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Marine Biodiversity Officer, CEDaR, Northern Ireland

Job description

The Centre for Environmental Data and Recording (CEDaR) is a partnership between DAERA (previously with NIEA), National Museums Northern Ireland (NMNI) and the environmental recording community. CEDaR functions as the Local Records Centre for Northern Ireland and collects, collates, manages and disseminates environmental data in a number of formats. CEDaR supports the delivery of the NI Biodiversity Strategy and the NI Executive’s Programme for Government.

The overall aim of the partnership is to further develop an effective, efficient, flexible and scalable solution for delivery of environmental data and recording activity (increasing interpretation of that data or information) in support of a growing range of legislative and international drivers in Northern Ireland.

The aim of CEDaR is: To collect, collate, manage and disseminate robust (verified and validated) spatial datasets to facilitate biodiversity initiatives, (local, national and international).

In order to fulfil the above aim, the following Objectives have been developed:

  1. To provide a customer-focused Record Centre for Northern Ireland spatial data sets.

  2. To support environmental recording community to ensure a flow of validated, fit-for- purpose data to the central databases and other dissemination portals.

  3. To manage and maintain spatial data sets.

  4. To manage and maintain existing and new web products for our customers.

  5. To enable access to data (and information) by various audiences.

  6. To undertake agreed actions in relation to legislative requirements.

  7. To undertake an agreed number of appropriate interpretation initiatives in collaboration with the recording community and other partners.

  8. Outreach.

Job reference 2021R000015

Date posted 28/05/2021

Application closing date14/06/2021

Location Corporate Headquarters, Cultra

Salary £31,137 - £32,800


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