• Belfast
  • £ £14.47
  • Temporary
  • NG2SO
  • nuala.gordon@premiere-agency.com

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

 

Job role – Scientific Officer x2

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 holder will:

· Will assist with the delivery of biodiversity action by working in partnership with a range of sectors.

· Will require a good understanding of the actions required for priority habitats and priority species and ecosystem services such as those relating pollinators and peatlands.

· Also required is an aptitude to understand other viewpoints, develop close working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, raising awareness, providing support and guidance and working partnership with government bodies, local authorities, business, voluntary bodies including some which are outside Northern Ireland.

· The breadth of work will require the officer to able to manage and develop some aspects of the work on their own initiative.

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Essential Experience / Qualifications –

1) 4 GCE/GCSE ‘O’ Levels, grades A-C, in separate subjects which must include English, Mathematics and one Science subject.

AND

 

2) 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;

· Conducting ecological surveys (including mapping, recording and monitoring of scientific data and any follow up laboratory analysis);

· Report writing and preparation

 

· Experience working with a wide range of partners

· Invertebrate identification skills

· Familiar with Biodiversity policies and strategies, in particular the Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

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