Full time
Posted 1 year ago

Here’s a great role advertised in NSW in a number of different areas. As a Biosecurity Officer you’ll undertake field and regulatory activities to support programs and advisory services and also be involved in both invasive pest animal and animal biosecurity functional areas.


To be successful in this role, you will be passionate about animal and plant biosecurity.  You will be required to engage with producers and other stakeholders to communicate sound advice and apply appropriate regulations as they relate to relevant biosecurity functions including a willingness to become accredited under relevant legislation.



You must work well within a team, but also be able to work independently and. You will be required to balance conflicting priorities in an environment which is technically complex and often unpredictable, particularly where emergency situations can take precedence over planned activities.



If you are passionate about working with animals and assisting local communities manage biosecurity risks and emergency situations, then we want to hear from you.  You’ll also need to have a current NSW Driver Licence, and the capacity and willingness to travel throughout the region as required.



You will hold appropriate qualifications relevant to pesticide application and hold a certificate IV in Government Investigations, or ability to successfully complete same.



You will require capacity to hold a NSW firearms license or equivalent, and a Statement of Attainment (to Use Firearms to humanely destroy animals AQF AHCVPT203A, AHCPMG304) and be appointed as an Authorised Officer under the Biosecurity Act.


Here’s the link.

Want more information?
Contact Annabel Sides, Manager Agriculture Services on 0407 705 209 or via annabel.sides@lls.nsw.gov.au. You can also download the Role Description.

Want to apply?
Simply submit your application (CV and cover letter) explaining why this is the opportunity for you. We will then get back in touch after the closing date with the next steps.

Applications close: 11.55 pm, Sunday, 16 July 2023

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Animal Control, Community Roles, Farming, Government, Government Investigators, Investigator, Regulation

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