Senior Technical Officer - School of Earth, Atmosphere & Environment

Job No.: 643702
Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Continuing appointment
Remuneration: $96,320 - $105,645 pa HEW Level 07 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired every day
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions
  • Be a part of an inclusive, collaborative community

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We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That’s why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Technical Officer to join School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment. You will be part of a collaborative team in a high-volume environment where you will play a critical role in supporting the School by providing high level technical services for all researchers, staff, students and facilities including field and laboratory operations.

The Role

As a Senior Technical Officer, you will be a subject matter expert in an Earth Science or a related discipline, providing strategic and operational support to academic and technical staff, and students, delivering efficient technical services with a focus on operational excellence and innovation. The position will provide support for undergraduate teaching through to Higher Degree by Research (HDR) education programmes, as well as research technical services and facilities with a focus on off-campus field work support. The role will also provide technical advice, developing and supporting papers for publication, and research or technical procedures.

The Senior Technical Officer will act as Senior Safety Officer and First Aid Coordinator in the School. This includes managing the School’s risk management and OHS systems and records, and training clients, staff, students and other stakeholders in safe operating procedures including fieldwork safety, and compliance with technical standards and protocols.

About You

You will hold a Honours, Masters or Doctoral qualification in a relevant Earth Science discipline, with extensive relevant experience in a research and/or educational environment or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and or education/training and have demonstrated experience in overseeing a successful technical service, program or facility with the ability to prioritise tasks. You will possess excellent planning and organisation skills, strong relationship building skills and highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.

If you believe you can fulfil these requirements, you are strongly encouraged to apply.

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities and age groups.

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Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. For instructions on how to apply, please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Dr Massimo Raveggi, Senior Technical Manager - School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment, +61 3 9905 4149

Position Description

Senior Technical Officer – School of Earth, Atmosphere & Environment

Closing Date: Sunday 14 May 2023, 11:55pm AEST

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posted: 24 April 2023     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.