Aster Global has an immediate need for a forester/auditor/GIS remote sensing specialist.
The ideal candidate will have an interest in the developing market of climate change, agricultural, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) offset (carbon sequestration) projects, including validation/verification (3rd-party audits) of offset projects.
The role of Forest Auditor/GIS Remote Sensing Specialist requires general knowledge and understanding of auditing practices under multiple platforms, offset carbon markets, timber inventory design and analysis, growth and yield modeling, timber management planning and similar. They maintain professional, certified/licensed forester designations as well as required certifications/training in the voluntary and compliance carbon offset market. They demonstrate strong organizational, management and communication skills for projects, including clients, third-parties, management staff and team members. Strong background in forestry, inventory design and implementation, statistics, and natural resource GIS and remote sense applications, GIS experience using geospatial tools including ArcGIS 10.X suite to critically evaluate geospatial data as part of project level audits required. May be called upon for advanced geospatial analytics in the QA/QC process for audits and create original work to assist in project development tasks.
Candidate needs to be a self-motivator with the ability to be productive in all types of work environments. The work location is flexible with responsibilities world-wide.