Nuclear Forensic Specialist

14 Mar 2024 5:00 PM | ANSTO

Position Overview

  • Ongoing | Full Time | $107k - $120k +15.4% super
  • Sutherland Shire location I Flexible Work practices I Health & Wellbeing Programs
  • Large landscaped campus in natural bushland with multiple walking tracks
  • On-site Childcare for employees  |  Inclusive and Diverse Organisation
  • Exciting opportunity to be part of shaping projects delivering outcomes within ANSTO and to other Government stakeholders

About the Opportunity

The Nuclear Forensic Specialist uses transferable skills and experience to play a key role in the delivery of projects within the Nuclear Forensics capability area of Nuclear Stewardship, coordinating and leading teams of subject matter experts to deliver tangible outcomes for stakeholders. 

The position communicates nuclear forensic capabilities to national, regional and international stakeholders and implements sustainable approaches for the provision of trusted advice and specialised services that meet customer requirements. This position requires an agile mindset, a meticulous approach to work, high levels of discretion, and an ability to lead teams to deliver outcomes.

Prior experience in disciplines related to forensic science, training and development, radiation protection, emergency response or radiation handling facilities is an advantage.

About You

"Nuclear forensic science is a multifaceted discipline that benefits from skills and experience from across nuclear science research, training, and operations. I am seeking someone with personal drive and aptitude to develop autonomy in the role"  - Tina Paneras - Science Program Manager, Services & Operations

Your Duties and Responsibilities

  • Apply project management oversight to deliver on Nuclear Forensics projects and capability requirements consistent with strategic plans and goals through the utilisation of knowledge, skills, experience and judgement.
  • Maintain high awareness of domestic and global nuclear security issues, rapidly assimilating and utilising new information.
  • Establish and maintain trusted relationships with stakeholders internal and external to ANSTO, utilising outstanding communications skills to achieve engagement in projects.

Please click here to view the Position Description or click "Apply Now" to view

About Us

ANSTO leverages great science to deliver big outcomes.  We partner with scientists and engineers and apply new technologies to provide real-world benefits.  Our work improves human health, saves lives, builds our industries and protects the environment.  ANSTO is the home of Australia's most significant landmark and national infrastructure for research.  Thousands of scientists from industry and academia benefit from gaining access to state-of-the-art instruments every year.

Benefits of Working with Us

ANSTO employees are passionate about what they do. We enjoy being part of an organisation making a difference in the lives of Australians. 

We support and reward our employees through eligibility for:

  • Training, development and mentoring opportunities 
  • Performance based salary increases 
  • Work-life balance with generous leave entitlements and flexible conditions


If you want to join a world class organisation that's making a difference in the lives of Australians, apply now!

How to Apply


For further technical information relating to this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Tina Paneras on (02) 9717 3577.  For all other queries please contact Talent Acquisition on +61 (02) 9717 9361.

To be eligible for appointment, applicants will require a security and pre-employment medical assessment.


Application closing date:  11:59PM 26th March 2024


All applicants must be Australian citizens.


In order to solve great challenges, we need great minds and great teams. At ANSTO, we understand that diverse teams produce better outcomes and we value the merit that a diverse perspective can bring to our team. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, primary carers, those with a disability, and women in STEM. ANSTO is a charter member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative and is proudly taking action to create a gender-inclusive workforce. 

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