CART Technical Officer

Reference Number220154 - CART Technical Officer

CART Technical Officer

Centre for Animal Research & Teaching (CART)

Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Continuing, full-time position
  • $63,708 to $68,987 per annum (Level 4)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options available
  • Applicants must have ongoing full time work rights (UNE will not provide sponsorship for this position)

About the Role

Based within UNE's Centre for Animal Research & Teaching (CART), as Technical Officer you will primarily be responsible for the preparation and maintenance of CART facilities, the care and welfare of animals within them and the provision of technical support across all areas of CART teaching and research. Reporting to the Operations and Training Manager, the role supports industry best practice in the conduct and welfare of research and teaching activities in multi-disciplinary areas. If you are an enthusiastic, team-oriented contributor with a desire to provide high quality support across all areas of teaching and research within an animal research facility then this role could be for you.

Skills and Experience

To be successful you will ideally have previous experience in the handling and care of animals with demonstrated expertise in the operation and maintenance of a range of facilities, equipment and techniques as would apply for an animal research centre. A sound understanding and ability to demonstrate commitment to the application of Work Health & Safety, risk assessment and risk management principles will be required. You should also have a high level of time management skills along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Your priority will be ensuring the delivery of the highest standards of professional behaviour and customer service that supports both internal and external stakeholders and the delivery of quality outcomes.

About UNE and Armidale

The University of New England boasts an excellent national and international reputation being a leader in research and academic innovation that has industry impact. UNE¿s main campus is located in beautiful Armidale which is the major centre of the Northern Tablelands and the major city in the New England area of northern New South Wales.


Aside from working from one of the most beautiful campuses in Australia, staff at UNE also enjoy a range of great benefits, which include:

  • Access to a balanced, healthy and happy lifestyle
  • Excellent training and career advancement opportunities
  • Family friendly working arrangements including an on-campus childcare centre which can be salary packaged, plus vacation care during school holiday periods is also available
  • Generous leave entitlements
  • Health and Wellbeing services with access to one of the best university sporting precincts in Australia

Additional Information

Want to know more? Further detail relating to the role including key responsibilities and selection criteria are included with the advert OR to discuss this exciting opportunity, please contact the Director CART, Mr Justin Bailey: phone 0408 409142 or email

To find out more about the CART visit:


To find out more about the Faculty visit:


Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 6 December, 2020

Reference No: 220154.

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application.

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.