• fisheries




Salary £37,167 - £43,060 per annum depending on experience and qualifications + 25% Gratuity

2 year contract / Relocation grant

The Fisheries Department of the Falkland Islands Government invites applications for the post of Stock Assessment Scientist. The contract is initially for two years with the possibility of extension by mutual agreement. The Stock Assessment Scientist will undertake and supervise the Fisheries Department’s responsibilities to meet Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standards of sustainability on Patagonian toothfish. Candidates should have the ability to apply standard fish stock assessment techniques and develop new approaches for fishery management on the basis of the assessments. The successful candidate will plan and participate in research surveys. He/she should be capable of working as part of a small dedicated team, be prepared to fill a flexible role, and interact closely with the fishing industry.

The contract package includes:

  • • Airfares to and from the Falklands at the beginning and end of contract
  • • Mid-contract leave (30 working days) with return passage fares
  • • End-of-contract gratuity of 25% of total salary
  • • Generous relocation grant
  • • Education allowance for children, if applicable
  • • Full medical / dental coverage

For further information, a full job description and an application form please contact:

Recruitment Officer, Falkland Islands Government Office,

Falkland House, 14 Broadway,

Westminster, London SW1H 0BH

Tel: 020 7222 2542 Fax: 020 7222 2375

Email: recruitment@sec.gov.fk

Completed application forms should be returned to the

above address no later than 22 September 2019




The Directorate of Natural Resources - Fisheries Department is an equal opportunity organisation