Team Leader, Laboratories & Technical Support, Marine & Terrestrial


James Cook University


Townsville, Queensland

Salary etc:

$94,374 - $104,359 p.a. + super. Full-time.



Creating a brighter future for life in the Tropics and beyond, through education and research that makes a difference locally, and globally, James Cook University (JCU) is looking to appoint a Team Leader, Laboratories and Technical Support (Marine and Terrestrial) within the Academy - Tropical Environments and Societies.

  • Full-time; continuing.
  • Based at the Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas.
  • HEWL 7 $94,374 - $104,359 per annum plus up to 17% employer superannuation contributions (current as at 1 July 2024).

What you can accomplish in the role

Lead and develop a team to deliver high quality and efficient teaching support for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs.

Provide technical and logistical support for planning and organising undergraduate marine and terrestrial field trips, to areas such as Orpheus Island Research Station, Cape Tribulation, Borneo etc.

Key Requirements for Success

To ensure success in this position, you will have demonstrated staff management experience with the ability to show leadership and oversee the delivery of quality performance outcomes.

Laboratory and field work experience, preferably in a teaching environment, and significant understanding of WH&S legislation and application are also skills inherent to the success of this position.

Special Conditions

It is a requirement of this position to hold the following:

  • Current First Aid Certificate.
  • Current C and MR Queensland drivers license.
  • Advanced Resuscitation.
  • Dive Master or above.
  • Recreational Boat Licence (QLD).
  • Current Working with Children Blue Card.

Why JCU?

Employee wellbeing is at the core of our values, and we support our people through the provision of flexible working conditions and many other exclusive benefits including.

  • 5 weeks of annual recreation leave.
  • Attractive options for salary packaging.
  • Fitness Passport.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Access to online media subscriptions.
  • Corporate discount on health insurance premiums.
  • Well-equipped campus facilities including medical, cafes, childcare and sporting fitness.

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