Marine Institute

Fish Health Unit Administration Stagiaire

Vacancy Area: 
Stagiares / Scholarships

Summary of the Role:

The training programme for the successful candidate will be focused on providing administrative support to the Competent Authority of the Fish Health Unit.

The Stagiaire will gain a working knowledge in the following areas.
• Working within a legislative framework
• Office administration
• Data management
• Understanding of Quality Management Systems – ISO-9001
• Operating as part of a dynamic and busy team

Training will be provided via Standard Operating Procedures. Formal Training will be provided to enhance existing skills and develop additional areas as appropriate. Informal training/mentoring will be provided on a continual basis. A full job description can be downloaded here.

Background to Requirement:
The Competent Authority (CA) is responsible for the implementation in Ireland of Council Directive 2006/88/EC, which deals with the health of aquaculture animals and the prevention and control of certain aquatic diseases. The following specific functions are implemented by the CA which operated operates in compliance with ISO 9001 Certification.
• Issuing Fish Health Authorisations (FHAs) for aquaculture production businesses.
• Assessment and management of imports, exports and internal movements of live aquatic animals.
• Registration of importers of ornamental fish.
• Registration of specialist transporters of aquaculture animals.
• Co-ordination of the national fish health surveillance programme.

Duration of Contract:

The fixed term, fixed purpose Graduate Training contract will run for a maximum of 50 weeks. The successful candidate will be on probation for the first 6 months of this training contract.

How to Apply:

A C.V. and letter of application, summarising experience and skill set applicable to the position should be emailed to recruitment [at] marine [dot] ie or posted to Human Resources at the Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Galway. All correspondence for this post should quote reference FHU/STA/Aug 2015

Closing date for Applications:

The closing date for all applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 4th September 2015.

Late applications will not be accepted. It is the responsibility of candidates to ensure that their application is received on time.

The Marine Institute is an equal opportunities employer

Closing Date: 
Friday, 4 September, 2015