National Network of Regional Coastal Monitoring Programmes

Current Vacancies

Coastal Surveyor

Employer: Adur & Worthing Councils

Salary: Starting from £30,984 - £35,336 per annum

Location: Worthing Town Hall

Contract: Permanent

Work Pattern: Full Time

Hours: 37 hours per week

Closing date: 24/08/2022

You will 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, in partnership with other Coastal Councils and the Environment Agency, the Regional Coastal Monitoring Programme for this area. The area covered extends between Selsey Bill and Rye Harbour and includes GPS, mobile & static laser scan and UAV surveys, data management and coastal process, beach, wave and tide analysis.

We are looking for an energetic, scientifically minded, motivated person with good communication & IT 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, an ONC in Civil Engineering, Maritime Engineering or similar and hold a full valid UK driving licence.

An Hons Degree in Civil Engineering, Oceanography, Environmental Science or Land Surveying is desirable.

Staff are our most important asset and we therefore have a benefit package which reflects our continuing commitment to our employees.  This includes:

  • Generous leave entitlement; a minimum of 25 days + Bank Holiday entitlement
  • Local Government Pension
  • Training & development
  • Occupational Health
  • Employee AssistanceProgramme (EAP)
  • Flexible working options

For more information and to apply visit the application website.

Coastal Process Scientist (Anglian Coastal Monitoring)

Employer: Environment Agency

Salary: Starting from £28,785

Location: Bath, Ipswich

Contract: Permanent

Work Pattern: Full Time

Hours: 37 hours per week

Closing date: 22/08/2022

The Anglian Coastal Monitoring Programme (ACMP) are seeking a Coastal Process Scientist to join our small team.

You will play a key part in the delivery of our project objectives. Reporting to the ACMP Team Leader and working closely with the data lead, you will fulfil a multi-purpose role which will suit someone with a keen interest in flood and coastal erosion risk management.

You will:

  • Check and analyse survey data and report on the findings to provide accurate information to our partners, upon which subsequent coastal management decisions are made.
  • Use specialist software (Matlab/SANDS/GIS) to analyse Lidar, topographic and hydrodynamic data.
  • Assist in the creation of analysis workflows, methodologies and procedures for data analysis, quality assurance or reporting.
  • Work with the ACMP team and partners to develop the monitoring programme to better meet changing requirements.
  • Provide advice and guidance based on our data and wider coastal process knowledge to internal and external partners.
  • Represent the ACMP by attending and contributing to coastal advisory groups, working groups or other partnerships as required.
  • Build and maintain working relationships with the programme’s partners including; Local Authorities, Environment Agency, Natural England and other relevant bodies.

For more information and to apply visit the application website.