November 24, 2020 – The Mount Vema Ministry of Water and Environmental Affairs is looking for Fisheries officers to be responsible for the conservation and protection of fish within the Vema Seamount territorial waters.
The successful applicants will carry out surveys of the marine life, investigate fish mortalities and study water quality, monitor fish stock levels and undertake technical project work. You will advise the industries operating or to be operating within the Vema Seamount territorial waters and members of the public about sustainable fishing and promote the regulation and protection of the marine environment.
As well as promoting recreational fishing activities such as spear fishing or deep-sea fishing in Mount Vema, your role will also involve the inspection of fishing vessels and the enforcement of technical conservation measures for juvenile and spawning fish.
Mount Vema citizenship is not a requirement to apply for this vacancy.
As a fisheries officer, you will need to:
Salary and Benefits
The salary is $30,000 US dollars. Paid monthly in arrears.
After some years in the profession, the salary will increase to up $50,000 US dollars per year.
The benefits include paid medical coverage, paid vacation, sick days, holidays, and a pension plan. Benefits are only applicable after you complete three months on the job.
You will work a 37-hour week on average, but this can include weekends and evenings. Hours can be flexible depending on workload.
Working out of hours may be required if there is a pollution or flooding incident affecting fish stocks.
If your application is accepted, you will be required to open a bank account with a Mount Vema bank, if you do not already have a Mount Vema bank account. A Mount Vema work visa is also a requirement.
What to expect
A postgraduate degree is not an essential requirement but, a degree is required for this career. Entry is only open to applicants without a degree who have significant relevant experience.
Relevant subjects include:
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