Local recruitment: Senior Modeller

Government of New South Wales

Sydney NSW, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:Water
Job category:PlanningProjectsEnvironmental
Job location:Regional NSWSydney Region / Sydney – West
Job reference number:526024
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Departmental Professional Officer Grade 4/5
Closing date:26/02/2023 – 11:55 PM

Do you want your work to make a difference for NSW?

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Temporary full-time opportunity – to June 2025 with possible extension
  • A Talent Pool for future opportunities will be created
  • Regional location negotiable
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $124,357 to $134,411 + Super

Our Water Group is currently seeking to appoint a senior modeller to join the floodplain management team. NSW is implementing a large reform package that manages flood flow connectivity to improve the environmental health of floodplains, Aboriginal cultural assets, and increase awareness of risk to life and property.

About You

In this role you will be working within a small technical team responsible for assessing the impact of existing and potential future floodplain infrastructure using hydraulic, spatial and ecological disciplines. As a senior modeller, you will project plan, manage and coordinate investigations and analysis to create hydraulic models, which will contribute to the development of floodplain management plans and assesses the impact of various floodplain structures. You will have demonstrated capabilities in working on complex and time sensitive projects, communicating results to a variety of audiences, and be able to work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams.

Information regarding rural floodplain management planning in NSW can be found here: Floodplain management plan program – Water in New South Wales (nsw.gov.au)

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Technical expertise in developing and analysing hydraulic models, and other hydrologic analysis techniques.
  • Demonstrated communication and project management skills for the delivery of a comprehensive program of assessments, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Confidence to engage and support your peers by ensuring the delivery of professional, innovative, accurate and responsive strategic solutions to support project outcomes.

For more information read the full Role Description: Senior Modeller

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

About Us

The Department of Planning and Environment’s (DPE) 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. DPE 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.

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. DPE expects all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, to be so.

Applications close: Sunday 26 February 2023 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Hiring Manager via tim.morrison@dpie.nsw.gov.au

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 Diversity@DPIE.nsw.gov.au  (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 MSc in Water and Sustainable Development