Local recruitment: Scientist

Queensland Government

Brisbane QLD, Australia 🇦🇺

Environment and Science (Organisation site)
Environmental Monitoring & Assessment Sciences; Science Delivery & Knowledge; Science and Technology; Ecosciences, Dutton Park

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Are you enthusiastic, have a passion for the environment and interested to start your career as a Scientist (PO2) for the Department of Environment and Science (DES)?

If yes, we want to hear from you!

Job details

Position statusFixed Term Temporary
Position typeFlexible full-time
Occupational groupSciences
Workplace LocationBrisbane Inner City
Job ad referenceQLD/416612/22
Closing date09-May-2022
Yearly salary$66660 – $84589
Fortnightly salary$2555.10 – $3242.30
Job durationTemporary until 31/03/2023 with possible extension
Contact personReinier Mann
Contact detailsPH: (07) 3170 5571
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We are looking for a new team member to be part of Water Quality & Investigations unit for monitoring the waterways of South-East Queensland and Great Barrier Reef catchments for sediments, nutrients and pesticides.

This is a rewarding opportunity because you are part of a team which keeps Queensland’s waterways healthy and you also have a great chance to learn the techniques and science behind the Water Quality Monitoring and Investigations.

Reporting to the Senior scientist, you will provide a supporting role for all aspects of the Great Barrier Reef Catchment Loads Monitoring Program (GBRCLMP) and the South-East Queensland Catchment Loads Monitoring Program (SEQCLMP).

You’ll be supported to grow and refine your expertise and also work with other Scientist and Technical expert across the Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Sciences branch within the Science & Technology Division, with the opportunity to build your capability within a supportive culture.

Located in Dutton Park, you will work in a contemporary building, with state-of-the-art facilities, which is easily accessible by both bus and rail. However travel to regional centres and isolated areas is required. This includes overnight stays up to a week at a time.

You’ll be part of dynamic and creative work environment, supporting creative thinking and respect of team members to deliver on group tasks. At DES, we encourage one another to share our experience so we can all learn, improve and innovate.

You’ll need:
• Experience and/or knowledge of environmental monitoring methods, including real-time monitoring equipment, water sampling infrastructure, a capacity to deploy and maintain such equipment and manage and resultant data streams.
• Demonstrated rigour in the analysis of data and specialist knowledge or skills in one or more aspects of environmental monitoring.
• High-level written and oral communication skills including preparation of complex, sensitive materials and the ability to give constructive feedback.
• Demonstrated ability to respond flexibly to change and acts proactively with a focus on performance, personal development and building positive working relationships.
• A capacity to work as a member of a team and work independently.

To enable us to assess your merit, you should:
• read the Role Description and apply online at www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au
• include your current resume (of no more than 4 pages)
• provide a short statement (of no more than two pages) explaining why you are interested in the role.

Applications to remain current for 12 months

Job Ad Reference: QLD/416612/22

Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2022

Further information

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