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Catchment Officer

REF: CO/CC/21

Location: Loughs Agency HQ (Foyle Area)

Closing Date: 29/11/2021 1:00 pm

Salary: Higher Scientific Officer (HSO) / Scale £32,328 to £33,459 per annum

CATCHMENT OFFICER (HSO) – REF CO/CC/21
CatchmentCARE Project – Temporary – 30th April 2023 (subject to funding)
Higher Scientific Officer (HSO) / Scale £32,328 to £33,459 per annum

Essential Criteria

Applicants must demonstrate that they possess the following criteria by the closing date for applications:

  1. (A) An Honors Degree or equivalent in a relevant environmental area and (B) 2 years’ experience of handling data and interpreting results.
  2. Experience of working on projects in the environmental area (2 years).
  3. Staff supervision.
  4. A proven ability in, and experience of managing resources.
  5. A full and current driving licence that enables the holder to drive in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland (held for at least 2 years and no more than 6 penalty points).

Desirable Criteria

Some or all of the following criteria MAY be used in the event of a large number of suitably qualified applications:

  1. Post-graduate environmentally based Masters Degree or PhD.
  2. Experience of working with water chemistry analysis (6 months in last 5 years).
  3. Experience of using macro-invertebrates as indicators in the environmental area (6 months in last 5 years).
  4. Experience of instream / riparian works (6 months in last 5 years).
  5. Experience of dealing with stakeholders.

Closing date for completed applications is not later than 1pm Monday 29th November 2021

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Contact Details

22 Victoria Road - currently closed
Prehen
Derry~Londonderry
BT47 2AB

+44 (0) 28 71 342100

D'arcy Magee Court - currently closed
Dundalk Street
Carlingford
County Louth

+353 (0) 42 938 3888

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