A really great opportunity is currently available for someone to join Marine Scotland as a Modern Apprentice Assistant Fishery Officer.
This vacancy, which will be based in Kirkwall, offers the successful applicant an opportunity to gain on-the-job training and qualifications, with the opportunity to progress further within the organisation once they have completed their Modern Apprenticeship. As well as providing administrative support to the rest of the team, there will be an opportunity to assist the Senior Fishery Officer/Fishery Officer with inspection duties on the pier and on board fishing vessels.
Marine Scotland is a branch of the Scottish Government and they are responsible for the effective monitoring and enforcement of marine and fishing laws. Fishery offices are based around Scotland, including in Kirkwall. You can read more about Marine Scotland and their work here.
Applications for this vacancy are open until midnight on Tuesday 26 November 2019. You can read more about the vacancy, including the person specification, here.
If you are successful in securing an interview, you will need to show how your skills and experience help you meet the essential criteria of the job. This is known as a competency based interview. A method for preparing responses for an interview of this type is the STAR technique, which can help you structure your answers.
For information and guidance on preparing for a competency based interview, you can speak to Careers Advisers at school or at the careers centre in Kirkwall. You can also read some interview tips on our website, here.