Career pathways

There are a number of different and exciting pathways in a plant biosecurity career.

  • Plant pathologist
  • Principal scientist
  • On-field scientist
  • Programme manager
  • Entomologist

Open positions

The Northern Territory Government is seeking a senior entomologist to identify insects, develop control strategies and provide advice to support biosecurity and pest management in plant industries in the Northern Territory in line with the Department of Primary Industry and Resources Strategic Plan. One year, full time contract, Professional 2 level salary, based in Darwin.

For full details the 'Apply Now' button and enter the vacancy number 012976. Applications close 26 September.

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Join our network

Everyone working in plant biosecurity diagnostics in Australian or New Zealand is encouraged to join NPBDN. Relevant disciplines include bacteriologists, botanists, entomologists, general plant pathologists, molecular biologists, mycologists, nematologists, phytoplasmologists, virologists and weed scientists.

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