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Genomics Clinic Technical Officer

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Permanent Part Time
23 days ago

Part-time Permanent

Closes: 18 May 2022

Classification: Technical Officer Level 2
Salary: $66,857 - $76,559 plus superannuation
Position No: 19189 - 02279
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 02 May 2022
Contact Officer: Anna Maria Benc on or 02 5124 5586


Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together

Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community

Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.

Positon Overview

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person-centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary, and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website:

The Immunology Department within Canberra Health Services invites applications for a Technical Officer to support the Medical Genomics Clinic. The successful applicant would be well organised, have well developed interpersonal skills and have appropriate laboratory experience, encompassing molecular biology and sequencing. In addition, the successful applicant will be competent with data management using spreadsheets and have some understanding of the principles of database access and entry. Previous experience with and some understanding of the principles of next generation sequencing would be an advantage but is not essential. The Medical Genomics initiative develops strategies for implementation of next generation sequencing in the clinic. This is an initiative of Canberra Health Services, and supports the activities of the Centre for Personalised Immunology, which is an NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence, and

About You

CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

  • Strong organisational skills with a high degree of personal drive.
  • Capacity for self-directed learning.
  • Attention to detail.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

Relevant tertiary qualifications and experience with isolating PBMCs from tissue/blood samples; PCR and DNA extraction and sequencing.

  • Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (

Note: This is a part-time permanent position available at 18.37 hours per week and the full-time salary noted above will be paid pro-rata.

For more information on this position and how to apply “click here”

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $66,857
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $73,208
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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