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22 Victoria Road
Northern Ireland
BT47 2AB

Tel: +44 (0) 28 7134 2100

Dundalk Street,
Co Louth,
Rep. of Ireland

Tel: +353 (0) 42 938 3888

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Loughs Agency is a unique and forward-thinking organisation. Within our current approved core staffing level of 53 is a wide range of knowledge, skills and experience. Our Headquarters is based at Victoria Road, Derry~Londonderry, and in addition, we have a regional office in Carlingford, Co Louth, one in Greencastle, Co Donegal and an operational office in Omagh, Co Tyrone.


Job notifications will be displayed on this page as and when they become available. Below you will find listings for current job vacancies. To access more information about the position and application process click on the relevant line where indicated. We thank you for considering a career with us.

Current Vacancies


Temporary Fishery Officer – 5 vacancies

Purpose of the Role

Fishery Officers are responsible to their designated Inspector for carrying out a range of fishery protection and other duties not only in their assigned area of responsibility but also in other areas of responsibility within the Foyle Area / Carlingford Area or adjoining fishery areas as directed by their Inspector or the Director of Conservation and Protection.

Candidate Information Booklet
Application Form
Monitoring Form

Closing date for applications: 3pm on Thursday 6th April 2017.


Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Officer – Maternity Cover

Purpose of the Role

The Loughs Agency works on the principle of scientifically based management – collecting biological information to allow decisions on the conservation, protection, improvement and development of fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Tourism in the Foyle and Carlingford areas.  All data gathered by the Agency is stored and managed on the Agency’s Geographical Information System (GIS) including Freshwater e.g. electrofishing, redd counts, habitat surveys, water quality, planning etc and Marine e.g. oyster and mussel surveys, water quality, habitat mapping and potentially aquaculture licencing etc.

Candidate Information Booklet
Application Form
Monitoring Form

Closing date for applications:  3pm on Monday 10th April 2017.

Application forms and further details of the duties and qualifications for the post may also be obtained by writing to or telephoning:-

The Human Resources Officer, Loughs Agency, 22 Victoria Road, Derry~Londonderry, BT47 2AB.

Telephone (028) 71 342100 (048 from Ireland).


The Agency reserves the right to interview only those candidates who from their application appear to be the most suitable.

Loughs Agency is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from suitably qualified people irrespective of religious belief, gender, disability, race, political opinion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or whether or not they have dependants.

If you require any further assistance please contact Siobhan McCarron on 02871 342100 or at