Biosecurity Officer - South West Region


Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR)


Geelong, Warrnambool, Ararat or Ballarat, Victoria

Salary etc:

$61,016 - $83,640 p.a. (plus superannuation)

  • Fixed Term - Until 30 June 2021
  • Usual hours of work: Full-time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Flexible – Geelong, Warrnambool, Ararat or Ballarat

You will work as a member of a diverse team within the South West region to ensure delivery of high quality services in the areas of invasives plants and animals, pest and disease surveillance, legislation and enforcement and emergency preparedness and response. The position plays a key role in supporting industry and communities in mitigating the economic and social effects of invasive plants, animals, and pests and disease in Victoria.

The successful applicant will work effectively as a member of a team, enjoy flexible working arrangements and undertake a wide variety of work across the Branch, establishing strong working relationships with internal staff and various external stakeholders including private landowners, community and industry groups as well as local and state government agencies.

As this is a regulatory position, you will be required to conduct investigations and may appear in court.

This position has responsibilities under the Catchment and Land Protection Act 1994 & Plant Biosecurity Act 2010.

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