Animal Industries Development Officer

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Agriculture / Primary Industry
Classification: SciA
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/025103
Closing Date: 17-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $59,080 - $80,987
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Sci A Animal Industries Development Officer PD Nov 2018.docx (Word, 136KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sarah Chaplin
0439 275 896

Position Details

Animal Industries Development Officer

  • $59,080- $80,987 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term 12 months
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Tatura or Echuca (flexibility may be available)

The position of Animal Industries Development Officer forms a part of the Agriculture Victoria Division within Employment, Investment and Trade Group.

The Employment, Investment and Trade Group delivers programs and services to grow the Victorian economy.  Its focus is on creating jobs and raising incomes through industry development, targeted investment and increasing the export value of Victorian firms.

This position will focus on the delivery of services and development of resources associated with animal husbandry and welfare in relation to dry seasonal conditions across Northern Victoria and contribute to Agriculture Victoria's regional service offer.

To be successful in this role you will have an appropriate tertiary degree in Agricultural Science or an equivalent science qualification along with good working knowledge and experience of animal welfare, livestock production systems and relevant agricultural practices, including an understanding of the economic and environmental implications of management decisions made by farmers.

For a confidential discussion, please call Sarah Chaplin, Development Specialist – Animal Performance on 0439 275 896.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on 17 December 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.


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