State of the Environment and Spatial Planning
This programme supports the assessment of the environment and promotes improved governance of human activities impacting the environment
GRID-Arendal is seeking a GIS and Cartography specialist to provide research, spatial analysis, and cartography to translating complex environmental and socio-economic information into understandable, visual formats for decision makers and the general public.
This is a temporary position for one year, starting as soon as possible, with potential possibility for extension. The position is based at GRID-Arendal offices in Arendal, Norway.
The ideal candidate has experience with spatial analysis using a range of commercial and open source products and can develop engaging cartographic products, including web mapping and story maps.
The enthusiastic candidate will work with a small, but highly competent and motivated international team to identify appropriate tools and technologies to enhance the use of spatial data in supporting sound environmental decision-making.
The main activities of this position are to:
Required professional qualifications
BA or equivalent/higher in spatial science, geography or similar field
Two to three years relevant working experience
Interest in environment information management and assessment
Good understanding of spatial analysis including commercial and open source GIS
Excellent communication skills, especially in the use of cartography and visual communication
Preferred personal qualifications
GRID-Arendal’s salary system is linked to the Norwegian Government salary system. It is based on education and experience. Salaries are subject to Norwegian tax regulations. Insurance and personal benefits are provided in addition to salary.
Application deadline: 20 May 2019
Application should include a Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae. Please send your application by email to: Hr@grida.no and mark in the subject “GIS and Cartography Expert”, by close of business on 20 May 2019.
For more information, please contact Luana Karvel, Head of Human Resources and Office Administration, email: Luana.Karvel@grida.no.
Starting date: 2019-06-01
Ending date: 2021-06-01