Animal Technician – Experimental Facility (Undefined)

Job posted: 07/02/2024
Applications close: 29/02/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Salary: $73,799 - $73,799

Occupation: Research

Reference: 3735

Reference: 3735

Occupation: Research

Salary Range: $73,799 - $73,799

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At Peter Mac we aim to continuously improve cancer care, research and education across all cancers and for all people affected by cancer: changing lives, breaking new ground. Everything we do is underpinned by our core values, Excellence, Compassion and Innovation. Welcoming people from a wide variety of different backgrounds and experiences is critical to fostering innovation, cultivating compassion, attracting and retaining top talent and providing the best possible cancer care for our patients.



Animal Technician - Experimental Facility


•    Full time – Fixed term 12 months (80 hrs/fortnight)

•    Classification - 1BU11 - 1BU88 


Our Cancer Research Division is currently seeking a full time Animal Technician to join our multi-disciplinary and dynamic Animal Facility Core. The position is a fixed term full time contract, which may also require the successful candidate to participate in weekend and public holiday rosters.  The principle responsibilities of this position are animal husbandry, colony management and record keeping. The position works closely with other animal technicians as well as research staff and students. You will support the team leaders and manager on issues of compliance, animal welfare and assist with the daily activities and maintenance of the facility. 


The successful applicant will need to possess and demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

• Commitment to ethical treatment of animals
• Good communication, organisation and teamwork skills • High level of reliability 


Selection Criteria

The successful candidate will have a basic understanding of compliance regulations including POCTA Act, AQIS, PC2 & OGTR and Australian Code of Practice for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes.  It is desirable for the successful candidate to have completed a Diploma of Applied Science – Animal Technology or equivalent, and experience in colony management, including genetically modified animals.


Applicants to this role should provide a covering letter, resume and response to selection criteria outlining relative key skills and experience to assist us with our assessment.

For further information about this opportunity, click Apply to be redirected to the Peter Mac Careers page where you can review the position summary. Alternatively, please contact us using the information below for a confidential discussion.


Hiring Manager:  Brent Fullerton, Senior Animal Core Facility Manager
Email:  Brent.Fullerton@petermac.org

Applications Close: 11:59 pm 29th February 2024

Animal Technician – Experimental Facility (Undefined)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:



Not provided

Animal Technician – Experimental Facility (Undefined)