[VACANCY] GIS Specialist Trainee

Edo State Government Trainee Job Recruitment

GIS Specialist Trainee

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: None

Location: Edo

Job Field: Graduate Jobs, ICT / Computer, Internships / Volunteering


The successful candidates will be trained for 1 (One) year under the scheme. At the end of the program, successful candidates will be offered permanent employment with the Edo State Government.

Job Description:

  • Build and maintain GIS databases and use GIS software to analyze their spatial and non-spatial information.
  • Use various data types in GIS databases, such as text or spreadsheet files of latitude and longitude coordinates, tabular data, and aerial or satellite imagery.
  • Manual digitizing of paper maps or map images.
  • Analyze GIS data to identify spatial relationships or display the results of analyses.
  • Review GIS data for currency and accuracy.
  • Document the parameters and context of GIS data.
  • Perform geospatial modeling or spatial analysis.
  • Create thematic maps for environmental and educational purposes.
  • Work on GIS software to analyze data and create maps for internal purposes.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree (minimum of Second Class Lower) or HND (minimum of Lower Credit) in any course as related.
  • Experience in obtaining and applying GPS data with ArcGIS is an added advantage.
  • Candidates must possess NYSC Discharge or Exemption Certificate.
  • Candidates must be computer literate, with good interpersonal/leadership skills, and the ability to effectively work in teams.
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 22-30.
  • Experience in the use of CAD & GIS Tools will be added advantage.
Method of Application:

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.

And apply online at docs.google.com


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Candidates shall apply for only 1(One) position. Multiple applications will result in automatic disqualification.
  • The selection process will involve a review of applications, interviews, and possibly technical assessments.
  • The Ministry does not require candidates to make any payments to any person or organization as equal opportunity is guaranteed for all candidates in this merit-driven recruitment exercise.
  • This position is open to residents and indigenes of Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
  • The Ministry of Physical Planning, Housing, Urban and Regional Development is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Are they interested and qualified? Go to Edo State Government on docs.google.com to apply.

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