Ocean Career: AIMS Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program Research Technicians

As a member of a multidisciplinary team, the position of RRAP Research Technician will provide high quality experimental, laboratory and data processing support across research projects in the Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program (RRAP). This position will assist with a range of activities including laboratory sample analyses, experimental maintenance, image analyses, and project logistical support. The project support provided by the research technicians would contribute to the delivery of reports and the production of scientific publications.

Work tasks will include collecting and curating samples from within SeaSim, maintaining laboratory books, managing data samples, QA/QC and laboratory analysis, and presenting summary of data as requested by project leads. You will collaborate with researchers across broader teams.

About you

Underpinning your suitability for this opportunity will be your Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in marine science, biology, or ecology and your experience in laboratory processing and managing data from large samples sizes.

You will bring demonstrated experience in the maintenance of experiments and data collection, proficiency in data management programs and experience working in a large team environment and good communication skills.

Apply now and join a world leading organization with attractive working conditions. In line with our Enterprise Agreement, the successful candidate will be rewarded with:

  • AIMS AOF Level 3 salary ($70,822 to $79,801 per annum) plus 15.4% superannuation
  • Full-time, Temporary 6 month (Labor hire) opportunity
  • Located in Townsville, Queensland. Commuter car arrangements to site available
  • 9-day fortnight
  • Flexible Work Arrangements considered (including tele-working where possible)
  • Generous leave provisions
  • Free onsite gym and optional Fitness passport

Please note:

  1. Non-Australian Citizens must hold an appropriate Visa with working entitlements that allows paid employment with AIMS from commencement and for the full term of the appointment, depending on the relevant Department of Home Affairs current policies.
  2. It is a requirement of this role that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please note the sighting of proof of vaccination will be required as a pre commencement requirement.

Salary: AIMS AOF Level 3 salary ($70,822 to $79,801 per annum) plus 15.4% superannuation

Applications close: Wednesday, 10 April 2024 (midnight, AEST).

Learn more about this opportunity and how to apply.

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