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Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Working knowledge of relevant GIS software and graphic image editing software.
    • Extensive knowledge of satellite sensors and remote-sensing products, and ability to identify those most suitable for use in ES modeling, is desired.
  • Basic understanding of industry standard scripting languages.
  • Understanding of topologic types and relationships and database design elements.
  • Proficient at MSWord, PowerPoint, Excel and Access.
  • Able to coordinate and execute simple design projects.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience reading and interpreting maps, engineering and architectural drawings.
  • Possess cartographic aptitude with ability to complete basic mathematical and statistical calculations.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to use engineering blueprint copier, plotters, scanners and printers where applicable.
  • Solid comprehension of coordinate systems, longitude, latitude, elevation, topography and map scales.

Certifications and Licenses:

  • Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, stand/walk, sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds.
  • Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), grasp forcefully; reach/work above shoulders, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 21-40 pounds.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class Driver's license. (Not applicable)
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • May include work outdoors: work at heights ≥ ten feet: field work may include working on uneven work surfaces, and/or around construction sites.
  • Frequent local travel.
  • Occasional business related overnight travel.

  • When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

The Natural Capital Project is operationally housed in the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and is based at Stanford University.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, depending on experience and qualifications. To be considered, applicants will provide a cover letter and resume.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All final candidates are subject to a background check.

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