• Belfast
  • £ £14.47
  • Temporary
  • SONG
  • nuala.gordon@premiere-agency.com

Our client is interested in recruiting a temporary Scientific Officer to join their team based in the BT7 location.


Job role – Scientific Officer

Location – BT7, currently home working in line with government guidelines, subject to review

Hours of work – The successful candidate will normally be required to work 5 days per week totalling 37 hours ( excluding lunch break ). On occasions the duties may include some evening and weekend working. The department operates a flexi working system

Rate of pay – £14.47 per hour

Length of role – Until June 2022


Job duties –

· The post will involve detailed species monitoring of all terrestrial ASSIs to assess habitat condition and evaluate whether specific management measures have achieved the desired objectives, or whether new measures are needed. This requires good botanical knowledge and an understanding of priority habitats and species and how they should be managed to maintain and enhance them


Essential Experience / Qualifications –

· 4 GCSES / O Levels, grades A-C in seperate subjects which must include English, Maths and one Science Subject and 2 years experience gained within the last 8 years in a paid, voluntary or academic capacity associated with the conservation or assessment of our natural terrestrial, aquatic or marine heritage (ecosystems, habitats, species, earth science or landscapes) such as in one or a combination of the following –

· Conducting ecological assessments

· 2 years’ experience gained within the last 8 years in a paid, voluntary or academic capacity associated with Conducting ecological surveys (including mapping, recording and monitoring of scientific data and any follow up laboratory analysis);

· Report writing and preparation

· Experience of Arcmap.


· A biological background with some survey/monitoring experience would be preferred



If interested in this role if you can please send an updated CV to nuala.gordon@premiere-agency.com