Quarantine Officer

Quarantine Officers inspect incoming animals, plants, and animal and plant products to ensure compliance with laws and regulations to prevent the spread of exotic pests and diseases.
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    Overview

    Quarantine Officers inspect incoming animals, plants, and animal and plant products to ensure compliance with laws and regulations to prevent the spread of exotic pests and diseases.

    Day-to-day

    • examines imported plants and animals, and products, such as timber, seeds and dried fruits, and makes quarantine arrangements as required.

    Considerations

    • Working outdoors

    To become a Quarantine Officer

    • Quarantine Officers are employed by Federal or state government departments. Having a relevant formal qualifications may be useful, however, traineeships or other on the job training may be provided.

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