GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist



GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist (1 Post)

The Wildlife Conservation Society, founded in 1895, has the clear mission to save wildlife and wild places across the globe. WCS's goal is to conserve the world's largest wild places in 16 priority regions, home to more than 50% of the world's biodiversity. We currently manage about 500 conservation projects in more than 60 countries.

WCS has been working in partnership with the Royal Government of Cambodia since 1999, providing technical advice and support for the conservation of key habitats and species across the country.


The WCS Cambodia program is growing rapidly! We are expanding our family and are looking for applications from qualified candidates to fill the following positions. Detailed job descriptions of the positions are attached.

 1.             GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist (1 Post) Click Here for Full Job Description 

  • Duty Station: Kampong Thom (Travel to project sites in 6 provinces around Tonle Sap Lake)


  • Bachelor’s degree in land management and land administration, agriculture, forestry, environmental science, biodiversity conservation, cartography, climate change, computer science/software engineering or a related field
  • Experience working on wildlife conservation, environmental issues, protected area management, fisheries and forestry
  • Minimum four-year experience working in this area.
  • Strong facilitation, presentation, and coordination skills, and a good understanding of fisheries management, wildlife conservation, rural context and rural communities are advantageous.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good in English (especially reading and writing), fluency in Khmer
  • Good analytical/problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Good Computer skills (MS Words, Excel and PowerPoint and GIS)


  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously required.
  • Spending long periods of time in remote locations
  • Living and staying with communities
  • Work overtime when required
  • Working on own initiative with minimum supervision and staying on tasks
  • Travelling by boat and motorbike
  • Work in close collaboration with government agencies such as Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), Department of Environment (DoE), Department of Water Resources Management and Meteorology (DoWRAM)
  • Maintain excellent communication with and encourage strong participation of local staff
  • Liaise with partners, the private sector, and international and local NGOs as required

WCS provides competitive salary and benefits packages based on educational background and work experiences. Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should apply by emailing an application letter and CV (by combining into single PDF file) together with salary requirements and the names and contact information of three references to Closing date for application is 05th October 2021. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

About WCS contact address:

House No. 21 Street 21, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh

Phone: 023 217 205