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Team Lead Oceanography & Ocean Climate

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
Location Republic of Ireland
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 19/03/2019
Company Name Marine Institute (The)
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The Marine Institute is a non-commercial, semi-state body which was formally established by statute in October 1992. We are the national agency responsible for marine research, technology, development and innovation (RTDI). The Marine Institute seeks to assess and realise the economic potential of Ireland’s 220 million acre marine resource; promote the sustainable development of marine industry through strategic funding programmes and scientific services; and safeguard the marine environment through research and environmental monitoring. The institute works in conjunction with the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine (DAFM) and a network of other government departments, semi-state agencies, national and international marine partners.

The Team Leader - Oceanography will be the Marine Institute lead in observational oceanography responsible for the management of the annual ocean and climate Rockall survey, supporting the development of the national ocean observing infrastructure, contributing to international ocean observing research, and acting as the link to national and international ocean observing and research communities. Further they will ensure the quality and delivery of Marine Institute ocean and climate data to the relevant national and international data portals and aggregators and support the Institute’s Strategic Focus Area on ‘Forecasting Ocean and Climate Change’.

Please read a detailed job description here


Remuneration is in accordance with the Public Sector, Department of Finance approved Salary Scale for the Team Leader (Engineer II grade) with a salary scale ranging from of €60,967 to €74,102 per annum pro-rated with time worked. You will commence on the first point of the scale and will become a member of the Single Public Service Pension Scheme unless you are currently employed in or have worked in the Public Sector in the past 6 months and are a member of another Public Sector Scheme.

Duration of Contract

This full time contract working 39 hours per week exclusive of unpaid breaks will be issued on the basis of a contract of indefinite duration. The contract of indefinite duration is subject to the successful candidate completing a 12 - month probation period delivering to the required standard of output with consistency.

How to Apply

A current C.V. and detailed letter of application, summarizing experience and skill set applicable to the position should emailed to recruitment@marine.ie or posted to Human Resources at the Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Galway, H91 R673. All correspondence for this post should quote reference OSIS / TL OS / FEB-2019

Closing date for Applications:

All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 12 noon on March 19th 2019.  Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

Marine Institute is an equal opportunities employer.

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