The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) Commission is seeking expressions of interest for up to five part-time commissioner positions.
Applicants will need to demonstrate a high level expertise in one or more of the following fields:
- fisheries management
- matters relating to recreational or Indigenous fishing
- fishing industry operations
- natural resource management
- business or financial management, and
- public sector administration or governance.
The AFMA Commission is responsible for domestic fisheries management. The Chief Executive Officer, also a Commissioner, assists the commission by giving effect to its decisions.
It should be noted by prospective candidates that AFMA Commissioners cannot hold any executive position in a fishing industry association, or fishing representative organisation, nor can they have a controlling interest or executive role in any entity holding a Commonwealth fishing concession.
Successful candidates will be appointed for up to five years, commencing on 1 July 2019.
For a copy of the selection documents and further information on how to apply, visit agriculture.gov.au/about/jobs.
Contact Megan McIntyre on 02 6272 3624 for information about the selection process.
Applications close 9 December 2018.