Veterinary Pathologist / Microbiologist | I work for NSW

Closing Date:19/02/2018 – 11:55 PM

Organisation/Entity: Department of Industry – Primary Industries
Job Category:
  • Animal Care | Veterinary
  • Environmental | Agriculture
  • Environmental | Environmental Science
  • Environmental | Natural and Physical Science
  • Environmental | Estuary, Marine and Coastal Management
  • Environmental | Specialist Manager
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney – West
Job Reference Number: 495922
Work Type: Full-Time
Total Remuneration Package: Departmental Professional Officer Grade 5
Closing Date: 19/02/2018 – 11:55 PM

New Year, New Career!

Do you have a Degree in Veterinary Science with an interest or experience in Diagnostic Anatomic Pathology and/or Microbiology? Are you looking for a role in NSW Government whereby you can utilise your scientific leadership skills? If so we want to hear from you!

Located at our state of the art Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute this role offers an attractive salary from $119,500 – $122,000 pa plus superannuation & 17.5% annual leave loading.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting and dynamic team on an ongoing basis. 

About the Branch

Within NSW DPI, the Biosecurity & Food Safety Division is responsible for effective management and risk minimization of biosecurity threats to NSW as well as the through-chain regulation of food safety. The Division promotes standards for the welfare of animals in production or in exhibits, and provides regional engagement and coordination in response to natural disasters impacting primary industries.

About the Role

As part of this role you will undertake the diagnostic pathology services associated with the Veterinary Pathology Services at EMAI to ensure delivery of efficient, timely and quality assured laboratory based testing for terrestrial and aquatic animal diseases.

Using you leadership skills you will contribute to the management of the pathology residency program to ensure professional succession planning. Veterinary Pathology Services is a front line diagnostic service that supports biosecurity across NSW and services private and government veterinarians within NSW and interstate.

You will provide scientific leadership to professional and senior technical staff across a broad range of species to ensure that decisions made and activities undertaken meet professional expectations as such having strong interpersonal skills in addition to your technical skills will ensure your success within the role.

Having a degree in Veterinary Science or equivalent is an essential requirement for the role.

To view the role description click here

How to Apply:
We are keen to understand what you can bring to this role. As such, please provide a cover letter [maximum two pages] which outlines your suitability for the role as well as supplying an updated copy of your resume [maximum five pages] with relevant skills, tertiary qualifications and experience and how these relate to the role.

Enquiries: For a detailed conversation about the role and your application, please contact Bruce Christie, Deputy Director General Biosecurity & Food Safety on 0412 252 296 OR Keith Walker, Acting Team Leader Pathology Services on 0408 697 238.

Closing Date: 11:55pm on Monday 19th February 2018

Applications must be lodged electronically. A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next twelve months.

 The NSW Department of Industry is an inclusive workplace which promotes diversity and encourages flexible working arrangements

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