Local recruitment: Ecohydrologist

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

  • Exciting opportunity available for an experienced environmental scientist to undertake research and develop reliable policies within the department
  • Permanent full-time opportunity, location negotiable across NSW
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $92,788 to $116,531 + super

Our Water Group team is currently seeking to appoint an Ecohydrologist as a key contributor to the development and implementation of ecological management strategies to ensure effective water management. In this role, you will plan and undertake a range of high priority science research projects including data analysis, evaluation and reporting and vegetation ecohydrology.

About You

You will have demonstrated experience in undertaking science research projects and activities, delivering successful results. Working in a challenging environment, you will have strong prioritisation skills, with the capacity to manage your own workload effectively and achieving deadlines. Knowledge of vegetation ecology, climate change impacts and environmental water requirements is highly regarded however not essential.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an enthusiastic team and collaborate with stakeholders to enhance knowledge and understanding of ecohydrology developments. We also offer career development and advancement opportunities.

Essential Requirements

  • Degree qualifications in aquatic ecology, vegetation science, or appropriate applied or environmental science
  • Valid driver’s licence and the ability and willingness to travel.

For more information read the full Role Description: Ecohydrologist

For more information hit Apply to visit the www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au website.

About Us

The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment’s (DPIE) vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. We strive to be a high-performing, world-class public service organisation that celebrates and reflects the full diversity of the community we serve and seeks to embed Aboriginal cultural awareness and knowledge throughout the department.

In our inclusive and accessible workplace, differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging. DPIE supports various employee affinity groups, practice flexible working, offer job share and workplace adjustments. We are committed to the Premier’s Priorities and welcome applications from all.

The Water Group leads the NSW Government in providing confidence to communities and stakeholders with the transparent stewardship of water resources, provision of services and reforms that support sustainable and healthy environments, economies and societies across NSW.

To Apply

If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including a copy of your resume and cover letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role.

Applications close Monday 11 October 2021 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Sharon Bowen via [email protected]

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary opportunities of the same role or role type that may become available over the next 18 months.

Looking for more information or assistance in applying?

Our Diversity team can assist to:

  • provide alternative formats to apply
  • make adjustments to the recruitment process
  • offer information about workplace adjustments and support networks

We encourage people with disability to apply. If you have disability and require more information on adjustments and assistance to apply, contact the Diversity team on [email protected]  (please include reference number).

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander check out Our Mob on Country https://www.dpie.nsw.gov.au/premiers-priorities/our-mob-on-country to see the work we do and get assistance in applying.





IHE Delft Institute for Water Education - MSc in Water and Sustainable Development