Technical Officer, Global Digital Farm

Charles Sturt University
May 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:$86,574 to $93,642
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Play a key role in developing Australia's first commercial-scale, teaching, research and innovation farm with a focus on hands-free solutions. Work with some of Australia's leading researchers in agricultural innovation. On-the-job training in farm operations as well as new technologies related to hands-free farming in the context of a practical commercial farming operation. The role Full Time, Continuing Level 6 - $86,574 to $93,642 p.a. (plus 17% superannuation) Wagga Wagga You will provide technical support for research, development, teaching and extension activities. The position will support the Director, ensuring the effective management and safe delivery of all activities associated with the Global Digital Farm. You will assist in establishing and maintaining key onsite infrastructure such as sensor networks and associated mobile and static field equipment, data hosting infrastructure and coordinating research activity related to the Global Digital Farm, including daily project management, record keeping, budgetary controls, compliance and maintenance. As part of this recruitment, a pre-employment functional screening may be required. About you Experience in, or appetite for, working with agtech equipment and data such as mobile and static plant, soil, animal, water and climate sensors, field surveying equipment related to precision agriculture and point to point telecommunications such as LoRA and Wifi Knowledge of and ability to ensure Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation and appropriate Ethics and Best Practice principles are applied appropriately to activities in a work area Ability to work both independently and within a productive and collegial team environment Experience in implementing risk management systems within the work environment Benefits Professional development opportunities Enjoy salary packaging and sacrifice options Sporting facilities (pool, tennis courts, fields) and car parking on our campuses Onsite childcare facilities Visit our website to learn more about our great range of employee benefits. About us 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. The Agrisciences Research and Business Park (AgriPark) based on Charles Sturt University's Wagga Wagga campus is a key step in the University's long held vision and commitment to support, facilitate and grow the nations agricultural sector. It provides dedicated infrastructure, services and support to allow innovative industry to co-locate, integrate and collaborate with each other and the multidisciplinary research strengths at Charles Sturt University to meet emerging national and global challenges and enable major advances over the coming decades. 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: Nelson West Technical Officer (Data and Digital) Global Digital Farm [email protected] Closing Date: 11 pm, 19 May 2024

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