First listed on: 17 January 2018

Principal Plant Biosecurity Officer

Senior Professional 2 (Remuneration Package Range $148,482 - $161,686)
Biosecurity and Animal Welfare

The responsibility

Position provides high level strategic direction and leadership to the plant based biosecurity and product integrity programs that align and deliver on the Northern Territory’s Biosecurity Strategy and national obligations under the Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity. The Principal Plant Biosecurity Officer will develop and implement biosecurity programs and legislation to protect the Plant Industries in the Northern Territory with a focus on new and improved ways of delivering efficient and effective plant biosecurity services.

The person

With extensive knowledge of relevant plant industries, the person will have the leadership and strategic skills to manage the Plant Biosecurity Branch when the Chief Plant Health Officer is absent and be Deputy Chief Inspector Plant Health. It will administer plant health legislation and represent the NT at national policy pest and disease forums.

Quote vacancy number: 12992                             
Closing date: 4th February 2018

Applications should address the Selection Criteria. For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit or contact us on 1300 659 247
1300 659 247
The Northern Territory Government is aiming for an inclusive and diverse workforce. All equal employment (EEO) groups are encouraged to apply.

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