Technical Officer (Laboratory) (702810)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 5, 2024
Technology Flexible - Fixed Term

Job Description:


The Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (NRE Tas) is committed to our vision of “building a sustainable Tasmania” where our natural resources, cultural values and environment are recognised and used sustainably to support our future prosperity. We take pride in fostering a workplace where diversity is celebrated, inclusivity is embraced, and safety is paramount. We strive to create an environment where every individual feels respected, valued, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work.

We understand that work-life balance is essential for personal and professional success. That’s why we offer flexible work options and are dedicated to making workplace adjustments that empower individuals to fully engage and excel in their roles. If you require any reasonable adjustments during your recruitment process, please let us know.

Hours per fortnight

73.50 (minimum 58.80 hours, by negotiation).

Period of Appointment

12 months.


The purpose of the role is to reliably provide effective and efficient technical support for the diagnosis and research of animal diseases in a National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accredited laboratory under ISO 17025 to support Tasmanian primary industries, native fauna and animal welfare.

Desirable Requirements

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

(image) SOD - 702810 - Technical Officer (Laboratory) - Band 3.docx

(image) Advice to Applicants.docx

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Please apply online by clicking the blue "Apply Now" button.

Refer to the 'Advice to Applicants' document for further information.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact Recruitment on

For more information on the position please contact:

Melanie Leef
Manager (Animal Health Laboratory)
0447 317 224