Quarantine Officer

Australian Immigration – Quarantine Officer


While this occupation is in demand in Australia, it may not always appear on the Skilled Occupations List. When categorising occupations, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection use the Australia and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) publication as the guide to job title, specialisation and skill requirement. This publication is not always reflective of the job titles and specialities in the market place. If you are unable to find your occupation on the Skilled Occupations List or the state/territory occupation lists then we recommend you look at the ANZSCO to see whether your occupation is listed under another name.

Keep up to date with frequent changes to Immigration Laws. If you are unsure whether your occupation falls into one of the occupations on the Skilled Occupations List or you have any visa question, we recommend you contact a Registered Migration Agent for assistance.

The following are possible options of living in Australia as a Quarantine Officer

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Finding a Job

Here is a recent “Quarantine Officer” Job in Australia that would give you an idea what kind of skills and qualifications  are required:

Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service requires in Melbourne Quarantine Officer.

Job Description

1. Under supervision, and if applicable within a shift arrangement, perform a range of the routine Quarantine inspection functions that will include:

. assisting in the inspection and clearance of overseas aircraft and cruise ships including the inspection and screening of passengers’ baggage and baggage containers;
. assisting in the screening and inspection of incoming international mail articles;
. using relevant resources and information technology to determine the quarantine status of imported goods; and
. issuing formal AQIS documentation to AQIS clients including aircraft passengers, importers or brokers.

2. Maintain appropriate manual and computerised records and preparation of reports, as required.

3. Work effectively and safely in accordance with APS values and code of conduct within a team environment to achieve operational requirements.

4. Attend and complete to the required standard, and within specified timeframes, on-the-job and formal training and instruction.

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