• Enniskillen
  • £ 14.47 per hour
  • Temporary
  • SMC/SO
  • stephanie.mccutcheon@premiere-agency.com

Scientific Officer – Enniskillen

Post until June 2022

£14.47 per hour

Job duties:

  • Managing a suite of Nature Reserves in the western Regional Operations area.
  • Managing a budget for reserve management.
  • Liaison with contracted graziers and neighbouring landowners, as well as representation at community and cross-agency meetings.
  • Supporting senior management in the preparation of a 6 year operational plan for the suite of reserves.
  • Managing an industrial ranger member of staff and leading on tasks to ensure the positive conservation objectives of the reserves
  • Carrying out surveys and other necessary field work, including fencing and other tasks that may be required to ensure Health & Safety requirements are met and that sites are secure.
  • Assisting other RO staff or regions as required.
  • Actively contributing to a health and safety culture by reviewing and maintain awareness of the business area’s risk assessments to ensure personal adherence to safe working practices and compliance with prevailing policies and standards.

You will have:

  • At least one years’ practical experience working in one or a combination of the following:
  • Using scientific evidence to manage and direct resources in a variety of habitat and species roles such as the management of nature reserves; –


  • Implementing regulations for habitat management and/or protection;
  • Conducting scientific survey and monitoring, including the subsequent preparation of reports and assessment of habitats
  • Managing budgets
  • AND2.
  • At least four GCE/GCSE ‘O’ Levels, grades A-C, in separate subjects which must include English Language, Mathematics and at least one Science subject (Chemistry, Biology, Physics)*;
  • AND

    3. Have a full valid driving licence which permits the licence holder to drive in Northern Ireland and /or access to a form of transport which will enable the applicant to meet the requirements of the post.