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Friday 26 April 2019

Inland Fisheries recruiting up to 40 seasonal waterway officers

Fisheries officers Darren Halpin and Val Fitzpatrick
Fisheries officers Darren Halpin and Val Fitzpatrick

Inland Fisheries Ireland has launched a recruitment campaign for seasonal fisheries officers in Wexford.

Officers work to protect and develop Ireland's rivers, lakes and waterways during the summer months. Up to 40 positions, across six river basin districts are on offer.

Roisin Bradley, Head of HR at Inland Fisheries Ireland said: 'These roles offer an excellent opportunity to work in the field helping to protect and enhance Ireland's rivers, lakes and coastline. Our fisheries officers are custodians of this precious natural fisheries resource.

'We are looking for people in Wexford and across the country who enjoy working outdoors, who are passionate about protecting our fisheries resource and who have excellent interpersonal skills.'

The roles are available on a six month basis with contracts commencing from late April and training provided to all new recruits.

The South Eastern river basin district covers Carrick on Suir, Enniscorthy and New Ross.

The closing date for applications is 5 p.m. on Friday, February 8. To find out more, visit fisheriesireland.ie.

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