JOB OPPORTUNITY

Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company Limited, a Water and Sewerage Service Provider, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position:

Job Title: GIS Officer
Department: Technical Department.
Job Grade: 7
This Position Reports to: (Design, Construction & Maintenance Manager)
Job Role Summary: The purpose of this position is to work with the scientific, technological and artistic aspects of developing and producing maps for Water and Waste Water for ELDOWAS.
Duties & responsibilities:
·       Designing maps, graphics, illustrations and layouts for specialist and general users;
·       Communicating information through the use of colour, symbols, style and other means;
·       Ensure safe storage of hard copy maps for reference purposes;
·       Mapping of water reticulation system with the appurtenances in GIS as required;
·       Mapping of trunk sewer in GIS as required;
·       Collating data provided by remote sensing techniques (the means by which spatial and environmental data about the earth are acquired by sensors located in satellites and aircraft) and provide the GPS data for customer meter points with their attributes;
·       Liaise with Ardhi house, with surveyors and designers, and other legal authorities for cadastral maps update;
·       Provide thematic maps both digital and hard copy to the management and users;
·       Researching, selecting and evaluating map source data for use in the preparation or revision of maps and charts at various scales;
·       Analyze and evaluate map able information;
·       Develop new sewer profiles, layouts and standard manhole details for new sewer connection;
·       Operating a plotting instrument and a Digital Photogrammetric Workstation (DPW), which views the photographs;
·       Design, maintenance and manipulation of geographical information (GI) databases;
·       Working with geographical information systems (GIS) to see, model and analyse landscape features;
·       Using desktop publishing packages to edit of zone and route maps and formulate information;
·       Capturing, maintaining and outputting ELDOWAS digital geographic data;
·       Generalizing map data to allow for a reduction in scale (derived mapping);
·       Checking and appraising the content and accuracy of maps, charts and printing proofs;
·       Keeping up to date with emerging specialist software;
·       Perform any other duty as may be assigned.
Key Result Areas:
·       The jobholder’s accountability areas are as follows:
·       Submission of accurate, timely and relevant reports;
·       Successful implementation of quality control standards for services offered by the plant;
·       Effective supervision of employees assigned to the team;
·       Continuous process improvement of services through efficient working;
·       Enforcement of relevant guidelines, rules and regulations;
·       Ensure customer satisfaction for the consumers of the services offered by the plant.
Job Specifications (Essential required for this job position):
A Bachelor’s degree in Cartography, or the equivalent; Diploma in GIS;
A minimum of 5 years’ in GIS software application and use in water infrastructure facilities.
Experience using ESRI ArcGIS Software products. GIS certification.


Our Ref. ELDOWAS/HR/01/2023                                                                           Date. 27th January, 2023

Subject: Addendum No.1 ELDOWAS/HR/01/2023 Eldoret-Iten Water Fund Job Opportunities.

This addendum serves to notify the public that the deadline for submission of applications for the above position advertised has been extended from 27th January 2023 to 10th February 2023.

Candidates interested in the positions are expected to meet the qualifications and experience detailed in full advertisement in our website fill the job application form and only submit to .

Yours Sincerely

Peter Kibet Arap Biwott


Job Application Form

 Candidates interested  in the positions are expected to meet the qualifications and experience detailed and  fill the job application form and only submit to on or before 10th February 2023 at 5.00 p.m. 
ELDOWAS is an equal opportunity employer committed to implementing affirmative action therefore women, persons with disabilities and marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.
 No payment is required for any step during the recruitment process. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Shortlisted candidates should submit clearances from KRA, HELB, EACC, CID – Certificate of Good conduct and Credit Reference Bureau.  

Managing Director
Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company Ltd
P.O. BOX 8418-30100

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