Department of Regional NSW
Animal, Wallaby, Kangaroo, Mammal, Wildlife, Antelope

Technical Officer

Technical Officer

  • 494395
  • Environmental
  • Unique opportunity to join the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI)
  • Supporting research in laboratory, glasshouse and field operations  
  • Temporary role located in Wagga Wagga
  • Attractive salary from $64,779 - $100,056 (depending on skills, qualifications & experience) + super


Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

The Regional NSW Cluster welcomes and encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. The Department of Regional NSW provides dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require a reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.


About the Role


In your new role as Technical Officer within the Southern Cropping Unit you will work closely with research and development teams to provide technical support to key researchers to improve farming systems in southern NSW. The role includes field experiment operations, glasshouse and laboratory research within the crop agronomy teams. You will provide operational support to the extensive field research program and will travel throughout southern NSW. If these areas interest you we need you in our team!


For more information about the role, please click HERE to view the Role Description.  For any enquiries, please contact Aaron Preston 0422 135 703


About You


To be considered for this role, you will have:


  • Degree or Diploma qualifications in Agriculture or Science based disciplines
  • Current NSW Driver License and the ability and willingness to travel


About Us


This is an exciting time to join NSW DPI as we support the development of profitable primary industries that create a more prosperous NSW and contribute to a better environment through the sustainable use of natural resources. Agriculture (DPI Ag) leads agricultural industry development through extension, science and research, industry policy and regulatory compliance functions to foster sustainable and economic agricultural industries.


Why work for Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW)?


Exciting career pathways and opportunities


We offer vibrant and exciting career paths for people from a wide range of backgrounds and skills. Once you join the NSW Government, you’ll be supported to develop your skills and expertise through ongoing training, and opportunities to move easily from role to role, and agency to agency across the entire NSW government.




Providing a safe, supportive, ethical, diverse and inclusive workplace for our people is one of our priorities. We run a variety of programs and provide a range of supporting resources to ensure the wellbeing of all our people.


Our people:  


Join DRNSW and you’ll be joining a team of more than 4,000 passionate people spread across a diverse range of disciplines and functions including - public works, land services, fisheries, agriculture and biosecurity. If you’re motivated and passionate about making a difference to the people of regional NSW, we invite you to become part of our story.


Apply now:


All applications must be submitted online and should include your current resume and a cover letter telling us why you’re a great fit.


To find out more about this role please contact Aaron Preston on 0422 135 703.


Applications close on Sunday 25th April 2021 at 11.55pm.


A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.



Closing date: Apr 25, 2021

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