Full-Time GIS Specialist/ Transportation Engineer

Full-Time GIS Specialist/ Transportation Engineer
Deadline for applications: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Location: AUB (Beirut ) & field work (Bekaa)
Working area:
Job Description

The American University of Beirut (AUB) - Nature Conservation Center (NCC) is seeking a GIS Specialist/Transportation Engineer for our Citizen Science for Improved Integrated Solid Waste Management program. The program works to characterize, optimize, assess, and implement scalable solutions in Bar Elias, Kab Elias and Marj municipalities for developing an integrated Solid Waste Management plan (ISWM). The objective is to provide economically sustainable models where revenues (or savings) can sustain the operational costs which include job creation for some of the village residents. Ideally, the GIS Specialist/ Transportation Engineer would have experience working with community members in the creation of digital maps.

Project will mobilize within 1 month

General Skills

  • Ability to work independently and under pressure, while meeting deadlines, is a must
  • Team oriented
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Pays strong attention to detail
  • Fluent in Arabic and English



  • Design three customized ArcGIS maps with optimized waste transportation strategy and routes
  • Coordinate with Municipality and community members to obtain necessary data and information
  • Conduct necessary field work in the three towns in Beqaa



  • Experience with ArcMap and ArcGIS software
  • Experience creating efficient transportation plans preferable
  • Experience with resource microeconomics desirable  
Experience required: Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education: • BS or MS preferably in Environmental Engineering, Geographic Information Systems, Transportation Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related field • 3-5 years of experience with a BS, 1-3 years of experience with MS
Arabic: English: French:
Period: 6 month contract with possibility for extension
Submission guidelines:
Cover letter required?
Contact information
Diane Audi
Operations Manager