Graduate Marine Planner - ORK07798

£30,001 - £40,000

Orkney Islands Council, Kirkwall

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 4 weeks ago, 27 Jan | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Tomorrow!

job Ref: ORK07798

Full Job Description


Planning and Community Protection
Development and Marine Planning

Graduate Marine Planner

35 hours per week
£34,531 - £37,816 / £18.92 - £20.72 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)

This is a unique opportunity to work within one of the few Regional Marine Planning teams in the Country. The role is to support the delivery of the delegated functions conferred under the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 to prepare the Orkney Islands Regional Marine Plan. You would have responsibility for marine related policies and be involved in a wide range of project work.

Orkney’s marine environment is world renowned and is also the location of cutting-edge renewable energy devices, traditional industries and international shipping. Year on year we are seen to be one of the best places to live in the United Kingdom so it is a great place to live and work.

For this role we are looking for applicants with an appropriate qualification in marine planning, marine resource management, marine ecology or another relevant discipline.
Applicants should also be able to demonstrate experience in marine planning, marine ecology or marine resource management.

You should be able to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Orkney to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

This post is subject to Basic Disclosure Scotland clearance.

For an informal discussion about the above post, please contact: James Green, Team Manager, Marine Planning on or email 

Closing Date: Sunday 3 March 2024

Please note that interview and relocation expenses are not payable for this post.