Australia nationals: Water Monitoring Planner


Various, NSW, AU

We are NSW’s bulk water supplier, river operator and your one-stop shop for licensing, water trades and water information.  We supply two thirds of water used in NSW from our 42 dams, rivers and pipelines to regional towns, irrigators, Sydney Water and local water utilities. We also own and operate the largest surface and groundwater monitoring network in the southern hemisphere and build, maintain and operate essential infrastructure.

We are looking for an experienced Water Monitoring Planner to join our high performing Water & Catchment Protection Team. This is a multi-disciplinary role which will require a hands-on and highly motivated individual. Reporting to the Area Manager, you will be responsible for the planning, coordinating and scheduling of water monitoring activities within regions of WaterNSW as well as assisting with financial obligations.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Develop a schedule of planned activities within regions of WaterNSW to ensure the water monitoring program is delivered keeping instruments and sites maintained and calibrated
  • Develop a plan of resources to support the execution of the water monitoring program in an efficient and effective manner
  • Develop regional plans and ensure other water monitoring projects are planned and coordinated in line with the water monitoring schedule
  • Ensure data is analysed and Key Performance Indicators are reviewed utilising the appropriate analysis techniques
  • Assist Area Managers, Team Leaders and Instrumentation Technicians with the planning and coordination of water monitoring activities, site and instrument maintenance

Skills and Qualifications required:

  • Undergraduate degree or Diploma in Water Operations (hydrography), Science, Engineering, Asset Management or equivalent experience in an appropriate field
  • Current NSW driver’s licence
  • Experience with the use of computerised Maintenance Management Systems. Experience in the development of plans for field-based activities
  • Experience in the scheduling of water monitoring data collection and maintenance activities and resource management
  • Experience with planning techniques and development of procedures
  • Experience in continuous improvement and the coordination of training activities

  Preferred locations: 

  • Dubbo
  • Armidale

 Other Offices: 

  • Orange
  • Coffs Harbour
  • Tamworth
  • Narrabri
  • Moore

 Probity Checks:

The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment check/s of a/ including a National police check and Medical check. Any offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance of this/ these check/s.

More information can be accessed via the Position Description
Queries can be directed to: [email protected]
All applications must be lodged via an online application – emailed applications will not be accepted.

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Applications close 06.03.2020