Fish & Game Officer – Otago Fish & Game Council – Dunedin

  • Full Time
  • Dunedin
  • 16/11/2018

Website Otago Fish & Game Council

Otago Fish & Game Council is the not-for-profit agency responsible for the management of sports fish (trout & salmon) and gamebirds (primarily waterfowl) and their habitats, in the recreational interests of anglers and hunters.  We have been doing that for over 100 years.

As a Dunedin based Fish & Game Officer, you will be working as part of a small, dedicated team undertaking a surprisingly diverse range of duties such that no two days will be alike.

The primary focus of the position will be to lead the Councils marketing and communications effort.  This includes stakeholder and licence holder engagement, liaison with landowners, user groups and the wider community.

Office work will include media releases and social media updates, data analysis and report writing to inform licence holders and support Fish & Game’s advocacy for protection of habitat.  We won’t keep you inside all week – you’ll also be invited to support field work, such as sports fish and gamebird surveys and compliance activities.

The successful applicant is likely to have a relevant tertiary qualification in marketing, science communication or journalism.  Applicants with relevant experience will also be considered, especially if they have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ideally, you will be an enthusiastic angler and/or gamebird hunter who is keen on promoting the sport to future generations.

For a job description, or further information please email

Applications close 4pm Friday 16th November 2018.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


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