Regional Livestock Biosecurity Coordinator
Level 6 | Permanent – Full Time
What will your typical day look like?
The Regional Livestock Biosecurity Coordinator will lead a team of Biosecurity Officers to ensure operational program plans and responses are implemented to identify, prevent and respond to biosecurity risks whilst maintaining high standards of animal welfare and product integrity. This key position is instrumental in communicating key biosecurity activities and working with biosecurity officers to respond to priority biosecurity risks in Western Australia. You will be working with a diverse set of stakeholders, including producers, livestock agents and supply chain stakeholders.
Key responsibilities are (but not limited to):
For further key responsibilities please see attached JDF.
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The Regional Livestock Biosecurity Coordinator will be successful in maintaining effective working relationships with relevant Government departments and industry groups to promote the development of the WA Livestock industry, while implementing and supporting the development of approved programs. You will have proven highly developed interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills in order to achieve success in this role.
For all essential criteria, please see the attached JDF.
At DPIRD we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and is an equal opportunity employer. We value and strongly encourage people with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young people, women and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for positions within our agency.
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To have a confidential discussion, Marion Seymour, A/Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer, on 0427 420 176.
Am I eligible to apply?
To be eligible for a permanent appointment to the Western Australian public sector you must be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency status in Australia. To be eligible for a fixed term or a casual appointment you must have documentary you must have documentary evidence of your entitlement to live and work in Australia for the period as part of your application.
You will be required to provide a current National Police Certificate (police clearance) before commencing employment.
Special Requirements for this position:
This process may be used to fill other similar vacancies throughout the department. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position, the panel may select another suitable applicant from this selection process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of twelve (12) months from approval of the initial recruitment decision.
The recruitment process may include online written assessments, psychometric, cognitive or other testing, job related tasks, video or live stream interviews, documentation and reference checks or other assessment methodologies as required. Applicants will be advised of this where necessary.
Please ensure you have plenty of time to submit your application to allow for unanticipated problems, as late and proforma applications will not be accepted. (Please note: Online lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on or after 4:00pm will not be accepted)
CLOSING DATE: Monday, 03 January 2022 at 4:00 PM WST