Ministry for Primary Industries
2016_SIIPE_PD.pdf (PDF, 238KB)
Fixed Term / Secondment opportunity until 30 June 2017
The Incursion Investigation team in Auckland is looking for a science or agricultural graduate with post-graduate qualifications or equivalent science based experience in pest or disease management, ecology, epidemiology or biosecurity to join our Plant Health team as an Incursion Investigator.
The Incursion Investigation function is positioned in the Biosecurity Surveillance and Incursion Investigation Group. Incursion investigations underpin decisions on any further action to be taken to reports of suspected new to New Zealand pests and diseases of plants that are reported to MPI.
This is an excellent opportunity to gain front line biosecurity experience.
Our ideal candidate will have;
You will be a team player with excellent communication skills, motivation, initiative, and sound judgment with an ability to think outside of the square. You will also have the ability to work under time and political pressure.
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click “APPLY NOW”. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.
Applications close 5pm on Sunday 4th December 2016