Technical Assistant (multiple roles)

Supporting thriving, productive and sustainable communities, environments and industries, at DEECA we’re focused on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable Victoria with thriving natural environments where the community is at the centre of everything we do.
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Department: Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Science
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/100656
Closing Date: 02-Oct-2023
Salary Range: $56,271 - $72,262
Job Duration: Fixed Term - 12 months
Attachments: VPS 2 GCS Position Description.docx (Word, 967KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Amanda Chamberlain

Position Details

Technical Assistant (multiple roles)


Location: Bundoora, Victoria

Salary: $56,271 - $72,262 plus casual loading and superannuation

Position No: 100656, 100657


Please note: Due to Machinery of Government changes under Section 30 of the Public Administration Act (PAA), effective 1 January 2023, your employment will be with the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action. Corporate Services, including payroll, will be provided by the Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions while a process for the formal transfer of staff in impacted areas is implemented.

This position involves processing of cattle tail hair samples from DairyBio projects for DNA genotyping. The role requires excellent organisational skills and the ability to work with other team members. The position reports to the Team Leader in Animal Molecular Genetics, and is expected to work effectively as a member of a team.

This is a casual position available with a work location of Bundoora.

To be considered for this position, applicants should respond to the key selection criteria and submit a resume.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Monday, 2 October 2023.  

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.  

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace

DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.

For further information including the position description, key selection criteria and to apply visit

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