Technician - Aquarist

Aquarium or aquaculture expertise, Attractive working conditions, World leading marine research organisation.

About AIMS
The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) is Australias tropical marine research agency.
Our research into some of Australias iconic marine ecosystems guides their management and that of similar systems around the world. We do marine science that has practical benefit to the real world, providing high quality, large-scale and long-term research that is used by governments, industry and the wider community to make informed decisions about the Great Barrier Reef, North-West Shelf and Arafura and Timor Seas.
AIMS researchers at our locations in Townsville, Darwin and Perth have access to the best tools and equipment including the National Sea Simulator, cutting edge laboratories and our fleet of research vessels.

About this Opportunity
An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic technician with aquarium experience to join our operations team and work in our National Sea Simulator, a state-of-the-art experimental aquarium facility. 

This is a hands-on role which will provide essential support to our technical team in maintaining the aquarium facilities including coral husbandry, supporting ongoing experiments and contributing to the plumbing and fit out of new and modified experimental designs.

Apply now and join a world leading organisation with attractive working conditions. The successful candidate will be rewarded with:
AOF Level 3 Salary ($64,793 $73,008 per annum)
15.4% superannuation
9-day fortnight (some weekend work and on-call availability will be required)
Generous leave provisions
Full-time permanent appointment
Located in Townsville, Queensland 

About You
You will have good interpersonal skills and a willingness to work in a team environment with demonstrated experience working in an aquarium, aquaculture or research-oriented environment. You will also have a sound understanding of the husbandry requirements for aquatic organisms, in particular with tropical coral reef associated organisms, and experience maintaining aquarium equipment.  

Applications close Thursday 14 November 2019.

04/11/2019 $0 Townsville & Northern QLD 1 Science & Technology
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