Biosecurity - Field Officer - Expression of Interest
AsureQuality
Rakaia
5d ago
  • Biosecurity + full time + part time + seasonal + casual roles
  • Outdoor work + keep NZ pest free + WFH options
  • Training and development + career progression
  • The opportunity

    At AsureQuality our Biosecurity surveillance team provide services to help protect New Zealand against exotic pests and disease incursions and this is an opportunity for you to be on the frontline of this battle.

    This is an Expression of Interest for people who would like to be involved in Field Officer work which involves

  • Delivering biosecurity surveillance monitoring for projects such as, but not limited to, MPI National Invasive Ant Surveillance programme (NIAS),MBovis protection,Plant protection work with partners andFruit Fly eradication.
  • Providing protection at high-risk sites such as farms, sea-ports, airports and transitional facilities
  • Ensuring quick accurate reporting at likely contamination points for pests and exotic species.
  • Other biosecurity monitoring activities could include

  • Site inspection,
  • Trapping / surveillance work,
  • Blood sampling and stock control
  • Data recording and sample handling
  • Assisting with scheduling, data entry, health & safety compliance and reporting.
  • We want to get you into the great outdoors and combat the spread of disease and pest invasion on our farms and at our borders, so Express and Interest today and be part of our protection force at AsureQuality

    About you :

    To be considered for this role will require

  • A strong fit mind and body!
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • The ability to use phone app and computer technology
  • A strong health and safety focus
  • Previous experience of Team Leadership should be noted in any CV / cover letter.
  • A full, clean New Zealand drivers licence is desired but not essential
  • To Express your interest :

    Please click the link and include a CV and Cover Letter which will outline your skills and experience, in relation to the details and values outlined above.

    We wish you the best of luck!

    About AsureQuality :

    Everyday our experienced team of 1800+ people work alongside farmers, producers, and others throughout the food supply chain to help them uphold what Aotearoa stands for in food - a higher standard of quality and safety.

    We are passionate about our shared role as Kaitiaki Kai, guardians of food, and have a deep responsibility to do the right thing for food and the environments it comes from.

    We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining great people, and supporting them to be the best they can be.

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