Seasonal Fisheries Officers

Conservation Development

The role of a Fisheries Officer has two main areas of responsibility; Fisheries Protection and Fisheries Conservation & Development.  

Depending on location, a Seasonal Fisheries Officer can expect to work collaboratively with experienced Fisheries Officers, Assistant Fisheries Inspectors and Fisheries Inspectors on some of the below; 

  • Patrolling and engaging in surveillance activities to check for illegal fishing  
  • Enforcing the applicable bye-laws and regulations as required 
  • Contributing to habitat improvement schemes  
  • Developing and improving fisheries access and angling infrastructure  
  • Assisting and advising local anglers and other members of the public 
  • Participating in various community initiatives designed to educate and promote fish and habitat welfare