Competent authority Authority
Geomatician (m/f)
German: Geomatiker/in

Fields of work

Geomaticians work in the civil service or in private firms in the geo-information sector, particularly in public agencies responsible for surveying, land registration and geo-information services; in cartographical enterprises and publishers; in enterprises specialising in remote sensing and in enterprises and agencies making use of geo-information systems.

Professional experience

  • log and capture geodata
  • process, manage and visually interpret geodata
  • model geodata and process it in different formats for different media
  • use geomatic information and communications systems
  • carry out jobs requiring the use of geodata, in a customer-oriented manner
  • assist in advising customers and apply marketing strategies
  • apply methods of visual communication and graphic design of maps, and communicate and present topics of a complex spatial nature
  • translate geodata into maps, graphical presentations and multimedia products, use information and communication technologies
  • observe occupation-specific legal and administrative regulations
  • apply the scientific and mathematical principles of geo-information technology
  • work in a team-oriented and quality-focused manner

The occupational profiles are based on information from BERUFENET and BIBB.