Fishery Officer

Āpiha Hao Ika

Fishery officers gather information on all aspects of the fishing industry and enforce fisheries laws.


Fishery officers usually earn

$48K-$81K per year

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries, 2013.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a fishery officer are poor as the workforce is small and there are limited vacancies each year.
Clare Morris talking to a group of people on the seashore

Fishery officers educate people who use New Zealand's fisheries resources

Last updated 12 June 2017