Employment Type: Full time, Part time – Permanent, Temporary and casual
Position Classification: Tech Off Gde 1/2
Remuneration: $57,563.40 – $84,384.75 per annum plus superannuation
Hours Per Week: Various
Requisition ID: REQ214061
Location: Lidcombe
Applications Close: 28 February 2021 – 11:59pm

Candidates must be available to attend a face-to-face assessment centre on the week commencing 22nd March 2021

Forensic & Analytical Science Service (FASS) specialises in providing independent and objective forensic analysis to the criminal and coronial justice systems, as well as quality scientific analysis that contributes to community health and safety. Our services include illicit drug analysis, forensic and drug toxicology, chemical criminalistics, forensic biology and DNA, forensic medicine, environmental toxicology, and environmental microbiology.

FASS is looking for candidates to fill current and future full time, part time, permanent, temporary and casual Technical Officer positions in our chemistry and biology related departments. Successful candidates will be considered for positions within our various forensic and analytical science laboratories.

What we can offer you

Accrued Days Off in addition to Annual Leave
Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
Learning and development opportunities, including in-house training with RTO My Health Learning

What you’ll be doing

To perform a range of laboratory tests and technical tasks both independently and as directed, by applying established methods and procedures to contribute to the efficient operation of the Unit, and consequently to the creation of better health and justice systems in NSW.

Interested in joining Australia’s largest public pathology service? Apply now by addressing the following questions:

Minimum Diploma in Laboratory Technology or an equivalent qualification relevant to analytical or forensic science to which the role applies.
Please provide a brief overview of your skills and experience relevant to the role.
Think of a time where you were coming in to a new team. What did you do to establish yourself as a valuable member of that team?
NSW Health Pathology RITE values are Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence. Describe a time you displayed one of these values in a previous setting.

Need more information?

2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Leesa Ellam on Leesa.Ellam@health.nsw.gov.au

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2020_017 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Diseases. All new recruits must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. New recruits must provide evidence against specified diseases and comply with the requirements of this policy at their own cost prior to appointment.

Working Rights
This position is a permanent position. To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency. Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa.

New to NSW Health Pathology?
The preferred candidate may be required to undergo a functional assessment prior to appointment.

Talent Pool
If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidate for the role, an eligibility list will be created for future permanent full time / part time, temporary and casual vacancies.

All staff employed by NSW FASS will be required to supply a reference buccal sample so that their DNA profile can be compared to other generated profiles to exclude the possibility of contamination.

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