VET Lecturer/Workplace Assessor in Agriculture and Rural Operations

Katherine, Australia
06 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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  • VET Lecturer/Workplace Assessor – Agriculture and Rural Operations
  • 3 years fixed-term full-time appointment
  • Teaching Focused Academic Level A
  • Salary $63,065 - $94,612 per annum
  • Plus 17 percent superannuation and 6 weeks leave
  • Katherine Rural Campus

Are you a suitably qualified Agriculture and Rural Operations lecturer, experienced in agricultural chemical handling and passionate about the Northern Territory and North Australian cattle industry? 

The Agriculture and Rural Operations Team operates within the School of Primary Industries and provides nationally accredited training in Certificate I to Certificate IV level qualifications and short courses in agriculture. The team is also responsible for the delivery of specialised industry programs including Chemical Accreditation, 4WD Vehicle Operation and Recovery, Basic Welding, Tractor Operation, Basic Engine Maintenance and Chainsaw Operation

Located in Katherine, your responsibility as VET Lecturer/Workplace Assessor is to deliver training in agriculture and rural operations whilst working under the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and VET Quality Framework and to the competency standards of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package.

The primary delivery area of this position is in Chemical Accreditation, with additional duties in the areas of 4WD Vehicle Operation and Recovery, Basic Welding, Tractor Operation, Basic Engine Maintenance, Chainsaw Operation and property and livestock related competencies.

To be successful, you require a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment with relevant qualifications in Agriculture or Rural Operations and/or supervisory level practical industry experience in Agriculture and Rural Production in the North Australian cattle industry. Possession of an NT truck licence (HR) and experience operating farm machinery is desirable.

Closing date: 15 January 2018

For more information please contact Alison Haines on 08 8973 8301 or email

One Page Summary:

It is a requirement of this selection process that applicants need only provide a Current Resume / CV and a one page cover letter outlining their suitability for the role.

CDU Diversity Statement:

Charles Darwin University embraces diversity and the innovative ideas, perspectives and experiences our diverse workforce contributes. As a leading employer within the Northern Territory, Charles Darwin University is committed to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to achieve their career aspirations. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.