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Job Vacancy BIS IT Officer


The Biodiversity Information Service (BIS) is the independent environmental local records centre (LERC) which acts as the focus for the collation, management and use of information on the wildlife of Powys and Brecon Beacons National Park (BBNP).


The following part-time post is an opportunity to use your IT skills for the benefit of wildlife and nature conservation, and to work with experienced IT officers within LERC Wales.  You will be based at our Brecon office, within the beautiful area of BBNP, and continue to develop and manage our IT systems to improve and provide efficient access to biodiversity information locally and across Wales.


We are looking for a candidate with the knowledge, skills, experience and personal qualities necessary to maintain and develop the main databases and information systems (including web services) of BIS. This post requires someone who has IT experience in a comparable project or situation. The successful candidate will have skills in working with networks, databases, web applications, and Geographical Information Systems, and will also be able to demonstrate a personal commitment to biodiversity conservation. They will be highly motivated and will thrive on the challenges offered through working for this organisation. There will be an opportunity for consultation and handover from the present IT officer and LERC Wales development officer.


Salary will be 25,000-27,000 p.a. depending on skills and experience. The position is a permanent p/t post (21 hours), and includes a generous stakeholder pension and Sick Pay Scheme. (F/t or flexible working may be considered to get the right candidate).


For job specification and an application form go to BIS website library here or e-mail janet@bis.org.uk. For an informal discussion about the post, please phone Janet Imlach on (01874) 610881.


Completed application forms must be received by 12 noon on Monday 7th October 2019. 




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