Ref 4862/23 Technical Support Officer, Horticulture, Office of Teaching & Research Technical Services

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: The University Of Sydney, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 Aug 2023

  • Western Sydney University Internal Applicants Only
  • Remuneration: $91,209 to $103,148 p.a.
  • Full-time, fixed term until 30 June 2024 based at Hawkesbury Campus (Richmond)

Full-time, fixed term until 30 June 2024
Hawkesbury Campus (Richmond)

Western Sydney University Internal Applicants Only.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must be employed by Western Sydney University on an ongoing, fixed term or casual basis at the time of this advertisement.

All ongoing and fixed term employees seeking to apply for this position as a secondment must have completed a minimum of 12 months’ full-time continuous service to be eligible to apply for this role, as per Part D of the Recruitment and Selection Policy.

About the role
The Office of Teaching & Research Technical Services is seeking a highly motivated individual with an undergraduate degree in Horticultural or Agricultural Sciences or a related discipline, to join one of our Technical Support Teams. The Technical Support Officer provides technical support in both teaching and research activities. This includes, but is not limited to, preparing materials and equipment prior to classes as well as conferring safety guidance to staff and students. They ensure the equipment and facilities within their scope are adequately used and maintained. The incumbent is expected to perform their work with minimal supervision, and to liaise with other technical and academic staff to achieve high quality outcomes.

Applicants should be aware that this role will be based at the Hawkesbury campus, however as Western Sydney University is a multi-campus university travel to other campuses may be required when operational needs arise. Hours of work for employees in Teaching & Research Technical Services may vary due to operational requirements in supporting teaching classes or research projects and further details are outlined in the position description.

If this sounds like you, apply now and ensure you address all items in the selection criteria in your application.

Remuneration Package: HEW Level 5 $91,209 to $103,148 p.a. (comprising Salary of $77,073 to $87,161 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries: Please contact Gavin McKenzie on (02) 4570 1453 or via email on

Closing Date: 8:30 pm on Thursday 31 August 2023

Working Rights in Australia - Eligibility 

You must provide evidence of your fulltime working rights in Australia at time of application

Note - Only those applications submitted via the WSU online recruitment system will be accepted.

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