APS5 Surveillance Team Leader

Karlka Recruiting Group
CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs
Government & Defence
Government - Federal
Posted 19d ago
  • Contract until 30/06/2022
  • Federal Government Agency 
  • Position available in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney & Perth

About the company
Karlka Recruiting Group has partnered with a Federal Government Agency to engage an APS5 Surveillance Team Leader. This position is located in their busy Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney or Perth offices for an initial contract until 30/06/2022.
About the Position
These positions will work as part of the Surveillance team, locally and nationally, to undertake and support surveillance activity.

  • Supervising and managing the performance of a team
  • Providing technical, administrative and managerial guidance to team members on key pests of biosecurity concern
  • Assess biosecurity risk pathways at importer premises and plan field surveillance for pests
  • Conduct surveillance project activities at the border and post border sites/premises
  • Undertake reporting on surveillance results and outcomes
  • Ensure project milestones are met and contribute to project governance reporting
  • Supervise and conduct routine triage of field samples
  • Collect, prepare and submit samples and liaise with diagnosticians to obtain accurate and timely pest identifications
  • Contribute to pest status reporting as required
  • Liaise with regional coordinators to ensure remotely managed staff are supported locally and surveillance activities are aligned with existing policies
  • Ensure surveillance supplies are in stock
  • Demonstrated experience in remote team management
  • Demonstrated experience interpreting/applying technical knowledge
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, managing and conducting surveys or surveillance activity relating to entomology, plant pathology or botany
  • Good knowledge of pesticides and their regulation is beneficial
  • Driver's licence
  • Physical requirements of the role involve a combination of outdoor, laboratory and office-based work
  • Intra and interstate travel may be required for this position

How to Apply
Apply now to be considered for submission to our client by 15/10/2021
Consultant: Tiahna
Email for questions: recruitment@karlkarecruiting.com.au

*Please apply through this portal. Any applications through email may be missed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further discussion.
Applications received after the due date may be considered for similar roles.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • Do you hold Australian Security Clearance?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Surveillance Officer?

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