Job Posting: Conservation Science Geospatial Fellow

Closing date: 2022-09-30

Position: Conservation Science Geospatial Fellow

Organization: National Parks Conservation Association

Country: United States

State: District of Columbia

Contact: Nik Moy

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The Conservation Science GIS Fellow will advance NPCA’s Conservation Science work by developing high quality cartographic maps, data visualizations and interactive GIS web applications using Esri and Adobe CC software, as well as coordinate and manage geospatial data for the organization. The Conservation Science Program works within the Conservation Programs department and collaboratively throughout NPCA to find innovative solutions that help integrate science, improve storytelling, foster science-based reputability, and empower data-driven decision-making across the organization. The Conservation Science GIS Fellow will work within Conservation Science to gather, analyze, and translate geospatial data for a variety of mixed-technical audiences including internal departments and cross-departmental programs and teams as well as associated conservation advocates, policymakers, and on-the-ground partners. This work will inform and support national initiatives and regional campaigns addressing clean air and water, wildlife and ecosystem health, sustainable energy policy, large landscape conservation, and environmental justice. Candidates should have a combination of strong GIS and graphic design experience, have experience and interest in science-communication, and be an advocate for equitable and just conservation of public lands. Full time, remote, with full benefits

About Organization

Job posting here:… With more than 1.6 million members and supporters beside us, NPCA is the voice of America’s national parks, working to protect and preserve our nation’s most iconic and inspirational places for present and future generations. We celebrate the parks – and work tirelessly to defend them – whether on the ground, in the courtroom or on Capitol Hill. From our national headquarters in Washington, D.C., and 27 locations nationwide, we call on our program and policy experts, committed volunteers, staff lobbyists, community organizers and communications specialists to inform and inspire the public and to influence decision makers to ensure that our national parks are well protected. We’ve earned many hard-won victories together – but our national parks face new threats every day. Learn more about the challenges and opportunities facing our national parks, then use your voice to advocate on their behalf.