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Posted by Suzan McDermott on 23/02/2017.

Vacancy - Branch Medication Control Officer

Branch Medication Control Officer

With Equestrian Tasmania

The Board of Equestrian Tasmania is calling for expressions of interest for the role of Branch Medication control Officer on behalf of Equestrian Tasmania

Position Description

The successful applicant will be responsible for the following:

Working with events organising committees and sports to organise swabbing for state championships

Conducting random swabbing

Ordering, storing, and distributing swabbing kits to MCO stewards for events

Organising veterinarians to attend swabbing

Ensuring swabs are either sent through the attending vet or through the MCO to the analysing laboratory

Maintaining communication with the Board of Equestrian Tasmania

Ensuring all relevant paperwork is sent through to the EA national office.

Qualifications for the position

Applicants should be current medication control officials or an EA or FEI steward

Applicants who do not have these qualifications will be considered

Be prepared to attend updating and training as required by both Equestrian Australia and Equestrian Tasmania

Have historically and currently a responsible social media profile

Possess the utmost sensitivity and integrity

Have an ability to work in an empathetic way with competitors who may find the process confronting

Be able to work collaboratively with organising committees and the medication control officials under their authority

Support the organisation that is Equestrian Tasmania and its rules and regulations

Have a thorough understanding of the regulations referring to conflict of interest and ensure that both the BMCO and MCO’s conform to those rules and regulations.


This is a voluntary position, expenses pertaining to travel and purchase of any equipment relevant to the performance of their BMCO duties will be covered

Training and updating will be provided by the organisation.

Please contact a Board member for further information.

Forward you expression of interest to [email protected] by March 2nd 2017

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