On behalf of our client, an organisation which provide services to the offshore sector, we are seeking to recruit a Fisheries Conservation Technologist to cover a 2 year fixed term contract.
The Conservation Technologist will be based in Kilkeel and work as part of an industry lead project under the EMFF project.
The Conservation Technologist will work with the Northern Ireland Fishing industry, fisheries scientists and fishing gear technologists to ensure the NI Fishing Industry is best placed to meet the requirements of the landing obligation. The post holder will be part of a team developing and conducting projects on environmentally friendly fishing gear and methods under the EMFF Operation Programme:
As the Fisheries Conservation Technologist, the post holder will liaise directly with fishermen and assist them with the development, implementation and evaluation of projects to reduce unwanted catches. The post holder will participate in gear trials involving commercial fishing vessels, liaise with international gear technology researchers and working groups to ensure best practice.
Applicants must demonstrate:
A postgraduate degree in fisheries science or equivalent (desirable but not essential)
A proven ability to conduct field work at the coast and on board vessels at sea in challenging offshore conditions.
The ability to work effectively with the fishing industry
Administration and funding application experience would be advantageous
Must hold a full driving licence
Salary offered: £35K. In addition travel and subsistence costs over the period of employment, costs of protective clothing and mobile phone will be met.
To apply please send your CV to Patricia in Microsoft word format by clicking on the link.
Please ensure your CV is accurate and up to date. The CV should include your full employment history inclusive of dates, all academic achievements and full personal contact details.
Please note only applicants that match this criteria can be considered for the role.
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