Marine Protected Park: 6 job positions

  • Blue Economy and Recruitment Consultancy S.L
  • France
  • 24/05/2024
Laboratory, Field work, Office work Conservation and ecology Environmental education Management and consultancy Marine policy

Job Description

Several job positions:

Contribute to raising awareness among leisure users and promoting cultural heritage M/F

Missions:

Animation of the network of memory collectors:

  • Organization and facilitation of at least one meeting with all network stakeholders;
  • Development of tools already identified (discord-type sharing and communication platform, mapping of interventions, thematic training, etc.);
  • Support for structures requesting a grant as part of the current call for projects;
  • Valuation of the work carried out within the framework of the call for projects.

Pursuit :

  • Meetings with structures that offer, organize and supervise sports and leisure activities within the perimeter of the marine natural park;
  • Meeting and awareness raising with organizers of sporting events;
  • Monitoring and updating the “operator database”

Contribute to the ecological transition of activities in the EPMO Marine Natural Park M/F

Missions:

  • Implementation of the net monitoring protocol: The aim of this monitoring is to identify the advantages and disadvantages of bioplastic anti-predation nets in comparison to conventional plastic anti-predation nets by allowing users/mussel growers to give points of improvement. 
  • Assessment of handling and use of nets.
  • Evaluation of thread strength.
  • Visual monitoring of the installation of the net and its behavior during the season.
  • Accounting for lost/damaged nets.
  • Animation for shellfish farmers and fishermen
  • Meetings with mussel farming structures which test the nets;
  • Awareness raising on concessions and docks;
  • Monitoring and updating awareness data.

Contribution to the implementation of strong protection zones in the Marine Natural Park M/F

Missions:

  1. Status report on national/territorial approaches and recommendations for the implementation of ZPFs:
  • Carry out a state of the art on strong protection zones (bibliography, national recommendations, current initiatives);
  • Analyze the methodologies used to work on the definition of ZPFs

    2. Status of available data (natural heritage, activities) in the PNM EPMO:

Based on the technical work carried out by the Channel – North Sea coastline delegation of the OFB and the DREAL Hauts-de-France for the identification of the first potential strong protection zones, in conjunction with the project managers, it will be:

  • identify available data and gaps regarding ecological issues and activities present in these macro-zones;
  • write a note to contribute to an initial technical analysis of the PNM for deployment of the “ZPF” approach.

At the same time, an inventory will be carried out to complete the approach (offshore issues, land-sea interface).

Animation of the network of educational marine areas of the EPMO Marine Natural Park M/F

Missions:

  • Join the marine environment awareness and education team.
  • Raise awareness on the ground and in schools to support the creation of new marine educational areas in the Marine Natural Park.
  • Support scientific teams in the field for better knowledge of the territory.
  • Participate in the promotion and animation on the ground of the 25 AME: help with the organization of gatherings.
  • Participate in monitoring discovery signage managed by the Park.

Contribute to the protection of the environment and the preservation of biodiversity M/F

Missions:

Contribute to the information and awareness of different audiences:

  • Participate in the implementation of educational tools and activities for different audiences on the themes “estuarine vegetation”, “marine megafauna”, “seal ecology and disturbance” 
  • Raise public awareness of the issues of safeguarding marine biodiversity and the fragility of natural sites: explain the issue of respecting the quiet areas of fragile species in the Park: nesting areas of vulnerable birds, seal resting areas …
  • Participate in improving information and awareness of territorial issues, in particular awareness of “biodiversity of the upper beaches” (sea lines, plovers, vegetation and flora) as well as “seal ecology and disturbance” and contribute to the development of a “high beach biodiversity” animation kit and a “seal ecology and disturbance” animation kit;
  • Participate in public awareness actions on the coast on the theme of “disturbing seals”.
  • Raising community awareness of the “biodiversity of upper beaches” issue (sea lines, plovers, vegetation and flora): meetings with community technical services and dissemination of the guide to recommendations for reasoned management of sea lines;

Contribute to the preservation of marine biodiversity:

  • Participation in the implementation of vegetation management operations: dissemination of information to local residents, preparation of the site with the identification of sensitive areas, monitoring of the site, participation in the drafting of the intervention report;
  • Participation in the protection of plover nesting areas on the coast of the PNM – in conjunction with the Network of actors in favor of the protection of plovers of the PNM EPMO (February – March 2024);

Support technical and scientific teams in the field for better knowledge of the marine natural park:

  • Observe the fauna and flora in the field and participate in the collection of data (counting, monitoring, strandings, etc.) such as monitoring the feeding areas of wintering coastal waders or on test outings to monitor disturbance.

Contribute to the protection of the environment and the preservation of biodiversity M/F

Missions:

Contribute to public information and awareness:

  • Participate in the implementation of educational tools and activities for the public
  • Raise public awareness of the issues of safeguarding marine biodiversity and the fragility of natural sites: explain the issue of respecting the quiet areas of fragile species in the Park: nesting areas of vulnerable birds, seal resting areas …
  • Participate in improving public information and orientation in certain strategic sectors of the Park: estuaries, cliffs, etc.
  • Participate in the reminder of compliance with regulations and good practices for sustainable shore fishing on the foreshore

Contribute to the preservation of marine biodiversity:

  • Participate in maintenance and or ecological restoration work in order to inform the public about the operations being carried out and warn them of the risks linked to attendance and activities in the natural environment

Support technical and scientific teams in the field for better knowledge of the marine natural park:

  • Observe the fauna and flora in the field and participate in the collection of data (counting, animal capture operations, telemetric monitoring, strandings of marine mammals, etc.) in order to understand and promote “citizen and participatory science” operations. to the general public

 

Career level

Junior, Senior

Career options

Non academic career