Duty Veterinarian - National Engagement (ACDP)

Updated: about 2 months ago

  • ​​​​​​Provide high level support and advice to the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness Directorate 
  • Draw on your strong knowledge of animal biosecurity in Australia
  • Join us at the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness – unique in the southern hemisphere!

In the role of Duty Veterinarian – National Engagement, you will work within the Diagnosis, Surveillance and Response Program (DSR) at the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness (ACDP).  Your work will be focussed in two key areas:

  • Participating in the delivery of ACDP’s diagnostic service; and
  • Supporting to the ACDP directorate in the management of strategic stakeholder relationships regarding CSIRO’s animal health portfolio.
  • Working as a member of the Veterinary Investigations and Epidemiology team, you will liaise with partner agencies and other submitters, coordinate laboratory testing and interpret and report results. To be eligible for the role, you must hold a veterinary degree registerable in Australia, to act as an approved signatory for diagnostic reporting under ACDP's NATA accredited Quality Assurance System.  

    You will also work with the ACDP Directorate and administrative services team to facilitate stakeholder engagement and management, provision of advice and support on complex issues, coordination of reporting, building strong internal and external networks, conducting analyses and research and formulating and preparing a range of strategic communications. This will include working closely with ACDP members of the Animal Health Committee (AHC) and Sub Committee for Animal Health Laboratory Standards (SCAHLS).

    The appointee must be able to meet ACDP’s Microbiological Security and Security Clearance requirements.

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