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Fishery Officer

Job summary

Salary £25,367 - £28,341
Location Anywhere in Scotland
Hours Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date 20 August 2019 at midnight
Reference IRC73147E
Employment Type Permanent Employee

We are currently seeking applications for Fishery Officers within Marine Scotland compliance based at various coastal locations in Scotland This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the B1 pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the criteria below will be invited to the interview.

You must be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the Scottish fishing industry, such as how the Scottish fleet is structured, Scotland’s key fisheries, how they are regulated and the key challenges that they are currently facing.

Have excellent organisational skills to manage a varied workload and to meet targets in a flexible manner so to progress tasks with minimal supervision.

Show an ability to communicate effectively to colleagues and to a wide range of stakeholders 

The post can involve significant office based administration work and use of a broad range of IT applications, including Microsoft word, excel and outlook in addition to some bespoke IT applications.

In Addition
Due to the remote locations of landing ports a considerable amount of driving is involved therefore a full valid driving licence that enables the candidate to drive in the UK is required.

However the Scottish Government will consider proposals put forward by the applicant to carry out the duties by other means.

Applicants should note that this role includes carrying out visits to various types of establishments in all weather conditions.  a willingness to carry out these visits is a prerequisite for the posts.

For further information on this vacancy please download and review the “Person Specification and Further Information for Job Applicants” which you will find below. To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via this website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Stuart McCubbin , email stuart.mccubbin@gov.scot  Telephone : 03002449187.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the resourcing team on 01312445597 or via at recruitment@gov.scot.

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