Full time, Permanent
Posted 2 years ago

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Agriculture and Fisheries (Organisation site)
Operations; Fisheries Queensland; Fisheries and Forestry; Nambour

Operating from within the Strategic Compliance Unit you will be involved in the management and coordination of the delivery of investigatory services to ensure high compliance with rules and regulations to ensure the sustainability of our fisheries resources through lawful use and development of fisheries habitat.

The focus will be around Marine Plants, Fish Habitat Areas and Waterway Barrier Works.

The QBFP enforces fisheries and boating safety laws through surveillance and inspection, as well as undertaking related education with industry and community groups.

State legislation includes the Fisheries Act, Planing Act, Transport Operation’s (Marine Safety) Act and Marine Parks Act while Commonwealth legislation includes the Fisheries Management Act and Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act.


Job details


Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Fishery & Marine
Classification PO3
Workplace Location Sunshine Coast
Job ad reference QLD/404309/22
Closing date 14-Feb-2022
Yearly salary $86538 – $94291
Fortnightly salary $3317.00 – $3614.20
Job duration
Contact person Greg Bowness
Contact details Ph: 0408 455 986
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• Conduct, coordinate and run concurrently, lengthy, complex habitat development investigations.

• Apply comprehensive knowledge and skills in the preparation of briefs of evidence and presentation to court either as prosecutor or as a witness.

• Apply comprehensive knowledge in habitat development, including the accepted development and assessable development approval processes, or the ability to quickly acquire this knowledge.

• Provide expert advice in relation fisheries habitats and impacts of development.

• Manage competing habitat investigations.

• Train staff regarding habitat processes and investigations including investigative techniques.

• Effectively prioritise and allocate resources and activities to mitigate high risk threats to fisheries sustainability and industry investment.

• Develop and maintain effective relationships with QBFP District staff, Impact Management and Assessment staff, In-House Legal and other Fisheries Queensland staff to facilitate effective investigations.

• Develop and maintain effective relationships and networks with other compliance agencies to facilitate effective interagency investigations as required.

• Ensure that habitat investigations are delivered within a timely manner.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.


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