Digital Chart Production Team Members x 3 - Flexible Working Available

7 days left

Location
Taunton, Somerset
Salary
£25,324 pa
Posted
12 Jul 2019
Closes
26 Jul 2019
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The UK Hydrographic Office is a leading centre for hydrography, providing marine geospatial data to inform maritime decisions. We work with a wide range of data suppliers and partners to support maritime navigation, safety, security and marine development around the UK and worldwide.

Our Digital Chart Production team is one of several Production Teams within our Customer Division that is responsible for the maintenance and production of the UKHO’s extensive range of navigational and situational awareness products and services for the Royal Navy and our commercial customers.  As a Team Member, you will play a key role contributing to meeting UKHO key deliverables through the updating, compilation and preparation of Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs) for our Commercial and Defence customers.

This will include:

  • Updating databases from medium/complex sources
  • Maintaining Electronic Navigational Chart catalogues
  • Responding to customer queries
  • Validating S-57 data in the database

To be considered, you will need experience of working in an S-57 format and of using CARIS toolset with an understanding of the principles of product compilation to IHO standards and cartographic symbology and experience of interpreting marine geospatial data and using S-58 based validation software.

In return, UKHO offer a range of benefits to support your lifestyle, including generous leave allowance, flexible working hours, a lift-share scheme and regular training and development opportunities.

We offer maternity, adoption and/or shared parental leave of up to 26 weeks' full pay, followed by 13 weeks' statutory pay and a further 13 weeks' unpaid leave; plus paternity leave of two weeks' full pay, subject to certain qualifying criteria.

For further details and to apply on the UKHO website please click the apply button.

The UK Hydrographic Office is a leading centre for hydrography, providing marine geospatial data to inform maritime decisions. We work with a wide range of data suppliers and partners to support maritime navigation, safety, security and marine development around the UK and worldwide.

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