27 November 2018

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
  • science
  • economics
  • law
  • 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.