Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to increase economic opportunity, sustain natural resources, and protect the environment. Winrock matches innovative approaches in agriculture, natural resources management, clean energy, and leadership development with the unique needs of its partners.
By linking local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology, Winrock is increasing long-term productivity, equity, and responsible resource management to benefit the poor and disadvantaged of the world.
Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting applicants for Program Associate/GIS Analyst.
This position within the Ecosystem unit is responsible for development and analyses of spatial databases, design and implementation of user interfaces, integration of field and other ancillary spatial data into GIS, remote sensing (RS) image processing and analysis, and organization and archiving of Ecosystem Services GIS related work products.
The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of experience and a BA degree with demonstrated coursework in the application of GIS techniques to issues in ecosystem ecology, forestry, natural resource management or a closely related field; must have demonstrated experience in the application of spatial analysis to land use, land use change or land planning; ability to work and train using GIS/Image processing software packages. Travel to remote locations, both domestically and internationally is possible. Must not require sponsorship to work in the United States.
Applicants may go to Winrock’s Job Page at www.winrock.org to complete an online application, submit a current resume and cover letter referencing HRM / PAGIS by June 28, 2012.
Winrock International is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.