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Tasmanian Government

Hyperbaric Technician (511860) - Multiple Vacancies

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - Southern Region
THS - Sth - Surgical Services

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Position details

Award/Classification:Band 5 Range 1 Lvl 1
Salary:$79,123 to $83,045 pro rata, per annum
Employment Type: Casual
Region: South
Location:Royal Hobart Hosp Liverpool St

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from applicants for casual Hyperbaric Technician vacancies.


Band 5 $79,123 to $83,045 pro-rata per annum


General Stream Band 5


Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Fixed term casual day work, working as and when required commencing as soon as possible for 12 months.


Hyperbaric Unit, Royal Hobart Hospital


Insert duties

In the role of Hyperbaric Technician you will work in conjunction with the Medical Director(s) and the Hyperbaric Technical Facilities Manager to:

  • Provide the safe operation of the Hyperbaric Chamber and Ancillary equipment.
  • Implement the Facility’s policies and safety regulations in accordance with regulatory authority standards and regulations.
  • Conduct of hyperbaric treatment of divers and application of therapeutic treatment schedules for recognised medical indications as instructed by the Director of Hyperbaric Medicine.

Essential Requirements

  • Diploma of Occupational Diving or Diploma of Clearance Diving or an equivalent qualification from a recognised training institution with a minimum two years’ experience; and
  • A diving supervisors certificate as awarded by Australian Divers Accreditation Scheme (ADAS) and
  • Eligible to become a full member of the Hyperbaric Technicians and Nurses Association (HTNA).

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.  The following checks are to be conducted:
1.  Conviction checks in the following areas:
a)  Crimes of Violence
b)  Sex Related Offences
c)  Serious Drug Offences
d)  Crimes involving dishonesty
2.  Identification check
3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Certificate IV in Hyperbaric Technology or equivalent

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Download File 511860 Hyperbaric Technician Band 5 (July 2017) HAHSA BUTI.pdf

Download File 511860 Hyperbaric Technician Band 5 (July 2017) HAHSA BUTI (1).doc

Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf

Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

You are asked to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties.  Please click the blue Apply Now button to submit your application.

For further information contact

Corry Van Den Broek
Hyperbaric Technical Facilities Manager 
Phone:  (03) 6166 83422

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