NSW Government

Biosecurity Support Officer (BB-6A9AF)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk AU

Description:

About us

The Department of Regional NSW was formed in 2020 as a central agency for regional issues. The Department is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses.

Local Land Services (LLS) is an Executive Agency related to the cluster. It provides quality, customer-focused services to landholders and the community across New South Wales. This regionally based organisation brings together a wide range of service and advisory functions including agriculture, biosecurity, natural resource management, land management, biodiversity, emergency services, private native forestry and the Soil Conservation Service.

About the role

This role provides the exciting opportunity to assist the Biosecurity and Emergency Services function team to ensure the objectives of the NSW Biosecurity Strategy are met at a regional and local level through the delivery of related animal biosecurity and welfare, ,and invasive species business plans.

The role involves working directly with landholders, government agencies and other stakeholders to achieve agreed outcomes. You will demonstrate high quality customer service outcomes while assisting in the rollout of on ground projects relating to invasive species and animal health and welfare and play an important part in implementing priority field animal biosecurity activities to deliver outcomes.

Essential requirements

  • Capacity to be qualified and skilled within Pesticide application and guidelines. 
  • Capacity to hold a firearms licence and a Statement of Attainment (to Use Firearms to humanely destroy animals AQF AHCVPT203A, AHCPMG304)
  • Current NSW Driver Licence and ability and willingness to travel
  • Please click here to view the role description and if you want to learn more about the role, please contact Grant Davis on 0400 873 378.

    Applying for the role

    To apply, please attach a copy of your CV (maximum five pages) along with a one page cover letter describing how your experience relates to the role.

    Applications must be submitted electronically via the online application portal.

    Applications close on 11:55pm AEDT on Monday 1 March 2021

    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 eighteen months. The successful applicant in this role may be required to undergo a police check, health assessment and other assessments as required.

    Our commitment to flexible working:

    Regional NSW is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity, and delivery of high-quality services. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explore new ways of working - including part-time, job-share or working from different locations. Everyone can ask about it.

    Our commitment to Diversity:

    Regional NSW strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.

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