Quarantine Officer

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Quarantine officers control the entry of agricultural and horticultural produce, plants and animals into New Zealand. They identify and control biosecurity risks arriving at New Zealand's borders.

Pay

Trainee and newly qualified quarantine officers usually earn

$49K-$51K per year

Experienced quarantine officers usually earn

$52K-$61K per year

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries, 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a quarantine officer are average due to the relatively small size of the occupation, and a limited number of vacancies.
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Quarantine officers control the entry of agricultural and horticultural produce, plants and animals into New Zealand

Last updated 7 August 2017