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Southern IFCA Committee Member

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a candidate with a scientific background to become a member of the Southern IFCA and take an active role in fisheries management and marine conservation in the coastal waters of Dorset, Hampshire & the Isle of Wight.

These voluntary roles require candidates who can take a balanced approach to caring for our seas, assessing the priority and importance of all users and stakeholders. It is essential that candidates have a good local knowledge of the IFCA area for which they are applying. The members of the IFCA contribute their knowledge and experience to provide sustainable management of the inshore marine area of their IFCA district.

We are seeking to appoint hands-on individuals with good communication skills and an ability to circulate IFCA regulations, policies, and guidance through their network of contacts to serve as a member.

These are exciting opportunities for people with experience and a passion for their inshore marine area to play a major part in shaping how their local area is managed. If you want to make a positive difference and help balance economic, social, and environmental needs, we would be pleased to hear from you.

We seek to achieve a balanced membership across various interest groups, including those with commercial, recreational, and environmental interests. To assist in maintaining this balance the MMO seek to appoint the following:

Southern IFCA welcomes applications from candidates with a scientific background within the marine environment and working knowledge of the IFC District.

The role is on a voluntary basis although relevant expenses may be reimbursed. Each appointment is made for a period of 3 to 5 years, with the possibility of reappointment up to a maximum of 10 years.

The deadline for applications is  23:55 on Sunday 15 August 2021 .

Should you wish to discuss the role of a general member in greater detail or require assistance with completion of your application form please speak to Southern IFCA. Contact details can be found here   Contact Us.  

To read the Candidate pack CLICK HERE.

To complete or print the application form see here: Printable form & Digital Form

Read the DEFRA Guidance on appointment of committee members to IFCAs. 

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