Technical Officer

The Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) is an independent statutory authority established to effectively manage Victoria’s fisheries resources. We work closely with many stakeholders to deliver three core outcomes:

• Sustainable fishing and aquaculture
• Clear resource access and sharing arrangements
• Increased economic, social and cultural value.

Victorian Fisheries Authority also provides intelligence services to the Game Management Authority and Agriculture Services and Biosecurity Operations Division. Additional information about the Victorian Fisheries Authority can be found on our website
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Department: Victorian Fisheries Authority
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Agriculture / Primary Industry
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: North East - Murrindindi
Reference: VG/020353
Closing Date: 03-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $49,216 - $63,201
Job Duration: 16/03/18
Attachments: 020353_Technical Officer_VPS_VFA PD 26102017.doc (Word, 591KB)

Contact: Brian Mottram
03 5461 0818

Position Details

Technical Officer

  • $49,216 - $63,201 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Snobs Creek (flexibility may be available)

The position of Technical Officer forms a part of the Recreational Fishing Improvements division within the Victorian Fisheries Authority.

The VFA is the Victorian Government's lead agency for managing Victoria's fisheries resources including aquaculture.

Reporting to the Program Manager – Fish Production and Stocking, you will provide technical, administrative and operational support to the Department's recreational fish production and liberation program.

To be successful in this role you will have an applied understanding of native and salmonid fish production practices and awareness of fish health considerations as well as well-developed computer skills and a demonstrated initiative and ability to participate within a team environment.  Well-developed interpersonal and  communication skills are vital to this role.

For a confidential discussion, please call Brian Mottram on 03 5461 0818.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.  All applications must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 3 December 2017 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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