Advert ID: 20007841
Technical Officer - Rabbit Control
Dept of Primary Industries & Regions - Biosecurity SA
Urrbrae, Adelaide, SA
$70,890 to 75,262 p.a. (TGO2)
We have an opportunity for a Technical Officer - Rabbit Control TGO2 to be part of our Biosecurity Division within the Department of Primary Industries and Regions.
The primary purpose of the Technical Officer - Rabbit Control is to undertake a range of research, analysis and services, including the development and application of appropriate laboratory testing methods to support the identification and management of biological controls against pest animal threats, particularly rabbits in SA. The Technical Officer, Rabbit Control is part of Department of Primary Industries and Regions within the Biosecurity division.
The role contributes to delivering Biosecurity’s priorities including an overall responsibility for biosecurity including pest and disease policy, planning, surveillance, preparedness, incursion response and ongoing management.
The Invasive Species Unit within Biosecurity, which includes vertebrate pests, weeds and aquatic pests, is parallel with other Biosecurity units for animal health and plant health. Other cross-sector units in Biosecurity cover strategy and policy, compliance, emergency management, compliance, and business performance.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regions, as a key economic development agency of the South Australian Government, works across a diverse range of industry sectors including agriculture, livestock, forestry, fishing and aquaculture and regional development.
We involve and engage with others to ensure we make good decisions, have clear policies, plan and implement effective programs, drive relevant projects, promote efficient resource use and broker shared responsibility. In this way we enable the State’s primary industry sectors and regions to remain competitive, productive and sustainable.
At the Department of Primary Industries and Regions, we offer our employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and flexibility.
Our Commitment to Diversity
The Department of Primary Industries and Regions is committed to building a flexible, diverse and inclusive culture, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQ, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. The Department of Primary Industries and Regions recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of SA.
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If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a Covering Letter (no more than 3 pages) outlining your skills and experience in relation to the Professional and Technical Knowledge, Analytical Thinking and Investigate Skills capabilities of the role description and a current CV (no more than 5 pages). Applicants must include the contact information of at least 2 referees with 1 being your immediate supervisor/manager and a completed “Pre-Employment Declaration in the SA Public Sector” form.
All applications must be submitted online via https://iworkfor.sa.gov.au citing Reference Number: 432540.