Primary Industries and Regions SA, as a key economic development agency of the South Australian Government, works across a diverse range of industry sectors including agriculture, livestock, forestry, fishing and aquaculture and regional development. We involve and engage with others to ensure we make good decisions, have clear policies, plan and implement effective programs, drive relevant projects, promote efficient resource use and broker shared responsibility. In this way we enable the State’s primary industry sectors and regions to remain competitive, productive and sustainable.
South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) provides research and development services to the state government, commercial clients and research partners to help make South Australia’s primary industries and regions internationally competitive and ecologically sustainable. SARDI’s programs are designed to increase the productivity, sustainability and adaptability of the state’s agriculture, food and wine, fisheries and aquaculture and bioscience enterprises, create opportunities for market growth, address barriers to growth and provide applied solutions.
Provision of seasonal support to a variety of projects, including (but not limited to) operation of farm machinery and equipment, planting, seeding, pruning, harvesting, maintaining plants in a greenhouse, field work, data collection, entry and analysis and laboratory support. Previous experience with experimental fieldwork or laboratory based scientific research would be an advantage.
This is a request for Casual Pool applications and your application will be kept on file up to 31 December 2018. Applications will be accepted throughout 2018. You may be contacted if a position arises. Appointment will be made dependent on the requirements of the role and the skills and knowledge of the candidate. Work outside of normal hours and on weekends may be required. A current driver's licence and a willingness to drive is desirable.
Enquiries and applications
If you are interested in this opportunity please provide your current CV and a completed Casual Pool Application. Applicants are to include the contact information of 2 current referees and a completed 'Pre-Employment Declaration in the SA Public Sector form' and a 'Declaration of Conflict of Interest form'.
Applications close: 31 December 2018