Senior Remote Sensing Technician Job in Kenya

The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) is an Intergovernmental Organization
which provides services in surveying, mapping, remote sensing, GIS and ICT to its Member States, partners and
clients. It has twenty Member States in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region.

Our Mission is to promote sustainable development in the Member States through generation, application and
dissemination of geo-information and allied ICT services, products and services.

PCMPD wishes to fill the following vacant position:

Senior Remote Sensing Technician – GS6

Reporting to the Remote Sensing Officer, the Senior Remote Sensing Technician will conduct remote sensing and applied earth observations applications at regional scale and participate in projects, provide advice and training to member states.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the searching, identify and acquire satellite data, analyze and enhance image quality, process and interpret images and extract thematic information;
  • Working on geospatial information capturing, extraction, interpretation analysis;
  • Develop products from remotely sensed data sets and model observations that fit the needs of decision support systems;
  • Conduct remote sensing applications and digital image processing and interpretation;
  • Prepare training materials and provide remote sensing and digital image processing training to external students;
  • Conduct technical research and participate in providing advice and technical support on the application of remote sensing technology to RCMRD member states;
  • Responsible for the remote sensing laboratory;
  • Support junior staff through guiding and training;
  • Proposals and technical report writing; and
  • Any additional duties as advised by the Remote Sensing Officer.

Note: For more details about the positions, please visit RCMRD website at

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Updated: May 24, 2017 — 6:31 am