Exciting & Rewarding Career Opportunities with the SFPA


The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority is committed to the effective and fair regulation of the Irish Sea-Fishing and Seafood Sectors.


Working in consultation with all stakeholders, and in particular with our Consultative Committee, the SFPA is strongly committed to playing its part in ensuring a strong future for the Irish Fishing Industry built on the principles of conservation, compliance and sustainability.




The SFPA is located in Clonakilty, the vibrant, cosmopolitan seaside town ideally located in West Cork, and within easy reach of Cork City.


Clonakilty is home to some of Ireland’s finest award winning food producers and restaurants.  It offers a selection of both English speaking and Irish speaking primary and secondary schools and a wide range of sporting activities from rugby and GAA to water sports and golf.


Current Vacancies


Executive Manager - Operations

The Executive Manager, Operations will work as part of the Operations Senior Management team as well as be a member of the SFPA Senior Management Team and will be responsible for the strategic development and management of critical operational delivery areas to support the SFPA in achieving its strategic goals, functional targets and business objectives.


Closing date: 12 noon, Wednesday the 14th of December 2022.

The SFPA is an equal opportunities employer.

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