OverviewKelly Services Scientist – Entomologist Contract in Brisbane QLD
Branch Brisbane QLD AU
Scientist – Entomologist
Possession of a degree in agricultural science, veterinary science, applied science, rural science or equivalent qualifications in a field relevant to the…
Scientist / Entomologist
Kelly Services would like to offer a Scientist/Entomologist a contract with a Government Department. You will be based out of Moggill, on a National Red Imported Fire Ant Eradication Program. Kelly Services would like to submit suitable candidates for an immediate interview and possible start.
This is a great opportunity to work with a Government Department where your contract is likely to be extended.
Key duties and accountabilities;
Contribute to the development of new strategies in the control or eradication of exotic ant pest incursions.
Develop, validate and optimise analytical methodologies to meet emergent pest ant species diagnostic and control situations.
Collect, evaluate and analyse (including statistical analysis) field treatment data, and compile reports on findings.
Ensure all Program pesticide permits remain relevant and reflect the needs of the Program, and to become aware of any new developments in emerging new fire ant pesticide control methods.
Maintain networks within industry, clients and stakeholders on State and National developments in exotic ant pest incursions and other invasive species.
To determine your suitability for the role, you will be assessed on the following key capabilities that link to the “key duties and accountabilities” for this role:
Works cooperatively as team player to solve problems quickly and effectively (Peer Relationships)
Applies scientific functional and technical knowledge and skills to perform the job at a high level of accomplishment. (Functional/Technical Skills)
Communicates the information required for timely and accurate decision-making across a range of clients and stakeholders. (Informing)
Can define and analyse complex problems and develop effective solutions, and knows how and where to seek relevant sources of information . (Problem Solving)
Mandatory requirement/special conditions
Possession of a degree in agricultural science, veterinary science, applied science, rural science or equivalent qualifications in a field relevant to the position. Available and interested in an immediate start. A working knowledge of ArcMap v.10.4 would be advantageous but not necessary.
Please apply now by submitting an up to date resume.
Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-21