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Principal Fisheries Officer

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

 Bachelors degree in any of the following fields; Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic Sciences,Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Food Sciences and Technology,Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemistry or anyother equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution
 Minimum Seven (7) years work experience
 Certificate in computer applications skills from recognized institution.

 Knowledge of Fisheries development and management policies, Fisheries Act and
other related Acts

Responsibilities

 Managing fish breeding programs, fish feeding formulation and pond management        programs

 Inspecting fish handling facilities on the farms
 Ensuring compliance with existing fish/fishery products handling regulations
 Monitoring, control and surveillance of fisheries resources including conducting frame,  stock and catch assessment surveys
 Identifying critical habitats and seasons for designing appropriate protection strategies
 Monitoring fish habitats for pollutants
 Carrying out, diagnosis, prevention and control of fish diseases
 Enforcing compliance of regulatory measures including licensing, closed seasons and  slot sizes
 Promoting fish marketing and value addition.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required skills: Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Commercial fishing (inland, sea, other); File management and data back-up; Leadership skills; Office tools: Word, Excel, Outlook; Research planning; Team leadership
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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