salve at observatory.ph salve at observatory.ph
Tue Aug 5 13:22:22 PHT 2014

The MANILA OBSERVATORY, a Jesuit institution engaged in scientific  
research, invites applicants for the following position:


Project Title:  RS-GIS Integrated Analysis on Risks to Climate Change  
and Disasters: Iloilo City, Davao City, and Davao Oriental

Job Description:

Research, develop and implement/ test appropriate image processing  
algorithms/ or detecting land use/ cover change using multi-temporal  
Landsat/ single time SPOT XS of Davao City, Davao Oriental as well as  
Iloilo City
Generate via GIS other climate-associated hazard, exposure,  
vulnerability and integrated risk (HEVR) maps
Determine corresponding areas of land use/ cover based on the  
classification of multi-date satellite imageries
Map trends in urbanization, densification, loss and growth of  
vegetation and agricultural areas, commercialization,  
industrialization and other themes, as necessary
Contribute to a technical report and a scientific paper, including  
executive summary, findings, recommendations and annexes
Map for emergency observation, as would be on-call during disasters
Create a poster and give a presentation on RS-GIS mapping work


College graduate preferably in any of the following fields:  Geodetic  
Engineering, Geography, Environmental Science, Environmental Planning  
and Management and other related disciplines
In-depth knowledge in remote sensing (RS) and geographic information  
systems (GIS) applications, especially in the classification of land  
use/ cover and the detection of informal settlements
At least two years of experience in remote sensing and geographic  
information systems (RS-GIS) applications and related fields
Adequate computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, especially  
familiarity with ILWIS, ENVI, e-Cognition, IDRISI, MultiSpec, ArcGIS,  
and QGIS would be an advantage
Proficient in oral and written communication skills
Good interpersonal skills and a team worker

Interested candidates are invited to personally submit a letter of  
application with resume, transcript of records and recent passport  
size photograph at the Human Resource Office, Manila Observatory,  
Ateneo de Manila Campus, Loyola Heights, Quezon City.  Or you may also  
get in touch with us through e-mail address: hr at observatory.ph

For more information about the company, you can visit our website:   

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