Local recruitment: Hydrologist (multiple positions)

Government of South Australia

Adelaide SA, Australia 🇦🇺

Department for Environment and Water
Job reference: 550158
Location: 5000 – ADELAIDE
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

About the Role:

Please note that there are multiple positions available.

An exciting opportunity exists for Hydrologists in the Water Science and Monitoring Branch.  The Hydrologist is primarily responsible for providing professional hydrological advice and analysis by undertaking investigations, assessments and modelling using existing tools and applications. The role focuses on providing advice on matters relating to the water planning and management of the State’s surface water resources, supporting projects in various surface water systems across the State including the River Murray, and providing hydrological input into key Department for Environment and Water initiatives.

What can we offer you!

  • Working in an organisation that is contributing to significant environmental and heritage outcomes in the great state of South Australia!
  • Be part of a fun, collaborative and supportive team.
  • Hybrid working model with flexible working options including work from home available to promote work life balance.
  • Free entry into DEW managed Parks in South Australia.
  • Salary Sacrifice Benefits.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • A meaningful and rewarding career with opportunities for training, development and progression.

Contract for 3 Years.

Essential Qualifications:
Tertiary degree in engineering, natural resources, science or equivalent, with emphasis on surface water hydrology is essential.  

Special Conditions:

  • May be required to participate in fire and flood management or associated duties.
  • A current class “C” driver’s licence, and willingness to drive, is desirable.
  • May be required to occasionally undertake intra or interstate travel and work outside of the normal hours of work.

PO1 $67,466 min – $82,359  max p.a. 

Enquiries to:
David Way, Manager, Surface Water
0407 974 476

Application Instructions:
Applications are to be submitted online through I WORK FOR SA.

Applicants are to submit a Pre-Employment Declaration, current CV and letter of application (max. 4 pages) addressing the Technical, Professional/Knowledge and Experience (including qualifications) and Key Role Outcomes as outlined in the Role Description.

The Department for Environment and Water is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds including all ages and gender identities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability, culturally and linguistically diverse and LGBTIQA+.
Applications close: 05/10/2023 11:00 PM

– PO1 Hydrologist Role Description.pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.




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