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Ocean Environment Scientist – (Geology and Acoustics)

Position
Ocean Environment Scientist – (Geology and Acoustics)

Employer
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UK Hydrographic Office

UKHO is an executive agency, sponsored by the Ministry of Defence. We work with a wide range of data partners to chart the world’s oceans in order to develop and serve world leading software and data solutions to commercial shipping companies, navies and maritime organisations.

Homepage: https://www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk/csr/jobs.cgi?jcode=1823553


Location
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Sector
Government

Relevant divisions
Climate: Past, Present & Future (CL)
Hydrological Sciences (HS)
Ocean Sciences (OS)

Type
Full time

Level
Experienced

Salary
£34,369

Preferred education
Undergraduate degree

Application deadline
12 February 2023

Posted
14 November 2022

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Geologist and/or Acoustician to apply their scientific and data programming/analysis expertise across a range of marine environmental data to support the development of world leading products and services for the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO).

About UKHO

UKHO is an executive agency, sponsored by the Ministry of Defence. We work with a wide range of data partners to chart the world’s oceans in order to develop and serve world leading software and data solutions to commercial shipping companies, navies and maritime organisations.

The role

Our customers require professional advice and a range of situational awareness products providing information about the marine environment to assist in their planning. To support this, the Ocean Environment Team, within the Scientific Analysis Group, acquires data from a variety of sources and analyses those data for subsequent use.

As an Ocean Environmental Scientist, you will advise on the use and development of environmental data (e.g. marine biological, oceanographic, geological, acoustic and ocean climatological) to provide an assessment of the environmental conditions likely to be encountered. This will be achieved through developing a good understanding of customer needs, undertaking analysis of spatial data, producing technical reports, and collaborating with external organisations and scientific communities both in the UK and overseas.

We are looking for a well-connected and enthusiastic Geologist and/or Acoustician who can apply scientific concepts and advances to meet real world customer needs. The ability to apply skills in data programming/data analysis to meet the evolving needs of our customers is key to success in the role, as is a genuine desire to work collaboratively as part of a small, dynamic team. Ideal attributes include the ability to problem solve and work independently with a positive can-do attitude.

In return

UKHO is a great place in which to explore your career potential. While our projects are career-defining, the work/life balance that we can offer you is equally exceptional. From flexitime, flexible working, an award-winning office environment and a generous annual leave allowance of 34.5 days including public holidays, the opportunities open to you here are hard to beat.

The role will be contractually based at our office in Taunton. We have embraced hybrid working, recognising it is about what you bring to the role and deliver, not where you work from.

Based on the individual needs of your role, you may need to be in the office. Please discuss in more detail with the hiring manager to understand the needs of this role.


How to apply

For a full job description, including the assessment criteria and recruitment process, please visit: https://www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk/csr/jobs.cgi?jcode=1823553

Closing dates: 12/02/2023

UKHO embraces diversity and promotes inclusion and equality of opportunity. We are a Disability Confident employer, which includes offering a guaranteed interview to candidates with disabilities, providing they meet the minimum selection criteria.