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Regional Coastal Monitoring Programmes

Current Vacancies

Coastal Surveyor/Technician (Fixed Term until 31/03/2021, full time - Worthing)

Adur & Worthing Councils are hiring a Coastal Surveyor/Technician to be be part of the Engineering Team, which undertakes a broad range of civil, municipal and environmental engineering work for Adur & Worthing Councils.

With funding granted by Central Government, Adur & Worthing Councils are managing the Regional Coastal Monitoring Programme for the area between Selsey Bill and Rye Harbour. Monitoring includes GPS, mobile & static laser scan surveys, data management and coastal process, beach, wave and tide analysis.

We are looking for an energetic, scientifically minded, motivated person with good communication skills and a love of the great outdoors. You will be working as part of a team at the forefront of this work in the UK. Your main functions will be to assist with the collection, processing and analysis of coastal data. Survey work will require you riding an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), a willingness to work outside of normal office hours (i.e. 4:00am starts and occasional 10:00pm finish) in all weather conditions. The physicality of this role cannot be underestimated.

You must have A-level Maths, Geography or an ONC in Civil Engineering, Maritime Engineering or a comparable Land Surveying qualification.

For more information click here.

Closing Date: 14/07/2017 at 23.55
Interviews: 21/07/2017

Senior Analyst - Monitoring Services (Permanent, full time - Ipswich)

The Anglian Coastal Monitoring Programme are hiring a senior analyst to lead delivery of the programme, providing a coastal survey programme and support to coastal managers. A high level of analytical skills and understanding of coastal processes, survey design and project delivery are required. The succesful applicant will be an effective Team Leader managing a dispersed team and work in partnership with Local Authorities and other coastal stakeholders and should therefore be an effecitve communicator. The candidate should have project management experience, be capable of long term survey planning, writing technical specifications, managing contractors and tenders, planning surveys, assessing data and providing coastal monitoring and geomorphological advice.

Experience/skills required:

  • degree in a relevant Coastal Engineering, Oceanography, Coastal Management or Marine Geography scientific discipline with key analytical skills and coastal processes knowledge
  • experience of coastal management techniques and the statutory and EA Shoreline Management Plan drivers
  • familiarity with the coast from the river Humber to the Thames is preferable.
  • confident handling large spatial datasets, with analytical and programming skills
  • good GIS capabilities, with experience using ArcGIS or QGIS
  • experience using lidar, aerial photography, wave spectra, topographic, bathymetric data and MATLAB are desirable
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Closing Date: 25/06/2017 at 23.55

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