Job Opportunity: Northern Ireland Environment Link – Freshwater Development Officer

Northern Ireland Environment Link is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, and enthusiastic Freshwater Development Officer to join our friendly staff team.

Thank you for your interest in the above vacancy. Please see below for the job description and person specification for the post.

Applicants must complete all the application papers – the use of CVs in any way will not be accepted.

It is essential that applicants clearly demonstrate through the use of examples how they meet the essential and/or desirable criteria required for the post. It is not acceptable to simply restate the criteria. The shortlisting panel will not make assumptions and if applicants do not demonstrate, through examples, how they meet the criteria they will not be shortlisted to the next stage of selection.

Northern Ireland Environment Link (NIEL) reserves the right to interview only those who demonstrate on their application form that they fully meet the essential criteria and desirable criteria. NIEL reserves the right to apply additional criteria to facilitate the shortlisting process where necessary.

All applicants will be contacted regarding the outcome of their application. However, regretfully due to limited resources, NIEL cannot provide feedback regarding your application.

Completed application and monitoring forms in Microsoft Word format should be returned by email to connor@nienvironmentlink.org by 12 noon on Friday 1st March 2024. Interviews are provisionally planned for week commencing 11th March.

Candidates who score above the minimum threshold during a recruitment selection process, but whose scores mean they are ranked lower than other successful candidates, may be kept on a reserve list for similar roles for a period of up to 12 months.

NIEL makes employment decisions based solely on merit, however any offer of employment is conditional on the receipt of two satisfactory references, certificates to support stated qualifications, and proof of the right to work in the UK.

Canvassing will automatically disqualify.

NIEL supports the principles of equality of opportunity.

Application Documents:

Freshwater Development Officer – Application Guidelines

Freshwater Development Officer – Application Form

Freshwater Development Officer – Monitoring Form

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