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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


Salary Scale: £19,811 – £22,514

Purpose of the Role
The IT Assistant will assist the IT Officers on a daily basis. He/she will actively work on Loughs Agency IT infrastructure providing hands on assistance, assist in all relevant aspects of the network management that includes the deployment, integration and co-ordination of the hardware, software and human elements as well as in-house operations across multi-disciplined departments, regional offices and job areas. The IT Assistant will assist on operations in the field pertaining to migratory species detection, water quality, bespoke and off the shelf tech deployments to include surveillance and evidence gathering. He/she will also assist on the protection and monitoring vessels when required to replace, upgrade and repair navigational, monitoring, and sampling technologies.

Essential Criteria

  • A degree in Computer Science, Electronics, Computer Systems or a similar related subject.
  • A full current driving licence (with not more than 3 penalty points) held for a minimum of two years

Desirable Criteria

  • Demonstrable excellent hands-on fault diagnostics/repair skills.
  • Continuous 2 years relevant work experience gained in the last 6 years.
  • A proven keen interest in technology advancement from electronics to software development.

Candidate Booklet

Application Form

Monitoring Form

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 3pm on Monday 4th September 2017. 

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