Senior Forensic Chemist
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 02 June 2020

Classification: Health Professional 3
Salary: $93,346 - $98,359 (up to $103,237 on achieving a personal upgrade) plus superannuation
Position No: 31751
Directorate: ACT Health
Advertised (Gazettal date): 19 May 2020
Contact Officer: Daniel Andres on Daniel.Andres@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 9224

Details: The Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology Unit is a unit of the ACT Government Analytical Laboratory. It is accredited to ISO 17025 in the field of Forensic Testing. The Forensic Chemistry stream provides analysis of various sample types for the presence and quantity of drugs and poisons. The analysis supports various ACT and Commonwealth Controlled Substance related Legislation and staff are required to present evidence in court when required. The unit seeks a suitably qualified and experienced chemist who will be responsible for carrying out routine work to support the various operations of the Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology Unit and assist the unit in maintaining accreditation to ISO 17025.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Applicants will require a tertiary qualification in Science (Major in Chemistry highly desired) combined with experience in the chemical analysis of drugs and poisons or related substances.

Note: An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to Apply: Applicants must provide a written response to the Selection Criteria of no more than two pages, a curriculum vitae and the names of two professional referees.

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