Scientific & Technical Officer (STO) Spatial Data Analyst & Services Developer - Marine Strategy Framework Directive and Marine Spatial Planning Policy Support
Summary of the Role:
The successful candidate will work within the Institute’s Information Services and Development team. Working with the Marine Spatial Planning and Marine Strategy Framework cross-service teams the work undertaken will directly support the management and spatial analysis of marine environmental data to support evidence-based decision making and reporting on the marine environment.
As the National Marine Data Centre, the Marine Institute collects and manages numerous data sets for a variety of purposes to support sustainable marine resource and environmental management on behalf of the public. Many of these data sets can be represented spatially to support marine spatial planning, while others are used to inform government on the environmental status of conditions in the marine environment based on European Union criteria of GES as defined under the MSFD. The successful candidate will work with Marine Institute scientists and other groups to develop spatial data and evidence products for use in a MSP for Ireland, and data relevant for making GES determinations under MSFD. For more information please download the job description here.
Duration of Contract:
The contract will be issued on a specified purpose basis for up to a maximum period of 31st December 2023, subject to continued funding. The successful candidate will be on probation for the first six months of this 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 OSIS/MSP~MSFD/STO GIS Data- June 2020
Closing date for applications:
All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 12 noon on Tuesday June 30th 2020. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.
Use of Data - all personal data and the information submitted for this application will be used solely for the purpose of this campaign, after which it will be deleted in line with our General Data Protection Regulation Policy and data retention schedule. All information will be treated with the strictest confidence and accessed only by those involved directly in the campaign.
The Marine Institute is an equal opportunities employer