We are Recruiting

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Devon and Severn Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority as a GIS Officer based in Brixham.

  • Location:                    Brixham and home (to be confirmed)
  • Salary Range:            £22,183 - £27,041
  • Type of Contract:      1 year fixed term
  • Work Pattern:            37 hours per week 
  • Closing date:             Friday 21st May 2021

Interviews to take place:      Tuesday 8th June 2021 - virtually by zoom

Benefits:   24 days annual leave plus bank holidays and time off in lieu of accrued hours

Role Purpose:

  • To develop and produce templates for all GIS charts and maps produced by D&S IFCA.
  • To develop tools for geospatial analysis.
  • To review all existing D&S IFCA’s spatial charts and maps and produce new GIS charts as and when required.
  • To produce, using GIS skills, high quality cartographic map outputs and spatial analysis for D&S IFCA publications.
  • To deliver D&S IFCA datasets such as fisheries, vessel monitoring systems, habitat mapping through bespoke and automated GIS workflows.
  • To spatially map fishing activities and other fisheries data within D&S IFCA’s District to assist D&S IFCA in its functions and workstreams.
  • To provide documentation and training in the use of templates, tools and methodologies implemented.

Qualifications and Skills required:

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a GIS science or environmental/marine science related subject with advanced knowledge of GIS software applications or equivalent industry experience.
  • Advanced skills with GIS (QGIS) in the context of geospatial data processing, analysis, data management and presentation.
  • Experience in spatial data management across a breadth of data types including environmental and industrial sector related. Preferably this will be context of the marine sectors.
  • Experience of delivering geospatial mapping projects.
  • Experience of data and metadata standards e.g. INSPIRE and MEDIN.
  • Good statistical data analysis and interpretation skills.
  • Ability to explain GIS methodologies and spatial outputs to individuals with a lower level of technical understanding of geospatial mapping.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent data quality assurance skills.

To apply: 

For an application form and job specification please contact

01803 854648 / 07395 358172 or

e-mail:  office@devonandsevernifca.gov.uk

No CVs will be accepted.

The job description can also be viewed here.