First listed on: 06 February 2019

Research Technician

The Opportunity

  • Part Time Opportunity!
  • Work on innovative projects in our Oceans & Atmosphere team!
  • Join CSIRO - Australia's premier science and technology research organisation!

As the Research Technician, you will support and deliver to two main project areas – illegal fishing and plastics pollution. At a project, level, you will focus on an Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing project on updating a previous assessment across the ASEAN region, and secondarily to a global plastics baseline project. 

Your duties will include

  • Work with a multitude of stakeholders in a variety of environments.
  • Manage time effectively with multiple demands across a number of projects.
  • Work with numerous research science staff internationally, as well as other technical staff, students, and collaborators (domestic and international).
  • Organise, edit, and coordinate, on several marine debris and Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing related projects. 

Location:       Hobart, Tasmania
Tenure:          Part-Time (0.6) - Specified term of 18 months
Salary:           AU$82K – AU$93K (pro rata) + up to 15.4% superannuation
Reference:    60023

To be successful you will need 

Under CSIRO policy only those who meet all selection criteria can be appointed.

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and/or relevant work experience in science.
  • Proficiency in MS office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Excellent written, organisational, interpersonal skills and collaboration skills.
  • Experience in leadership or executive support roles for large team projects or programs.
  • Demonstrated excellence in judgement, problem-solving and adaptability.

For more information please view the Position Description.
We’re working hard to recruit diverse people and ensure all our people feel supported to do their best work and empowered to let their ideas flourish.

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Balance


At CSIRO you can be part of helping to solve big, complex problems that make a real difference to our future. We spark off each other, learn from each other, trust each other and collaborate to achieve more than we could individually in a supportive, rewarding, inclusive and truly flexible environment. 

Apply Online

To apply online, please provide a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role.

Applications Close

Tuesday, 12th February, 2019.

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