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Data Assistant - GIS (Part Time, Contract) 
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Recruiter: Peak District National Park Authority
Listed on: 6th August
Location: Bakewell
Salary/Rate: £17364 - £17711
Salary Notes: pro rata Plus Benefits
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HKTRO1609/SG-MI
Contact Name: Candidate Services

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Data Assistant - GIS (Part Time, Contract) 
Bakewell, Derbyshire 

Do you have an excellent eye for detail and experience of using GIS (Geographic Information System)? Want to increase your conservation knowledge while immersing yourself in some of the UK's most iconic scenery? If so, read on. 

About Us 

The Peak District National Park Authority protects, enhances and shares the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the Peak District. We also support the economic and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work. 

As the UK's first National Park, the Peak District has a rich history and has been shaped by the interaction of people and nature over thousands of years. This year alone, the Park has been enjoyed by thousands looking for adventure, education and a fantastic day out. 

We're currently looking for a Data Assistant to join our Natural Environment & Rural Economy Team on a part time basis, working three days per week. This is a fixed-term contract, working until the 31st March 2020. 

The Benefits 

- Salary of £17,364 - £17,711 pro rata 
- Pension scheme (18.75% employer contribution) 
- Parking 
- Work in a fantastic environment with unforgettable views 
- Support our conservation and planning efforts 

This is a brilliant opportunity to support the conservation of a much-loved National Park in a part time role that you can fit around your existing responsibilities. 

You'll have the chance to work in the heart of the National Park and enjoy stunning natural beauty, dramatic scenery and breath-taking sights on a daily basis. 

So, if you are tired of grey office views and want to join one of the best work environments in the world, we'd love to hear from you. 

The Role 

As a Data Assistant, you will collect and process ecological data using GIS. 

In this key role, you will: 

- Ensure data is accurate, up-to-date and stored in-line with procedures 
- Summarise or transcribe data 
- Prepare data for analysis and record any issues 

About You 

To join us as a Data Assistant, you'll need: 

- Experience of working with GIS and excellent IT skills, including processing data in MS Office 
- Good numeracy and literacy skills 
- A fantastic eye for detail and the ability to work with a high level of accuracy 
- The ability to work well in a team in a busy office environment 

A conservation or ecological background would be beneficial to your application. 

Other organisations may call this role GIS Assistant, Data Entry Clerk, Data Entry Assistant, Data Clerk, Admin Assistant, Data Cleansing Administrator or Administrator. 

This is a part time role, working three days per week. These days will be agreed with the successful candidate at offer stage. 

Webrecruit and the Peak District National Park Authority are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

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