Senior Veterinary Officer РAnimal Health and Welfare Policy | Melbourne РNorthern Metro 

Closing date: 22-Jun-2018

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say ‘yes’ to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.

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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Ongoing – full time
Job Function: Agriculture / Primary Industry
Classification: SciC
Work Location: Melbourne – Northern Metro
Reference: VG/000422B
Closing Date: 22-Jun-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 – $113,572
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 000422_ SVO_Animal_Health_Welfare PD_20180228.doc (Word, 179KB)
Job Specification
Contact: Dr Cameron Bell
(03) 5430 4545

Position Details

Senior Veterinary Officer ‚Äď Animal Health and Welfare Policy¬†

  • $93,867 – $113,572¬†(Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing¬†
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location:¬†Attwood¬†(flexibility may be available)

The position of Senior Veterinary Officer ‚Äď Animal Health and Welfare Policy is within the Chief Veterinary Officer’s Unit. This unit is part of the Biosecurity and Agriculture Services Branch in Agriculture Victoria, within the Employment, Investment and Trade Group.

The Employment, Investment and Trade Group delivers programs and services to grow the Victorian economy.  Its focus is on creating jobs and raising incomes through industry development, targeted investment and increasing the export value of Victorian firms.

This position provides specialist technical and policy advice on animal health and welfare issues, including implementation of policy and legislation, to the Manager Veterinary Science, Chief Veterinary Officer and other senior departmental staff. The position will also contribute to emergency preparedness and response.

The successful candidate will have an appropriate tertiary degree in veterinary science and registration with the Veterinary Practitioners Registration Board of Victoria is mandatory. Experience in the provision of high level technical and policy advice on animal health and welfare issues at state and/or national level, particularly in relation to livestock, and well developed written and oral skills, are required.

For a confidential discussion, please call Dr Cameron Bell, Manager Veterinary Science on (03) 5430 4545

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.¬† To apply, please click the ‚ÄėApply Now’ button below.

Applications close at midnight on 22 June 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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