Marine Monitoring Placement

Bangor, Gwynedd
Grade / Salary: £18,098.00
09 Nov 2018
28 Nov 2018
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Marine Monitoring Placement

Applicants for this position must have graduated within the previous 12 months.

  • Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment until 6 th September 2019 with the possible for this to be extended.
  • Work pattern: 37 hours per week (although flexible hours during field working periods) and have an annual pro rata leave allocation of 28 days.
  • Grade / Salary: £18,098.00
  • Location: Bangor
  • Application closing date: 28th November 2018

Job Purpose:

This graduate placement position will contribute to the delivery of NRW’s programme of marine monitoring through supporting team members and their programme of work as required whilst receiving training

This will include preparation of equipment, data collection, analysis and archiving. During the summer a lot of work will either be undertaken on the sea shore or from survey vessels and will include long days at sea and extended periods away from the office.

Job Specific Criteria:

1) An understanding of the practical and theoretical aspects of species and habitat monitoring relating to intertidal, subtidal or marine mammals.

2) A good level of organisation, communication and interpersonal skills are required as well as an ability to work well as part of a team.

3) Good ICT skills, particularly data handling and spreadsheets but also experience in using image manipulation software such as Adobe Photoshop and video editing such as Adobe Premiere.

4) Reasonable fitness level – frequently there is a need to work long hours often on the sea shore or boat that can be physically demanding.

5) Practical skills including handling and maintenance of survey and boat equipment as well as diving equipment and cameras.

6) Knowledge of COSHH and Health and Safety regulations relating to workshops and laboratories.

Additional Information

A full driving licence is required.

The placement will be based in Bangor, North Wales but will be required to spend up to 5 weeks working away from at other locations in Wales during the course of the placement. Travel and subsistence costs associated with this will be paid for / reimbursed by NRW.

Training and Personal Protective Equipment will be provided

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