APS5 Plant Pathologist

Karlka Recruiting Group
Melbourne
CBD & Inner Suburbs
Farming, Animals & Conservation
Agronomy & Farm Services
Contract/Temp
Posted 19d ago
  • Contract until 30/06/2022
  • Federal Government Agency 
  • Melbourne Location 

About the company
Karlka Recruiting Group has partnered with a Federal Government Agency to engage an APS5 Plant Pathologist. This position is located in their busy Melbourne office for an initial contract until 30/06/2022.
  
About the Position
Under the general direction of the Senior Plant Pathologist, the Plant Pathologist will contribute to scientific services and operational and policy advice.

Duties
  • Delivery of timely plant disease diagnostics 
  • Provision of advice on biosecurity risk of plant pathogens and associated biosecurity measures
  • Maintaining accurate computer-based and manual records
  • Participating in the management of day-to-day operations of laboratories
  • Participating in the development and deployment of laboratory quality management systems and innovative diagnostic technology in the laboratory
  • Participating in inspections, surveillance and response activities
  • Assisting with the development and delivery of training and awareness courses
  • Participating in working groups and other network meetings

Requirements/Skills
  • Drivers licence
  • Note that intra and interstate travel is a requirement of the position.
  • Note that there may be a requirement to work out of hours  
  • Demonstrated experience in diagnostic plant pathology, preferably with experience in molecular diagnostics
  • A good understanding of plant sciences in relation to plant health.
  • Knowledge of the Australian biosecurity environment and the application of disease risk mitigation measures
  • Well-developed ability to perform routine diagnostics of plant diseases
  • Ability to interpret scientific literature and implement new diagnostic protocols


How to Apply
Apply now to be considered for submission to our client by 24/10/2021
Consultant: Sang
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?
  • Are you available to travel for this role when required?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Plant Pathologist?

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