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Organization: International Farming Corporation
Title: GIS Intern
Location: Raleigh, NC USA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-10-05

Position Description:

Job Summary
Working collaboratively with each of the departments to update and maintain geospatial data holdings, conduct analysis, and produce publication quality maps for internal and external use.

Job Responsibilities
Assist with geospatial analysis and cartography
Pre-process, organize, and update spatial and tabular datasets
Maintain, create, research, and report on internal and external geospatial data sets.

Who We Are
International Farming Corporation, LLC (IFC) is an asset management company that specializes in the agricultural sector. IFC was founded to acquire, farm or lease out for production, top producing farmland in diversified locations throughout the United States. IFC purchases and owns farmland, partners with farmers to help maximize farm profitability through progressive farming techniques, and works closely with farmers to adopt the IFC franchise model which includes best practice business and agronomic protocols. This active management strategy benefits our farming partners as well as our investors who trust us to provide consistent strong returns in the alternative investment industry

What We Offer
On-the-job training in cartographic techniques and GIS analysis from experienced professionals in an open-source GIS shop
An energetic and dynamic work environment, driven by people determined to succeed together
The opportunity to be part of a great team making a positive impact on agriculture

Skills Required
Experience producing publication quality maps (examples required)
Experience with ESRI ArcGIS, QGIS, or GRASS
Detail-oriented individual with superior time management skills
Ability to work independently and with team members to drive project to completion
Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Affinity Designer, or similar preferred
Background in agronomy or natural resources a plus
Experience with relational databases and SQL a plus
Experience with Python, R, or other programming languages a plus

Please send resume, cover letter, and three cartographic examples to Dr. Damian Maddalena, dmaddalena@intlfarming.com