Job Opportunity
Job Opportunity

The Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development in collaboration with the Public Service Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the following vacancy that has arisen in the Department of the Surveyor General.

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POST C: 18x Land Survey Technician/Senior/Principal (D1- D5) Cadastral Administration 

STATION: Provincial Offices 

REPORTS TO: Chief Land Survey Technician 

DEPARTMENT: Surveyor General


  1. Retrieving information from previous surveys through searches and analysing it. 
  2. Carrying out field survey work. 
  3. Preparing the Certificates of Remaining Extent and conversion of areas by costing the certificates, calculating the areas and printing the certificates. 
  4. Examining the survey records by checking their adherence with the Land Survey Regulations and other related pieces of legislation. 
  5. Effecting cancellations and amendments of cadastral records in terms of the Land Survey Act and Deeds Registries Act. 
  6. Deducting registered title deeds. 
  7. Compiling survey records (drafting working plans, general plans and diagrams). 
  8. Making preliminary and final noting on compilations, diagrams and general plan tracings. 
  9. Noting of survey instructions on compilations. 
  10. Miscellaneous endorsements on diagrams and general plans. 
  11. Safe keeping of diagrams for state surveys and issuance of the diagrams to relevant authorities. 
  12. Compiling and submitting weekly photogrammetry reports to the Chief Land Survey Technician. 
  13. Performing other relevant duties as assigned by the Chief Land Survey Technician.


The desired candidate should;

  • Possess a Diploma/Higher National Diploma in Land Surveying and Geomatics or equivalent. 
  • Experience in performing land survey duties will be an added advantage. 
  • Be knowledgeable of the Land Survey Act (Chapter 20:12), Land Survey 
  • Regulations and the Deeds Registries Act (Chapter 20:05) as amended. 
  • Be highly organized and display high levels of accuracy. 
  • Be able to use survey equipment and work under pressure. 
  • Be computer literate and able to use surveying and draughting software

NB: Eligible female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Two sets of hard copies of application letters that clearly indicate the post being

applied and the name of the department, detailed CV, national I.D, academic and

professional certificates should be addressed and submitted to;

Director Human Resources

Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development

01 Liberation Legacy Way

Ngungunyana Building


The hard copy applications addressed to the Director Human Resources

at the above address can also be dropped at;

The Department of the Surveyor General

Trust Towers, 12th floor, Room 2013B

56 Samora Machel Ave (Where the Zimbabwe Women’s Microfinance Bank is


Scanned copies of application letters addressed to the Director Human Resources

at the same address together with all the requisite attachments can be emailed to

The deadline for applications is Friday, 22 September 2023.

Dr. J. Basera