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: 1x Geospatial Officer/Senior/Principal (D3-E4) Thematic Maps 

STATION: Harare Office

REPORTS TO: Deputy Director, Thematic Maps and GIS 

DEPARTMENT: Surveyor General


  1. Checking the process of map revision.
  2. Identifying and raising procurement requests for the needed resources like hardware, software and materials.
  3. Monitoring the design of appropriate thematic map symbology.
  4. Processing the stakeholders’ thematic map requests.
  5. Verifying thematic map quotations.
  6. Checking and controlling the quality and quantity of thematic maps produced.
  7. Compiling and submitting weekly thematic map and GIS reports to the Deputy Director, Thematic Maps and GIS.
  8. Allocating duties to subordinates and appraising their performance.
  9. Performing other relevant duties as assigned by the Deputy Director, Thematic Maps and GIS. 


The desired candidate should;

  • Hold a degree in Cartography, Geographical Information Systems or equivalent.
  • Experience in performing cartographic duties will be an added advantage.
  • Be able to use Geographical Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing equipment.
  • Be highly analytical and accurate.
  • Have good oral and written communication skills.
  • Be computer literate and able to use Cartography 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