Technical Officer


Department of Primary Industry and Resources

Number of Vacancies:


Work Unit

Berrimah Veterinary Laboratory, Biosecurity and Animal Welfare Division



Primary Objective:

The major purpose of the position is to provide technical services in the Pathology section of the Berrimah Veterinary Laboratory to support diagnostic, regulatory and research projects in livestock health and production. The core function of the Berrimah Veterinary Laboratory is to conduct veterinary laboratory testing on production animals, including aquaculture species, for diagnostic surveillance, monitoring, regulatory, research, export certification and exotic disease exclusion purposes. The Berrimah Veterinary Laboratory is National Association of Testing Authorities accredited and holds certified containment facilities.

Special Instructions:

The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce which is representative of the community we serve. Therefore under an approved Special Measures recruitment plan, ATSI applicants will be given priority consideration and preference in selection for this vacancy if they meet all essential selection criteria and are suitable at the position level.