Analytical Geochemistry Team Leader
(Ref: 10615)

Ongoing - EL 1
Salary $96,323-108,886 pa + superannuation

Geoscience Australia (GA) has an opportunity for an Analytical Geochemist in a Team Leader role. You will lead a small team focussed on whole rock geochemistry analyses using XRF (X-ray fluorescence), XRD (X-ray diffraction), and ICPMS (Inductively Couple Plasma Mass Spectrometry) techniques and water analysis via a variety of hydrochemistry techniques including ICP-OES (Inductively Couple Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry), ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy, and titration. You will have responsibility to manage workloads in the team and liaise with other laboratory areas and clients. You will also have responsibility for leading the continuing review and improvement of quality managements systems across the laboratory aiming toward ISO17025 standards.

For further information about this position, please contact Keith Sircombe on (02) 6249 9543 or email

Applications close: 14 February 2017

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Geoscience Australia's role is to meet the geoscience needs of the nation to build Australia's future. Geoscience Australia is custodian of the geographic and geological data and knowledge of the nation. We create, maintain and disseminate geographic and geological knowledge for the future well being of all Australians. We deliver high quality geoscientific information and advice to inform evidence-based policy development. We have a strong focus on client and stakeholder relationships to ensure the relevance of our work. These relationships are underpinned by our core values: Influence, Capability, Excellence, and Accountability.

Our employees enjoy the benefits of working for the Australian Public Service and the relaxed lifestyle of the modern city of Canberra.

If you are experiencing any problems, please contact Recruitment on (02) 6249 9777

posted: 16 January 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.