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Frog ID Validator – Australian Museum

Closing date:   Not supplied yet.
Institution:   Australian Museum Trust
Salary:   $95,806. Package includes salary ($59,211 - $86,429), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
Employment status:   Casual
Location :   Sydney Region / Sydney City
Contact name:   Jodi Rowley, 02 9320 6014
Contact email:   Not supplied yet.

The Australian Museum (AM) operates within the NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet and was founded in 1827 as the first museum in Australia. The AM provides access, engagement and scientific research to increase our understanding of natural history and culture, particularly of the Australasian region. The AM holds more than 21 million objects of biological, geological and cultural collections and develops programs, exhibitions and school and community education initiatives onsite, online and offsite. The AM’s purpose is to make nature, Indigenous cultures & science accessible and relevant to everyone. For more information, visit the website.

The Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI) Division is comprised of the following five Branches: Life Science, Digital Collections and Citizen Science, Lizard Island Research Station, Materials Conservation and Australian Centre for Wildlife Genomics.

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About the role

This process will be used to establish a casual register to fill Frog ID Validator roles on a casual needs basis. The register will be valid for a period of 18 months.

To increase the impact of science at the Australian Museum by undertaking technical work supporting the FrogID project and Curator of Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Biology, identifying frog species calling in recordings submitted by citizen scientists and assisting in the communication and promotion of FrogID

The AM supports a diverse workforce and promotes applications from First Nations and Torres Strait Islander people. People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, Australian Museum will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

Essential Requirements

As the successful candidate, you will demonstrate:

  • Expertise in identifying Australian frog calls to species
  • Adequate knowledge and experience in order to deliver the Key Accountabilities and perform to the Focus Capabilities outlined in the Role Description.

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