Oyster Fishery Restoration Officer – South East Galway Catchment

Cuan Beo Environmental CLG

Part-time Contract
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS5:00 p.m. Saturday 29th February 2020

Applications are invited for the post of Oyster Fishery Restoration Officer to work with Cuan Beo and its partners on the Galway Bay trial area as part of the ForCoast project  The person appointed will be responsible for supporting the oyster restoration activities carried out by Cuan Beo and will work in close collaboration with our local partner, the Marine Institute and with the local community, community groups, local agencies and academics with an interest in water quality in Galway Bay.

Inner Galway Bay is a case study within FORCOAST. ( https://forcoast.eu/ )  The Marine Institute will develop a high-resolution circulation model and other modelling services for the case study. Part of the project officer’s responsibility will be to acquire new data and compile existing salinity, temperature and freshwater flow rate data for model validation. The output of these models will be provided on a platform/interface that will be used by oyster farmers and fishermen in Galway Bay. The officer will publicise the platform and liaise with local groups on their user requirements.

Full details and job description available here

   Application procedure

Please submit an electronic letter of application outlining how your qualifications, skills and experience match the requirements of the position together with your most recent Curriculum Vitae to cuanbeo@gmail.com

Please include ‘For Coast Oyster Fishery Restoration Officer’ in the subject line.


CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS5:00 p.m. Friday 29th February 2020