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June

Animal Health Technical Team Leader

Tassal - Margate, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Our products are on dinner plates and in lunch boxes right across Australia. With over 30 years of experience, we are industry leaders, innovators, safe and diligent producers and first and foremost, we are responsible farmers who prioritise our people, their safety and the communities in which we operate.

We are farmers. Our communities form our heartland. Our people are our heartbeat.

The Position: Reporting to the Senior Manager – Animal Health and Welfare, the Animal Health Team leader will be responsible for supporting Tassal’s animal health strategy through implementation of the animal health management plan; and disease surveillance program, leading the animal health team to success. This position will be based at Margate, however travel to our marine sites regularly is essential. This position will also provide support in achieving Tassal’s objectives in relation to animal health initiatives with a focus on fish health, specifically in relation to amoebic gill disease management, phytoplankton monitoring, preventative production medicine, support of internal and external research and development initiatives; and support of best-practice welfare standards.

Day to day duties may include:

  • Lead a team of four animal health technicians, who will be structured as two shifts of two team members.
  • Responsibility for day-to-day planning and conducting of animal health surveillance, fish performance assessment, site environmental status, as well as data management and reporting
  • Assistance in the investigation of fish health incidents and disease outbreaks;
  • Support for the implementation of best practice biosecurity;
  • Support Tassal’s phytoplankton and jellyfish monitoring program;
  • Timely and effective communication of fish health status including but not limited to formal investigation and reporting; data analysis; case reviews and follow up;
  • Support fish health related research; and
  • Support other initiatives of Tassal’s technical team;

You: We are looking for someone who can lead a team through their initiative, and ability to be analytically minded and commercially aware.

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in veterinary science or marine biology (or another related field);
  • Experience leading or supervising teams;
  • Passion in and exposure to aquatic animal health;
  • The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team;
  • Strong attention to detail and critical thinking ability;
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written);
  • Excel and data management skills;
  • Flexibility in regards to working hours and working location (travel between sites is required);
  • Restricted coxswain and/or commercial dive tickets advantageous;
  • FishTalk software management experience viewed favourably; and
  • Current drivers licence essential

Benefits:

  • Earn a leadership position in an experienced, commercial aquatic animal health team, whilst continually learning from other members;
  • Have responsibility for a variety of health-related tasks and help guide animal welfare and decision making on Tassal’s marine farms;
  • Work on the water at our beautiful marine leases, as well as have time to plan and coordinate tasks from in the office in Margate; and
  • Family friendly Monday-Friday Roster.

We’re passionate about farming and we’re proud of it! We are committed to protecting the environment we operate in and ensuring the farmed seafood we produce is of the highest quality so that you can continue to enjoy it today and into the future. As the world changes, we adapt, and through a combination of science, technology and passion, we’re revolutionising seafood farming in Australia. We strive for excellence across our four critical factors of success (4P's) - Our People, Our Planet, Our Product and Our Performance and are recognised as an Employer of Choice. To learn more about our business, people and products visit www.tassal.com.au


If this is a home-grown Australian success story that you want to be a part of - apply today!


Interested? Hit the apply now button or head to the vacancy on our website to apply directly http://tassalgroup.com.au/our-people/join-our-team/


For a confidential discussion regarding this role, please contact Erin Bennett, People and Culture Coordinator on 0418 628 213. Applications close Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 9.00am.

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