Technical Field (Agriculture) Officer

Karlka Recruiting Group
CBD & Inner Suburbs
Farming, Animals & Conservation
Agronomy & Farm Services
Posted 19d ago
  • Contract until 30/06/2022
  • Federal Government Agency 
  • This role can be filed in either Brisbane/Cairns/Adelaide/Melbourne/Sydney/Perth 

About the company
Karlka Recruiting Group has partnered with a Federal Government Agency to engage an  APS6 Field Technical Team Member . This position is located in their busy Brisbane/Cairns/Adelaide/Melbourne/Sydney/Perth office for an initial contract until 30/06/2022.
About the Position
This position will provide day to day technical advice to field teams on surveillance, treatments and other technical matters required.

  • Providing advice related to treatments and other surveillance methodology,
  • Assist to ensure that field and laboratory teams are delivering their activities in a technically sound manner,
  • Working alongside other field staff and contractors
  • Liaison with industry stakeholders to provide technical advice 


  • Australian Citizenship & Drivers Licence 
  • Physical requirements of the role: combination of outdoor, laboratory and office-based work
  • Staff require an ability to work out of hours
  • Intra and interstate travel may be required for this position
  • From time to time, to work in difficult, remote, and harsh environments
Minimum Skills
  • Demonstrated experience in surveillance and entomology, plant pathology or botany.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with surveys or surveillance activity
  • Sound knowledge of pesticides and their regulation
  • Significant experience with pesticides use and other methods for containing and eradicating detections of exotic species
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and motivating a team 
  • A working knowledge of impacts and management of animal or plant diseases, pests and/or weeds
  • An understanding of biosecurity threats to Australia

How to Apply
Apply now to be considered for submission to our client by 15/10/2021
Consultant: Sang 
Email for questions:

*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?
  • Are you available to travel for this role when required?

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