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The Ministry of Fisheries is seeking suitably qualified applicants for the following vacancies detailed below:

Mfish 18/127 - 130: Fisheries Assistant (Research Analysis and Development) – (4 posts)

Appointment Period: 3 years
Duty Station Lami and travel to other divisions as and when required including maritime islands.


The purpose of this position is to implement Research & Development Activities particularly the coordination of Fisheries Impact Assessment Survey

Person Specification

A Diploma in Applied Fisheries from a recognised institution or equivalent technical courses/ certification with at least 3 years of work experience. In addition to this, the following Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities will be required to perform this role:

Knowledge and Experience
• Knowledge to apply some statistical data analysis tools and methods.
• Knowledge on fisheries economics especially the Total Economic Value (TEV)
• Knowledge on data collection using quantitative and qualitative methods.
• Good working knowledge and understanding of fisheries management principles and core roles and responsibilities.

Skills and Abilities

• Communicate effectively across a wide range of people and expresses ideas clearly and coherently both verbally and in writing
• Demonstrate good communication skills
• Proficiency in using computers and different statistical software
• Experience and proven ability to work at sea or outdoor
• Ability to work independently and ability to motivate, develop and monitor team members
• Ability to work as a team
• Excellent time management and good problem solving skills

Please provide written application with an up to date job related CV, certified copies of academic transcript/certificates, two work related referees and a covering letter of no more than three pages addressing the specified knowledge, experience, skills and abilities criteria. Applications that do not address these criteria’s will not be considered.

Closes on: 3rd August, 2018
Compensation: $19,041.75 - $30,515.63
Contact: Applications are to be received by 4:00pm on Friday, 03rd August, 2018 addressed to,

Permanent Secretary for Fisheries
P O Box 13026

or be hand delivered to the Registry Section, Level G, Takayawa Building, Toorak, Suva and late applications will not be considered.

The full job description and further clarification can be obtained from Ms Luisa Divotu on phone number 3301 611 ext. 333 178 or email to: luisa.divotu@govnet.gov.fj
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