Technical Officer - MID TGO 0/1 Candidate Pool

Job no: 794514
Work type: Full time
Location: Various
Categories: Pathology, Technical
  • Statewide Clinical Support Services - SA Pathology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 
  • Salary: TGO0 - $24,921 - $59,991 (p.a.)
  • Salary: TGO1 - $46,657 - $66,973 (p.a.)
  • 12 Month Recruitment Pool - Full Time, Part Time, Ongoing and Casual Contract Positions

Opportunities exist for Technical Officers in the following Microbiology and Infectious Diseases laboratories: 

 

Virology/Serology/Molecular 

The position is classified at the TGO-0/1 level by virtue of the overall level of job demand and responsibility, and particularly contains the requirement to apply standard practices and procedures in a technical environment. They will exercise their knowledge and apply technical expertise, experience and judgement within the Microbiology department.

The technical officer is required to perform routine diagnostic laboratory functions in the Microbiology Laboratory, including specimen reception, processing of diagnostic samples (automated and manual), preliminary evaluation and reporting of associated results and data processing associated with diagnostic tests, dispatch of specimens and maintaining laboratory supplies.

The incumbent will rotate through several work areas of the laboratory and other laboratory sites in SA Pathology in order to acquire and maintain expertise.

Download File 794514 Technical Officer - MID Candidate Pool - Virology Serology Molecular RD.pdf

 

Bacteriology/Virology 

The technical officer is required to perform routine diagnostic laboratory functions in the Microbiology Laboratory, including specimen reception, processing of diagnostic samples (automated and manual), preliminary evaluation and reporting of associated results and data processing associated with diagnostic tests, dispatch of specimens and maintaining laboratory supplies.

The incumbent will rotate through several work areas of the laboratory and other laboratory sites in SA Pathology in order to acquire and maintain expertise.

The following objectives for a Technical Officer at the classification level of TGO 0/1 are as follows:

  • Activities at this level may be undertaken on an individual basis or in a team and will include a requirement to exercise knowledge.
  • Perform duties which require expertise, experience and technical skills to apply standardised practices and procedures in the conduct of a range of technical activities.
  • Participate in technical project work which requires a level of applied knowledge and skill, which can be gained by experience

Download File 794514 Technical Officer - MID Candidate Pool - Bacteriology Virology RD.pdf

 

Food & Environmental Laboratory 

The technical officer is required to perform routine diagnostic laboratory functions in the Food and Environmental Laboratory, including specimen reception, processing of diagnostic samples (automated and manual), preliminary evaluation and reporting of associated results and data processing associated with diagnostic tests, dispatch of specimens and maintaining laboratory supplies.

The incumbent will rotate through several work areas of the laboratory and other laboratory sites in SA Pathology in order to acquire and maintain expertise.

The following objectives for a Technical Officer at the classification level of TGO 0/1 are as follows:

  • Activities at this level may be undertaken on an individual basis or in a team, and will include a requirement to exercise knowledge.
  • Perform duties which require expertise, experience and technical skills to apply standardised practices and procedures in the conduct of a range of technical activities.
  • Participate in technical project work which requires a level of applied knowledge and skill, which can be gained by experience.

Download File 794514 Technical Officer - MID Candidate Pool - Food Environmental Laboratory RD.pdf

 

Educational/Vocational Qualifications Required: 

For appointment at the TGO-1 level, a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in an approved and recognised qualification. For the appointment at the TGO-0 level, educational standards required for entry to an appropriate Technical study course. Note that employees without the required qualifications who are already working in such positions, at the TGO-1 level are eligible to apply and compete for this position.

 

Application Information:

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. 

In addition to the annual salary package, we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening. 

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job ref: 794514

Enquiries to

Ashley Zviedrans

  • Email:  ashley.zviedrans@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date

11:55 pm Friday 19 May 2023 

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SA Health

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Local Health Network / Business