Senior Fisheries Management Officer (Scalefish) (709199)

at
Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania
Location:
Hobart
or
ALL Tas
Type:
Full Time
All Job Types
Closes:
23/05/2022
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The Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania is committed to investing in its people to ensure a sustainable and successful organisation through a positive workplace culture and highly capable employees. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements.  Talk to us about what flexibility could look like for you.

Hours per fortnight

73.50 (minimum 58.80 hours, by negotiation)

Period of Appointment

For 24 months 

Duties

This position sits within the Scalefish Fishery Section.  The purpose of the role is to develop, review and implement marine resource management policy and plans and provide specialised fisheries management advice on the sustainable management of marine resources adjacent to Tasmania, according to the objectives, principles and requirements of the Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 and other relevant legislation and policies.  

Among broader policy, the position will take a lead role in processes and policy relating to reviewing scale fish endorsements; and, the development of a Tasmanian sardine fishery.

Essential Requirements

  • As a result of a risk assessment process, the Head of Agency gave consideration to where vaccination is a necessary control to protect the health and safety of workers and the community and therefore it has been determined that prior to appointment to these duties a person to is to provide evidence that they are vaccinated against the disease known as COVID-19.
  • A degree in Biological Sciences, Natural Resource Management, or equivalent tertiary qualifications relevant to the professional duties to be undertaken, as provided by a recognised tertiary institution.

Desirable Requirements

  • Postgraduate qualifications in marine biology or a related field.
  • A minimum of three years’ post-graduate experience in fisheries, natural resource management or a related area.
  • A current motor vehicle driver’s licence.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Download File 709199 - Senior Fisheries Management Officer (Scalefish).docx
Download File 709199 - Senior Fisheries Management Officer (Scalefish).pdf
Download File Advice to Applicants.docx
Download File Advice to Applicants.pdf

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Please apply online by clicking the "Apply for this job" button below.

Refer to the 'Advice to Applicants' document for further information.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact Recruitment at (03) 6165 3209.

For more information on the position please contact:

Grant Pullen 
Manager (Wild Fisheries Management Branch)
[email protected]
03 6165 3032

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