Posted on January 20, 2011. Filed under: Jobs |


Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) is looking for qualified candidates for the
position of a GIS OFFICER to join our team in Jambi, Indonesia.

Position: GIS OFFICER (1 position)

Description of the position:
Frankfurt Zoological Society’s Bukit Tigapuluh Landscape Conservation Program
offers a position for a qualified candidate as“GIS Officer”. The successful
candidate will be based in Jambi City/Sumatraworking in a small highly motivated
team. Part of the job is occassional visits to the field inside and surround the
Bukit Tigapuluh Landscape. The GIS OFFICER Term of Reference and Job
Requirements are as follows:

Terms of Reference:
1. 1. Collects primary and secondary geospatial data of Bukit Tigapuluh
Landscape. The primary data is usually from field/GPS observation while the
secondary data which consist of topographic and thematic maps, satellite images,
etc can be taken from relevant organizations such as government
institutions,international organizations, reliable internet sources, etc.
2. 2. Produces topographic and thematic maps specifically for FZS projects’
and FZS’ partner organizations’ needs including map animations, GPS maps, Google
Earth files, etc.
3. 3. Writes reports and prepares presentations of geographical (spatial
and ecological) analyses of Bukit Tigapuluh Landscape.
4. 4. Involves and represents FZS in Bukit Tigapuluh Landscape and Jambi
and Riau Provinces spatial planning discussions, meetings, conferences, etc.
5. 5. Maintains good relationship with partner and donor/funding
organizations and writes proposals to get the spatial data and software if
6. 6. Manages the Management Information System (MIST) databases of the
Wildlife Protection Unit.
7. 7. Trains GIS and remote sensing techniques to other staffs and in FZS
initiated trainings, workshops, etc.

8. 8. Attends all trainings provided by FZS for the GIS Officer.

Job Requirements:
1. 1. Bachelor Degree (S1) of Geography, Forestry, Landscape Ecology,
Environmental Science, or any relevant fields.
2. 2. Understand basic and advanced GIS, remote sensing, and navigation
3. 3. Able to operate ESRI ArcGIS and ENVI/ERMapper sofware.
4. 4. Understand and able to use Global Positioning System and its
5. 5. Highly initiatives, able to work with no or little supervision.
6. 6. Proficient in both English and Indonesian Language candidate is
preferred. Very good writing ability in English and Indonesian Language is a
7. 7. Willing to relocate to Jambi City.
8. 8. Willing to travel to the forests and remote areas in Bukit
Tigapuluh Landscape.
9. 9. Able to work under pressure.
10. 10. Good interpersonal skills.
11. 11. Hardworking.

FZS will provide communal accomodation (mess) for the successful candidate.

Contact Address

Interested applicant, please send your application letter, updated CV including
a recent photo

to paska_indonesia.
Please fill the ‘subject’ column of the e-mails in this format:


Closing date for application is 15.February 2011


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