The MANILA OBSERVATORY is a Jesuit scientific research institution with research work in the fields of
atmospheric and earth science in the Philippines and the Southeast Asian region. It advocates a science-based
approach to sustainable development and poverty reduction through its principal focus on the areas of climate
change and disaster science.

Project Title: Access to Sustainable Energy Program- Clean Energy Living Laboratories (ASEP-CELLs)
Research Laboratory: Geomatics for Environment and Development
Employment Type: Full-Time


  • Assist in data collection, dataset updating as well as encoding spatial data, sources and metadata
  • Assist the Senior RS-GIS Specialist and contribute to the space-based Renewable Energy (RE) decision support for the Philippines and its Regions, especially:

● Hazard (H) maps, especially climate-related

● Exposure (E) maps for geothermal RE resource, its RE systems and facilities, etc.

● Vulnerability (V) maps of physical susceptibility/ sensitivity as well as coping and adaptive capacities

  • Assist in risk (R) mapping for geothermal RE
  • Assist  in preparing the GIS maps of geothermal RE site suitability at national, regional and local scales


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Geo-Physics, Geology, Geography, Environmental Science, or any related fields
  • At least one (1) year of experience in area of specialization
  • In-depth knowledge of RS-GIS mapping skills, especially using QGIS, and ENVI
  • Proficient in oral and written communication particularly research/writing skills
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills and a multi-disciplinary team worker


All interested applicants must submit the following:

a) An Application Letter addressed to Fr. Jose Ramon T. Villarin, SJ, Executive Director of the Manila Observatory.

b) Curriculum Vitae with three professional work references (including their emails and contact numbers).

c) Transcript of Records and recent passport size photograph.

Please submit the required documents via e-mail to, with “Applicant-Project HEVR Mapper” as subject.