Fisheries & Conservation Officer (Enhanced)

Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA)


Contract Type: Permanent

Grade: Grade 4 (SCP26-30)

Salary: Starting £23,398 PA + 10% allowance (unsocial & additional hrs.)

Hours of work: Minimum 37 hours per week

Working pattern: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Closing date: Friday 29th September 2017

The Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) are responsible for managing aspects of the inshore waters off the Sussex coast; the district covers the entire Sussex Coast out to six nautical miles, including the estuaries. The Sussex IFCA has a wide range of duties including the management of the exploitation of sea fisheries resources and the conservation of the marine environment, balancing socio-economic considerations with the need to protect the marine environment. The IFCA is funded by East Sussex County Council, West Sussex County Council and Brighton and Hove City Council.

We are looking for a motivated and capable individual to undertake the role of an Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Officer. This is an enhanced IFCO role supporting conservation and research functions as part of the position.

In accordance with Sussex IFCA Terms and Conditions of Service a 10% allowance on basic salary is paid for unsocial/additional hours. Officers involved in both enforcement and research activities are required to work a minimum of 20 weekend days per year and a maximum of 28 weekend days. Staff shall work on average a minimum of 37 hours per week.

For more information or an informal discussion please contact Tim Dapling, Chief Fisheries and Conservation Officer or Sean Ashworth, Deputy Chief Fisheries and Conservation Officer on 01273 454407.

It is intended that interviews will be held in the week beginning 9th October.

Click here to download the job description and application form.

Application Form to be returned to the Authority Office marked IFCO application.

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