Marine Scotland

Vacancy: Library Assistant: closing date 23 July

June 26, 2019 by No Comments | Category Fisheries, Marine Scotland Compliance, Marine Scotland general, Marine Scotland Science, Publications, Uncategorized, Vacancies

We are currently seeking applications for a Library Assistant within the Directorate for Marine Scotland based in Aberdeen. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

The successful candidate will join The Library and Information Service. The Library provides access to information, in the form of books and journals, to the scientists working within Marine Scotland. It has two collections, at the Marine Laboratory in Aberdeen and a smaller collection at the Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory near Pitlochry.

Qualifications Required :

You must hold a minimum of 5 Standard Grades (grades 1-3) or Ordinary Grades (A-C) including English and a numerical subject.

Other qualifications equivalent to these may also be acceptable, if you are in any doubt please contact to discuss.

Please note: If you fail to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above, your application will be sifted out.

Essential Criteria:

  1. Good IT skills, including experience of using Word and Excel.
  2. Experience of working in a customer service environment.
  3. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  4. Good organisational skills, with an ability to plan and prioritise work and use your own initiative.

For further information on this vacancy please download and review the “Person Specification and Further Information for Job Applicants” which you will find below. To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via this website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Helen McGregor who can be reached at or on 0131 244 2669.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0131 244 8500 or via

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