Agency: Department of Health
Location: Woden, ACT
Security clearance level: N/A
Closing date: 8 February
Placement duration: 1-3 months with the possibility of extension
Higher duties will NOT be considered for this position
Description of role:
The Contained Dealings Evaluation Section conducts scientific risk assessments to provide technical advice to the Regulator in relation to applications for certain dealings with GMOs in containment (e.g. laboratories, animal houses, glasshouses), and in relation to applications involving intentional release of certain types of GMOs into the environment (e.g. GM therapeutic goods). The Section also certifies physical containment facilities and inspects higher-level containment facilities to ensure that they meet the relevant guidelines.