The Defence Science and Technology Group (DST) is part of the Australian Department of Defence dedicated to providing science and technology support for Australia’s defence and national security needs. DST Group is a national leader in safeguarding Australia by delivering valued scientific advice and innovative solutions for Defence and national security.
The DST Fisherman’s Bend Site uses chemicals for a range of research activities in a variety of laboratories, so a centralised Chemical storage facility has multiple users.
The DST Group require an experienced Chemist to manage their Chemical Store in line with Commonwealth Work Health & Safety (WHS) legislation – ensuring compliance for handling, storage (including compatibility requirements), labelling and safety data sheets maintenance. This includes covering the full acquisition cycle for managing inventory to meet interdepartmental needs. It also includes disposal of all chemicals at end of usable life and/or DST requirements according to the appropriate policies and regulations such as required by the Environmental Protection Authority.
In addition, the Chemist will provide subject matter expertise in the control of hazardous chemicals for the various research activities, including preparation and support to the laboratories, with a particular focus to the Specialised Coatings Technology Group (Maritime Division).
This is a contract role requiring the successful candidate to work 37.5 hours per week It is anticipated that it will be commencing September 1, 2017 until 31 August 2018. At this time, the contract will be reviewed and may be extended to 30 August 2019.
To be considered for this role you must apply ASAP!
Some of the tasks associated with this role include:
To be considered for this unique opportunity you MUST BE AN AUSTRALIAN CITIZEN and will need to meet the following criteria:
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your application. Please ensure you attach a Resume and Cover Letter in Word Format addressing the full selection criteria.
If you would like to know more about this unique opportunity please call our team at CS Executive Group on 03 9516 0100. After hours you can call Helen on 0438 620 434.
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