Technical Officer (Jack Jumper Allergy Program) (512195)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 3, 2021
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:


$64,212 to $69,522 pro-rata per annum


General Stream Band 3


Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent, part time, day work, working 5 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.


Royal Hobart Hospital – Jack Jumper Program


  • Perform venom sac dissection of the Jack Jumper (Myrmecia Pilosula) Ant to support the manufacturing of Ant Venom Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API).
  • Assist the Pharmacist (Manufacturing) in the manufacture of Jack Jumper (API), Clinical Use Venom and diluent in accordance with Good Laboratory Practice and Good Manufacturing Practice Principles.
  • Prepare instruments and consumables used in the manufacturing of Venom products for sterilisation processing including packaging and regular testing of sterilisation equipment in accordance with established guidelines and protocols and complying with relevant Australian Standards for sterilisation including Pharmaceutical Inspection Convention Scheme (PICS) Guides.
  • Collection of raw materials (ant collection) in bushland areas within Tasmania.

Essential Requirements

  • An Associate Diploma from a recognised tertiary institution, or an equivalent qualification, appropriate to the nature of the work.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence

b) Sex Related Offences

c) Serious Drug Offences

d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

(image) Applicant Guide.pdf

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(image) 512195 Technical Officer (Jack Jumper Allergy Program) Band 3 (March 2021).pdf

(image) 512195 Technical Officer (Jack Jumper Allergy Program) Band 3 (March 2021).docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply now" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume.

Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For further information contact

Jenny Gudden
Program Manager (Jack Jumper Allergy Program)
(03) 6166 8664
[email protected]

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