CHF International: G.I.S. Officer (Internship)

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23 Jun, 2011

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NGO Jobs in Ghana, Non Profit Organisation Jobs

CHF International is an international development organization founded in 1952 that works in post-conflict, unstable and developing countries. We partner with communities around the world to help them to direct the improvement of their lives and livelihoods. We believe that the people best suited to decide what a community needs are the people of the community itself. CHF is a politically neutral, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, that prides itself on an approach which is accountable, efficient and effective.

Job Description

CHF International, Ghana seeks the services of a creative, energetic, persevering and self-motivated person, with advance knowledge in Geographic Information System (GIS) to support the Waste Management Department (WMD) of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to deploy GIS technologies in its operations.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Use relevant GIS tools to collect data and map out operational areas and locations of Solid Waste Management facilities in the AMA.
  • Identify multiple and innovative ways of using GIS technologies to enhance monitoring activities of the department.
  • Research/Develop relevant tools/software applications to optimize integration of GIS technologies in the operations of the department.
  • Ability to use Handheld GPS for data collection
  • Perform spatial analysis
  • Experience in database management and representation.
  • Mentor the monitoring team and staff of the sub-metros to effectively optimize usage of database monitoring applications to monitor service delivery of private waste firms.


Required Skills or Experience

The successful applicant should be prepared to think out of the box and deliver results immediately. Although hands on experience is the key requirement, an applicant with the under listed qualification and competence is preferred.

  • Bsc or HND in GIS, Geomatic Engineering, Environmental Science or Geography
  • Relevant knowledge in GIS applications for solid waste management and conversant with the usage of ArcView software.
  • Applicants living in or around Kaneshie, Dansoman and Bubuashie are preferred.
  • The applicant should be prepared to accept a basic monthly subsistence as allowance.


How To Apply

Please send your applications to:

[email protected] or [email protected]

Deadline for submission of applications: Friday, 24th June 2011.


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