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GIS Specialist

Keywords / Skills : GIS Specialist

5 - 10 years
Posted: 2018-11-22

Any graduate
Posted On
22nd Nov 2018
Job Description
Greetings from IKYA Human Capital Solutions. (A Division of QUESS CORP Ltd).

Recruiting for : Bihar Vikas Mission, Government of Bihar.

The contract period of employment shall be for 11 months with Govt. of Bihar and can be Renewed/Extended.

Gross Salary per month : Rs. 84,750 /-

Work Location: Patna, Bihar

Interested candidates will have to apply only through Online portal/ link mentioned below & and make sure that application is submitted successfully. No other mode of application will be considered.

Link to apply online - URL : https://

( Applications will be received from 27th Nov 2018 till 21st Dec 2018)

Note:-Only eligible candidates will be considered for further evaluation.

Position Name:- GIS Specialist


• Bachelor’s Degree in Planning / Urban Planning / Architecture / Geography / Computer Science (full time).

• Minimum 5 years of post-qualification experience with at least 3 years of experience in GIS mapping / GIS data creation


• Less than 35 years# of age as on 1st January 2019.

• Experience in application of GIS and remote sensing in urban and regional planning / town development schemes / comprehensive development plans.

• Experience in preparation of base maps, spatial attribute data collection and vetting of maps.

• Experience of working with state / central government organisations / bilateral / multilateral organizations (e.g. World bank, DFID, UNDP, ADB) on GIS projects.

• Master’s degree or higher (full time) in GIS and Remote Sensing/ Geoinformatics.

• Demonstrable experience / Certifications / Courses in GIS and drafting software like ArcGIS / AutoCAD / ArcMap / ERDAS etc.

• Age limit for SC / ST (Male/Female) domicile / resident of Bihar – 40 years Age limit for BC / EBC (Male/Female) domicile / resident of Bihar – 38 years Age limit for General (Female) domicile / resident of Bihar – 38 years

Key Accountabilities

GIS Development

• Liaise with Department officials and other users to define data needs, project requirements or required outputs.

• Develop and apply GIS analysis solutions to meet identified Department needs, as required.

• Build and implement architecture for GIS in Department for regular GIS data updates and maintenance of the same to be used in GIS applications.

• Facilitate design, development and testing of GIS-based applications, programms and systems functionality, in coordination with external vendors, as required

GIS Mapping &Implementation

• Prepare GIS databases, maps, database reports and specialized queries in support of various tasks and projects assigned by Department.

• Compile geographic data from a variety of sources including censuses, surveys, field observation, satellite imagery, aerial photographs and existing maps.

• Provide quality control with regard to in-house data capture (data conversion), evaluation of data acquired from outside and database construction.

• Serve as the GIS technical lead and point of contact on assigned Department projects / programs and address and troubleshoot user queries and issues

Thanks & Regards,

Ankush Kumar,



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