Environmental Modeller
Full Time Permanent


Negotiable, dependent on skills and experience

14 October 2018

Cooke is a global seafood company with operations in North America, Europe, and South America. Our company's success is driven by our dynamic, highly-skilled and innovative management team, supported by dedicated employees who live in coastal communities and contribute to the local area's economy and sense of community.

Cooke Aquaculture Scotland is committed to responsible and sustainable production and the delivery of high quality products through a number of accreditations.


Working within our Environmental and Site Development Department, you will use your knowledge of oceanography, hydrodynamics and software processing using matlab/java, to drive forward the progression of modelling within Cooke Aquaculture using NewDEPOMOD/hydrodynamic software.

This position will see the successful candidate model/present new and existing Cooke Aquaculture seawater sites, along with assisting in the development of the software, both in house and within the industry steering group, which will enable them to contribute positively to the sustainable growth of the Company.

In addition to the above modelling role, you will assist with a range of environmental and development duties, which will be discussed at interview.


The ideal candidate will be educated to BSc standard in a relevant discipline and have either similar experience in the sector using NewDEPOMOD, or have experience using mathematical models to determine impacts and be able to run these from the command line, using matlab/java platforms. . Knowledge of marine biology would be advantageous to enable the successful candidate interpret model outputs. The candidate must be able to work proactively and collaboratively.

Travel throughout our operations will be required as and when necessary, therefore you must be flexible to travel and have a Full UK Driving Licence.


In return for your commitment, hard work and dedication we offer excellent terms and conditions, including; competitive salary, bonus scheme, company pension, salary sacrifice schemes and generous holiday entitlement.


If you want to be part of a team, open to fresh ideas, with the opportunity to help energise the corporate brand and profile of one of Scotland's leading Aquaculture Companies, we'd love to hear from you.

If you wish to apply for this vacancy please email your CV and covering letter by 14 October 2018 to For an informal discussion or for a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification please contact Vicci Laird (Head of HR) on .

posted: 16 September 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.