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GIS Technicians (Lusaka and Livingstone)

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BCP is recruiting for Geographic Information System (GIS) Technicians x 2 (Lusaka and Livingstone) to support BCP in a new phase of project development, conservation technology developments, and impact monitoring. The primary responsibility Job Overview: The GIS Technician is responsible for a range of tasks to support the Carbon team which is responsible for achieving VCS and CCB verifications, pre-viability and feasibility studies, biodiversity monitoring, and database management. These tasks are related to the technical aspects of the abovementioned activities and in particular spatial data management, map making, and GIS and remote sensing analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • GIS and RS analysis and map-making as instructed.
  • Training of interns, FD members, CFMG members, and other BCP staff in the basics of GIS, RS, and map-making according to instructions.
  • Ground- the truth of various GIS and RS layers and data when needed and as per instruction.
  • Technical input into maps to be published on the website (i.e. web mapping).
  • Assist the Forest Monitoring Team Coordinator with various tasks relating to the administration and coordination of the Forest Monitoring Team.
  • Assist with departmental data management activities, including data cleaning, ODK, and Metabase management as well as SMART data cleaning and management
  • Assist with historic deforestation analysis using open-source OPTICAL, RADAR, and multispectral imagery data in Google Earth Engine.

Alliance Builders Wanted:

  • Qualification; Relevant Degree with specialization in GIS and remote sensing, Forestry, or Biodiversity Management.

Skills:

  • Ability to work under often tight deadlines, and accept frequent change in a high pressure and fast paced work environment;
  • Strong commitment to BCP’s success and mission;
  • Good self-organization, thoroughness and attention to detail.

As an equal opportunity employer, a competitive salary will be offered, plus training, plus the potential for performance bonuses, plus health benefits, plus a great work culture, plus career growth, plus working with a diverse and committed team.

Candidates interested in joining an innovative and high-performance team, and working towards doing amazing things in conservation technology and livelihoods, please send a CV, a cover letter, 3 reference contacts and anything else that makes your application stand out by email to jobs@biocarbonpartners.com with GIS Technician and Location being applied for in the subject line. Please also send anything else that will help your application stand out.

Applications accepted from 7th December 2022 until the position is filled.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

If an applicant receives no response within a 30-day period, they should consider their application unsuccessful.

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