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Research Assistant GIS (NEX-SC)

Job Category:
Management
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Biosaline-II
City/Location:
Lahore
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
17 March, 2007
Last Date to apply:
30 March, 2007
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

At least 3 years of relevant experience. Experience of working in soil salinity projects will be an added advantage.


Description:
 

Background:

Bio Saline II (October 2006 – September 2010) aims at developing community driven sustainable farming systems for the rehabilitation of waterlogged and salt affected lands to improve livelihoods in three districts of Punjab namely Hafizabad, Jhang and Sargodha.

The Research Assistant (GIS) will report the Project Manager and Director SSRI, Pindi Bhattian.

Scope of work

He / she will be responsible for the following activities:

 To extend support in survey on salt affected soils of Sargodha and Hafizabad Districts through using GPS technology

 Be responsible for the collection, authentication, recording and suitable presentation of existing data from various sources, including topographic maps, satellite images, and survey reports in order to create a comprehensive, spatially related information system. Initially confined to the immediate Project Area and if possible of the whole province ,

 Collect and analyze data from the satellite receiving station and disseminate information to relevant departments/agencies.

 Carry out field checks of data of all kinds, including the location of features and villages using the Global Positioning System equipment

 To prepare GIS Maps.

 Any other assignment entrusted by the Director SSRI and PM, Bio Saline-II project.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesBachelors DegreeBachelors Degree (2-3 Years)Bachelor degree in (GIS)

Skills
Must Title Level Description
YesSkills Excellent  He/She must have strong cross-cultural communication, problem-solving skills and results orientation and sensitivity to gender issues. Must have ability to work under pressure, solid computer skills in relevant software packages (MS office) and should be able to work in multi-cultural environment.