Mnguni -  - Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu-natal, South Africa

Nosizo Mnguni

Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu-natal, South Africa

Work History

Candidate GIS Technician (Contract)

KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

From April 2013

Duration: 15 April 2013 - current
Contact details: 076 481 3192
Email: nosizomnguni@yahoo.com
Responsibilities:


1. PLAN AND PERFORM GIS ANALYSIS TO ADDRESS ORGANISATIONAL STRATEGIC
OBJECTIVES
• Capture spatial data from various formats and sources.
• Source spatial information from various data custodians.
• Advise on coordinate systems and projections.
• Maintain Geo-database.
• Develop and implement relational / object orientated databases
• Produce customized maps to meet client's needs
• Acquire GIS equipments, software, data and products through acquiring and installing ArcGIS licenses within our Municipal Planning Unit
• Undertake spatial analysis with regards to GIS projects.
• Provide geographical support to internal and external stake holders.


2. MAINTAIN GIS UNIT EFFECTIVENESS
• Maintain GIS tools
• Train End-users on basic GIS Skills
• Compile content for web publishing
• Capture metadata
• Updating of GIS software and renewal of licenses


3. RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
• Research on new GIS technologies and present them
• Compile appropriate plan to respond to the research problem
• Develop new methods / technologies for solving spatial data problems
• Implement new GIS standards
• Keep up with developments in the geo-spatial industry.
• Participate in relevant GIS forum


Contact details: 076 481 3192
Email: nosizomnguni@yahoo.com
Major Projects Description


• ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Online: Web & Mobile GIS Support: Mapping the
Location of War Rooms and their Functionality Status: A thematic dot map
indicating war room functionality status.


• The Operations Dashboard: The Operations Dashboard uses an ArcGIS 10.1
feature service to create and update work activities and service request
information mostly in the Local Government geodatabase environment.


• MPRA: Providing all related data to KZN local municipalities. Were DIS is
tasked acquire the municipality...

GIS Intern

KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

March 2012 - April 2013

Duties:
• Manipulate and update GIS data sets
• Capturing metadata
• Knowledge of general mapping principles, basic analysis (buffer, clip,
union, etc. and high qquality map output/production
• Perform technical GIS and related tasks to produce quality output
• Maintain comprehensive record of GIS tasks completed and challenges
encountered
• GPS co-ordinate capturing using Google earth and Digitizing
• Perform analysis on existing GIS data to create new data sets
• Capture new relevant GIS data to update existing data sets
• Export the map layouts to suitable format for printing and distribution
purposes.
• Perform spatial analysis on the database to resolve spatial queries
• Update database by doing metadata
• Assisting newly appointed GIS interns
• Maintaining Hardware, software & Installing/Unstalling ArcGIS 10, 10.1 & 10.2 Software

Qualifications & Certifications

Geography and Environmental Management

University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Howard College campus

Geography and Environmental Management

University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Howard College campus

English

Estcourt High School

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