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RCMRD is an intergovernmental organisation with 19 member States in the Eastern and Southern African region.

Senior Remote Sensing Technician

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implementing project activities, including search, identification and acquisition of satellite data, image quality analysis and enhancement, image processing and interpretation and extraction of thematic information, conversation of thematic data to raster data and database management.
  • Conducting Remote Sensing and GIS training including preparation of training materials.
  • Participating in research activities.


  • BSc degree in Geomatics, Physical Geography, Environmental Science or related fields.
  • At least 3 years of experience in Geoinformation applications.
  • Must have very good knowledge of image processing and GIS software such as ERDAS, EDRISI, ENVI, GEOVIS, Globe Mapper and ESRI Softwares.
  • Should have good skills in image transformation and multi-sensor image analysis.
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills in English is crucial.

    Interested candidates, who should be citizens of Kenya, should submit their applications, along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as copies of relevant certificates and testimonials to:

    Director General,
    Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development,
    P.O Box 632, 00618, Ruaraka,

    Via e-mail: jobs [at] rcmrd.org

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