Senior Adviser | Health Safety and Containment | Auckland | MPI

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Ministry of Primary Industries has an exciting new role for a full time, permanent Senior Adviser Health Safety and Containment based in Auckland.  

About the Role│Kōrero mō te tūranga

You will be joining the Asssurance, Biosafety and Containment Team at MPI's Plant Health and Environment Laboratory (PHEL). 

As the Senior Adviser Health Safety & Containment, you'll develop and implement effective health and safety and containment practices in agreed areas of PHEL to ensure legislative compliance, and lead health and safety practice and culture. The primary focus is ensuring health and safety and containment systems (encompassing facilities, chemicals, equipment, procedures, and staff) are operating effectively. The role would suit applicants with a background working in laboratories and with strong Health and Safety experience. You will be an excellent team player, with the ability to work effectively across multiple teams, excellent attention to detail, a highly effective communicator and influencer, and adaptable and calm under pressure. 

How to Apply│Me pēhea te tuku tono

For more information, the position description and/or apply for the role visit the MPI Careers Site (external link) or you can apply via Seek(external link).

To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.

The advert will close on Midnight on 24 February 2023.

For detailed information contact Tegan at