Undergraduate Work Placement - Student Assistant Coastal Data Scientist (12 months)


The Wales Coastal Monitoring Centre is pleased to offer a new undergraduate position as Assistant Coastal Process Scientist.


Closing Date: 17/01/2022

Annual Salary: £18,198 - NJC Single Status Spinal Point 2 (* as at April 2020)

Location: Alps Depot, Wenvoe, Barry


The Centre has been operational since 2019 based in Wenvoe, the Vale of Glamorgan and has been tasked to strategically measure the coastline of Wales, supporting the risk management authorities with evidence-based decision making.


The opportunity will provide experience planning, executing, quality controlling, processing and analysis of coastal surveys. Candidates will learn about strategic planning on a national level through to choosing the correct equipment and profile selection at a local level. Historic data will be compared for interpretation of beach monitoring.


A balance between office and fieldwork provides a thorough understanding of data collection and processing for a positive personal improvement cycle.


*Subject to Welsh Government annual funding confirmation, annually approved in March.



How to Apply


Please submit your CV to:




Further Information


Please contact: Gwyn Nelson - 02920 673168 - gnelson@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk