Technical Assistant (Equine)

Charles Sturt University
July 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:$61,820 to $67,126
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Working Time:Full time
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Assist in providing laboratory support to academic staff and students Assist in promoting and supporting a safe working environment Join a dedicated and collaborative Animal and Field Technical team The role Continuing Full Time – 35 hours per week Level 3 - $61,820 to $67,126 pa (plus 17% superannuation) Wagga Wagga As the Technical Assistant within the Animal and Field team, you will be providing technical and laboratory support for teaching and research in the Faculty of Science and Health. You will be primarily assisting the Senior Technical Officer at the CSU Equine Centre to feed, care and monitor the horse herd as well as ensuring a clean, safe environment for students and external users of the Riverina Equine Associate areas. You will also be required to assist in other technical areas as required. A Working With Children Check (WWCC) and NSW Drivers Licence are an essential requirement of this role. About you Demonstrated ability to handle horses in a calm, confident and respectful manner and understand the requirements of Animal Care and Ethics legislation. Proven commitment to following procedures, including safe work procedures, to carry out routine duties to a high standard. Ability to drive a range of vehicles, including tractors and side by sides, with implements attached. Combination of education, training and/or experience relevant to the role. Benefits Work life balance Enjoy salary packaging and sacrifice options Discounted goods and services through our corporate partners Sporting facilities (pool, tennis courts, fields) and car parking on our campuses Visit our website to learn more about our great range of employee benefits. About us The Faculty of Science and Health delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge. We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement. We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities. We are a university of the land and people of our regions. True to the character of regional Australia we have gumption, we have soul and we collaborate with others. We develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. The Wiradjuri phrase yindyamarra winhanganha means the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in. This phrase represents who we are at Charles Sturt University – our ethos. It comes from traditional Indigenous Australian knowledge, but it also speaks to the mission of universities – to develop and spread wisdom to make the world a better place. Harnessing technology, we thrive as a distributed yet connected community, welcoming and engaging with people across Australia and the world. Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award and our participation as a member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. To apply Click the button and complete your application online, and address the selection criteria in the position description and upload your CV. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us. This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position. Further information Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting: Joe Price Technical Manager, Animal and Field [email protected] Ph: (02) 6933 2123 Closing Date: 11pm, 21 July 2024

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