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Operations Manager – Fisheries Protection

Salary FIG Grade B Starting Salary 41,829£ per annum

The Fisheries Department of the Falkland Islands Government invites applications for the post of Operations Manager. The successful applicant will provide an efficient Fishery Protection Service by leading the team responsible for effective monitoring, control and surveillance of the Falkland Island Conservation zones and other associated fishing activities.

Essential criteria for the role include a BSc in Marine Science, Oceanography, Fisheries Management or other relevant subject, (or 10 years relevant work experience in an equivalent senior role), a marine qualification such as Marine Certificate of Competency or Skipper (Full) Fishing Certificate and a high level of experience in fisheries/marine enforcement along with a comprehensive understanding of fisheries and other marine legislation. Sea-going experience and ability to lead and co-ordinate teams are highly desirable as well as an assertive appearance.

Contract Type: This is a permanent post on standard FIG terms and conditions

Closing Date: 21 February 2020

For further information on the post contact Andrea Clausen

E-mail: AClausen@naturalresources.gov.fk Phone Number 27260

To request and/or return completed application forms email. hrsupport@sec.gov.fk

 

 

Fisheries Observer Coordinator

Salary: FIG Grade: D1 Starting Salary 31,110£ per annum

The Fisheries Department of the Falkland Islands Government invites applications for the post of Fisheries Observer Coordinator. The successful applicant will coordinate the team of six Scientific Observers, organizing their deployment on commercial fishing and research vessels in liaison with Fishery Operations and fishing companies. The post holder will check and manage the biological and catch data collected by the observers that are used to regulate commercial stocks of fish and squid in the Falkland Islands waters. The successful applicant will also contribute to the Department’s research programme.

Candidates should be qualified to at least a BSc degree (or equivalent) in Marine Biology or Ecology and have previous experience leading a team of scientific personnel. Experience as a fishery observer or sea-going technician strongly preferred. Significant skills with computer database operations are highly desirable evenly as good written and verbal communications skills along with effective report writing and editing skills.

Contract Type: This is a permanent post on standard FIG terms and conditions

Closing Date: 21 February 2020

For further information on the post contact Alexander Arkhipkin

E-mail: aarkhipkin@fisheries.gov.fk Phone Number 27260

To request and/or return completed application forms email. hrsupport@sec.gov.fk

 

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