Scientific Officer, Newforge.

Scientific Officer, Newforge

  • Posted August 2, 2022

Our client, a leading public sector organisation based at Newforge, Belfast has a requirement for a Scientific Officer to assist with hydrological correction of incoming LiDAR data sets for WP2 in SNHS.

This person will work in collaboration with the AEB GIS team to assist with hydrological correction of the Lidar digital elevation models.

The role will involve:

  • Editing and digitizing drainage line work using aerial orthoimagery and digital topographic models as guides.
  • Running hydrological models to check and validate corrections
  • Processing of other LiDAR data sets – surface and terrain models as required.


Duration: 6 months initially with possible extension

Rate of pay: £14.92 per hour (NICS EO1 Grade)

Hours of work: Mon-Fri FLEXIBLE working hours (37 hours per week)


Qualifications & Experience:

– a degree qualification incorporating a high level of GIS

– Skilled in GIS using either Arc or QGIS and use of advanced editing packages

– Experience with high resolution LIDAR digital terrain models

– A background and/or knowledge of the natural landscape, landforms and river systems  would be desirable but not essential.


To apply for this position, please email a current CV to, stating the job you are applying for.

Please note, proof of qualifications will be requested at application stage.


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