Inland Fisheries Ireland is the state agency responsible for the protection, management and conservation of Ireland’s inland fisheries and sea angling resources. IFI is a partner in the INTERREG VA Catchment CARE project, administered by SEUPB and led by Donegal Co. Co. The project is a cross-border one examining ecological quality of water (sensu Water Framework Directive-WFD) focusing on three catchments. To date, scoping of hydromorphology issues and locations has been undertaken and the project is now entering the catchment actions stage, where appropriate measures will be undertaken in locations to address instream and riparian scenarios with a view to improving the ecological quality of the relevant waterbody.

The appointee to this role will work with Catchment Project Officers in the Arney and Blackwater in the planning and execution of management interventions, participate in community awareness, education and networking with stakeholders. The appointee will work with the other project partners to achieve successful implementation of the range of tasks within the project.

This is a front-line leadership role requiring excellent project management, communication and networking skills. The successful candidate will also have academic and practical experience of working in riverine scenarios in the context of instream interventions, erosion management and barrier mitigation measures.

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Tenure: Temporary Specified Purpose, initially for one year.

Salary: RO Scale (01.09.2019)

Research Officer, appointments will be normally made at the first point of the scale:

€35,151, €36,883, €38,941, €40,865, €43,630, €45,926, €47,801, €49,619, €53,738, €55,689, €57,745, €59,797, €61,839, €63,908, €65,426 (LSI 1), €67,575 (LSI2)

Applications (a cover letter and up to date Curriculum Vitae) should be sent to: by 5pm 27thNovember 2019.

Short listing will be based on the information provided in the Cover Letter and CV

Please include the reference CCRO19 your application and email subject line.

Unfortunately late applications cannot be processed.