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Working for Us and Current Vacancies

Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority employs people in a range of full-time roles including enforcement officers, research officers and office support staff.

Sussex IFCA also has opportunities for volunteers and work placement students. Volunteers can expect to find themselves embedded in the work of the conservation and research team analysing data, writing reports and taking part in marine field studies. Please contact us to enquire about potential voluntary opportunities.

Current vacancies

Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Officer
Closing Date: Monday 15th August 2022 0900

The Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) are responsible for managing aspects of the inshore waters off the Sussex coast. The district covers the entire Sussex Coast out to six nautical miles, including the estuaries. The Sussex IFCA has a wide range of duties including the management of the exploitation of sea fisheries resources and the conservation of the marine environment, balancing socio-economic considerations with the need to protect the marine environment. The IFCA is funded by East Sussex County Council, West Sussex County Council and Brighton and Hove City Council.

We are looking for a motivated and capable individual to undertake the role of Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Officer. This role will undertake day to day operational activities associated with inshore fisheries management. You will join a small team of motivated professionals based in our Shoreham by Sea office, with a proportion of remote working considered.

For informal advice on the recruitment process please ask for Tim Dapling, Chief Fisheries and Conservation Officer or Angharad Purcell, Deputy Chief Fisheries and Conservation Officer.

It is intended that the first interviews will be held in the week beginning 22 nd August 2022.

Both application and equal opportunities forms to be returned to the Authority office marked 'IFCO Application' or by email to .

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