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Temporary Scientific Officer

REF: SO/22/

Location: Loughs Agency HQ (Foyle Area)

Closing Date: 15/06/2022 1:00 pm

Salary: £28,706 to £29,307 per annum

SCIENTIFIC OFFICER  REF: SO/22/

Temporary – 4 months

Grade:  Scientific Officer (SO) / Salary Scale:  £28,706 to £29,307 per annum

 

Essential Criteria

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

 

  • A primary degree in Fishery Science, Environmental Science, Marine Science, Biological Sciences or another related subject.

 

  • A minimum of 1 years’ post graduate work experience to include all of these areas:
    • Fieldwork focused in the aquatic environment,
    • Laboratory work focused on water quality analysis.

 

  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to keep and maintain records, note books and compile all necessary reports.

 

  • Candidates must hold a full current driving licence (with not more than 6 penalty points) held for a minimum of two years.

 

Desirable Criteria

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

 

  • A post graduate degree or equivalent in an Environmental Science area.
  • Qualifications related to boat handling and/or safe working in aquatic environment (for example Sea Survival).
  • 1 years’ experience of working in both freshwater and marine environments.

 

Closing date for completed application forms is not later than 1pm on Wednesday 15th June 2022.

 

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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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COVID-19 UPDATE

Following the Government’s advice in relation to COVID-19, Loughs Agency has put in place a number of measures to maximise our capacity to continue to deliver our services as best we can.