Scientific Assistant

As a Scientific Assistant, you will be interviewing recreational fishers at local boat ramps to collect research information about recreational fishing. You will also need to identify, count, and measure the fish that fishermen catch for research purposes. It's important to note that you will not be enforcing fisheries regulations.

You will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Fish identification;
  • Knowledge of recreational fishing;
  • Ability to use the phone and email communication;
  • Must possess own vehicle and the vehicle must remain at the boat ramp for the duration of the shift.
  • Good communication skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Reliability; and
  • Work autonomously.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to climb in and out of boats if required; and
  • May involve some heavy lifting at times.

You may perform up to five shifts a month, 4-hour shifts each, with the possibility of extra shifts when staff are away. Shifts are completed on both weekdays and weekends, either during the morning, 9:00 AM -1:00 PM, or afternoons 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Full training will be provided to you.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, please express your interest by clicking APPLY NOW!

Should you have any further questions, please feel free to reach out to Kayla Desbrow on 07 3225 7500 or kayla.desbrow@ipa.com.au

Apply for this job Reference # 210028249_159842015496465
Posted on: 26 August 2020 Temporary Gold Coast, Queensland
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