Geographer Trainees – Edo State Government Recruitment.

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Applicants are welcome to apply for the ongoing Geographer Trainees offered by the Edo State Government.

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Details (Geographer Trainees): 

  • 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

  • Manage client data and perform regular database extraction for timely data updates.
  • Assist with elements of the USGS NAQWA program, including data analysis and fieldwork.
  • Utilize various GIS software such as ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcScene, ArcINFO, RockWorks, and prepare files for Earth Vision.
  • Provide concept-build for additional MOUTs (Military Operations in Urban Terrain) for all of DOD (Department of Defense).
  • Plan and coordinate field surveys, collecting environmental and infrastructure features with multiple attributes using handheld GPS and survey-grade GPS.
  • Implement a process for geographically representing and spatially analyzing worldwide large polygon and point sets in QGIS, ArcGIS, and Google Earth/KML.
  • Support fieldwork preparation, including data dictionary creation, geophysical and reconnaissance transect development, and daily GPS quality checks.
  • Utilize HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create online interactive programs for use by DPS (Department of Public Safety) and the public.
  • Present material using multimedia equipment and other resources, such as PowerPoint presentations and GIS demonstrations.


  • Education requirements: Bachelor’s Degree (minimum of Second Class Lower) or HND (minimum of Lower Credit) in Geography or related fields.
  • Additional advantage: Experience in obtaining and applying GPS data with ArcGIS.
  • NYSC Discharge or Exemption Certificate is required for candidates.
  • Computer literacy is a must.
  • Desired skills: Good interpersonal/leadership skills and ability to work effectively in teams.
  • Age range for applicants: 22-30 years.
  • Bonus advantage: Experience in the use of CAD&GIS Tools.

Application Closing Date (Geographer Trainees)

4th August, 2023.

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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.

Click here to apply online

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