Local recruitment: Senior Hydrologist

Victoria Government

Melbourne VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

Department:Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions
Work Type:Ongoing – full time
Job Function:Science
Work Location:Melbourne – CBD
Closing Date:27-Sep-2023
Salary Range:$129,379 – $173,138
Job Duration:N/A
Attachments:019306 – Senior Hydrologist – PD.docx (Word, 969KB)
Job Specification
Contact:Muthu Muthukarppan
0425 786 012

Supporting thriving, productive and sustainable communities, environments and industries, at DEECA we’re focused on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable Victoria with thriving natural environments where the community is at the centre of everything we do.

Position Details

Senior Hydrologist

Location: Melbourne

Salary: $129,379 – $173,138 plus superannuation

Position No: 019306

Please note: Due to Machinery of Government changes under Section 30 of the Public Administration Act (PAA), effective 1 January 2023, your employment will be with the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action. Corporate Services, including payroll, will be provided by the Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions while a process for the formal transfer of staff in impacted areas is implemented.

Do you have a tertiary qualification in hydrology or hydrogeology (or equivalent)?

Do you have significant expertise and skills in hydrological and hydrogeological issues associated with earth resources?

We are seeking a Senior Hydrologist who would be responsible for providing expert hydrological and hydrogeological advice within Earth Resources Regulation team.  This position is key in ensuring that the hydrological and hydrogeological risks are identified and managed at the earth resources sites.

You will have the ability to influence regulatory approaches, polices and decisions at all levels. Have a sound understanding of risk assessment process as applied to quarry and mine stability. Your proven analytical, strategic thinking and project management skills will align with your ability to work independently, develop innovative solutions and apply initiatives. You will also have expertise for strategic long-term thinking and well-developed interpersonal skills.

This is an ongoing position available with a work location of Melbourne and hybrid work arrangements.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday, 27 September 2023.  

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.  

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace

DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.

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Apply by 27 September, 2023




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