Local recruitment: Water Scientist

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

  • Undertake investigation and analysis of fluvial geomorphology, hydrology and water quality
  • Contribute to water-related assessments
  • Temporary full-time opportunity for 6 months with location negotiable across NSW
  • Salary ranges from $66,298 – $88,457 + super

Our Lands and Water Division team is currently seeking to appoint a Water Scientist to undertake investigation and analysis of fluvial geomorphology, hydrology and water quality to provide data and information which inform water management outcomes.

About You

You will have knowledge relevant to the position and be confident applying this knowledge to evaluate work environments and scientific developments. You will also have a strong ability to translate complex scientific terminology to simplified language, allowing for clear interpretation of analysis and results by a variety of individuals.

This is an excellent opportunity where you can be a member of multiple projects and utilise your scientific skills to provide advice and input that contribute to water policy development. We also offer career development and advancement opportunities.

Essential Requirements

  • Appropriate degree level tertiary qualifications in science, natural resources, geomorphology or a related discipline.
  • Knowledge of state and federal natural resource management frameworks, in particular reference to evaluation, riverine health and water sharing.

For more information read the full Role Description: Water Scientist

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 Lands and Water Division (L&W) is a new division and has the mandate to transform the way it does its business. The purpose and strategy of the new division is currently being refreshed but it will continue to be responsible for policy, planning, regulation, monitoring and evaluation of the State’s surface water and groundwater resources and representing the NSW government in water management nationally strategy, policy and programs for the stewardship of Crown Lands for NSW and overseeing the management and operation of cemeteries and crematoria.

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 Sunday 17 October 2021 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact David Workman 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.