Department of Agriculture Jobs – Principal Investigator

Website AWE

Job Description:

The Enforcement Branch is responsible for undertaking regulatory, investigative and enforcement actions associated with biosecurity, food safety, export operations, illegal logging, the Water Efficiency Labelling Scheme and portfolio issued grants. The branch is also responsible for policy and advice associated with enforcement and regulatory practice as well as the implementation of enforcement related sanctions underpinned by new portfolio legislation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Representing Enforcement and department at a range of internal and external fora
  • Taking part in various proactive strategies to promote and encourage voluntary compliance in a regulatory environment
  • Managing and developing a professional investigation team
  • Providing support to the Regional Investigations Manager
  • Managing and conducting investigation into alleged breaches of portfolio and other relevant Commonwealth legislation, including significant, complex and protracted matters
  • Preparing, checking and presenting briefs of evidence for criminal and civil proceedings
  • Driving innovation and contributing to the continuous improvement of Enforcement business outcomes, including the development and implementation of Enforcement strategies and policies
  • Establishing and maintaining effective and productive relationships with departmental staff, counterparts in other agencies and industry groups
  • Identifying risks and vulnerabilities to the department’s operating environment and providing reporting to senior management and departmental risk owners
  • Other duties as required of the position.

Job Details:

Company: AWE

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

Apply Here