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: 9x Geospatial Technician (D1- D5) Small Scale Maps 

STATION: Harare Office 

REPORTS TO: Geospatial Officer (Small Scale Maps) 

DEPARTMENT: Surveyor General


  1. Revising national maps through acquiring and capturing mapping data.
  2. Digitising and georeferencing maps.
  3. Overlaying maps with base maps already in existence.
  4. Carrying out field verifications (ground truthing).
  5. Editing maps after field verifications.
  6. Creating map symbols, marginal information and placing annotations.
  7. Compiling and submitting weekly small-scale map reports to the Geospatial Officer (Small Scale Maps). 
  8. Performing other relevant duties as assigned by the Geospatial Officer (Small Scale Maps).


The desired candidate should;

  • Hold a National Diploma/Higher National Diploma in Cartography and Geo-visualisation or equivalent.
  • Be able to use GIS, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry equipment.
  • Experience in performing cartographic duties will be an added advantage.
  • Be highly organized, analytical and accurate.
  • Be computer literate and able to use GIS 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