Monday, July 18, 2016

GIS and Mapping Officer. The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

Description

The GIS and Mapping Officer manages and maintains conservation databases and provides technical support in GIS or other relational database technologies to Conservancy staff. This may include one or more of the following functions:
  • Processes spatial and/or relational data sets derived from cartographic and tabular source material
  • Collect, store and analyze databases of both numerical and geographical/spatial, GIS, Remote Sensing and mapping data to support the forest program activities
  • Conduct spatial data analysis and land cover, land use allocation, ecosystem type, and spatial planning in program sites
  • Process satellite imagery and if necessary define biotipe/habitat types as required
  • Undertake ecological resource surveys and analysis of data as a baseline for the development of GIS maps
  • Conducts surveys, record data and writes project reports
  • Train staff and partners
  • Produces maps and/or other graphic products
  • Performs fieldwork, including ecosystem assessment and field monitoring
The GIS & Mapping Officer is based in Samarinda and reports to the NR Planning Manager.

Requirements

  • 2-3 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to manipulate, analyze and interpret data
  • Managing tinme and diverse activities under deadlines while delivering quality results
  • Demonstrated experience operating GIS software and creating maps and/or managing other relational databases and creating other graphic products
  • Demonstrated database and computer-based management experience including managing, maintainming and populating databases and manual files
  • Managing and prioritizing tasks from multiple sources
  • Communicating clearly via written, spoken and graphical means in English and other relevant languages
  • Training experience
Further information can be found here