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Date:         Wed, 21 Jun 2006 15:13:06 -0400
Reply-To:     "Sanderson, Eric" <[log in to unmask]>
Sender:       Biological Conservation and GIS <[log in to unmask]>
From:         "Sanderson, Eric" <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:      job opening - Wildlife Conservation Society
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PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY Job Announcement - Wildlife Conservation Society GIS Analyst (Associate Conservationist II) Living Landscapes Program, International Conservation Programs Wildlife Conservation Society Job Description The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) seeks a person skilled at applying Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and related technologies (remote sensing, global positioning systems, database design, etc.) to support WCS efforts to save wildlife and wild places worldwide. The GIS Analyst will collaborate with WCS International Conservation staff on local, regional and global spatial analyses, while stationed at the Bronx Zoo, New York. The GIS Analyst will be expected to succeed in a fast-paced, team environment within the Living Landscapes Program, while contributing to new models for conservation based on application of landscape ecology, training WCS staff and partners, and fulfilling other duties, including technical assistance, communications and fund-raising. Some international travel will be required. Qualifications Candidates must have a graduate degree in Geography, Computer Science or Environmental Science (or a related discipline) and have had at least two years experience in environmental GIS using ESRI ArcGIS and Arcview software packages and substantive experience with remote sensing software (e.g. ERDAS Imagine). Experience with standard databases such as Microsoft Access is desired, but not required. Programming experience is also preferred. The applicant should have knowledge of field techniques used to gather spatial data for wildlife and environmental conservation (such as GPS, aerial surveys, and biotelemetry) and how such data can be prepared and analyzed to answer conservation questions, especially in an international context. Excellent communication skills in English, both spoken and written, are required; skills in other languages are also desired. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to provide training in GIS and remote sensing. Candidates must be eligible to work in the US. To apply, please send by regular mail a cover letter describing your qualifications and reasons for desiring this position, a resume and a sample of your GIS work (maps and analyses) to Dr. Eric Sanderson, Associate Director, Wildlife Conservation Society, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY, 10460 USA. Email submissions will not be considered. All applications must be received by July 14, 2006, for full consideration. For more information, contact Dr. Sanderson at [log in to unmask] June 21, 2006 ********************************************************** CONSGIS LISTSERV To unsubscribe send to [log in to unmask] this email message SIGNOFF CONSGIS Questions? Contact Pete August, [log in to unmask] **********************************************************


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