Overview

Starting salary £27,398 per annum

Are you interested in protecting marine biodiversity and helping society use the marine environment in a sustainable way? Do you have a scientific background and the ability to apply your skills and knowledge to working as an independent advisor to the UK Government and the Devolved Administrations?

JNCC is seeking an enthusiastic individual to take on the role of Marine Mapping Scientist in the Marine Evidence Team, based in Peterborough. You will assist with the mapping, collation, management and dissemination of seabed habitat data to inform UK and international nature conservation and contribute to the EMODnet Seabed Habitats project.

You will require expertise in the use of GIS and databases as well a broad knowledge of UK marine habitats and marine nature conservation theory and practice. All candidates that are invited to interview will be asked to carry out a GIS and data assessment test on the day.

For more information about the skills/competencies required for this post, visit our website www.jncc.defra.gov.uk/jobs where you can download the details and the relevant application form and find out more about our work. Alternatively, contact us via [email protected] and we will email the relevant documentation to you.

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The closing date is 09:00 on 08 April 2019.

The anticipated interview date is during week commencing 22 April 2019 in our Peterborough office.

Please mention Conservation Careers in your application!