The Environmental Department at Gardline is looking to recruit a Marine Environmental Scientist to join the team.

Key Information

  • Closing Date: 24/01/2020
  • Duration: Full-Time
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Location: Great Yarmouth / Up to 120 days at sea

Job description

As a Marine Environmental Scientist you will undertake environmental survey activities in a variety of worldwide locations.  

You will be responsible for operating equipment to collect environmental samples from the water column and the seabed for onshore laboratory analysis without disturbing, damaging or contaminating samples.

There are strict protocols set that must be followed to ensure sample integrity is maintained, this includes their storage on board and accurate recording onto log sheets. Furthermore you will be responsible for the safe despatch of samples, data and log sheets on completion of field trips.

The successful candidate will be required to liaise closely with key stakeholders in the business including technical, scientific and project management teams.

In the office, you will be expected to process the data, working closely with the specialist Environmental reporting team, to produce quality reports for our customers.

Job requirements 

Initially this role will be office based in Great Yarmouth, whilst you complete the required training and familiarisation with Gardline protocols, therefore relocation to the area may be required. You will spend up to 120 days at sea during your first year.

We are looking for enthusiasm, passion and flexibility, as well as the ability to perform your role and integrate with colleagues from a variety of disciplines. You should be confident about your subject and preferably have skills in species recognition, habitat mapping and awareness of international Environmental guidelines.

You will be qualified to degree level in a marine science related subject and be competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel.  Previous marine survey experience would be advantageous.

If you believe you have the experience, skills and ambition for this role, please e-mail your CV and covering letter to

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