Fishery Officer Careers

Various fishery officers at work

A career as a fishery officer can be challenging, adventurous and rewarding. Fishery officers are trained to carry out a wide range of duties, on land and at sea, and are the federal government's first line of support in:

  • enforcing the Fisheries Act and other related acts and regulations;
  • protecting fishery resources and fish habitats by conducting patrols on the land, on the sea and in the air; and
  • participating in public education and awareness of the fishery resources and habitat protection.

Career Fact Sheets and Video

Check out these links to learn more about the exciting career of a fishery officer.

Contact Information

For more career-related information, please contact:

Ken Scott
Phone: (709) 772-2644
Fax: (709) 772-5983
Email: ken.scott@dfo-mpo.gc.ca