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Boat Ramp Survey Officer

IPA is seeking dynamic individuals to join our team as Survey Officers, contributing to fisheries data collection in the vibrant Gladstone area.

The role on offer is part time hours only at approximately 4-5 x 4 hour shifts a month (16-20 hours / month), which will include week days and weekends.

This role will not generate more hours, therefore it will only suit someone who is only looking for part time hours in an ongoing capacity. There is an attractive pay rate on offer, which will be discussed at the interview stage.

Role Overview:

As a Survey Officer, you will play a crucial role in collecting fisheries data primarily at boat ramps, with occasional visits to commercial processors or fishers’ premises. This part-time position is ideal for individuals seeking ongoing part-time employment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting boat ramp surveys, measuring target species
  • Interviewing recreational fishers to collect biological information
  • Accurate measurement and identification of fish species
  • Handling fish and fish bins of various sizes
  • Regularly checking and responding to emails
  • Using a tablet to enter collected data
  • Adhering to the Code of Conduct and Workplace Health and Safety policies

**You are collecting data only, you will not be enforcing fisheries regulations.

Key Requirements:

  • Confidence and friendliness for engaging with the public and conducting interviews
  • Physical capability to handle fish, fish bins, and occasional boat embarkation
  • Attention to detail, reliability, and self-motivation
  • Good communication skills and computer proficiency
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Fishing experience and strong fish identification skills

If you are a confident, friendly individual with a passion for fisheries and meet the outlined requirements, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Take on an interesting role with a great business by submitting your application today.

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