Hydrogeologist/Environmental Scientist

Wallingford, , GB


Salary: £22,224 per annum to £24,112 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience)
Grade: NERC  – 7
Contract Type: Open-Ended
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 13 November 2016
Interview Date: 5th and 6th December 2016

Primary Tasks:

  • assisting with the design of, and participating in, groundwater field investigations
  • undertaking quantitative analysis and interpretation of experimental results
  • use of data analysis and reporting packages for groundwater projects including GIS
  • contributing to technical reports, scientific papers and web knowledge dissemination.

Other Tasks:

  • laboratory analysis of water samples
  • application of groundwater modelling and mathematical/statistical analysis of environmental data
  • presenting scientific results at conferences or to clients and collaborators
  • involvement with developing project proposals and bids, and ensuring projects are delivered on time.

Job Requirements


  • broad Knowledge of Hydrogeology and its application to environmental problems
  • 2:1 in relevant degree in earth/Environmental science & postgraduate qualification which demonstrates an understanding of hydrogeology/hydrology
  • good level of numeracy including evidence of data analysis and/or statistical analysis
  • some evidence of numerical modelling, and or data basing 
  • proven ability of good time management skills
  • flexibility to respond to the demand from different projects
  • good communicator. Must demonstrate good oral and written skills
  • self-starter – initially under supervision and ‘training’
  • able to work as part of a team
  • you are expected to have fieldwork experience and a valid driving licence is required.


  • practical Hydrogeological field-based experience
  • knowledge of UK and European legislation and policies relating to water resource management and protection
  • evidence of written outputs for different audiences.