Seafish seek Environmental Assessment Support Officer –

Seafish seek Environmental Assessment Support Officer Published:  01 June, 2005

Environmental Assessment Support Officer

Salary circa £28,000

Seafish is a pan-UK body providing research and promotional support to the seafood industry.

The organisation is developing an innovative, ‘can do’ approach which will deliver a broad range of

services to stakeholders ranging from food chain efficiency to responsible fishing initiatives.

A new post has been created to advise and assist the inshore sector of the industry, on meeting

their legal obligations regarding sustainability, and ensure minimal adverse impact on the marine

environment. Effective communication and liaison with industry, conservation agencies, Inshore

Managers and regulators will be key to the success of the role. The job will suit someone who is

educated to degree level ideally in an environmental science and has relevant working experience

of the fishing and aquaculture industry. An excellent communicator with the ability to persuade

and influence, you must have good organisational abilities and be computer literate.

The position will be based at our Hull office and will involve extensive travel around the UK. Initially

a two year contract supported by FIFG funding, it is expected to extend beyond this timeframe.

The ideal candidate can expect an excellent reward package including Private Health Care, flexible

working, generous leave provisions and a defined benefit (superannuation) pension scheme.

Call 0131 524 8646 for an Application Pack. Other information related to this post is

available from our website and Sue Hyatt in our HR Department – details below.

Sea Fish Industry Authority Website:

18 Logie Mill E-mail:

Logie Green Road Telephone: 0131 524 8651

Edinburgh EH7 4HQ Fax No: 0131 524 8696