Aquaculture Research Coordinator position at Challenger Institute of Technology WA

Anyone looking to come live in beautiful Perth and want a fishy job?

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Date: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 1:07 PM
Subject: Aquaculture Research Coordinator position at Challenger Institute of Technology WA

Dear Health Highlights subscribers,

Please see link for an Aquaculture Research Coordinator position at Challenger Institute of Technology in WA


Jo Slater

12 Month Fixed-Term Contract Opportunity

Fremantle (Maritime) Campus

Advertised Vacancy Number: CHG29.14

In this position you will be required to coordinate the design and implementation of, and manage and report on a suite of research projects that will be undertaken in a Yellowtail Kingfish pilot Trial in Western Australia.

The key function is the co-ordination of research activities in this collaborative project to ensure the most effective use of the resources available, of previous research results and of current research providers.

The position has potential for collaboration with other states on certain aspects of common commercial interest to broaden the body of knowledge available to the wider YTK aquaculture industry in Australia.

The project will be operated by the Marine Fish farmers Association and Indian Ocean Fresh Australia on behalf of the Midwest Development Commission. A steering group will be formed in the first instance to oversee the project, including industry, government and researchers.

Challenger Institute of Technology is an industry and community-focused organisation with a driving commitment to high quality training and development. The Institute has several training centres and campuses spread across a number of South Metropolitan locations, that offer nationally recognised qualifications developed and endorsed by industry.

For more information about Challenger Institute of Technology please visit our website at:

Further Job Related Information

The attached Job Description Form (JDF) provides details about the duties and responsibilities of this position.

If youwould like more information about this position please contact Greg Jenkins, Director Australian Centre for Applied Aquaculture Research on (08) 9239 8030.

Work Benefits and Other Conditions

Our employees are covered by industrial agreements providing a significant range of employment benefits including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • 10 paid Accrued Days Off per year (for working an additional 1 ½ hours per week)
  • 14 weeks paid Parental Leave
  • Up to an additional 10 weeks of Purchased Leave
  • Long Service Leave after 7 years continuous service
  • Salary/remuneration packaging (e.g. novated lease for vehicle, laptop computer or superannuation)

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout our agency. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months from the initial date of the appointment.

Should no suitable applicant be identified, or an offer declined, the panel may search for further applicants beyond the closing date.

Eligibility for employment at Challenger Institute of Technology is subject to obtaining a satisfactory Department of Education Criminal Clearance.

How To Apply

Please read the attached Application Information document for detailed information regarding applying for this position.

Our aim is to make it easy for you to apply for a position with Challenger Institute of Technology.

Applicants are required to apply online and need to submit:

– Current Resume including two (2) professional referees

– A 2 page statement of claims addressing the Key Position Requirements.

We are interested in how your skills, knowledge and experience indicate your ability to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the position. Your responses and resume will be assessed by the selection panel with reference to the Key Position Requirements as the basis for shortlisting.

To submit your application, please click on the Apply for Job button. If you are experiencing any technical difficulties, please contact Training Business Centre on (08) 9203 3735.

Applications close Monday, 24 November 2014 at 4:00pm (WST).
Late applications cannot be accepted.

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