Biosecurity Officer

Āpiha Ao Koiora

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Biosecurity officers check areas of land for harmful animals or plants and arrange for, or help with, pest destruction and control.

Pay

Biosecurity officers with one to three years’ experience usually earn

$40K-$45K per year

Biosecurity officers with more than three years’ experience usually earn

$55K-$70K per year

Source: NZ Biosecurity Institute.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a biosecurity officer are poor due to it being a small occupation with high competition for jobs.

Last updated 28 August 2017