Hydrographic Data Technician

Grade: A1
Salary: 18,223 + benefits
Location: Taunton

Use your passion for geography, cartography or GIS to shape the future of a globally renowned organisation that protects lives at sea.

At the UK Hydrographic Office, we produce nautical products and services for the Royal Navy and merchant shipping. You'll help us to be the world's best provider of hydrographic data services.

We will rely on you to update, manipulate, maintain, search or extract data from our databases. Working with a team of specialists, you'll carry out research to support our navigational products. Your important duties could range from sourcing data for capture and distribution to creating chart updates and Notices to Mariners to helping to create a range of products for the mariner.

To join our specialist team, you'll have an interest in areas like GIS or navigation systems, as well as cartography, hydrography and/or oceanography. With great communication skills, you're keen to learn new software and adapt to change in a fast paced environment. We will provide training and will support you to develop and progress.

This is a Ministry of Defence non-reserved post for which applicants must be British citizens, citizens of the Irish Republic, a Commonwealth state or EEA nations. Successful applicants will require NSV security clearance; therefore will need to have resided in the UK for a minimum of 5 years.

To find out more and how to apply please visit our website https://www.admiralty.co.uk/Work-for-UKHO

Closing date: 28 December 2016

published: 24 November 2016     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.