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      Alternative Title:
        Fisheries Inspector

      Inspects fishing vessels, gear, licences and catches to ensure that fisheries laws and regulations are obeyed.

      Skill Level: 2

    Average Income:
    The average salary for a Fisheries Officer is $ 84,063 for male employees and $ 44,580 for female employees per year.
    Average Age: Males: 50.1 Females: 45.4 Persons: 47.2
    [See: www.abs.gov.au 3113 Primary products inspectors - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016]

    Australian visa options for Fisheries Inspector (Fisheries Officer)

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    ANZSCO Code
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    Visa processing times-months (90%)

    Fisheries Officer categories in Group C.

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    Fisheries Officer job description, duties and education requirements


      PRIMARY PRODUCTS INSPECTORS inspect animals, plants and agricultural produce and facilities to ensure compliance with government and industry standards with respect to quality, health and licensing.

      Indicative Skill Level:

      Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

      In Australia:

        AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

      In New Zealand:
        NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

      At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

      Tasks Include:

      • inspecting animals, plants and agricultural produce to identify product quality issues, and providing advice to producers
      • auditing and monitoring quality procedures at farms and food handling and processing facilities to ensure compliance with required standards
      • testing samples of produce for quality, size and purity
      • ensuring that required standards of hygiene are observed at storage, processing and packing facilities and in transport vehicles
      • advising primary producers on economic aspects of disease eradication and informing producers and the general public of the health implications of diseases and impurities
      • advising on the identification of pests and diseases and on regulations pertaining to grading, packing and loading of products
      • examining imported plants and animals, and products, such as timber, seeds and dried fruits, and making quarantine arrangements
      • patrolling and investigating waterways for unlawful fishing activities and the removal of protected marine life
      • educating, advising and providing information on a wide range of topics relating to fish and their protection
      • may initiate or assist in legal action to enforce regulations


      Sources: www.abs.gov.au and DIBP

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