Technical Officer, Viticulture Pathology (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Primary Industries and Regions

  Adelaide, South Australia

The Opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Officer, Viticulture Pathology to be part of our South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) Division within PIRSA. The role reports to the Senior Research Officer.

The Technical Officer, Viticulture Pathology is responsible for providing research support for the efficient delivery of high quality results for the "Fungicide Resistance in Viticulture" project and related areas. The Technical Officer is responsible for the set-up and management of laboratory, greenhouse and field experiments. Duties will include the preparation of experimental materials, monitoring experimental progress, data collection and analyses.

About Us
Primary Industries and Regions SA, as a key economic development agency of the South Australian Government, works across a diverse range of industry sectors including agriculture, livestock, forestry, fishing and aquaculture and regional development. We involve and engage with others to ensure we make good decisions, have clear policies, plan and implement effective programs, drive relevant projects, promote efficient resource use and broker shared responsibility. In this way we enable the State's primary industry sectors and regions to remain competitive, productive and sustainable.

At PIRSA, we offer our employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and flexibility.

Our Commitment to Diversity
PIRSA is committed to building a flexible, diverse and inclusive culture, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQ, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. PIRSA recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of SA.

Special Conditions
This is a part time contract / term vacancy working 22.50 hours per week up to 30/06/2019. Possession of a current driver's licence and a willingness to drive is required. Out of hours work may be required on occasion. You will be exposed on a regular basis to agricultural chemicals and potential allergens. A current Chemical Accreditation certificate is required or a willingness to obtain one.

Application requirements
Applications must be submitted online via, citing Reference Number: 313854.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a Covering Letter (no more than 3 pages) outlining your skills and experience in relation to the Professional and Technical Knowledge, Planning and Organising (Work Management) and Analytical Thinking capabilities of the role description and a current CV. Applicants must include the contact information of 3 current referees and a completed "Pre-Employment Declaration in the SA Public Sector" form.

Applications Close: 15 June 2018

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

The South Australian Government is an equal opportunity employer.

How To Apply

Application requirements
Applications must be submitted online via

, citing Reference Number: 313854.

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