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Fisheries Officer


Job Description

A Fisheries Officer is responsible for the conservation and protection of fisheries which could be fresh water or sea water.  They will enforce legislation on fish stocking and will regulate, develop and protect the fisheries to help sustain the marine environment.

Entry Requirements

A degree in biological science, fisheries management, marine science/oceanology or another relevant subject is usually required for this role.  Access without a degree or HND would only be possible with significant experience.

Required Skills

  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Able to analyse and interpret data
  • A keen interest in conservation and improving the environment
  • A keen interest in fish and fishing

Starting Salary

£21,000 to £24,000

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