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Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Officer

Location: Carnforth, Lancashire UK
Company: North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NWIFCA )
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Salary: £20,138 - £27,668
Closing Date: Monday, February 19, 2018
Date Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018


The Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Officer post requires: Enthusiasm for the marine environment. Good knowledge of current marine issues and the fishing industry. Reliable and competent and able to work both in a team or alone. Excellent IT and written and oral communication skills to liaise with the public and fishers, write reports and work with partner bodies. Travel and work throughout NWIFCA district to carry out patrols and inspections of active fisheries, collect science data, assist with surveys. Working unsocial hours including early mornings, late evenings, some weekends and nights as dictated by fishing activity. A full current UK driving licence. Appointment will be dependent on passing a ML5 Medical and a satisfactory DBS check.


NWIFCA is the lead regulator protecting the inshore marine environment and fisheries in NW England. NWIFCA District extends from the Welsh border in the south to the Scottish border in the north and seawards out to 6 miles. ***** Under the direction of the Head of Enforcement to protect the marine environment and promote sustainable use of its resources by increasing compliance with fisheries byelaws and legislation. To assist with boat work, science work and surveys as required. To provide administrative support to the Head of Enforcement and the Digital Communications Officer
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Other Contact Information: How to Apply: Please send your application by 23:59 on the closing date of 19 February 2018 to: (email applications will be acknowledged) OR NWIFCA, 1 Preston Street, Carnforth, LA5 9BY Your application should consist of: 1. A curriculum vitae including the following information: Name, current address, phone number and email Full employment history All qualifications and training completed including boat handling and marine safety Educational history from age 11, with results Details of relevant enforcement, fisheries or marine experience Driving licence details including categories, points and endorsements Interests and hobbies Police cautions or convictions Name, address, phone, email of 2 referees, including your most recent employer Personal statement (no more than 500 words) summarising your suitability for the post and your approach to planning NWIFCA enforcement work 2. A hand written letter of up to 100 words explaining your interest in the post

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