Technical Officer, Technical Support Group, SEIT

Canberra, Australia
04 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including:

  • One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities
  • Australian bush land setting with FREE parking
  • FREE Onsite GYM and Indoor Sports Centre
  • Strong commitment to staff development and learning
  • Strong commitment to work life and family balance
  • Generous superannuation and salary packaging opportunities

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work

Technical Officer – Multiple Positions available

UNSW is currently implementing a ten year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

Multiple positions are available within the Technical Support Group of the School of Engineering and Information Technology at UNSW Canberra. 

About the Role:

  • Level 4: $64 538 - $68,080 pa (+17% super)
  • Level 5: $70,395 - $79,655 pa (+17% super)
  • Fixed Term 36 months
  • Full Time (35 hours per week)

About the Successful Applicant:

Depending upon the skills and capabilities of the successful applicant, a Technical Officer will be principally located in either the mechanical workshops, electronics workshops or teaching and/or research laboratories within SEIT. The Technical Officer will be assigned a project or task depending upon the current priorities for the Technical Support Group (TSG) and will be expected to work either independently, or with a team of other technical officers with a range of different technical skills, to meet the deadlines provided by the Task Supervisor or Engineering Manager.

Depending upon the scope and complexity of the task or project, and individual technical and leadership skills, the Technical Officer may be required to lead an task or project, or work with a range of different task or project leaders. The Technical Officer will need to be flexible in order to adapt to constantly evolving School and TSG priorities.

We are interested in attracting applicants who have high quality technical skills as well as the ability to work autonomously both individually or within a team and feel comfortable communicating with stakeholders ranging from colleagues and higher degree research students, to academics and the Head of School.

In your application you should systematically address the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description. In order to view the position description - please ensure that you allow pop-ups for the Jobs@UNSW Portal.

An applicant may be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.

Further information is available on the following websites:

UNSW Canberra, please visit our website UNSW Canberra

The School of Engineering and Information Technology, please visit the website at SEIT

SEIT major research infrastructure and workshop facilities, please visit the website at research facilities and workshops

To Apply: Please follow the link to the UNSW Careers Portal Position Number - 59302, and sign in or register as a new user.

Contact: Fiona Wright, General Manager, School Engineering and Infromation Technology


Ph: +61 2 6268 8268

Applications Close: 27 August 2017

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