Manager Marine and Estuarine Fisheries

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 www.vfa.vic.gov.au
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Department: Victorian Fisheries Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Agriculture / Primary Industry
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/020704
Closing Date: 27-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $113,156 - $151,426
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 020704 Marine Manager PD October 2017.doc (Word, 591KB)


Contact: Bill Lussier
0428 831 593

Position Details

Manager Marine and Estuarine Fisheries

  • $113,156 - $151,426 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Negotiable (flexibility may be available)

The position of Manager Marine and Estuarine Fisheries forms a part of the Marine and Estuarine Fisheries Manager branch, Fisheries Management and Science division with the Victorian Fisheries Authority.

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

Reporting to the Director Policy and Licencing, you will be responsible for managing Victoria's fisheries and aquatic resources; contributing to the conservation of marine aquatic ecosystems; and encouraging the development of an economically efficient fishing industry that maximises the value of fish production.

To be successful in this role you will have high level stakeholder engagement and negotiation skills with experience in participating in and leading multi-disciplinary teams.  Highly developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are vital to this role.

A degree or post-graduate degree in science or other relevant qualification, preferable with major subjects in natural resource management, and extensive relevant experience would be well regarded.

For a confidential discussion, please call Bill Lussier, Manager Marine and Estuarine Fisheries on 0428 831 593.

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. 

Applications close at midnight on 27 November 2017 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.


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