CSIRO’s Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) seeks to employ a veterinarian who will join the Diagnosis, Surveillance and Response Program, to participate in the delivery of AAHL’s diagnostic service.
As the successful candidate you will liaise with partner agencies and other submitters, coordinate laboratory testing and interpret and report results. You must be suitably qualified to act as an approved signatory for diagnostic reporting under AAHL's NATA accredited Quality Assurance System.
Security Clearance: This is a security assessed position. Applicants must be an Australian citizen, with successful candidate either holding or having the ability to obtain a Negative Vetting 1, Australian Government security clearance.
Your duties will include:
Under the supervision of the Veterinary Investigations and Epidemiology team leader, deliver AAHL's diagnostic services.
Work with a multidisciplinary team on transboundary animal diseases and emergency animal diseases in Australia and the Asia Pacific region.
Participate in providing a prompt and accurate veterinary diagnostic service.
Contribute to maintaining AAHL's Emergency Animal Disease Response Plan.
Location: Geelong, VIC Salary: AU$98k - AU$106k plus up to 15.4% superannuation Tenure: Specified term of 3 years Reference: 66602
To be considered you will need:
Relevant bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant work experience in Veterinary Science registerable in Australia.
Demonstrated high level of scientific knowledge and interest in transboundary and/or zoonotic animal diseases.
Demonstrated record of client focus in the delivery of services.
Demonstrated ability to work co-operatively as a member of a larger project team and to network with scientific and industry colleagues across a range of disciplines.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills including the ability to influence and persuade others on issues that may be contentious at times.
Be willing and able to participate in an on-call roster, working after hours and on weekends.
Be willing and able to travel both within Australia and overseas.