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Fisheries Officer

Responsible for the management, conservation and preservation of marine and freshwater resources.

Tasks

  • Patrol and investigate waterways to ensure that relevant laws and regulations are obeyed
  • Inspect fishing vessels, leases and processing plants to ensure compliance
  • Provide advise to industry on regulations and standards
  • Monitor activities that affect marine and freshwater habitats
  • Promote marine and freshwater management programs
  • Provide information and advice on the protection of marine and freshwater ecosystems
  • Assist research programs

Personal Requirements

  • good communications skills
  • good interpersonal skills
  • sense of balance and tolerance of motion sickness
  • interested in physical and manual activities
  • physically fit
  • able to work as part of a team.