Casing Advisor | Wellington City
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Casing Advisor 2019.docx (Word, 117KB)
|Application Close Date:||24-Mar-2019|
Fixed Term (or secondment) to December 2020
About the role
The Mycoplasma bovis directorate has been running since July 2017, and we are working on a world class piece of work. The environment is dynamic with continual change, you'll really need to enjoy working at pace, and have a high attention to detail to enjoy working with these passionate folk.
The role of Casing Advisor sits within the Disease Management team who are responsible for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information to inform about context, impact and consequences in relation to the M.Bovis programme.
As the Casing Advisor you will be the first point of contact that farmers in the response have with MPI. You will be responsible for clarifying and confirming the various data sourced from NAIT, Agribase and Farms Online while collecting additional information pertinent to the response.
Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate highly effective customer service skills, be computer literate and able to easily navigate a variety of different systems, have a high degree of attention to detail and ideally have an understanding of the farming sector. You'll also be an expert at gathering information from a wide range of sources.
MPI is responsible for ‘Growing and Protecting New Zealand'. It's no mean feat and we have a team of hard working and dedicated people in a variety of roles supporting us to make this happen! MPI provides a range of services to ensure New Zealand is protected from biological risk and that the food New Zealand businesses produce is safe for us to consume. MPI's services ensure that New Zealand's natural resources are sustainable while enabling the primary sector to innovate and grow the value of its exports.
In July 2017, the bacterial infection Mycoplasma Bovis was found in cattle in the Oamaru area of the South Island. With the support of farmers, industry bodies and local communities, MPI is working hard to locate the disease, contain it and eradicate it from New Zealand. We have setup a directorate specifically to focus on the eradication of M.bovis.
Salary and Benefits
Salary range for this role is $52-62k depending on skills and experience.
How to Apply
To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.
To view the position description and/or apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.
For detailed information on this role please refer to the position description or contact Hana.zawodny@MPI.govt.nz
Applications close Sunday 24 March 2019
MPI is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to New Zealand. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career. We actively encourage applications from any background.