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Vacancies

Job Vacancies Available Now

The Ministry of Fisheries is responsible for the conservation, management, sustainable utilization and development of fisheries resources in the Kingdom and the fisheries waters in order to achieve economically, socially and environmentally sustainable fisheries that contributes to better living standards for all Tongans. The following Posts are now available.

 

TONGATAPU

All applications for the following must be accompanied by a cover letter, curriculum vitae, testimonials, certified copies of academic transcripts, certificate, police, and birth certificate.

- Legal Officer

- Fisheries Officer

- Technical Officer Grade 11.

All applications for the two (2) daily paid vacancies must be accompanied by a cover letter, certified copies of academic transcripts, police certificate, and birth certificate.

1. Legal Officer

Division: Band: Salary: Minimum Requirements: Due Date
CEO Office J $26880 - $40320
  • Professional Diploma in Legal Practice and Bachelor Degree with no work experience
  • Qualifications acceptable for this role must be in Law from a recognized common law institution/jurisdiction.
18, March 2022

The purpose of this role is to advice the Ministry on legal issues including administer and oversight all Acts & Regulations, further subordinate legislation instruments, and relevant policies and procedures under which, or for which, the Ministry has responsibility for implementation.
Also review, amending and drafting legislation and regulations administered by the Ministry to be submitted to the Legislative Assembly as required including contracts.
Lead in facilitating community law initiatives promoting fisheries legal awareness and ensuring compliance with relevant regional and international legal instruments.

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2. Fisheries Officer

Division: Band: Salary: Minimum Requirements: Due Date
Fisheries Management and Development Division (FMDD) L $19,490 - $29,230
  • Bachelor’s degree with no working experience
  • Diploma Certificate with at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role or at least 3 years relevant working experience

  • Qualifications acceptable for this role must be in Fisheries, Marine Science, Aquaculture, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Maritime Affaires, Marine Affairs, Marine Conservation, Economics, Marketing, Fisheries Policy, Management Compliance, or Fisheries Economics from a recognized educational institution.
21, March 2022

The purpose of this role support Head of Fisheries Management and Development Division in formulate, (monitor) draft and review of Fisheries Management and Development Policies for marine fisheries for both inshore and offshore fisheries
Prepare report on monitoring of all activities in the Implementation schedules for all Management Plans and Fisheries Policies
To organize all stakeholder consultation meetings for all fisheries
To work in partnership with staff of the fisheries management and development team to achieve the broader goals of the division
Support Head of Fisheries Management and Development Division in formulating, drafting and reviewing Fisheries Policies
Assist legal officer in coordinating activities to improve fishery regulatory framework

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3. Technical Officer Grade 2

Division: Band: Salary: Requirements: Due Date
Corporate Services Division M $15,120- $22,680
  • Relevant Diploma Level (5/6) TNQB framework + up to 3 years’ relevant work experience
  • Relevant certificate level 4/trade/technical qualification + 3 years’ relevant work experience
  • Current TPS employee with 5 years’ experience in a similar role (meeting other core competency and experience requirements specified in the job description + PMS scores of 3 or above for the past 2 consecutive years)
14 March 2022

The purpose of this job is to provide financial support through check and registration of accuracy of salary and financial reporting for Fisheries Office.

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 4. Assistant Accounting Officer (Daily Paid)

Department Requirements: Due Date
Corporate Service Division
  • Pass Form 5 TSC or equivalent of Certificate level 1

  • Desirable: Higher qualification

14 March 2022

The purpose of this job is to assist the Budget and Finance staff Account

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5. Compliance and Enforcement Officer (Daily Paid)

Department Requirements: Due Date
Fisheries Compliance Division
  • Pass Form 5 TSC or equivalent of Certificate level 1

  • Desirable: Higher qualification

14 March 2022

The purpose of this job is to assist all compliance and enforcement duties and ensure it’s all comply with our national law and regulation.

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Interested public servants are required to submit an endorsement of their respective Chief Executive Officers including all requirements stated above.

All applications are to be addressed to, Chief Executive Officer, Ministry of Fisheries, Sopu, Nuku’alofa. Applications must be in a closed envelope marked "Job Application" and to be received no later than 4:30 pm, of due dates.  Incomplete applications will not be considered