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5793 Min Fisheries Vacancies 17 Dec 2020 - 15 Jan 2021

Ministry of Fisheries

Vacant Positions

The office of the Ministry of Fisheries wishes to advertise the following vacancies available for interested applicants within and outside the Government services.

Post Title:





Legal Officer

CEO Office


$26,880 - $40,320

  • Professional Diploma in Legal Practice and Bachelor Degree with no work experience  
  • Qualifications acceptable for this role must be in Law from a recognized common law institution/jurisdiction.

Fisheries Officer

Fisheries Science Division


$19,490 - $29,230

  • Bachelor’s degree with no working experience
  • Diploma Certificate with at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role or at least 3 years relevant working experience
  • Qualifications acceptable for this role must be in Fisheries, Marine Science, Aquaculture, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Maritime Affaires, Marine Affairs, Marine Conservation, Economics, Marketing, Fisheries Policy, Management Compliance, or Fisheries Economics from a recognised educational institution.

Technical Officer Grade II

Corporate Service Division


$15,120 - $22,680

  • Relevant Diploma Level (5/6) TNQAB framework + up to 3 years’ relevant work experience.
  • Relevant Certificate Level 4/trade/technical qualification + 3 years’ relevant work experience.
  • Current TPS employee with 5 years’ experience in a similar role (meeting other core competency and experience requirements specified in the job description + PMS scores of 3 or above for the past 2 consecutive years)

All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter, curriculum vitae, testimonials, valid police record, certified copies of academic transcripts and birth certificate.

The job descriptions outlining the duties can be downloaded from the Ministry’s website: or by contacting the Ministry of Fisheries at telephone number: 7401200 /7401201 or email Ms. Faka’osilea Moala: fakaosilea [dot] moala [at] tongafish [dot] gov [dot] to or leania94 [at] gmail [dot] com during working hours.

Interested public servants are required to submit the endorsement of their respective Chief Executive Officers.

All applications are to be addressed to, Chief Executive Officer, Ministry of Fisheries, Sopu, Nuku’alofa and to be received no later than 4:30pm, 15th January 2021.   Incomplete applications will not be considered.