The Nova Scotia Nature Trust is advertising for a GIS Conservation Planner position. For this position we are seeking an experienced conservation GIS expert to advance our conservation planning work by enhancing the use of spatial data and GIS in prioritizing its conservation work, and creating a series of ‘conservation blueprints’ for private land conservation in Nova Scotia. The successful candidate will oversee an ambitious endeavor designed to integrate best practices, data, science, and expert knowledge to develop a series of conservation prioritizations, and to design models to inform strategic planning around conservation on privately‐owned lands in Nova Scotia. The position entails acquiring, compiling and integrating environmental, ecological and property-related data, seeking input from experts and conservation partners, and developing and implementing GIS-based prioritization methodology and models to develop specific conservation prioritization “blueprint” and to support the strategic, science-driven advancement of the Nature Trust’s conservation work.
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